Season for giving
The tip situation at Starbucks is a bit ajar.
Starbucks baristas in New York have banded together to fight a company policy that forces them to share their tips with higher-salaried employees, such as assistant managers and shift supervisors.
“This case goes way beyond Starbucks—this would be a huge win for the restaurant industry in Read More
There may be no definitive right amount to tip your doorman at Christmas time. Perhaps no more than $100 is advisable, some say, but others obviously give much more or much less. In some cases, residents give nothing at all.
With Christmas on the horizon, The New York Times polled a cross-section of Read More
Living in a Cave
One of the most difficult parts of the holidays in New York, besides fighting past the Fifth Avenue crowds and putting up with a trip to the in-laws, is knowing who in your building to tip and how much to give them.
Fortunately the fine folks over at Brick Underground have compiled their Read More
Yesterday, the Bloomberg administration announced that a special sting operation–involving Craigslist and hidden cameras–had turned up a slew of illegal apartments in the city. The hope is this new investigative tool might keep landlords from being so damned shady.
But, just in case, the Department of Buildings released a set of 10 Read More