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The mayor announced the $32 million rat-reduction plan Wednesday.

Lower East Side »

The popular eatery is known for its locally-sourced, inventive menu.

Chelsea »

Men who have sex with men are at the greatest risk, officials said.

Midtown »

Health officials say all babies should receive the vaccine, but hospital policies vary.

Kips Bay »

Barking Dog received 89 violation points in its last Health Department inspection, records show.

Hunts Point »

The prison is increasing security to reduce violence against staff members.

Civic Center »

Due to a department 'mix-up' there aren't enough renewal permits for street food vendors.

Bed-Stuy »

Patients in parts of Interfaith went without heat for two days, DNAinfo New York has learned.

East Village »

The Avenue C bar and restaurant was shut down Friday by health inspectors.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Nonna's fans like the Lower East Side pizzeria so much, they don't care much about its "C" health grade.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Chelsea still has the highest rate of HIV infections in the city, which some attribute to a rash of unsafe sex in the neighborhood's gay community.

Midtown & Theater District »

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel has the second dirtiest kitchen in Midtown, and the 13th dirtiest in the city, after being hit with 77 health violation points.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

A quick-thinking mom who shoved her two young children to safety in Murray Hill last week as an out-of-control truck barreled toward them said she's considering legal action.

East Village & Lower East Side »

A massive collection of dust was reportedly cleaned off of the symbolic McSorley's wishbones.

Manhattan »

There were 1,424 babies named either Isabella or Jayden in the New York last year, the city reported.