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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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 >>
Skybox Sports Bar & Grill
800 N. Third Street
More openings and closings — and Ian's a cat person, dammit!
You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards
The answer to Larry Bird's prayers for a white basketball savior might reside just off Highway 67 in Poplar Bluff
Publicist extraordinaire Jane Higgins has put St. Louis hip-hop on the map
Tommie Liddell plays tortoise to Darius Milesí hare in the annals of East Side High basketball lore
Sheila Bronson is twelve years old -- and may be the first player to jump from middle school into the WNBA
Week of November 7, 2001
Bill Laurie has a basketball jones that won't go away. Who cares whether it makes economic sense?
NBA-starved St. Louisans get a tantalizing taste of their obsession at an exhibition match