Sweet Afterlife for Seth Herzog at Arlene’s Grocery

Posted on: September 29th, 2010 at 6:12 am by

Good news for comedy fans near and far.  Funnyman Seth Herzog’s weekly extravaganza, SWEET, is finally back on track.  After the Slipper Room was hastily dismantled over the summer, the program was in a quasi state of limbo, briefly bouncing around various venues. Uncertainty abounded. But now another neighborhood institution has stepped in, providing a semi-permanent home for the six-year-old show.

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SWEET makes its illustrious return tonight at Arlene’s Grocery, 10 pm. Guests include Jeff Ross, Jordan Rubin, and Dave Hill.

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The low-rise 167 Orchard Street was demolished over the summer to make way for a newer, improved Slipper Room, complete with mezzanine and ground-level retail.  But all that is still years down the road. In the meantime, the demo workers continue their mission of clearing the project site of rubble, placing the discarded brickwork into a convenient curbside dumpster. We had a looksy behind the plywood, though not much change to report as yet. Plus, new building permits haven’t been filed with the DOB.

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