Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023

Venkman’s is closing November 28 after seven years at its area on Ralph McGill within the Outdated Fourth Ward. Nevertheless it seems the stay music venue and bar might return to the property as a part of a brand new growth, the AJC studies. Nonetheless, that return might not occur for no less than two years.

Co-owner and lead singer of Yacht Rock Revue Nicholas Niespodziani tells the AJC that the property is now owned by New Metropolis Properties, which plans to construct one thing new there. Plans for the property are nonetheless unclear, however Niespodziani says New Metropolis desires Venkman’s to function an anchor tenant. Niespodziani calls the revamped Venkman’s “subsequent stage”. New Metropolis can be within the midst of constructing a stair-stepped residence constructing and retail complicated close by as a part of a “12-acre, modernist mini-city” alongside the Eastside Beltline path and Fourth Ward Park, in line with Urbanize Atlanta.

As soon as this model of Venkman’s closes, Niespodziani and co-owner and bandmate Peter Olson will focus all of their consideration to recording a second album for Yacht Rock Revue and planning a tour subsequent summer season for the band.

Venkman’s first opened in 2015 as each a live performance venue and everlasting stage for Yacht Rock Revue and featured a restaurant below the course of chef Nick Melvin. Melvin departed Venkman’s two years later and has since gone on to open Poco Loco Neighborhood Provisions in Kirkwood together with his household.

Following Melvin’s departure, the menu at Venkman’s underwent a number of diversifications over the subsequent 5 years, together with serving snacks like smoked trout dip and barbecue chips, weekly stew specials, and, most just lately, small plates and tapas.

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