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‘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...

A Conversation with St. Croix’s B Sweet Honey Man, Stephen Charles

Q: How did you get started handling bees? A (Stephen Charles): I spent 22 years in the military [Air Guard, from which he has retired].  I got my start with bees then, because there...

Endless Summers on St. Croix

Summers are hot. It doesn’t matter where you live… when the pleasant spring breezes trade-in for that first still, humid, summer heat, it can almost make winter seem enjoyable....

New Play-Based Preschool, PlaySTX, To Open for 2017-2018 School Year

A new play-based preschool, PlaySTX, is accepting enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year.  The school will welcome students ages one to four.  Familiar educators have committed to...

Characters of the Caribbean: Captain Steve and Photographer Lindsay Kammerzelt

Captain Steve Kammerzelt has been with Big Beard’s Adventure Tours since 2002. He met his wife, Local Photographer Lindsay Kammerzelt, on the boat Renegade in March 2004 when she...

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...