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Meet the Master Behind St. Croix’s Dazzling Firework Shows

In the U.S. Virgin Islands, Russ Battiato is the authority on fireworks.  A retired U.S. Army Sergeant and paratrooper, he recently impressed the crowds gathered in Christiansted...

Vintage and Collectibles Fair To Be Held Saturday in Christiansted

This Saturday, December 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the annual Vintage and Collectibles Fair will be held at Peter Carl Limpricht Park in Christiansted (10 King Street, between Prince...

Island Roots Designs Unearthed at Joyia Inspirational Jewelry

A beautiful new line of jewelry deemed the island roots collection is now available at Joyia Inspirational Jewelry, just in time for the holidays.  The jewelry store is located on...

Sea Glass Hunting on St. Croix

For the many beach-goers who enjoy treasure hunting, St. Croix has a seemingly endless supply.  From beautiful shells to chaney (pieces of china plates from yesteryear), there’s...

St. Croix Native Johanna Bermúdez-Ruiz Shines in Documentary Film Industry

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St. Croix native Johanna Bermúdez-Ruiz of Cane Bay Films, LLC premiered the trailer of her newest documentary “Sugar Pathways” on Thursday, at the Danish West India &...

Virgin Islands / Puerto Rico Friendship Day Recap

Last weekend and continuing through Monday, Virgin Islands / Puerto Rico Friendship Day was celebrated in the USVI.  Festivities centered around D.C. Canegata Ballpark and included a...

Things I Don’t Let Friends Leave St. Croix Without Trying

Living at a tourist destination like St. Croix comes with great perks when you host company.  People arrive in vacation mode, ready to have a good time.  You also have so much unique...

St. Croix’s Restaurant balter Hits Its Stride

It’s noon on a Tuesday.  From the street, balter appears locked up and shuttered.  Not a soul in sight.  But beyond the back kitchen door, the team is busy with prep work....

Characters of the Caribbean: Chef Digby Stridiron

1. What is your favorite place on St. Croix and why? Salt River Bay is the most important place to me.  Growing up in Mon Bijou, that’s where I went to the beach.  The history...

2016 Mango Melee Winners Announced

The annual Mango Melee festival was held Sunday, July 10 at the St. George Village Botanical Gardens on St. Croix.  The largest crowd on record filled the garden to see every variety...