We wrote about the labor dispute enveloping the Boathouse restaurant in this week’s issue of The Observer. But there is another dispute surrounding the historic eatery, that doesn’t so much pit brother-on-brother, but cousin-on-cousin.
Among the mostly Latino and African-American workers on strike is a slight, blonde former cocktail waitress named Chrissy Makris who is one of the most fervent voices on the picket line.
She is also a second cousin of Dean Poll, the operator of the Boathouse and the target of most of the strikers’ ire. Read More