Archive by Author | Ashley Bouzianis

St. Croix-Native Tim Duncan Continues Hurricane Relief Efforts for Thanksgiving

St. Croix-native Tim Duncan, well-known retired NBA player, was on-island again this weekend to distribute Thanksgiving groceries to his former community affected by Hurricane Maria. ...

St. Croix’s New Restaurants: Summer 2017

Here are some new restaurants to look forward to trying on St. Croix this upcoming season: Uptown Eatery Uptown Eatery is a new restaurant on Queen Cross Street in Christiansted....

Characters of the Caribbean: Contractor James Benton

1. What is your favorite place on St. Croix and why? I could not possibly choose one favorite place!  I love that for such a small landmass, we have such distinct areas… the north...

What You Need To Know to Watch Monday’s Eclipse from the U.S. Virgin Islands

On Monday, August 21, 2017, much of the United States will be able to view a total solar eclipse. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, this has not happened since 1979.  Space.com...

‘Caribbean Life’ Follow-Up with The Sommer Family

The very first ‘Caribbean Life’ episode ever filmed for HGTV was that of The Sommer Family in 2013.  It followed their move from St. Louis, Missouri to St. Croix, USVI and...

Fabulous Flamboyants In-Bloom on St. Croix

August is prime season for flamboyant trees on St. Croix.  These fiery blooms take over the large green fern trees from which they bloom in beautiful shades of red, scarlet and...

St. Croix’s We Deh Yah Cultural Dancers Perform in Denmark for 100th Anniversary of Danish West Indian Society

The We Deh Yah Cultural Dancers of St. Croix took an exciting trip to Denmark last month.  The purpose of the trip was to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Danish West...

‘Caribbean Life’ St. Croix: What Happened to the Houses?

On Sunday, July 16, 2017, Home and Garden Television (HGTV) premiered a Caribbean Life episode filmed on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  Episode 904 (season nine, episode 4)...

Jumping the Pier Starts the Summer for St. Croix Students

Every place has their own graduation celebrations… the quintessential one people picture is throwing the square academic caps you wear with traditional graduation gowns.  But on...

New Frederiksted Hotel “The Fred” Makes Strides In Construction

Located on the Strand Street waterfront, The Fred will be a 22-room boutique hotel, one of only two in the town of Frederiksted.  The development broke ground officially on March 9...