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Bed Bugs at New York City’s Time Warner Center

August 13, 2010

Media Bistro’s TVNewser blog posted an internal email from Turner Broadcasting System (TBS, Inc.) today about a bed bug problem in the Time Warner Center. TVNewser writes: TVNewser has learned the human resources department of TBS Inc. has sent out an email this afternoon alerting staffers of a bed bug problem in their New York […]

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New York City Bed Bug Advisory Board report

July 28, 2010

Here is the long awaited New York City Bed Bug Advisory Board report (PDF).  We told you a bit about it yesterday. Most of the actual press so far today (for example, from the Wall Street Journal) came out in advance of the actual press conference. We await more coverage and — if any of […]

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Hachette Book Group infested with bed bugs

July 22, 2010

Hachette Book Group (which is located at 237 Park Avenue and East 46th Street) has three floors which are infested with bed bugs, according to the Wall Street Journal.  Their offices are closed and they’re undergoing “aggressive treatment” Thursday and Friday, the Village Voice’s Runnin’ Scared blog notes. Other publishers which have fallen prey to […]

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Bed Bugs in Selis Manor, which provides housing for the visually impaired

July 17, 2010

NBC reports that Selis Manor, a Chelsea building providing housing to the blind and visually impaired on 23rd Street in New York City, has multiple units which are battling bed bugs.

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Bed bugs at NYC ad agency Euro RSCG

July 17, 2010

Another ad agency comes down with bed bugs — this time the New York offices of Euro RSCG Worldwide. The story broke first on MediaBistro’s Agency Spy blog. Agency Spy’s Kiran Aditham claims to have been getting tips about this infestation from multiple parties starting on Wednesday, including one source which claimed the announcement was […]

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Bed bugs bug triage unit at NYC hospital, Victoria’s Secret

July 17, 2010

The triage room at Kings County Hospital in East Flatbush, Brooklyn was shut down and treated Sunday night after a bed bug was found, brought in on a patient, according to the Wall Street Journal. (The hospital did continue to provide triage and serve patients during this episode.) Fox NY reports A spokeswoman for the […]

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Bed bugs hit CBS offices in New York City

July 2, 2010

Nellie Andreeva of the Deadline.com blog says she received a tip that CBS’s New York City offices were infested with bed bugs. She writes, … a couple of leased-out floors in satellite CBS offices in New York housing internal audit and CBS syndication sales executives have been affected by what a CBS representative described as […]

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Bed bugs close Hollister store, New York City

July 1, 2010

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Hollister Epic store in SoHo closed Wednesday because of a bed bug infestation on the premises. (Hollister is an Abercrombie and Fitch brand.) Apparently the store’s shirtless male models that normally greet customers at the door are now turning them away. The WSJ was quick to emphasize that […]

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Bed bugs in home for developmentally disabled in Ozone Park

April 30, 2010

The Queens Chronicle reports this week about a bed bug infestation affecting developmentally disabled residents and staff at a Center for Family Support home in Ozone Park, Queens.  The Chronicle tells the story of Kiasha Artis-Priester, who works in the residence, and says it has had bed bugs for six months. The direct care counselor […]

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Bed bugs infest Bronx Psychiatric Center

April 15, 2010

The New York Daily News reports that the Bronx Psychiatric Center, a 360-bed facility in Bronx’s Morris Park, has been battling bed bugs. Bed bugs may bite anyone — staff, clients, or visitors.  The bed bug problem at Bronx Psychiatric was reported by union members working at the facility. In October, members of the Civil […]

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Access-a-Ride office workers claim bed bugs persist

February 11, 2010

The Daily News reports that Access-a-Ride dispatchers on Northern Boulevard in Long Island City claim their offices still have bed bugs (here’s our post on this story from back in November, when the problem was first treated).  The Daily News reports, NYC Transit hired exterminators in November to steam clean parts of the facility, remove […]

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NYC Department of Health revamps its bed bug information

February 9, 2010

The big news this week is that New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has now produced a new guide Preventing and Getting Rid of Bed Bugs Safely (PDF in English, Spanish, and Chinese). While not perfect, it is miles better than previous literature available from the city, and is presented much more […]

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