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East Village & Lower East Side »

Exclusive Open House Nightclub Closed by Health Department

Health inspectors shut down Open House on East Houston Street after finding live cockroaches.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Quinto Quarto Closed by Health Department

Health inspectors found "filth flies," evidence of mice and practices that exposed food to contamination.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Jay-Z's 40/40 Club Closed for Health Violations

Jay-Z's 40/40 Club was shuttered by the Department of Health a day after its lavish reopening.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Famed Gay Bar Julius' Closed by Health Department For Roaches, Mice

The West 10th Street gay bar Julius' was closed after inspectors found roaches and evidence of mice.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Teany Cafe to Get New Management after Health Violation Shutdown

Teany vegetarian cafe, founded by Moby, is set to get new management.

Downtown »

Popeyes on Fulton Street Shuttered by Health Department

Popeyes at 143 Fulton St. has been closed since Dec. 16, 2011.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Boots & Saddle Bar Closed by Health Department

Boots & Saddle was cited for evidence of rats and inadequate hand-washing facilities.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Fairway and NYPD Kick Halal Man to the Curb

Moustafa Eissawy sold halal meals on East 86th Street for years without incident, until Fairway arrived.

Downtown »

Edward's Restaurant in TriBeCa Slammed by Health Dept. For Mice

Edward's, at 136 W. Broadway, received 62 violation points from the Health Department recently.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

The Back Fence on Bleecker Street Closed by Health Department

The Back Fence, a longstanding music venue, was closed by the Health Department Saturday. 

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Residents Push to Enforce Little Known Bike Delivery Laws

A licensing system for commercial cyclists has been on the books since 1984, though few seem to know about it.

Manhattan »

Chicken Livers Give 56 New Yorkers Salmonella Poisoning

After 56 people suffered salmonella poisoning from par-cooked kosher broiled chicken livers, the Health Department issued a warning. MealMart yanked the food from shelves.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Community Against Liquor License Renewal for Notorious Tapas Lounge

Community Board 12 will vote on a resolution to recommend against a renewal liquor license for Serie 1 Tapas Lounge in Washington Heights.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Slice Organic Pizza Joint Closed by Health Department

The 535 Hudson St. pizzeria was closed on Monday after health inspectors slapped it with 50 health violation points.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Bar'rique Restaurant Closed by Health Department

The Health Department found evidence of mice and conditions perfect for attracting vermin, according to the city's website.