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Monthly Archives: July 2016

    St. Croix Hosts Little League Baseball Caribbean Regional Tournament

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | July 22, 2016

    For the first time in more than a decade, St. Croix is hosting the Little League Baseball Caribbean Regional Tournament at Canegata Ballpark.  It began July 16 and concludes tomorrow, July 23.  Participating players are 11 to 12 years old.  The official host is the Elmo Plaskett Little League organization. Playing today are Curacao versus Aruba... Read More

    Buying / Selling Vehicles on St. Croix

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | July 21, 2016

    When you make the move to St. Croix, one of the first things you’ll want to check off your to-do list is buying a vehicle (if you didn’t ship one), as rentals are pricey.  Here are some helpful hints if you’re buying or selling a vehicle on-island: Documents for seller to prepare / sign: Title... Read More

    St. Croix’s Restaurant balter Hits Its Stride

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | July 16, 2016

    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.  Fresh fruit sorbet is blending, before being frozen to the perfect consistency, ahead of the the first dessert order.  Executive Chef Digby Stridiron says he normally... Read More

    2016 Mango Melee Winners Announced

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | July 12, 2016

    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 of mango and taste them used in diverse food and drinks. The annual Mango Dis, Mango Dat contest challenges participants to use mangoes in... Read More

    St. Croix Caterers and Chefs

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | July 9, 2016

    Whether it’s for a wedding of 300, party of 30 or anniversary dinner for two, sometimes the hands-off approach is best when it comes to cuisine.  The next time you host on St. Croix, consider hiring one of these trusted caterers / private chefs: Umami Catering (Ashley McKinnon) (340) 277-5695 Umami specializes in sushi and offers... Read More

    Characters of the Caribbean: Chef Digby Stridiron

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | July 5, 2016

    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 of St. Croix is there . . . the Columbus landing site, where the Taino Indians and Caribs lived.  The inspiration... Read More

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