MVP Sports Bar, located at 21st & L streets, was recently renamed Skybox Grill.
But it's not just the name that's changed. While they continue to be owned by the same parent company, they have new management, a new team and a new menu coming in May.
I spoke with their new General Manager Loren Sparks this week who told me that they expect to have a grand opening in 6 to 8 weeks.
While they'll continue to be a sports bar and plan to show UFC and boxing PPVs, they hope to differentiate themselves from the the competition on the grid like Republic, BarWest, Firestone, Coyote Tap House, etc. by catering to families and during dinner hours and they'll be a full bar at night. Sparks also says they intend to improve the service and culinary offerings.
Prior to joining Skybox Grill, Sparks worked at Humboldt Brews in Arcata for the last 5 years.
Skybox Grill doesn't have a Web site yet, but they will soon. Until then, check them out at 21st & L.
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