Doormen Recall Good, Bad, Delicious, Sexy Tips

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We have long heard tales of a "Door Man," someone who is stationed at the entrance of an apartment building with the sole purpose of making life a little easier for its inhabitants. According to legend, it is customary to appease these "Door Men" with a gift of some kind during the holiday season — usually money, but baked goods, cuff links, twenty-year-old cars, and sexy photos are also apparently acceptable. [City Room/NYT]