From the Brownstone to Bravo to BLK beverages, Chris and Albie Manzo are busy business partners -- and the two brothers are about to add another venture to their impressive list of commitments.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey stars are diving into the bar scene with NYC-based restaurateurs Michael Sinensky and Sean McGarr of Funbars.com (also their operating partners for Little Town NJ in Hoboken) to open a "Vegas style" sports bar at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment, Us Weekly can exclusively reveal.
Highlights of the new venue, to be named Victory Sports Bar & Club, will include an event space for private parties, bar area for racing enthusiasts; on Saturdays the place will turn into a nightclub. The locale is slated for a Nov. 23 opening date.
Then in April 2014, Albie, 27, and Chris, 24, will open a rooftop space called Victory Terrace, which will have views to the city and table service. The reality TV siblings have been working in the hospitality industry since childhood: As RHONJ fans know, Their parents Albert and Caroline Manzo own and operate The Brownstone, a popular event spot located in Patterson, NJ.
The two are set to star in their mother's spinoff reality series, Manzo'd with Children, which will chronicle the Manzo matriarch's everyday duties as the "ringleader of the crazy circus that is her Italian family." Caroline confirmed her departure from the Real Housewives of New Jersey on Oct. 13 after five seasons as a show staple -- the news was first revealed exclusively by Us Weekly in September.