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City report shows lead levels 36x health standard at Delshah’s 138 Ludlow Street

City report shows lead levels 36x health standard at Delshah’s 138 Ludlow Street

Lead levels at Delshah Capital’s 138 Ludlow Street are as high as 36 times the federal government’s acceptable health...

NY agencies close to 250K sf renewal at 90 Church

NY agencies close to 250K sf renewal at 90 Church

Two New York state agencies are in late-stage negotiations to renew a 250,000-square-foot spread at a U.S. Postal Service-owned...

Opera House Hotel is source of Legionnaires’ outbreak: city

Opera House Hotel is source of Legionnaires’ outbreak: city

The city’s Legionnaires’ disease outbreak is over after health officials identified the Opera House Hotel in the South Bronx...

Smokers at UWS condo fume over delay on ban vote

Smokers at UWS condo fume over delay on ban vote

The condominium board for the Vaux tower in Manhattan Valley has put off a decision to ban smoking throughout...

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A “beastly” business: Queens has most illegal pet violations

New Yorkers may take pride in the city’s “concrete jungle” nickname, but the city’s Health Department doesn’t take too...

The site of the nursing home at West 97th Street (Credit: JHL)

UWSers question environmental review of nursing home

Construction of a planned 20-story nursing home on West 97th Street could have negative health and environmental effects, Upper...

Presenting a list of beasts banned from NYC apartments

Presenting a list of beasts banned from NYC apartments

Oliver Twist’s Mr. Bumble famously proclaimed that “the law is an ass.” But when it comes to New York...

City fails to deliver on window-guard laws in public housing

City fails to deliver on window-guard laws in public housing

An audit by City Comptroller John Liu’s office has found deficiencies in the city’s window-guard enforcement program, which prevents...

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Famous Fort Greene bakery shuttered for sanitary violations

Raven Patrick De’Sean Dennis III and his bakery at 708 Fulton Street (building photo credit: PropertyShark) The New York...

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