BrickUnderground 2010 Holiday Tipping Guide

  • BrickUnderground's 2010 Holiday Tipping Guide

    by Teri Karush Rogers | Mon, 11/29/2010 - 6:53am
     Though most New York City apartment dwellers don't start doling out tips for another week or two, the mental onset/anguish of holiday tipping season begins the day after Thanksgiving Weekend, when...
  • A Doorman Speaks: 7 holiday tipping rules for doormen & residents

    by Openthedoor-man | Mon, 11/29/2010 - 6:52am
    Tis the season to be jolly. Yep, jolly indeed are the doormen of every building hustling and bustling in tune with the sugar plums and ginger bread cookies dancing in our heads.Okay, who the hell am...
  • What happens to bad tippers

    by Teri Karush Rogers | Tue, 11/30/2010 - 6:42am
    When it comes to doling out below-market gratuities to the building staff, there are three kinds of apartment dwellers: Those forced by circumstance, those who undertip by design, and those who do it...
  • 10 Manhattan doormen talk tips

    by Teri Karush Rogers | Mon, 11/29/2010 - 6:52am
    Here’s what 10 Manhattan doormen told BrickUnderground they expect to pull in this year...plus a few asides on why you should please avoid leaving the envelope with the super, where they plan to...
  • Cashing in on holiday tipping

    by Teri Karush Rogers | Wed, 12/01/2010 - 9:34am
    Whether you consider holiday tipping a form of blackmail, a legitimate annual rite like any workplace bonus, or something in between, you have probably wondered what you get in return.Depending on...
  • Top 12 excuses of bad holiday tippers

    by Teri Karush Rogers | Tue, 12/14/2010 - 6:27am
    Whether or not you wind up going light on the tips this year, we predict that some of these rationalizations will cross your mind as the ATM counts out your hard-earned cash...."Nobody comes by my...
  • Holiday Tipping Survey Results: 55% giving $500 or less this year

    by Teri Karush Rogers | Thu, 12/23/2010 - 7:03am
     So far more than 1,400 of you have responded to BrickUnderground's holiday tipping poll since we posted it just after Thanksgiving. The results have been fairly consistent--and somewhat lower than...