Darius Miles

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    A Giants Fan Tries to Make Sense of St. Louis

    Former RFT staff writer Albert Samaha, a Bay-Area native, just published the following for our sister paper in San Francisco, SF Weekly. Enjoy!Today, roaming bands of Giants Nation will converge on Busch Stadium to watch game three of the NLCS.Of course, San Franciscans leaving the safety of our pen ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2011
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    December 12, 2011

    Kellen Winslow Honored as East St. Louis Hometown Hero

    Albert SamahaNFL great Kellen Winslow was honored at in his hometown, East St. Louis.‚ÄčThere were gator shoes, orange socks, brown fedoras, pinstripe vests, politicians, former NFL players, dozens of cameramen, hundreds of students, and lots and lots of orange and blue balloons packed into the East ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Darius Miles: Ex-NBA Player Arrested for Gun at Lambert Airport

    Darius Miles‚ÄčThe legal troubles continue for East St. Louis native Darius Miles. Miles, 29, was arrested yesterday at Lambert St. Louis International Airport for trying to bring a loaded gun onto a flight. The Post-Dispatch reports that Miles was booked into the St. Louis County jail in Clayton ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Loosecannon Celebrity Game Will Feature Miles, not Maroney

    Maroney will skip this year's 'cannon-fest.​Local boy Darius Miles, the one-time wonder from East St. Louis, will return to the hardwood later this month to join fellow provocateurs from the sports world for the "Loosecannon Celebrity Basketball Game" at the Chaifetz Arena. Other athletic wild ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    FoodWire: New Restaurant with Familiar Name on Laclede's Landing

    Splashy ad in this week's dead-tree RFT for a new restaurant and bar at 800 North 3rd Street on Laclede's Landing: King Louie's Courtyard Bar & Pizzeria. Yeah, they went there, taking the name of the late, lamented restaurant at 3800 Chouteau Avenue.At first, I was all, "Oh, no, they didn't!" Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    FoodWire: Skybox Now the Levee

    Changes abound today! A post on the Urban St. Louis message board reveals that Skybox (800 North Third Street) -- the restaurant/nightclub owned by Nelly, Larry Hughes, Darius Miles and Marshall Faulk -- is now the Levee. (The linked post and its source call it At the Levee, but the phone message I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Did Darius Miles' Outrageous Ride Lead to Pot Bust?

    Professional basketball player and the pride of the East Side, Darius Miles is free on bond today after police in Fairview Heights found marijuana in his 1996 Chevrolet Impala. The 27-year-old Miles was alone in his vehicle last night when he was pulled over for allegedly failing to use a turn signa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2009
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    March 19, 2009

    Looking for a Place to Watch Hoops Today?

    Web site recently ranked Skybox in Laclede's Landing as one of the Top 10 sports bars in the country. A company called compiled the rankings. Editors at Gayot (Is that short for "gay over time"?) were particularly impressed with Skybox's dozens of flat-screen TVs (including its tel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Go! St. Louis Weekend Calendar, January 30-February 1, 2009

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature delivers the Top 10 can't-miss activities to complete your fun-seeking agenda. Looking for live music? Here's your complete St. Louis weekend concert calendar in A to Z.

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Best of RFT Music, Food, Sports -- January 12-16

    In case you actually worked this week (and didn't surf the Web all day), here are just a few of the gems from our other RFT blogs. From Gut Check: St. Louisans love caffeine, especially the carbonated kind. Can too much of a good thing cause you to see things?  A local billboard offers a distur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Darius Miles: One Second Away From Costing Portland $18 Million

    Darius Miles' bizarre labor dispute with the Portland Trailblazers is coming to a head. Last night he scored 13 points in 13 garbage time minutes as his new team, the Memphis Grizzlies, lost to the powerful Cleveland Cavaliers. As previously noted, if Miles steps on the court for one more second thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Whoa! Where My Flat-Screen At? Nelly, Jim Edmonds Among St. Louis Crime Victims.

    The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department held a press conference today alerting the public to a rash of smash-and-run burglaries in St. Louis. Since September at least fifteen businesses have been hit inside the city with thieves targeting flat-panel TVs. Among the businesses victimized was Skyb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Darius Miles, The Portland Trailblazers, and NBA Comedy Gold

    If you haven't been following the saga of Belleville native and former East St. Louis high school star Darius Miles and his crazy labor dispute with his former team the Portland Trailblazers, you might want to start now.Last week the Blazers front office sent out a blustery e-mail threatening t ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 3, 2008

    Drink of the Week: Apple Bottom Martini

    Skybox Sports Bar & Grill
    800 N. Third Street

  • Dining

    February 27, 2008

    Coming, Going, Barking

    More openings and closings — and Ian's a cat person, dammit!

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008
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    February 20, 2008

    Restaurant Tidbit: Skybox

    The sports bar and grill Skybox -- featuring more than 75 high-def TVs! -- is now open at 800 North Third Street in Lacede's Landing. I'd offer more info, but I can't get the Web site to work on my office computer, which apparently has been making strange sounds when I'm not here. ("Angry sounds," s ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2005

    Buffet of Champions

    You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards

  • News

    September 1, 2004


    The answer to Larry Bird's prayers for a white basketball savior might reside just off Highway 67 in Poplar Bluff

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    Star Flack

    Publicist extraordinaire Jane Higgins has put St. Louis hip-hop on the map

  • News

    February 18, 2004

    Shooting Stars

    Tommie Liddell plays tortoise to Darius Milesí hare in the annals of East Side High basketball lore

  • News

    February 12, 2003

    SheBron's Truth

    Sheila Bronson is twelve years old -- and may be the first player to jump from middle school into the WNBA

  • News

    November 7, 2001

    Scratch My Itch

    Week of November 7, 2001

  • News

    October 31, 2001

    He Got Game

    Bill Laurie has a basketball jones that won't go away. Who cares whether it makes economic sense?

  • Calendar

    October 10, 2001

    Hoopy Days

    NBA-starved St. Louisans get a tantalizing taste of their obsession at an exhibition match

  • News

    March 31, 1999