Customers who frantically fled the scene when the bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon are making good on their tabs.
, owner of Rattlesnake Bar and Grill, added up a striking $3,000 in unpaid tabs from the April 15 bombings.
For many of the restaurants along Boylston Street, the Boston Marathon is a big sales day and essential to their yearly performance.
A Denver man was the first to settle his $91 bill with the Rattlesnake Bar over the phone. Then calls came in from Florida, Virginia, Rhode
Island, New Hampshire and across Massachusetts.
, after receiving a flood of calls and letters said, “I was speechless. ... You see there are so many good people out there. It makes you feel good.” He has received $1,200 in paid tabs and is overwhelmed with the kind-hearted folks who took the time to clear their debt.
, Michael P. Ross, commends the patrons for their actions and says they, "are a shining symbol of the neighborhood’s ongoing recovery."