Bed bugs in Brooklyn. Well, I’d guess they were. You can never be sure. But I have lived in New York for many a year, and one did not used to find the sheer volume of mattresses one does today.
Many of them look shiny and new,
Others are streaked with bed bug pooh!
(These kinds of scenes just put me in a poetry kind of mood.)
Two Williamsburg mattress photos courtesy of Miss Heather, our Brooklyn native informant.
What’s the opposite of eye candy?
Miss Heather directs our attention to the luxury condos in the background. For itchy young urban professionals.
Or there’s this one, on North 11th Street, Williamsburg:
Okay, the futon on the far right looks like something peed on it. But the mattress second from right, in the bag, looks new.
Bucolic with the snow, no?
I thought so.
Mattress photos above courtesy of Miss Heather of newyorkshitty.com, who does not run a bed bug blog, though, being in Greenpoint (also next door to Williamsburg), the topic does come up again and again.