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Greenwich Village & SoHo »

STD Diagnosis Rates Up Among Village Women, Data Shows

STD diagnoses among Village women rose as much as 57 percent from 2008 to 2010, according to health department data. 

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

HIV Testing Center Opens in Chelsea

After moving from the neighborhood earlier this year, Gay Men's Heath Crisis opened a new HIV testing and support complex in Chelsea.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

SoHo Restaurant Boom Closed by Health Department

Health inspectors hit the long-time SoHo restaurant and music venue Boom with 38 health violation points on Friday, forcing it to close. 

Downtown »

Popular Bubby's Restaurant Hit with Sanitary Violations

Bubby's has received dozens of violations in three inspections over the past month.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Nino's Racks Up 56 Violation Points on Health Inspection

Nino's, a favorite Italian eatery for celebrities, scored a whopping 56 points on its most recent restaurant inspection, according to health department records.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Bobo Restaurant Closed by Health Department

Health inspectors hit the upscale West Village eatery Bobo with 62 health violation points on Saturday, forcing it to close. 

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Poor Health Grades Hidden by Some Greenwich Village Restaurants

Some restaurants in the Village are doing their best to hide their less than perfect sanitation grades. 

Manhattan »

High Inspection Grades Save Restaurants Cash, Says Health Dept

A new study found that restaurants owners have saved millions by earning "A" grades.

Manhattan »

Restaurants Hiding Poor Inspection Grades, Report Claims

More than 800 of the city's restaurants weren't showing health inspection grades, as required by law.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown's Chicken Bar Closed For Day Over Violations

Popular eatery chirps back into action Friday after being hit with string of Health Dept. violations.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Uptown Residents Applaud Restaurant Crackdown

Many residents applauded the Health Department when it closed neighborhood eateries after failing inspections.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Washington Heights Bakery Shut Down for 84 Health Violations

La Goya Bakery in Washington Heights is the fifth uptown eatery closed by the Health Department over the last month.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Famed Village Pastry Shop Shuttered by Health Department

Rocco's on Bleecker Street was closed by the Health Department Saturday.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Yet Another WaHi Restaurant Shuttered by Health Department

Grullon Bakery was the latest area restaurant closed by the Department of Health after it failed a recent inspection.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Landlord Finally Makes Repairs to Inwood Building Ravaged by Fire

Residents complain repairs are still slow going after a fire raged through an Inwood building last year.

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