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Monthly Archives: March 2014

    Special Olympics Virgin Islands to be held this Weekend

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 25, 2014

    Special Olympics U.S. Virgin Islands athletes from all three islands will compete for medals this Saturday, March 29 at Renaissance Park.  The community is encouraged to attend the opening parade and spectate the competitions beginning at 9:15 a.m.  Sports will include track / field, wheelchair races, basketball, tennis, bocce, and a softball throw.  When funding... Read More

    Holi Festival Celebrated on St. Croix

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 25, 2014

    The traditional Hindu spring celebration of love and color was acknowledged on St. Croix at Cramer’s Park on Sunday, March 23.  Children of all ages spread magenta dye with water guns as they frolicked around the beach.  The Hindu Temple on St. Croix hosts this annual event, which is primarily celebrated in India and Nepal.... Read More

    Junior Triathlon Season Opener

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 17, 2014

    The St. Croix Junior Triathlon Season Opener took place the morning of Sunday, March 2 at Cramer’s Park.  Kids ages five to fifteen participated in the event.  Conditions were ideal with calm waters and a cool breeze. Remember to subscribe to our feed for up-to-date info on what to do and where to go when... Read More

    St. Croix Food & Wine Experience Tickets Now For Sale Online

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 13, 2014

    The St. Croix Food & Wine Experience, a week of culinary events showcasing the best from island chefs, will be held April 6 – 12 this year.  These much anticipated annual events include Cuisine on the Green at Carambola Golf Club, Food Fight at eat @ cane bay and conclude with Wine in the Warehouse... Read More

    St. Patrick’s Day Parade on St. Croix

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 12, 2014

    The 45th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade will take place in Christiansted this Saturday, March 15 starting at 11 a.m.  The 2014 theme is “Better Days Comin” and the benefactor is the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center.  The notorious island celebration was featured on MTV’s The Real World in 2012.  The full episode may be... Read More

    Mardi Croix Brings Bourbon Street to Cane Bay

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 7, 2014

    This weekend the Krewe de Croix hosted the annual Mardi Croix parade at Cane Bay with the circus theme, Under the Big Top.  The parade route ran between the west end of Cane Bay and La Vallee.  The grand prize went to 3 Ring Circus, first to the Animal Welfare Center, second to Above the... Read More

    Caribbean Color: St. Croix Homes Far From Boring Beige

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 3, 2014

    When you begin your search for a home on St. Croix, you’ll immediately notice a bright difference.  There are no cookie-cutter neighborhoods here.  Leave the boring beige siding, gray stucco and red brick behind and get ready to see some Caribbean color! Exterior Color The most common exterior colors for island homes are soft yellows,... Read More

    Tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands Grows

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 3, 2014

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization recently held their annual summit to review year-over-year tourism data.  2013 showed growth in the industry, most importantly an increase in visitor spending to more than $28 billion (a 2.3 percent increase).  Last year the U.S. Virgin Islands saw a record-breaking number of overall visitors, while hotels saw room revenues make... Read More

    Cruzan Open One Design Regatta Held Last Weekend

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | March 3, 2014

    The annual Cruzan Open One Design Regatta took place February 22 and 23 out of the St. Croix Yacht Club in Teague Bay.  36 participants sailed through winds of 16-22 knots during the two day race.  We are proud to share that both Ethan and Olivia Hanley sailed in the regatta.  Ethan and his partner... Read More

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