A woman who worked as a waitress at a Bridgewater, N.J. restaurant was left looking for a new job on Saturday, according to a published report.
The spirit of the season spilled across Lincoln Square and into the dining room at The Smith on Thursday night where a jolly diner committed a spontaneous act of generosity.
Workers who rely on tip jars to bolster their incomes have noticed a dip in tips because of an increase in the use of plastic for purchases. To combat the problem, new technology called DipJar has popped up in some cafes and shops across the city.
Police said Laurence Reilly of Farmingville was arrested Sunday on petty larceny charges. They said he would enter the businesses — including a Quiznos and a Chinese restaurant — and order food before stealing tip jars.