St. John is Saving You a Seat!

St. John is Saving You a Seat!

Yesterday afternoon, a pretty awesome photo op was added to the Cruz Bay waterfront.  A giant neon Adirondack chair that just screams, “take a selfie with me!” was constructed by the Department of Public Works in collaboration with USVI Festivals, the Department of Tourism and the Bryan Roach Administration on the beach between the ferry dock and the battery.  And I think it is absolutely amazing!

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The chair was constructed yesterday morning by DPW-  The whole crew was early to rise to get the job done the morning after a momentous Food Fair!

After we dropped guests off yesterday in Cruz Bay, we headed into High Tide for our regular post work happy hour stop and along the way, I spied a giant splash of neon green on the beach to the left of the people ferry dock.  I started yelling, look at that chair!  And Teddy smiled and rolled his eyes at my excitement 🙂

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Photo of Island Adminsitrator, Shikima Jones Sprauve, courtesy Governor Albert Bryan- His words: “Now this is awesome!!!” And I agree!

I jumped out of the dinghy and headed to the beach to see, up close, this new installment to the waterfront.  You guys, I can’t wait to see everyone posting pictures from this seat, splattered with St. John Love and Virgin Islands culture in the form of a colorful Mokojumbie.

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The artwork is absolutely beautiful!

This chair, in my mind, is remniscent of the I “heart” BVI sign and the swings in Cane Garden Bay, Tortola.  And all I can say is MORE of this please in the beautiful USVI!  The chair was designed and executed by the Reichhold Center for the Arts, St. Thomas’ premier performing arts complex, nestled on Brewer’s Bay.  All I can say is THANK YOU to all involved for this neat little piece of artwork on the beach in downtown Cruz Bay, St. John, USVI!

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Next time you are visiting, take a seat and post your pics!

3 thoughts on “St. John is Saving You a Seat!”

  1. I saw this on a FB post yesterday and was wondering how I could have somehow missed it. Thank you for letting us know it’s new! LOL

  2. Take that monstrosity away. It looks like any other place with a shoreline. People come to St. John to get away from it all, not to be reminded of the Jersey Shore.

  3. Personally, would prefer to see St John left more natural, not so touristy & commercial. This looks like the FL Keys, not a National Park.

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