Archive | August, 2016

Let It Go: A Glimpse Into Care Free Island Life

When you imagine island life, terms like care free, laid back and slow pace come to mind.  And while not every day living on St. Croix feels like vacation, many of them do.  The...

Rio Olympics: USVI Team Recap

As the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil came to a close on Sunday, the U.S. Virgin Islands was represented well by a team of seven athletes ranging in age from 21 to...

St. Croix Activity Series: Ride a Wave Runner on the Ocean

If you’ve ever ridden a wave runner on a lake, doing so on the ocean is a million times more thrilling. The big ocean waves make for extended airtime with a breathtaking backdrop...

On The Walls Custom Framing Newest Addition to Gallows Bay

An interview with On the Walls Proprietor Christine Hendley-Goodrich: Why did you decide to open a frame shop? Art has always been a big part of my life and I recently rediscovered my...

Toast of the Town: Toast Diner Delights in Christiansted

One of the best parts of St. Croix is the vibrant culinary scene, (nearly) free of the chain restaurants that overrun the cities of the U.S. mainland.  A recent addition to that scene...

St. Croix Students Learn Throughout Summer at Lew Muckle Elementary

Program: Learning with Purpose, Extended Learning Opportunity Summer Program Number of students participating: 50 Grades participating: Kindergarten through fifth Program duration: One...

Island Initiation: Get A USVI Driver’s License

When you move to the U.S. Virgin Islands, you have a brief grace period of three months to get your local driver’s license.  If you drive through a checkpoint without one and...

A Pictorial History of NBA Star Tim Duncan’s Upbringing on St. Croix

NBA Star and St. Croix native Tim Duncan recently announced his retirement from the San Antonio Spurs.  After a storied career in the NBA, Duncan is considered the greatest power...