According to Britt, they make excellent "mocktails." Curtis Ashford buys it in 2021 when he decides to give up his career as a private investigator.
On February 19, 2021, Portia and Curtis arrive at a local nightclub. Portia had agreed to tag along with Curtis to the club as he checked on a possible cheating spouse on Valentines Day.
Curtis sees the club owner talking to the woman of interest. They are clearly having an affair and not hiding it. Curtis follows the couple to take many pictures as proof for his client.
When he is finished, Portia doesn't want to leave yet. Curtis had been apart from his wife Jordan for the last two months after she lied to him. Portia convinces Curtis to not call the client on Valentines Day and wait until the next day. Curtis says he is thinking of changing things up, hinting that he may be possibly purchasing the nightclub.
On February 23, Britt covertly meets her mother Liesl at the nightclub to discuss Peter. Maxie meets them and Liesl leaves to sneak into Maxie and Peter's apartment.
On February 25, Curtis brings his PI partner Sam to the nightclub, which she admires. He admits to wanting out of other peoples problems, and wants to buy the nightclub instead. Sam reminds him that being a bar owner means he'll still hear those problems. He responds that at the end of the night he can close up shop and go home and never think about those people again. As Sam wants to be more involved in their PI business, he suggests she buy his half, for sole ownership, gaining his contacts, files, client list, etc...and he use the money to close on the nightclub, to which she agrees.
On March 17, Curtis tells T.J. he bought the nightclub but hasn't decided what to call it yet.
On March 23, Curtis is inspecting the nightclub and tells Portia it will be opening in a few weeks. Laura brings Cameron to the club where he plays a tribute song to Franco with the previous club owner's guitar. Trina and Liz are also present.
On April 12, Curtis tells Jordan he decided to call his nightclub The Savoy.
On May 6, Curtis hired a bartender named Angela to be a mixologist. She fixed Portia and Curtis a drink called "Between the Sheets" which they enjoy together.
On July 2, bartender N'neka is working at The Savoy during a graduation party for Trina.
July 15 was the official grand opening of The Savoy.
On July 27, Curtis offers the newly freed Shawn Butler a job managing the nightclub. Shawn points out he still has to figure out what he wants to do - and that he managed a restaurant, not a nightclub. He agrees anyway, when Curtis tells him he has a place at his nightclub in the meantime.