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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caution – bed bugs!

June 15, 2008

caution – bed bugs! Originally uploaded by Shira Golding Bed bug warning sign in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, June 2008.

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HPD seminar will be coming to Greenpoint– thanks to community lobbyists!

March 7, 2008

I know the NYC Housing and Preservation Department’s bed bug seminars are not perfect.  But wouldn’t you rather your neighbors had access to one, rather than not? I say yes, especially if you live in Greenpoint.  Greenpointers and their Williamsburg neighbors are seriously bedbugged. So, Miss Heather of newyorkshitty.com and her friend Ann Kansfield (the […]

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Winter scene in Williamsburg, with curbside mattresses

December 5, 2007

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 […]

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