NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The strippers at Rick's Cabaret/New York Cityreturned to work on Halloween, demonstrating that even Super Storm Sandy couldn't keep them from taking off their clothes for long. The leading Manhattan gentlemen's club, a part of publicly traded Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. (NASDAQ:RICK), reopened on Wednesday with a spooky but festive Halloween party. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/MM85342LOGO) "Everyone was in a great mood, with a sort of survivor's atmosphere in the air," said Ken Sistrunk, general manager of the West 33 rd Street club. "There's nothing like a beautiful and nearly naked woman to cheer you up after a harrowing event like Sandy, and the club was packed. Businessmen returned to the neighborhood on Wednesday and we look forward to greeting basketball fans on Friday night when Madison Square Garden reopens up the street," he added. Mr. Sistrunk said cover charges at the door would be waived all this week and happy hours would be extended from noon until 10 p.m. with discounted drinks at the upscale three-story club across from the Empire State Building. Rick's Cabaret/NYC has been called the "best strip club in New York City" by Playboy.com. It features a roof-top smoking deck and its Zagat-rated steak house is open until 4 a.m. daily. About Rick's Cabaret: Rick's Cabaret International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RICK) is home to adult entertainment venues serving primarily businessmen and professionals that offer live entertainment, dining and bar operations. It operates 35 nightclubs in New York City, Miami, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis and other cities as "Rick's Cabaret," "XTC," "Club Onyx" and "Tootsie's Cabaret" and other brand names. Rick's Cabaret also owns a media division that operates ED Publications and a network of online sites. Rick's Cabaret common stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol RICK. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.ricksinvestor.com. Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/rickscabaretnyc and Twitter @RicksCabaretNYC. SOURCE Rick's Cabaret International, Inc.