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SoHo »

Cronut Customers Return to Dominique Ansel Bakery After Mouse Infestation

Dominique Ansel Bakery reopened Tuesday morning, to a slightly smaller crowd than usual.

SoHo »

Dominique Ansel Bakery Cleared to Resume Selling Cronuts

The bakery was shuttered due to a "severe mouse infestation" last week, health officials said.

SoHo »

Dominique Ansel's Cronut Bakery Remains Closed After Mouse Infestation

The SoHo bakery could reopen as soon as Tuesday morning, an employee said.

SoHo »

Dominique Ansel's Cronut Bakery Closed for 'Severe Mouse Infestation'

The home of the Cronut was closed after a viral video showed a mouse in the kitchen.

Jackson Heights »

Himalayan Yak Manager Awaits Chance to Clear Bad Health Grade

The popular restaurant got a "C" on its last health inspection, but is ready for a new grade.

Gramercy »

Crocodile Lounge Remains Closed After Mice Stick Around for Reinspection

Crocodile Lounge was ordered to remain closed after a reinspection found evidence of live mice.

Annandale »

City to Give Out Free Rabies Shots for Dogs and Cats on Staten Island

After a record number of rabid animals reported, the city will give out free shots for pets on Sunday.

Union Square »

Union Square, Lower Manhattan Have Most Binge Drinkers in City: Officials

Binge drinking is on the rise in New York City, the Health Department found.

Bed-Stuy »

Interfaith to Stay Open Until March as Judge Approves $25 Million

The state had refused to provide the funds earlier this month because it said Interfaith broke a deal.

Bed-Stuy »

Ambulances Briefly Diverted From Interfaith As Hospital Awaits State Funds

Ambulances were briefly diverted from Interfaith Hospital on Friday.

Kips Bay »

Falafel Shop Fails 3 Health Inspections in 2 Weeks, Officials Say

Falafel Feast was shut down by the Health Department for roaches, filth flies and misuse of pesticides.

Midtown »

Kosher Pizzeria in Midtown Shut Down by Health Department

Raffaello Kosher Pizza was shut down after inspectors found evidence of mice and contaminated food.

TriBeCa »

'Severe' Rat Infestation Plagues TriBeCa Lot, Health Official Says

Foot-long rats rule an empty lot next to Wolfgang's Steakhouse, an official said.

Kips Bay »

Iron Sushi Shut Down by Health Dept. Twice in Two Months

Iron Sushi, at 440 Third Ave., has been shut down by health inspectors twice in two months, records show.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Fairytail Lounge Shut Down for Not Having Liquor License, Sources Say

The NYPD raided the Hell's Kitchen gay bar and temporarily shut it down, sources said. 

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