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Witnesses say police officers roped off a portion of Sol Bloom Playground after spraying for bees. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Bee Spraying At Sol Bloom Playground Has Upper West Side Parents Buzzing

Park-goers were concerned on Friday when police in masks sprayed an unknown substance on bushes bordering the Sol Bloom playground on 92nd Street.

08/15/2014

Scene of bee attack at child's birthday party in Harding Township, N.J. (Credit: Chopper 2)

Chaos Erupts At Child’s Birthday Party After Bees Swarm Backyard In Harding Township

Police said the incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. at a home on Post House Road in Harding Township.

07/30/2014

A swarm of bees took over a tree and knocked down a branch in East Harlem on Wednesday, June 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bees Take Over East Harlem Tree, Send Branch Crashing To Ground

A swarm of bees took over a tree in East Harlem Wednesday afternoon, putting so much weight on one branch that it broke off.

06/11/2014

72nd Street Bees

Police Called To Remove Large Swarm Of Bees On West 72nd Street

Police officers and beekeepers were dispatched to a block of West 72nd Street Monday afternoon, after a large swarm of bees took over a tree.

05/26/2014

An NYPD beekeeper rounded up thousands of bees that escaped from their hive at someone's home. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Queens Bees! Thousands Swarm Block In Astoria

The NYPD rounded up thousands of bees that flew from their hive atop a Queens home Wednesday.

05/07/2014

Spain's Pablo Larrazabal jumps into a water hazard in an attempt to avoid attacking hornets during round two of the 2014 Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club on April 18, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Getty Images)

WATCH: Pro Golfer Jumps In Lake To Escape Hornet Attack, Birdies Hole

“I didn’t know what to do. My caddie told me to run, so I start running like a crazy guy, but the hornets were still there, so the other players told me to jump in the lake,” Pablo Larrazabal said.

04/18/2014

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New York City’s 5 Best Jars Of Honey

Just in time for the third annual New York City Honey Festival on September 7, we offer our picks for the best honey in town.

09/02/2013

Bees On The Loose In New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Honey Bees Escape Truck On Route 287 In New Jersey

Bernards Police Capt. Edward Byrnes said the truck was transporting between 30,000 and 50,000 bees from Florida to Maine at the time of the incident.

05/06/2013

Members of the New York City Beekeepers Association removed bees from a driveway in Corona, Queens. (credit: Gary Baumgarten, 1010 WINS)

Neighbors Abuzz As Millions Of Bees To Be Removed From Queens Home

The bees apparently belong to a restaurant owner, who was a beekeeper in China. They were kept in a 20×20 space in his Corona driveway on 111th Street.

08/22/2012

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Bees Blessed At The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine

There was something brand new for a hive and for a bishop today in Manhattan, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/19/2012

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Bee Swarm Traps Family Inside Car At Pier 92 On Manhattan’s West Side

An estimated 10,000 wild honey bees gathered on the passenger side of the car Sunday afternoon as it was parked at Pier 92 on the west side.

05/21/2012

Brooklyn Grange - Queens, NY (file / credit: Brooklyn Grange on Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: Rooftop Farming In Long Island City

Brooklyn Grange is a 40,000 square foot rooftop farm in Long Island City, whrere they grow things like the white icicle radish.

10/17/2011

Honey bees

Un-BEE-lievable: NYC Fines Man $2,000 For Not Watering His Hive

It’s a new one in the annals of city government. The cash-strapped Bloomberg administration has mounted a “sting operation” against city beekeepers — ticketing a Douglaston man for not watering his beehive.

07/14/2011

Photo: Catherine Cioffi/WCBS 880

Keeping Bees Safe During Winter

In cold weather, beekeepers are working hard to keep their bees alive.

02/03/2011

Bees (credit: AP)

NYC Bees Turn Red From Cherry Juice

Red samples from the bees confirmed they were riddled with the food coloring Red Dye No. 40.

11/30/2010