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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.

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.