Archive | February, 2016

Un Amore Adds Italian to St. Croix’s Culinary Scene

Earlier this month, Un Amore Italian restaurant opened at the five corners intersection west of Christiansted.  One of St. Croix’s favorite culinary teams is behind the...

Crucian Dominicanos Celebrate Independence Day

This past weekend was the seventh annual Dominicanos Parade, during which St. Croix residents originally from the Dominican Republic (also known as Crucian Dominicanos) come together...

St. Croix Horticulturists Awarded Record Ribbons by American Orchid Society

                    This past weekend, representatives from the American Orchid Society (AOS) were on-island for the annual show...

St. Croix’s Isabella Sylvester Crowned Miss Caribbean U.S. Virgin Islands 2016

Isabella Sylvester of St. Croix was crowned Miss Caribbean U.S. Virgin Islands 2016 on February 11.  Sylvester will compete for the title of Miss Caribbean United States in the...

St. Croix AgriFest 2016 Comes to a Close

St. Croix AgriFest 2016 Fast Facts St. Croix’s Agrifest is the largest agricultural festival in the Caribbean, drawing traffic from numerous neighboring islands. Many St. Croix...

Characters of the Caribbean: Senator Nereida (Nellie) Rivera-O’Reilly

1. What is your favorite place on St. Croix and why? By far I love the beaches. I thoroughly enjoy sitting on the beach at Sand Castle/Cottages by the Sea and Deep End to watch the...

Equivalents of Commercialism on St. Croix (part 2 of 2)

As we talked about in our recent post, some conveniences of big city life are hard to let go.  On St. Croix there is no 24 hour pharmacy or pizza delivery to your door.  What...

Equivalents of Commercialism on St. Croix (part 1 of 2)

                    When you make the commitment to island life, there are certain stateside conveniences you must be willing to go...