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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.

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.