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New York City Waitress Gets Surprise $7,000 Outdoor Dining Tip

Comedian Robyn Schall raised money from her followers for the gift — and broadcast the dinner theater live on Instagram.

Robyn Schall

Robyn Schall

Source: Robyn Schall

A New York City server got a surprise $7,000 tip Thursday night, thanks to donations from thousands of strangers on the internet.

A typical night for waitress Ulyana Hrushchak, 24, involves making sure customers are wearing their masks, keeping warm and ordering food with their alcohol (to comply with Covid-era laws). On this particular chilly evening, she saw a customer set up a tripod to livestream her dinner at Lilly’s Cocktail and Wine in Manhattan’s Upper West Side.