Con Artist Collective to Celebrate the Art of Common Vermin with Upcoming Exhibit

Posted May 8, 2014 at 6:13 am

That mattress on the street; that shirt hanging from the scaffolding; that used pair of shoes on the sidewalk. For many city denizens, one word comes to mind – bedbugs. As cooped-up New Yorkers we’re groomed to both fear and loathe the bedbug. With good reason, obviously. Such a tiny insect causes jarring pain and […]

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Introducing Bed Bug Hotels

Posted October 26, 2011 at 6:42 am

Screw the Bed Bug Registry. How about something a bit more street, with some tongue-in-cheek pizazz?

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Early Edition: March 25

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

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Broadway Exterminating Introduces Bedbug-Sniffing Dog

Posted March 9, 2011 at 6:09 am

Neighborhood newcomer Broadway Exterminating finally unveiled its store awning at 66 Rivington Street last month. Now it’s time to welcome Jeter!

Weekend Edition: February 12

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Hamburger Helper]

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Broadway Exterminating at 66 Rivington

Posted December 10, 2010 at 6:18 am

2010 is truly the perfect time to be an exterminator, what with bedbugs practically ruling the streets of Manhattan.  It seems almost every week another department store, movie theater, or government office building is infected by the itchy-scratchy critters.  Business is apparently good enough at UWS-based Broadway Exterminating that it’s opened a Lower East Side outpost. Except […]

85 Pitt Street Evacuated Last Night

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 6:10 pm

We just received a dispatch from a reader regarding the evacuation of 85 Pitt Street last night.  Apparently the building was cleared by firefighters after a “noxious” smell was discovered.

Early Edition: August 28

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:08 am

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More Bedbugs

Posted March 30, 2009 at 8:21 am

Curbside mattress deals, now with bedbugs! That’s a better selection than the Sleepy’s down the street on Delancey. Related Reading:Pick of the Litter: Bedbugs [Bowery Boogie]


Pick of the Litter: Bedbugs

Posted March 26, 2009 at 8:24 am

Seen at the corner of Sullivan and W. Houston, this garbage bag suggests that an infestation is probably nearby. Fair warning.