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Stelzer on the move, doing good works

After almost a week doing charity work in Haiti, journalist and teacher Bill Stelzer is still off island.  Since heaving Port au Prince, he's been to Cambridge/MIT where he did some work with the One Laptop Per Child program (www.laptop.org).…

Mixed reviews for Chateau Bordeaux

In business, there’s nothing like a great location.  For a restaurant with a great location, there’s nothing like mediocre food.  Since Cafe Bordeaux re-opened under new management a few weeks ago, there have been a few rumblings about the operation. …

Two new ferries for Christmas

The Commissioner of Public Works said he's in the market for $5 million dollars worth of new ferries for the Red Hook-Cruz Bay run. In an appearance before a Virgin islands Senate committee, Darryl Smalls said the government raised the…

There’s a small hotel …

While resort developments and McMansion construction have changed St. John  in the past 15 years, visitors can still find small pockets of Caribbean island charm for a relaxing vacation. Besides renting one of the hundreds of beautioful two- and three-bedroom…

283 days until tastes of St. John

With a melange of Caribbean flavors still a memory in the mouth, St. John Rotary is already planning for this year's Flavors of St. John.  It'll be bigger and better, according to a club newsletter reporting on the group's weekly…

Love letter to Blue Tang villa

Mrs. and Mr. Inquiring Iguana have owned Blue Tang for a couple of years.  Whenever they visit, Mr. I reads the Guest Book's comments left by guests.  And, invariably, his eyes get teary as people say what a good time…

More parking in Cruz Bay soon

The Achilles Heel of the Cruz Bay restaurant business is parking. For years, there have been complaints. And ill-planned and badly implemented efforts by the government have failed to solve the problem. The Governor's announcement this week that a Planner…