josh (joshc) wrote,
josh
joshc

crocodile


We went to see the reincarnation of the Crocodile last night and boy is it ever miraculously spacious and prettied up. I think that it will be a great place to see (and hear) shows and eat pizza, but I can't help but hate it a little bit for being so completely and utterly different from the old Crocodile Cafe. I really loved how it was such an unironic junkyard of kitsch and imperfection, from the weird showroom layout, to the actual cafe, to the communal downtrodden back bar.

That said, I am really glad that this new place has opened with a similar name in the old location and is being run by smart music lovers who transformed into something new and nice. Talking about it in the old hallway (one of maybe three remnants), the idea that it's the crocodile for who we are now came up. I think I agree and can't wait to fall in love with it on its own terms.

Subscribe

  • hello comrades

    Huh. This is a weird welcome back to my annual visit of the old Livejournal friendship page. It reminds me of how, at the time, I thought it was…

  • (no subject)

    The aftermath of the election makes it seem like we're all in for a very serious emo time, better suited to journaling than yelling on Facebook, yet…

  • Does xJournal Still work?

    Hey. it does!

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for friends only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment