In 1955 the first McDonald's opened. It has since grown into one of the world's leading food service retailers. Currently, there are more than 32,000 McDonald's restaurants serving more than 60 million people in more than 100 countries every day. The Dollar Menu, Happy Meals and Extra Value Meals are some of the specials offered at the restaurants. The W. 117 location includes wireless Internet as well as a drive-thru.