Panthers QB Cam Newton set to open cigar bar-lounge

Panthers QB Cam Newton set to open cigar bar-lounge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NFL star Cam Newton is opening his first business — but it won’t be found in Charlotte. Instead, he’s going home to Atlanta to do it.

The Carolina Panthers’ three-time Pro Bowler is opening a lounge-restaurant concept called Fellaship in the Castleberry Point building in Castleberry Hill, located blocks from Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The establishment is to feature fine dining, cigar smoking and socializing, and it’s dubbed as an “experience where class and audaciousness collide.”

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The venue includes ground-floor space, plus a 1,130-square-foot mezzanine.

Cam and his brother, C.J. Newton, will oversee the concept development.

The venue is hosting a soft opening for Super Bowl weekend but will then close until a permanent opening in March.

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