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PRICKLY PEAR — TROPICAL PLANT AND AN ISLAND, TOO

PRICKLY PEAR — TROPICAL PLANT AND AN ISLAND, TOO

A genus of flowering plants in the cactus family, the prickly pear is known for its flavorful fruit and showy flowers. Prickly pear cacti are native to the Western Hemisphere and flourish throughout Caribbean. Prickly Pear also is the name of a lush, uninhabited island in the British Virgin Islands. Although the island has no permanent residents, it has a beach bar, restaurant and recreational water sports facilities.

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MOE’S FRESH MARKET OPENS FOURTH ISLAND LOCATION

MOE’S FRESH MARKET OPENS FOURTH ISLAND LOCATION

In 2014, Moe’s Fresh Market in Red Hook opened to rave reviews. Almost overnight, Moe’s became known for fresh fruits and vegetables, quality meats, baked goods, fully-stocked deli and large wine selection. Initially, shoppers were surprised and delighted by a personal signature greeting, “Welcome to Moe’s.” The practice remains to this day — and now there are four unique locations including the all new Moe’s in Northside Galleria.

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SPOTLIGHTING THE LATE CYRIL E. KING (1921- 1978)

SPOTLIGHTING THE LATE CYRIL E. KING (1921- 1978)

Cyril Emmanuel King was born on St. Croix in 1921. In 1949 he was appointed as an aide to Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota, becoming the first African American to serve in the office of a U.S. senator. He was elected to the Virgin Islands Senate in 1972. In 1974, King was elected Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands. He died in office in 1978. In 1984, the Harry S. Truman Airport was renamed Cyril E. King Airport by the Virgin Islands Legislature.

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CALYPSO TRADING FEATURES TROPICAL FASHIONS & MORE

CALYPSO TRADING FEATURES TROPICAL FASHIONS & MORE

Calypso Trading Co., a brand new trend-setting retail operation recently opened in Buccaneer Mall directly across from Port of Sale in Havensight. The shop’s location appeals to residents as well as vacationers. Although doors opened just five months ago, Calypso Trading already has an impressive base of repeat local customers.

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