Fair or not, in cities and towns across America, the mayor can walk into a packed restaurant, past the waiting crowd, to the front of the line. That’s the case at the two locations of breakfast/lunch spot Miss Shirley’s Cafe in Baltimore, said owner Eddie Dopkin, but there’s one big difference. Nobody elected the diner whisking past the little people; that person gained “mayor” status by checking in more often than any other customer at Miss Shirley’s on ...
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