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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.

Upper East Side »

Hunter College Cafeteria Shut Down by Health Department for Vermin

The cafeteria was shuttered Wednesday for vermin, the Health Department said.

Garment District »

Popular Midtown Chinese Bakery Fuji Shut Down by Health Department

Officials found numerous health code violations at Fuji Bakery on West 35th Street.

Upper West Side »

Popular Greek Restaurant Kefi Closed by Health Department

Though Kefi earned an A rating in April, the restaurant was ordered to close its doors Monday.

New York City »

Woman Sues Brooklyn Doctor For Telling Her She Has HIV

A patient is suing her doctor, claiming he told her she was HIV positive without her consent.

Prospect Heights »

Prospect Heights' Posh Eateries Miss the Grade on Health Inspections

Some of the neighborhood's most popular spots got B's and C's from the Health Department.

Belmont »

Bloomberg Targets Junk Food in Latest Move to Curb Obesity

More than 80 food sellers Fordham and West Farms have agreed to showcase healthier fare.

New Dorp Beach »

West Nile Virus Found in Some Staten Island Mosquitoes

The city's Health Department has detected the virus in some mosquitoes on the island.

Times Square & Theater District »

Burger King's Upscale Times Square Eatery Shut Down by Health Department

Burger King's BK Whopper Bar in Times Square was shut down by the Health Department due to flies.

New York City »

New Soda Ban Would Outlaw Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

The ban would apply to restaurants, movie theaters and even food carts, limiting drinks to 16 ounces.