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Lower East Side »

The Health Department shut down LES Crepes on Essex Street.

New Dorp Beach »

The Department of Health found West Nile virus in mosquitoes in Miller Field, officials said.

New Dorp Beach »

Residents said they can't even leave their houses at night because of the amount of insects in the area.

Ocean Breeze »

The hospital received Silver Star status from the city and state's Health Departments.

Huguenot »

The virus was found in mosquitoes in Staten Island and Queens, but no human cases have been detected.

East Harlem »

Rats freely roam the grounds of Lake View Apartments at East 106th Street and Fifth Avenue.

East Village »

The East Village's gourmet mac and cheese eatery has been closed by the health department.

Bed-Stuy »

A new city position will pay up to $73,000 to encourage and support breastfeeding in New York.

Inwood »

The popular Inwood bakery reopened after the owner spent over $3,000 in repairs and exterminators.

Inwood »

The Inwood bakery, which was shut down by the DOH last week, is facing more than $6,000 in repair costs.

Whitestone »

A Whitestone family is trying to save their pet pig Petey from the Health Department.

Breezy Point »

A boil-water order in Breezy Point has been lifted for most of the area.

Upper East Side »

City inspectors found evidence of mice and roaches at Aprovecho on First Avenue.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Cafe Forant will close in early 2013 after being shut down by Health Department inspectors.

Chelsea »

Inspectors shut down the restaurant inside the Limelight on West 20th Street on Oct. 16.