James Habacker

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    The Slipper Room Gets a Gorgeous Makeover

    Peter Shapiro has a lot on his plate. At 39, he is already the veteran ofthe 1990s jam club Wetlands, which he took over at 23, and the successful Brooklyn Bowl, a combination concert venue, casual dining restaurant, and bowling alley, located on Williamsburg's east side. (He also owns Port Chester' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Lower East Side Neo-Burlesque Palace Is Returning!

    The Slipper Room opened in 1999 and quickly became the hub of the neo-burlesque movement, pulsing with saucy strippers and drag king comics bringing back an old-time vaudeville feeling with more modern, knowing attitudes towards gender and sexuality. Well, the joint closed for renovations two years ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    December 2, 2003
  • News

    November 26, 2002

    The Safety Dance

    You Can't Dance if You Want To

  • Music

    May 28, 2002