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Some NYC Health Inspectors Might Soon Wear Video Cameras

A bill pending in the City Council would require 10 percent of the 160 health agents to wear some type of body camera when they inspect restaurants and bars.

04/10/2014

Dominique Ansel's cronut. (Photo by Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Barneys New York)

Dominque Ansel’s ‘Cronut’ Bakery Reopens After Shutdown Over Mice Infestation

People are once again lined up outside the Dominique Ansel Bakery in Soho just days after the world famous bake shop was closed by the Department of Health.

04/08/2014

Dominique Ansel Bakery (credit: Siobhan Wallace/BlondieandBrownie.com)

Dominique Ansel Bakery To Reopen Tuesday After Being Cited For Mice

A Dominique Ansel spokeswoman said the Soho bakery was approved by the city Board of Health for reopening after an intense a three-hour inspection.

04/07/2014

Dominique Ansel's cronut. (Photo by Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Barneys New York)

Dept. Of Health Closes ‘A’ Rated Home Of The ‘Cronut’ Following Mouse Video

The Dominique Ansel bakery, which brought you the “cronut” and the milk and cookie shot, was shut down by the Department of Health on Friday for several sanitary violations, including a severe mouse infestation.

04/04/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: A Look Back At 2013

Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.

01/10/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with their newborn son at St Mary's Hospital on July 23, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

The Top 13 ‘Talkers’ Of 2013

Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.

12/31/2013

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NYC’s 6 Best Alternatives To Cronuts

After chef Dominique Ansel introduced the Cronut™ to the world, people went crazy for this half-croissant, half-doughnut hybrid, with some folks getting in line in front of his eponymous SoHo bakery as early as 4am. If you don’t feel like getting up before dawn, check out the restaurants below. While they don’t make Cronuts, what they do make is sure to satisfy just the same.

07/22/2013

The elusive 'Cronut' (credit: Alex Denis/WLNY)

Mobile Couch: New Yorkers Go Cuckoo For Cronuts

TV 10-55’s Alex Denis & the Mobile Couch hit SoHo to check out the line for the specialty treat, the croissant-doughnut hybrid, which went on sale in limited quantities about three weeks ago at the tiny downtown shop of French chef Dominique Ansel.

06/17/2013

Customers wait on line outside the  Dominique Ansel Bakery to get their hands on some Cronuts. (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Cronut Craze Takes Over Manhattan

People have been flocking to the tiny downtown shop of French chef Dominique Ansel to indulge in the latest food craze that has arrived just in time for National Doughnut Day.

06/07/2013