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Anthony Planakis

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Corona »

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

Bushwick »

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

South Street Seaport »

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

Rego Park »

Anthony "Tony Bees" Planakis has been responding to city bee swarms for more than 15 years.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Cops found a massive swarm of 20,000 honeybees clinging to a tree in Downtown Brooklyn.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

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

Westchester Square »

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

East Village »

The insects took over a tree on Bowery Street Wednesday afternoon.

Astoria »

Tree limb containing a huge bee hive was cut off Friday morning, eliminating threat of swarming insects.

Astoria »

A tree branch containing a beehive will be cut down after residents complained about attacking insects.

Astoria »

Two groups of bees formed a huge swarm on 35th Street

Melrose »

The South Bronx is the latest destination for early season bee swarms.

Manhattan »

There could be more bee swarms this season due to the mild winter and the early arrival of spring.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

A swarm hit a Flatiron shop's awning early Tuesday, then another swarm landed half a block away.