ADDISON - It’s the sign of the times if you happen to be in the Addison or Frisco area. Matthew Doolan is the 3rd ranked sign spinner in the world, and he works the streets of North Texas. That's out of 100 spinners that compete every year in Las Vegas.
But here on the streets of DFW, Doolan doesn’t have a whole lot of competition. Doolan says spinners start at around $10 an hour. He signed on about 12 years ago to do what he loves. “I currently run the DFW market and it helps raise me and my two kids," said Doolan.
He spins for real estate companies, restaurants, apartments. One day he'll be spinning for Jefferson Briar Apartments in Frisco, the next Pollo Tropical in Addison. Doolan says, “It’s a fun job. it’s better than standing behind a counter and saying, 'May I take your order?"