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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. ...

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....

‘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...

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...

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...