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Stuy Town »

A loophole currently allows dog owners to dirty private sidewalks without worrying about city fines.

Bed-Stuy »

Everything you need to know about the drug police say sent 33 people to the hospital on Tuesday.

Chelsea »

Kari Bazemore will remain in the Department of Health's custody until he's fit for trial.

Central Harlem »

A DNAinfo investigation revealed large gaps in identifying mentally ill residents prone to violence.

Midtown South »

The chain temporarily closed its Sixth Avenue location after a Dec. 24 health inspection.

Bed-Stuy »

Learn how to avoid violations, access capital and navigate government regulations on Jan. 11.

Inwood »

Community Board 12 celebrated moving to the No. 2 spot based on Department of Health findings.

Bed-Stuy »

The area also fell into the city's top 10 for high rates of teen births and students missing school.

Chelsea »

The bill will require the Parks Department to report spending at each city park. 

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene, Brooklyn Heights and nearby areas ranked poorly for air pollution and child asthma rates.

Park Slope »

A total of three people have contracted West Nile virus this year, health officials said.

Chelsea »

Pictures of their faces taped to chairs in the front of the packed room highlighted their absence. 

Lower East Side »

A sign on the gate said the restaurant was "temporarily closed."

Melrose »

Cooling towers at five buildings tested positive for the disease, officials said.

Annadale »

The pesticide will reduce the mosquito population and try to stop the risk of West Nile virus.