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Everyone knows that Bushwick is super hot right now, home to all the trendiest trends that ever trended. This is undisputed fact.
Thus, the neighborhood was also way ahead of the curve on bed bug infestation. Back in 2007, when they really first started to make a comeback (the city didn't even form is Bed Bug Advisory Board until 2009), Bushwick had the highest rate of incidents of all neighborhoods in Manhattan and Brooklyn — its records accounted for 476 out of the 6,889 complaints registered to the city, nearly ten times as many as the year before.
Feel cool now, guys? No? Horrified? Don't be too sad. The moral of the story here is that it can (and increasingly does) happen to anyone, and everyone on this list seems to have survived. Also, there are definite upsides to summer, and bug season, ending. Are you still "bummed" about "beaches closing" now? Yeah, we didn't think so.