Manhattan dad blames ‘hipster’ beekeepers for son’s stings
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    Default Manhattan dad blames ‘hipster’ beekeepers for son’s stings

    While the sweet bees didn’t attack young Tai, parkgoers and experts say they may have attracted the yellow jackets that did — as the carnivorous flying pests like to feast on the smaller stingers.
    He added that, in his opinion, “Once a week maintenance on a honey bee colony isn’t nearly enough.”
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    https://nypost.com/2019/10/13/manhat...r-sons-stings/
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    Default Re: Manhattan dad blames ‘hipster’ beekeepers for son’s stings

    Quote Originally Posted by wildbranch2007 View Post
    Last year the newly moved neighbors blamed my bees for "harassing them".
    They wrote a letter to the City and all that hoopla.

    I told them to provide photo-evidence and warned to NOT come back IF those were the YJs.
    They never came back.
    As expected.
    Some people.....
    Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.

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    Default Re: Manhattan dad blames ‘hipster’ beekeepers for son’s stings

    IMHO and experience I suspect someone unknowingly disturbed the yellow jacket nest and the bees got the blame.

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    Default Re: Manhattan dad blames ‘hipster’ beekeepers for son’s stings

    Damned hipsters always walk across my lawn too. J

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