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    Ready for Jump Up!?

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | May 1, 2023

    Ready for the next Jump Up on St. Croix? Music, shopping and eating,.. Oh My! Four times throughout the year – February, May, July & November, the Christiansted Restaurant & Retail Association sponsors this event along Christiansted’s streets and boardwalk. An event for all ages, you’ll find amazing local talent including: musicians, food vendors serving... Read More

    Things to do on St. Croix

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 28, 2023

    Wondering what to do on St. Croix in between looking for your Caribbean Dream home? Check out this great new article posted on TheTravel under Things to Do & Travel Guides! Remember to subscribe to our feed for up to date info on what to do and where to go when you visit St.... Read More

    St. Croix’s Open Houses

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 29, 2019

    The best way to promote the sale of your home is by doing an open house.  Open houses are still the number one way for buyers to check out a property in person and decide if they like it.  It is also a great way for our local brokers & agents to come by and... Read More

    St. Croix Christmas Lighted Boat Parade 2011

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | December 3, 2018

    Is sitting by a fireplace wrapped in a blanket with hot cocoa your norm for the Holidays? Change it up with some Caribbean spice on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Now, we do still love our holiday music, lights, carols and Christmas trees, but we enjoy a beautiful palm tree in place of... Read More

    St. Croix-Native Tim Duncan Continues Hurricane Relief Efforts for Thanksgiving

    By Kerri Hanley | September 17, 2018

    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.  This distribution took place in the parking lot of Pueblo La Reine on Saturday.  Each of the 5,500 bags given out included cooked ham, stuffing, yams, cranberry sauce and other... Read More

    Why the Water is Bluer in St. Croix

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | May 16, 2018

    Why the Water is Bluer in St. Croix What do St. Croix residents love most about living in paradise?  The tropical weather and the turquoise water.  While the standard forecast is 88 degrees and sunny with only a ten percent chance of rain nearly every day of the year, the Caribbean Sea surrounding St. Croix... Read More

    St. Croix’s New Restaurants: Summer 2017

    By Kerri Hanley | September 17, 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.  Next door to Joyia jewelry, well-known restaurateurs Dave and Jane Kendrick recently opened this quaint restaurant, serving lunch and dinner. Tap Deck Bar & Billiards... Read More

    Results of Final St. Croix Ironman 70.3

    By Brianna Nelthropp | May 10, 2017

    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 1,000 local volunteers worked the race, manning everything from water stations to kayaks along the swim course.  Race options included a half Ironman,... Read More

    19th Annual Children’s Color Run in Christiansted Draws Hundreds of Runners

    By Brianna Nelthropp | May 6, 2017

    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 Restaurant Association.  This weekend marks the 29th and final time St. Croix will host the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon (Sunday). The Color Run is a chance for... Read More

    St. Croix to Host Its Last Ironman Triathlon this Sunday

    By Brianna Nelthropp | May 5, 2017

    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 Ironman World Championships in Tennessee.  This marks the 29th year St. Croix has hosted the event, which unlike other Ironman races, is managed completely... Read More