Archive | May, 2017

Caribbean Dance Company Celebrates 40 Years at Memorial Day Weekend Recitals

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The Caribbean Dance Company of the Virgin Islands (aka The Caribbean Dance School) celebrated 40 years of “preserving culture through dance” this weekend.  They hosted a...

Quitting A Six-Figure Desk Job To Bring AcroYoga to St. Croix

Kristen Kelbe had a fine job in the states as a mechanical engineer.  Great on paper… but it left her wanting more.  Keeping a vacation home on St. Croix for several years...

Leaving California to Pour Coffee in the Caribbean: The Story Behind Bici Cafe

After current St. Croix resident Stephen Swanton graduated college in California with a degree in small business, he decided to start really small.  A business the size of a bicycle...

Construction Underway on University of the Virgin Islands Medical School Simulation Center on St. Croix

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix has a major construction project underway, viewable from the main entrance off Queen Mary Highway....

Results of Final St. Croix Ironman 70.3

On Sunday morning, the island of St. Croix came to a standstill to host its final Ironman 70.3 triathlon.  Most island roads closed to free up the bike and run routes.  Approximately...

19th Annual Children’s Color Run in Christiansted Draws Hundreds of Runners

The Virgin Islands Pace Runners hosted the 19th Annual Children’s Color Run early Friday evening.  The event was the start of a Jump-Up, hosted by the Christiansted Retail and...

St. Croix to Host Its Last Ironman Triathlon this Sunday

A chapter of St. Croix history is coming to a close.  This Sunday, May 7, 2017, the island will host its final Ironman 70.3 Triathlon, which offers 35 qualifying slots for the...

Establishing a Post Office Box on St. Croix

Post offices seem to be fazing themselves out on the U.S. mainland… encouraging online package pick-up scheduling, ordering stamps for home delivery, et cetera.  But in the U.S....

St. Thomas Celebrates Carnival

Despite torrential rains, carnival was celebrated on St. Thomas this weekend. While formalities began much earlier in the month with the Carnival Prince and Princess Selection Show...