Bronx employees work on Christmas for different reasons
Many Bronx residents spent Christmas Day at home enjoying the holiday. Some Bronx residents were working the holiday for various reasons.Many employees said they had to work after spending too much on Christmas gifts. Others said they are working the holiday so they can send their paycheck home as a gift to their family.Some employees said the main highlight of working on a holiday are the generous Bronx customers. Ram Toteramba said one customer in his store left a $20 tip.Employees also said they are working because Bronx residents rely on them for services. Restaurants stayed open so people could go out to eat and gas stations were open so families could visit loved ones.Bronx employees that worked Christmas Day said they would still fit some celebrating in. They also said they hope to get off on New Year's Day.