Jul 15, 2010

Gettin' Buggy With It: New Yorkers Battle Burgeoning Bed Bug Epidemic

Gettin' Buggy With It: New Yorkers Battle Burgeoning Bed Bug Epidemic

New York City says the number of bed bug complaints has skyrocketed in recent years. The reason? Less potent pesticides, more travel, and more public awareness.

Jul 28, 2010

Got Bedbugs? Here's What to Do

Got Bedbugs? Here's What to Do

Tips, sources and info to deal with bed bugs.

Jul 15, 2010

Bedbugs at Building for the Blind

Bedbugs at Building for the Blind

Residents of a building on West 23rd Street that's home to the blind and visually impaired are complaining of chronic bedbug infestations. But the building's owner says the situation is "under control".

Jul 9, 2010

Scratch That: Abercrombie & Fitch Re-Opens after Bed Bug Debacle

Scratch That: Abercrombie & Fitch Re-Opens after Bed Bug Debacle

An Abercrombie & Fitch store in Manhattan that was closed on Friday because of bedbugs reopened Thursday. The store, in the South Street Seaport, was the second of two stores in the city that...

Jul 15, 2010

Bed Bug Scare at Brooklyn Hospital

Bed Bug Scare at Brooklyn Hospital

Perhaps it was just an abundance of caution, but a section of the emergency room at Kings County Hospital was shut down and exterminated after a patient came in with bed bugs, officials said. The patient...

Jul 6, 2010

Bed Bug-Plagued Abercrombie & Fitch May Open Thursday

Bed Bug-Plagued Abercrombie & Fitch May Open Thursday

An Abercrombie & Fitch store that was closed on Friday because of bedbugs won't reopen until at least Thursday.

Nov 4, 2010

Michigan Couple Sues Waldorf-Astoria for Bedbugs

Michigan Couple Sues Waldorf-Astoria for Bedbugs

Claim they took bedbugs home with them from New York.

Oct 25, 2010

Bedbugs Could Be Scaring Off Tourists

Bedbugs Could Be Scaring Off Tourists

Some travelers who had arranged trips to New York say they are creeped out about staying in hotels and visiting attractions.

Oct 5, 2010

Bedbugs Feared Inside Wall Street Journal Offices

Bedbugs Feared Inside Wall Street Journal Offices

Not-so-shocking news alert: The Wall Street Journal has bedbugs -- maybe.

Sep 29, 2010

Howard Stern's Bedbug Problem

Howard Stern's Bedbug Problem

It looks like the self-proclaimed King of All Media isn't immune from the bedbug anxiety facing most New Yorkers these days.

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