Get your morning scoop on classical cats, the Zipsters of Park Slope, pickle plight, a street fight and more city news in today's local blog round-up.
Cory Arcangel, a digital artist living in Brooklyn, recreated Arnold Schoenberg's 1909 op.11 Drei Klavierstücke by mashing together over 170 videos of cats playing the piano. That video piece is finishing up a month-long run at Team (gallery, inc.) as part of their show, Arcangel, Pinard, Routson, which ends Friday. [Team, via Kottke]
Loyal customers of the on-the-spot car rental company Zipcar are having a meetup in Park Slope tonight. They're called Zipsters! Is that cute or hilarious? [FIPS]
Guss' Pickles is moving out of the LES for cheaper pastures in Brooklyn, and are reportedly setting up shop at 39th between 14th and 15th in Borough Park. [Gothamist]
After bullets "tore away her nasal cavity" and disfigured her face, 24-year old Brandy Elias is getting a new nose at NYU Medical Center as part of the "Face to Face project." This will be her third surgery in reconstructing the nose, which doctors are creating using "skin, blood and cartilage" from her arm. [1010 Wins]
A Buckwick blogger videotaped two older, possibly intoxicated men beating each other up with aluminum rods, while a crowd of onlookers shout homophobic remarks. [BuskwickBK]
Brooklyn resident Liza de Guia shot this video of an expansive and successful rooftop farm in Greenpoint. [Greenpointers]
The Awl e-interviewed VanityFair.com's intern yesterday, as he's been tasked with watching cable news all day long for four straight days while sitting locked in a closet. He's having fun, and he's ready for journalism...as long as that doesn't involve any more extended closeted stays. [The Awl]
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