Bard of Bushwick Frank Hoier sings about bedbugs

May 9, 2009

Oh, you’ll like this:  this week in the Brooklyn Paper online, Frank Hoier gives us a modern take on bed bug blues songs, with a “musical editorial” with the refrain, “They bit me high, They bit me low, They bit me places you don’t even want to know!” Sound familiar, anyone?!? The Brooklyn Paper kicks […]

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Caveat dumpster! Do not take those Brooklyn sofas, Craigslist readers

May 5, 2009

Those Craigslist crazies are at it again, this time in Bushwick/East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Check this out: CURB ALERT: 2 nice couches (Bushwick/E. Williamsburg) Two very nice couches have been thrown out in front of 15 Thames St, in Bushwick/East Williamsburg. One is red velvet, the other is a floral pattern. They both have signs that […]

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Law & Order to feature bed bugs tonight! (updated)

April 28, 2009

Bed bug blogger Unlucky in Bugs tells us that Law & Order: Criminal Intent will feature bed bugs tonight (April 26, 2009). Interestingly, UiB tells us, The entomologist is played by the husband of a good friend of my sister’s, who is one of the first people I heard of to get bed bugs way […]

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NYC Bed Bug Seminar: did anyone get a letter inviting them?

February 22, 2008

Jeremy, the BushwickBK.com blogger, got a letter inviting him to the March 12 bed bug seminar in Bushwick. Anyone else get a direct invite to a NYC bed bug seminar in their neighborhood?

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New York City to get bed bug awareness campaign

January 15, 2008

Finally. The Daily News reports that New York City is going to get a bed bug education campaign. The article reports that there will be town hall meetings about bed bugs in Washington Heights (1/28), Astoria (2/5) and Bushwick (3/12). Housing officials will roll out the campaign with a town hall meeting Jan. 28 in […]

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The strange case of bed bugs in Bushwick

September 14, 2007

Welcome to Brooklyn Originally uploaded by TheGirlsNY Bushwick, Brooklyn is home to two large dueling loft buildings: 248 and 255 McKibbin Street. Yes, that’s right: they’re buildings so hip, fun, and now, they have their own myspace pages. (Don’t laugh, but we have one too.) Gawker did an article today about the buildings’ problems with […]

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