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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.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven Food Pantry Overflows With Rotten Vegetables, Neighbors Say

Hungry residents are forced to find edible vegetables among boxes of rotting produce, residents say.

Manhattan »

Restaurant Owners Skewer Health Department Grading System

Restaurant owners and City Council members slammed the inspection process as inconsistent and unfair.

Manhattan »

Restaurant Letter Grades Credited For Salmonella Decrease at City Eateries

Mayor Bloomberg said restaurant grades have improved food safety at New York City eateries.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

NoHo Restaurant Mercat Closed by Health Department

Inspectors found evidence of mice and insufficient protection of food from contamination.

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.