After Last weeks Shooting in the parking lot across the street From the Groove Lounge The Buffalo Police Commissioner Byron Lockwood signed an emergency issue of closure shutting down the nightclub. But the nightclub's Attorney Steve Cohen said the club was closed at the time of the deadly shooting and did not occur on his client's property. Cohen said he believes it's a situation of prejudice and racism against the owner of the club. He refers to the charges as "bogus". He said they were presented with "bogus charges"

But The Club has reopened and announced on facebook that is opening up As A SoulFood Restaurant.