If you are a skeptical diner or just want to be a smarter one, smart phones will soon be able check the cleanliness of a restaurant through an application that scans a code.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city Department of Health hope to spread the initiative to as many as 24 other hospitals.
The city Health Department has confirmed one case and suspects a second case of botulism. The botulism is believed to have come from tofu bought at a store in Flushing.
The health department will be giving away nicotine patches and gum through March 16.
The app works by using GPS technology or manual address input to determine the five closest NYC Condom distribution venues.
The issue came to light following a story in the New York Times that reported the man, whose face is obscured in the ad, is actually a model who posed for a stock photo.
The restaurant was hit with 67 code violations last week by the city because of food storage temperatures and signs of mice and flies.
They are lucky to have a job. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Wednesday that carriage horses in the city are fortunate to be working — rather than dead.
Health officials say the number of new AIDS cases in New York City declined by 25 percent in 2011, a possible outcome of improved medical care.
Officials announced that all water recreational activities, including kayaking, swimming and water skiing, can resume on the Hudson River and surrounding waters.
Many New Yorkers said the grades have helped them make choices on which restaurants to frequent, but some would rather make their own choices.
Mobile food carts are just like restaurants in many ways. Both serve food and both are inspected by the Health Department. However, unlike restaurants, vendors don’t get a report card to display on their carts.
A neighbor complained Fu Sushi on Avenue B was serving food over the weekend even after it failed three straight health inspections. However, manager Sam Chung says that is not the case.
The Certificate of Still Birth Bill was first introduced in New York in 2003, but failed to pass because opponents feared it would impinge on abortion rights. The language of the bill has since been rewritten to address those concerns.
Health officials announced Tuesday that they’ll pay surprise visits so food establishments can’t suddenly pull out the signs.