“Spokeswoman Victoria Hong of Jay Z partner Delaware North Companies says the sports bar portion of the club opened Wednesday for ticketed passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Airport concessions director Paul Brown says there are plans to create a VIP lounge area of the club, separate from the sports bar on another floor. Brown says the lounge is expected to open in the late fall.” (Miami Herald)
You might remember back in 2012 when the franchise was forced to close their Atlantic City location.
“Atlantic City’s 40/40 Club, co-owned by hip-hop star Jay Z, has closed. The Press of Atlantic City reported the $4 million club actually shut down in October when its lease expired. Club spokesman Ron Berkowitz told the newspaper the club has not operated since Superstorm Sandy flooded it and tore a hole in the roof, right around when its lease ended. Since it opened in October 2005, the club hosted stars including Beyonce, rapperLil’ Wayne, and rapper and current “American Idol” judge Nicki Minaj, in addition to numerous sports celebrities. (CBS Local”