Slipper Room

The Slipper Room to Reopen for Variety Shows April 23

Posted April 8, 2021 at 5:07 am

With city and state restrictions on venues gradually relaxing, performance venues are trickling back to life. Here on the Lower East Side, the latest to resume its nighttime entertainment is the Slipper Room. The self-proclaimed “Palace of Variety” announced its return to the fray with variety shows starting April 23. It’s been a yearlong slumber […]

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Woman Seeks Help to Find Engagement Ring Near the Slipper Room

Posted October 1, 2019 at 5:15 am

A woman lost her engagement ring on Friday night in the general vicinity of the Slipper Room. Her sister took to Twitter to spread the word, and perhaps locate anyone with more info. Apparently the jewelry was her fiancé’s family heirloom, which belonged to his great grandmother. The Tweet has gained much traction since Sunday, […]

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Born on the Lower East Side, Seth Herzog’s ‘Sweet’ Comedy Show Moves Out

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 […]

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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Filming at the Slipper Room this Week

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 […]

Mr. Lower East Side Pageant Returns to the LES Next Month

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 […]

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That Time When ‘Cloverfield’ Destroyed Orchard Street [PHOTOS]

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 […]

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His Name is Sean Patton and You Will Listen to Him [INTERVIEW]

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 […]

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Seth Herzog Talks ‘Sweet’ Ahead of Anniversary Show Tomorrow [INTERVIEW]

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.

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The Rent is Too Damn High on Stanton

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.

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Tiny Fork Debuts at 167 Orchard Street

Posted April 26, 2013 at 6:10 am

Tiny Fork is now open at 167 Orchard Street (aka 87 Stanton). Total time from conception to completion was well over two years.

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