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Meatpacking District »

Woman Drags Victim by Hair in Meatpacking District Attack, Police Say

It took three police officers to pull Sophia Tolbert, 23, away from the 26-year-old victim, NYPD said. 

Central Harlem »

Rent-Regulated Tenants Being Driven Out by 'Illegal' Renovation, They Say

The husband of fashion designer Joseph Altuzarra was hit with a stop-work order at 187 Lenox Ave.

College Point »

Spa Castle Pools Didn't Have Enough Disinfectant, Officials Say

After the death of a bather and the shutdown of another spa location, an official wants more oversight.

Washington Heights »

Incessant Ice Cream Truck Jingles Force Neighbors Into Meltdown

The city has so far received 1,804 complaints this year about ice cream truck noise, records show.

Hudson Heights »

Blaze at Uptown Building Leads to Discovery of Unsafe Fire Escapes

Inspectors found a dangerous situation at 590 Fort Washington Ave.'s fire escapes, officials said.

Chelsea »

Hotel Chelsea Landlord Ignored Court Order, Tenants Say

A court ordered the landlord to clean up its renovation, but tenants said things have gotten worse.

Port Richmond »

City Contractors Arrested for Underpaying Workers

Ronald Bartiromo and Raymond D'Auria were arrested for underpaying workers on two city jobs.

New Dorp »

Health Dept Hits Six Staten Island Food Carts With Violations

Vendors were found not to be cleaning their carts daily.

Morrisania »

Outer Boroughs Bear Brunt of Small Biz Fines, de Blasio Says

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio accused the city of "boroughism" for differences in inspection rates.

Chelsea »

Club Marquee an Overcrowded Fire Risk, Inspectors Find

Roughly 840 people were at Marquee when it could only legally hold 500, according to inspectors.

Sunnyside »

Rats and Vermin Plague Sunnyside Food Carts, Residents Complain

Queens residents are complaining that food carts under the 7 train may be posing a health hazard.

Manhattan »

City Council Mulls Lower Fines, Stricter Rules for Street Vendors

City Council legislation could lower fines for street vendors, but make rules stricter.

Manhattan »

City Winning War on Bed Bugs, Figures Show

The bed bug epidemic appears to be waning after years of growing violations and complaints.

Harlem »

Columbia Expansion Site Has History of Safety Violations

The DOB has issued several safety violations at Columbia's 17-acre Manhattanville expansion.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Bushwick Tortilla Maker Facing Safety Violations Year After Worker's Death

Juan Baten died at the Bushwick tortilla factory Tortilleria Chinantla in January 2011.