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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. ...

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...

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...

St. Croix Hosts 4th Annual Coconut Cup SUP Festival

Earlier this month, St. Croix hosted the 4th Annual Coconut Cup Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Festival.  Amateurs and pros alike participated in the weekend of races, which coincided...

fusions To Open May 1 in Former ‘Pickled Greek’ Space

A new restaurant called fusions will open May 1 in the space which belonged to The Pickled Greek for nine years, just east of Christiansted.  fusions will specialize in small plates...

U.S. Virgin Islands Celebrate Transfer Centennial

Over the weekend, the U.S. Virgin Islands marked the 100 year anniversary of transferring from the Danish West Indies to U.S. territory.  Official Transfer Day was Friday, March 31....

Holi Festival of Colors Celebrated on St. Croix

Recently a diverse group of families celebrated the annual Holi Festival on St. Croix at Cramer’s Park.  This year it was held on Sunday, March 12 in the late morning.  The...

‘Field of Dreams’ Actors Teach Baseball Clinic on St. Croix

Earlier this month, St. Croix kids got a thrill when 10 Ghost Players based on the team in the movie Field of Dreams offered a free baseball clinic locally (two of the players...