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West Village Pet Store Not All That It Seems

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    2008_10_banksyrabbit.jpgTake a look inside the newly-opened Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill at 89 Seventh Avenue South, and you'll find animatronic McDonald's chicken McNuggets pecking at a packet of sauce and caged hot dogs squirming under heat lamps. Obviously, this place isn't a real pet store. What it is is the work of legendary street artist Banksy. Wooster Collective reports: "A clear departure form last year's behemoth show in Los Angeles, Banksy's first ever show in New York City (the others have been fakes) is being held in a tiny storefront that's less than 300 square feet and can't hold more than 20 people at any one time." The exhibit will be open daily from 10am until midnight and will run until October 31st. See it while the fried foods are still crisp.
    · The "Village Pet Store And Charcoal Grill" Opens in New York City [Wooster Collective]
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