NYCHA Residents Had Nearly 60,000 Bedbug And Roach Work Orders Filed In Less Than 9 Months
Grant Houses alone had 877 work orders filed for cockroaches through September 10th of last year.
Jan 13, 2020 3:56 PM
NYCHA Summer Camp In Harlem Overrun With Rats, Maggots
"When we walked in on Monday, I was like, 'Oh my God, it just smells really bad in here.' I started to feel nauseous, and then I just started throwing up."
Updated: Jul 24, 2019 4:11 PM
Arts & Entertainment
It's Summer In NYC, And The Cockroaches Have Taken Flight
"For roaches, this is not new. They've been doing this for thousands of years: 'It's hot, let's fly.' For people ... it's like Roaches Gone Wild."
Updated: Jul 2, 2019 1:50 PM
With Plastic Bags Banned, City Council Will Consider Paper Bag Fee
The City Council plans to charge 5 cents for paper bags, and will use part of the proceeds to buy reusable bags for residents.
Updated: Apr 2, 2019 6:04 PM
Here Are The Worst Pest Infestations In NYC, Ranked
In New York, pests reign supreme.
Updated: Jun 1, 2016 5:13 PM
Arts & Entertainment
What Would You Name This Valentine's Day Cockroach?
Updated: Jan 26, 2016 4:55 PM
Here's The Bracing DOH Report Card That Shuttered Prosperity Dumpling
Would that a lone rat were the worst of the restaurant's woes.
Updated: Aug 31, 2015 5:59 PM
Health Dept. Says It Shut Down Prosperity Dumpling Due To "Severe Roach Infestation"
Well, it wasn't the back alley dumpling facility that got Prosperity Dumpling shut down. It was...the severe roach infestation
Updated: Aug 28, 2015 3:55 PM
Raunchy Roach Orgy Shatters Decorum At Herald Square Station
Out of this writhing pile of American cockroaches at the 34th Street—Herald Square subway station, which is your favorite?
Updated: Apr 7, 2018 12:52 PM
Let's Give A Warm Welcome To NYC's New Winter-Proof Cockroach
Great news for bored New Yorkers looking to spice up their cockroach life: a new species of roach has been discovered in Manhattan, and this one isn't fazed by cold weather.
Updated: Dec 9, 2013 11:39 AM
Cockroaches Keep Coming Up With News Ways To Evade Us
According to a recent study, some species of cockroach started noticing humans were using glucose to bait-and-kill them, so now they hate the taste of sugar. Bloomberg, take note!
Updated: May 24, 2013 1:01 PM
Rats, Cockroaches And Liquid Waste Found In NYC School Cafeterias
Some schools continuously racked up critical violation points over multiple visits by the Department of Health.
Updated: May 9, 2013 12:20 PM
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