November 2007

only in Greenpoint: m. with bed bugs, 4 w. with “herpes”

November 30, 2007

  Greenpoint’s Boulevard Tavern was the site of a special meeting, recorded in this “missed connections” ad on Craigslist: I had bedbugs, you had herpes – m4w – 29 Reply to: pers-xxxxxxxxx@craigslist.org Date: 2007-11-29, 7:27PM EST Damn, I wish I had that converstation to do over again. We met at Boulevard Tavern where people were […]

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A few minor tweaks to the site

November 30, 2007

You will notice a few more changes to the sidebar today: New feature: The last ten discussions in the forums are now linked from the sidebar. So from the top of the inner sidebar, these items appear: search box recent blog comments, recent forum posts, recent blog posts, and so on. Many people read the […]

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bed bugs at Pace University; bed bug buzz in Portland, Oregon

November 29, 2007

OHRL addresses bed bug concerns in residence halls – Pace Press Bed bugs in dorms at Pace University in New York The Portland Mercury | Blogtown, PDX | Rent Down At Grove Hotel Speculation about bed bugs in Portland SRO. People are talking about bed bugs–this has got to be good.

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a note to forum users: the “Anonymous” problem

November 29, 2007

Just a note: if you originally registered on the forums (rather than the blog) and have been unable to login (and appearing as “Anon” here), your troubles should have disappeared.  If not, email me: nobugs A T bedbugger D O T com. Thanks for your patience!

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a Pandora’s box of bed bugs on Pandora Street, Vancouver

November 28, 2007

globeandmail.com: Tenants in ‘Pandora’s boxes’ face mountain of troubles Article referencing 2255 Pandora Street in Vancouver, BC, where, the author claims, “Bedbugs are a given.”

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Nicholas Brown’s Bedbug Chronicles, Part 7

November 28, 2007

Nicholas Brown: The Bedbug Chronicles: Part 7 – Living on The Huffington Post The same day that we ask, with Rene Laraine, what might be causing his bed bugs to persist despite nine bed bug treatments by licensed PCOs, Nicholas Brown brings to mind similar concerns. Brown, chronicling his bed bug experience on the Huffington […]

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Bed bugs in Ventura County (Thousand Oaks, California)

November 28, 2007

Hungry bedbugs a rising problem in some areas : Ventura County Star Rene Laraine of Thousand Oaks, California, has bed bugs. Laraine said that after nine treatments performed by two pest control companies, the bedbugs are still there. A representative for Essex Properties, the company that manages the complex, said the company is doing what […]

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More on bed bugs at the Montana Rescue Mission in Billings

November 27, 2007

BillingsGazette.com: “Bedbugs give shelter a challenge” This article carries more details on the bed bug war going on in the Montana Rescue Mission men’s shelter than the one blogged last week. It is a harrowing reminder of how hard it is to get rid of bed bugs under certain circumstances. More than a year ago, […]

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a bed bug story from Hawai’i; Fagerlund on aerosol bombs and pesticides

November 26, 2007

Hawai’i: Kamehameha housing project infested with bed bugs “Eight people share a two-bedroom apartment in Leslie’s family. . . . Recently, they had to get rid of three beds and a sofa infested by bedbugs — ‘My kids were eaten alive!’ Most of them have been sleeping on the floor until donated beds arrive, but […]

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NotSoSnug: killing bed bugs one by one

November 25, 2007

A newbite named NotSoSnug has gotten our attention in the forums with his unique approach to his bed bug situation. This is NotSoSnug’s comparison of a nymph and adult bed bug (perhaps one of our entomologist friends could confirm the life stage of the nymph for us?) bugz4_F Originally uploaded by NotSoSnug After having the […]

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Bed bug hotel claim in Isle of Wight; study/travel abroad and bed bugs

November 24, 2007

BED BUG CLAIM EARNS GUEST £630 (Isle of Wight, UK) “A DISGRUNTLED guest who claimed his experience at a Sandown hotel ruined his break has won £630 in compensation. Keith Clack, from Brighton, took legal action against The Carlton Hotel, on Sandown Esplanade, claiming his room and bed were infested with (tags: isleofwight bedbugs UK […]

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Bed bugs in homeless shelters, casinos, hotels, apartments: Waynesboro, Atlantic City, Greenpoint, Toronto

November 23, 2007

Clip of the Day: TheStar.com | Public Health must declare bedbug war “The problem is spreading like flames all over town. Where are the people who will deal with this problem as if they were firefighters in front of a burning building?” Bedbuggers, Are you all reading Joe Fiorito’s articles in the Star? You really […]

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