How to Keep Red Hook’s Red Bees Off the Sizzurp


To keep bees in Red Hook from snacking on vats of bright red corn syrup at a nearby maraschino-cherry factory, beekeepers have suggested either draping the bins in vinegar-soaked fabric or building mesh lockers to transport the vats with a sugar syrup on the factory roof as a distraction. Nobody tell Bloomberg or he’s going to try to do the same thing to your soda. [OnEarth]