Posted December 3, 2019 at 5:04 am
A burlesque bar is coming to the Bowery courtesy of a celebrity chef. Iron Chef contestant David Burke is launching Mister French this week at 218 Bowery, in partnership with Redefine Hospitality. The venue takes over from Rebelle, a critics’ favorite which shuttered in 2017 after two short years in business. For the last several […]
Posted November 3, 2015 at 10:28 am
The allure of Coney Island is making its way toward the Lower East Side, in the form of a tribute to the artistic renaissance hatched in the 1980s and 1990s. The creative institutions we now hold near and dear to our hearts – the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, the Spookhouse and Burlesque – will be featured […]
Posted July 28, 2010 at 6:34 am
Two weeks ago, we had a sneak peek of the rendering for the spiffy new Slipper Room, courtesy of a small banner onsite. But that wasn’t enough of an advertisement. Oh, no! Now there is an enormous signboard of same sitting atop the sidewalk shed.
Posted June 25, 2010 at 6:36 am
Demolition crews didn’t waste much time in dismantling the Slipper Room at 167 Orchard Street. Less than a week after the burlesque venue had its final party, the big takedown of the one-story structure is already in effect. And that tallish plywood encasement is hiding it all.
Posted June 8, 2010 at 6:12 am
Wednesday, June 16, is officially the last day of the Slipper Room as we now know it. The burlesque nightspot at 167 Orchard street will be hosting a special “closing night party” to kick off an extended period of demolition and construction.
Posted February 24, 2010 at 6:25 am
This Sunday (2/28) is the first Sunday Show of 2010 at the Slipper Room on Orchard Street. One of the regular performers informed us that a portion of proceeds from this show will go toward ensuring Zucco can return to France.