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Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Vegetarian Eatery Zen Palate Shut Down Again After Health Violations

Health Department officials previously closed the spot in April.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Falafel Joint Wrapido Shut Down for Rats, Roaches and Flies

The West 23rd Street spot received 85 violation points after a health inspection Saturday.

Borough Park »

Measles Outbreak Hits Borough Park and Williamsburg, Officials Say

Twenty-two people have come down with measles in Brooklyn so far this year, health officials said.

Greenwich Village »

Village Bistro Alta to Be Hit with Lawsuit After Hepatitis Scare

The restaurant acted negligently by not requiring food handlers to be vaccinated, the suit will claim.

Chelsea »

Thai Eatery Room Service in Chelsea Closed by Health Department

Inspectors found roaches and evidence of mice at the popular Chelsea Thai spot.

Greenwich Village »

Despite Hepatitis A Scare, Alta Restaurant Patrons Stay Loyal

Some customers said the threat of emergency vaccinations wouldn't keep them away from Alta.

West Village »

West Village Wine Bar Aria Shut Down by Health Dept. for Mice, Roaches

Inspectors found roaches and evidence of mice at the Perry Street restaurant.

East Village »

Beloved East Village Bakery Something Sweet Seeks Investors to Reopen

Something Sweet Bakeshop is looking for investors and a baker to get going again.

Midtown »

Health Department Shutters Three Restaurants in Midtown, Gramercy

China Sun, Fava and Gramercy Pizza were closed for evidence of mice and possible food contamination.

Midtown South »

Koreatown Hot Spot Tous Les Jours Reopens After Health Dept. Shutdown

The bakery, part of a chain, was closed down over the weekend but reopened Tuesday.

East Village »

Brunch Spot Sunburnt Cow in East Village Closed by Health Department

The Avenue C bar and restaurant was shut down Friday by health inspectors.

Upper West Side »

Saigon Grill Closes Amid Battle Over $1M in Back Wages

The controversial Vietnamese restaurant had been mired in a battle with former workers for years.

Whitestone »

Whitestone Family Rallies to Save Pet Pig

A Whitestone family is trying to save their pet pig Petey from the Health Department.

New York City »

No Clear Link Between 9/11 and Cancer, Study Finds

The largest study to date found no clear link between toxic Ground Zero dust and cancer.

Midtown »

Popular Kosher Restaurant Taam-Tov Shut Down by Health Department

Inspectors found roaches and numerous other violations during an inspection last week.