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Skybox Grill & Bar, which had replaced MVP Sports Bar at 21st & L in May 2013, closed several weeks ago.

According to a post on Yelp, it closed at least 3 weeks ago.

A call to the restaurant and an e-mail to Loren Sparks, who has been identified owners in media reports and Facebook, was not returned.


I contacted the Tarina Sadler who is leasing the space late last week. She told me that she could not comment on what happened due to a non-disclosure agreement, but said that she was working for the owners of the building.

If I learn more, I'll keep you updated.

But for now, make your plans for March Madness elsewhere.

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