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Toby Keith's I Love This Bar owes City Center landlord $4.8 million, court says

Toby Keith's I Love This Bar owes City Center landlord $4.8 million, court says

The owners of the now-closed Newport News Toby Keith's I Love This Bar owe the City Center landlord $4.76 million, stemming from default court judgments.

On Jan. 1, the restaurant closed when City Center at Oyster Point developer and landlord Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate evicted Toby Keith's after its repeated failure to pay rent.

Before the restaurant's eviction, City Center Retail LLC had reached a settlement agreement with CRGE Newport News LLC, which was doing business as Toby Keith's I Love This Bar, on Sept. 29 last year. According to court documents, the restaurant agreed to pay the $1.25 million it owed to City Center Retail with the guarantee of affiliated...

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