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Fort Greene »

Massive Fort Greene Bee Swarm Doused With Sugar Water and Run Over

The bee swarm was found outside 267 Waverly Ave. on Friday.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Thousands of Bees Removed from Downtown Brooklyn Scaffold

The bees were humanely removed and will be transported to an apiary in upstate New York.

Upper West Side »

Swarm of 18K Bees Takes Over UWS Tree

Police moved the insects from the West 72nd Street tree.

Astoria »

Massive Swarm of Bees Removed From Tree in Astoria

Anthony Planakis, the NYPD's resident bee-catcher, estimates there were between 30,000 to 36,000 bees.

Rockaway Beach »

Honey Festival Gets Rockaway Sweet on Bees This Weekend

A variety of vendors will sell everything inspired by bees, from honey to t-shirts.

Midtown East »

More Than 4,000 Bees Swarm Saks Fifth Avenue Headquarters

The bees flew toward a tree behind the high-end department store's corporate office.

New York City »

Most Memorable Moments of 2012 New York looks back at 2012's biggest stories and most dramatic photos.

Upper West Side »

Thousands of Bees Swarm Upper West Side Garbage Can

Thousands of honey bees swarmed an Upper West Side garbage can

Corona »

3 Million Bees Seized From Queens Home

Yi Gin Chen, 42, kept 42 hives in his Corona home, officials said.

Bushwick »

NYPD Clears Nest of 'Extremely Aggressive' Hornets in Bushwick

Detective Anthony Planakis removed a hive that hung from a tree near a Brooklyn church.

South Street Seaport »

Beehive Removal Near Brooklyn Bridge Marks End to Busy Swarm Season

Beekeeper Anthony Planakis rescued a hive of about 18,000 bees near the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Bee Swarm Traps Family in Car at Pier 92 Parking Lot

A swarm engulfed a family's Volvo at a garage Sunday until rescuers could contain the giant mass of bees.

Westchester Square »

Swarm of Feral Bees Shuts Down Bronx Corner

A swarm of bees shut down an area of Westchester Square when they swarmed a bus stop on Friday afternoon.

Melrose »

Bees Swarm on Melrose Corner in The Bronx

Two swarms of bees appeared on Melrose Avenue and East 154th Street May 11, 2012.