NYC's Lincoln Center says a 2nd venue has bedbugs

This is a fisheye view of the interior of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, on opening night, date unknown. (AP Photo)
October 15, 2010 7:12:25 PM PDT
It's nothing to sing about. Lincoln Center says it has detected bedbugs at the complex's opera house.

But there's some good news: they're not in any public areas.

New York City's pre-eminent performing arts center had earlier reported that the pesky bugs were detected in a dressing room of its David H. Koch Theater. That's the home of the New York City Ballet and the New York City Opera.

That led the Metropolitan Opera to conduct a check. It found bedbugs in some isolated areas but not in any public areas.

The Met says that there's no infestation and that the areas were being treated Friday.

Bedbugs have been discovered in clothing stores, office buildings, housing projects and posh apartments throughout the city.


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