Household Pests

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Dallas Man Sues Former Landlord over Bedbug Infestation; Landlord Says He Planted Them

    Marquis on Gaston is one of those faux-luxury apartment complexes plopped by one of Dallas' cool neighborhoods (in this case, Deep Ellum), advertising itself with descriptors such as "gated community," "suburban living in an urban environment," "luxurious pool area," "French patio doors," "distingu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Crazy Ants, Discovered in Houston a Decade Ago, Are Swarming Toward Dallas

    First, the good news: Crazy ants don't sting. They do sometimes bite, but the pain is mild, and it fades quickly. Even better, they drive out their stinging cousins, fire ants, which have been tormenting Texans for decades. Now, the bad news: When entomologists say "crazy," they mean it. "When you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Roach Clip, or: If You Hate Bugs, You May Wanna Steer Clear of Mockingbird Station

    Via.​SlashGear this morning directs our attention to a press release issued late Friday by ad agency Publicis's Dallas office, which has found a rather ingenious way to garner attention for a billboard -- by filling the thing with "thousands of live cockroaches." You read that right. It's for Term ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Hot and Bothered, Tenants Find Justice

    Judge Juan JassoYesterday, in an Oak Cliff Justice of the Peace courtroom, two tenants celebrated a victory in their quest for decent living conditions. Judge Juan Jasso ruled in favor of Ramona Robles and Rigoberto Gutierrez, who, after filing complaints with the city about unbearable temperatures ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006

    PETA, Don't You Have Anything Better to Do?

    PETA wants to protect these cockroaches, which are being served in the Six Flags buffet line. To PETA, an exterminator must be like Idi Amin. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals usually protests against the fur and cosmetics industries' abuse of animals. Yesterday it took up the mighty cause ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2006

    No, Seriously, Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite

    The worst thing that can ever happen to you, according to my wife, is bedbugs. For those of you who don't pay attention to the news, bedbugs, those nasty little bloodsuckers, have made a comeback. You can read about their resurgence here. My wife and I found this out the hard way. When we moved to D ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2005

    This Bud's for You

    Spring will be sprung at the Dallas Arboretum

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2003

    Bug Off

    Fun for the knee-high to a grasshopper

  • Dining

    October 26, 2000

    Bugs Add Flavor

    How to pass a restaurant health inspection with a gentlemanly C

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Twice Bitten

    Ants claimed two victims at a troubled Flower Mound nursing home

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Silent Scream

    Mute and immobile, Alice Joy Taylor couldn't cry out when fire ants attacked her in her nursing-home bed, but would anyone have heard her if she did?

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2000

    Pass the roach

    Size does matter at this biggest cockroach contest

  • Film

    August 21, 1997

    Open your mouth and say "AH"

    Mimic rehashes a familiar story line