Tips

An office worker looks at Cyber Monday specials on the Costo website. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tips On Keeping Your Information Safe This Cyber Monday

Thanks to an Internet that is always open for business, Cyber Monday is a little easier on shoppers than Black Friday, but that doesn’t mean it’s a breeze.

11/29/2014

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Tips On Salvaging Thanksgiving Dinner Disasters

CBS2’s Emily Smith got together with Sabrina Sexton, with the Institute of Culinary Education, to talk about tips on how to avoid a dinner disaster this holiday.

11/26/2014

Costumed street performers pose with tourists for tips in Times Square on July 28, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Times Square Costumed Characters, Upset About Leaflets Regarding Tips, Protest ‘Hostile’ NYPD

The mostly Spanish-speaking immigrants have formed a new group called NYC Artists United for a Smile.

08/19/2014

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Tips On Buying The Safest Cars For Teens

83 percent of parents who purchased vehicles for their teens bought used cars, but as CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported, not all used cars are equal.

07/16/2014

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Some Restaurants Do Away With Tips, Raise Menu Prices Instead

An argument that waiters and customers will be happier if tips are done away with seems to be gaining steam.

03/19/2014

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Man’s Memory Kept Alive As Family Hands Out $500 Tips To Food Servers

Aaron Collins, 30, was always known to overtip but, died suddenly. He left his mother and brother very specific instructions in his will.

12/26/2013

A receipt with a $1,000 tip at Bo's Kitchen & Bar Room in Manhattan (credit: Instagram)

‘Tips For Jesus’ Sparks A Divine Mystery

In recent weeks, tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast and even in Mexico, with tips of as much as $10,000 — all charged to American Express.

12/15/2013

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How To Keep Your Bird From Getting Burned

The Institute of Culinary Education’s Sabrina Sexton joined The Couch to talk turkey ahead of Thanksgiving.

11/26/2013

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Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/25/2013

Suspects wanted in connection with a series of robberies around The Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspects In Series Of Armed Robberies Across Manhattan And Queens

The suspects have been described as a pair of Hispanic males, each about 6-foot and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. One suspect has a tattoo on his left forearm.

07/26/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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High New York Court: Starbucks Baristas Must Share Tips

The state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Starbucks baristas in New York must share their tips with shift supervisors, but not assistant managers.

06/26/2013

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NY Court: Starbucks Baristas Must Share Tips With Shift Supervisors

The Court of Appeals found that shift supervisors do much of the same work as the coffee servers and therefore get to share in the tips. The court also ruled the company can deny those tips to assistant managers.

06/26/2013

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NY’s Top Court To Decide Who Can Tap Starbucks’ Tip Jars

New York’s top court will give its two cents into the brewing controversy over Starbucks baristas’ tip jars: whether shift supervisors and assistant managers are legally entitled to dip into them.

05/28/2013

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Clever Cleaning: Common Household Items Can Double As Cleaning Tools

Common household items — vinegar, toothpaste and even crayons — can double as clever cleaning agents. Elaine Griffin, contributing design edior for Better Homes and Gardens joined The Couch to share her tips.

01/10/2013

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