On almost any given night at Peels, the two-story restaurant is as crowded as a house party after finals—a jostling, buzzy scene where you might get awkwardly chatted up by a guy brandishing a beer or take an accidental ponytail-to-the-face from a long-legged girl. Read Sarah DiGregorio's full review of Peels.
One might assume that the titular poultry would also be barbecued, but when news of the place started leaking out, it proved to be just another fried-chicken joint, capitalizing on the battered bird's current brushfire popularity, which originated in Brooklyn.
On Thursday, October 21, 2010, Oakley and Moodswing360 presented a bonkers two-floor showcase with LMFAO, Shwayze, Clinton Sparks, Das Racist, Cisco Adler and more. PHOTO BY NATE "IGOR" SMITH. THE REST OF OUR CMJ COVERAGE IS HERE.
This year's Zombie Con was themed "Red White and Gangrene," with political signage encouraged in order to mirror "our idiotic national discourse," though non-aligned brain-eaters were also invited to tag along.