August 2012

Officials say Detroit courtroom bed bug evacuation was “false alarm”

August 31, 2012

Last week, a bailiff in a Detroit courtroom believed he saw bed bugs crawling on a court visitor’s body, and the court was evacuated (see this story for more). That could have been a false alarm — there are all kinds of bugs that might be crawling on someone sitting in a courtroom, which could […]

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The Brooklyn Children’s Museum has bed bugs

August 30, 2012

Bed bugs have been found in multiple areas of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum  — both public areas and offices — since August 16th, according to an email from museum executives to employees which was leaked to the Daily News by an unnamed employee. The New York Daily News reports: An exterminator went to the popular Crown […]

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Bed bugs on man’s body cause courtroom evacuation in Detroit

August 23, 2012

A courtroom was evacuated in Detroit’s 36th District Court today, after the bailiff saw bed bugs crawling on a man who was there as a witness’s guest. The judge told The Detroit News, “I evacuated the courtroom today due to a man with live bedbugs for everybody’s well-being,” the judge said. She told her staff […]

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Maine bed bug bomb is mistaken for fire smoke, firefighters respond

August 23, 2012

A fire alarm rang out in an historic apartment building in Portland, Maine on Wednesday.  Firefighters rushed to the scene and the building was evacuated. Turns out there was no actual smoke — someone was just setting off a bomb for bed bugs. According to BDN Maine: Portland firefighters responded to a fire alarm and evacuated […]

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Bed Bug Articles from Paul Bello, Lou Sorkin, Lynn Frank

August 12, 2012

Atlanta bed bug professional Paul Bello has become a valued member of our forums, joining other bed bug experts like Lou Sorkin, David Cain (of Bed Bugs Ltd.), John Furman (Killer Queen), Winston O’Buggy (not his real name) and Sean Rollo (of the Bed Bug Resource), just to mention a few of the usual suspects. […]

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Now casting for “Bedbugs!!!” musical in New York City

August 11, 2012

This isn’t really bed bug-related, but we thought you might be interested anyway. According to Playbill, they’re now casting for Bedbugs!!! The Musical in New York City: BEDBUGS!!! A Sci-Fi Thriller Comedy Rock Musical. Description: Girl meets bug in this original comic musical in the vein of Rocky Horror and Little Shop with an 80s […]

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Bed bugs hit more libraries, cause closures in Middletown, Connecticut and Wichita, Kansas

August 6, 2012

Many libraries have suffered bed bug problems in the past; and just last week, the Russell Library in Middletown, Connecticut and the Central Library in Wichita, Kansas both closed due to bed bugs. In Middletown, WTNH reported, bed bugs were found in several items: A bed bug was discovered in a DVD case and another […]

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Did a NYC Urban Outfitters store ignore a bed bug problem?

August 1, 2012

It’s not really summer until a major chain store in Manhattan gets bed bugs. According to Jezebel.com, the rumor is that Urban Outfitters on 6th Ave. in Manhattan has a bed bug issue — and that it has been taking the ostrich approach to dealing with it. Image credit: 14th Street Store by Eden Pictures, […]

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