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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...

Construction Underway on University of the Virgin Islands Medical School Simulation Center on St. Croix

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix has a major construction project underway, viewable from the main entrance off Queen Mary Highway....

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...