Posted January 28, 2019 at 5:06 am
It sure felt like a final farewell. Downtown comedy fixture Seth Herzog had Slipper Room substitute Chelsea Music Hall at capacity last month for what he dubbed “the last show for awhile.” In the end, this Sweet holiday show was more of an inflection point. Like so much else on the Lower East Side these […]
Posted May 2, 2018 at 5:10 am
You’ve probably seen the plethora of no parking signs littered around Hell Square for the film shoot this week. Crews will be spending the next few days here capturing scenes for the second season of Amazon series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Base of operations, we’re told, is the upstairs cabaret joint, Slipper Room. The Marvelous […]
Posted February 22, 2016 at 5:18 am
Brooklyn is so last February. So, after a year in exile, the wildly popular Mr. Lower East Side Pageant is returning to its namesake neighborhood. This year’s penis-fest – the seventeenth annual installment – will be held next month at the Slipper Room on Orchard Street. With its regular schedule of burlesque programming, this venue choice is a […]
Posted February 15, 2016 at 5:10 am
There is a new Cloverfield movie coming out next month – 10 Cloverfield Lane. With hype intensifying over this next in the franchise, why not reminisce about filming of the original? If you recall, there were several scenes captured on the streets of the Lower East Side. But perhaps the most intrusive was the destruction […]
Last modified November 11, 2015 at 1:19 pm
If there’s one comedian out there you really need to know about, it’s Sean Patton. He hails from New Orleans, but splits his residence between New York City and Los Angeles. The bits are hysterical, oftentimes skewing anti-hipster, and usually delivered with hyperbole and an irate intensity. In fact, it’s not uncommon to hear the […]
Last modified September 10, 2013 at 11:12 am
For almost a decade, Seth Herzog has been entertaining the Lower East Side with his weekly comedy revue at the Slipper Room, Sweet.
Posted August 2, 2013 at 11:00 am
Celebrity candidate Jimmy McMillan parked his ride on Stanton Street the other night, right outside the new Slipper Room. He was talking to an MTA agent, presumably about how the rent is too damn high.