This year’s St. Thomas Carnival theme is: “Illuminating our Culture for the World to See, St. Thomas Carnival 2023.” Carnival Village opens Monday evening April 24th with Kelly “Pupa Kelly” Charleswell reigning over his Musical Arena.
Remembering Edward Wilmoth Blyden IV
The Edward Wilmoth Blyden IV Marine Terminal is in downtown Charlotte Amalie. Formerly known as Tortola Wharf, this facility — named for a beloved local employee — is a hub for ferry service between the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, and between St. Thomas, St. Croix, and Puerto Rico.
Gaming Center’s Winning Move at Flamboyan
To keep the resort’s ever-popular VLT gaming experiences energized to the max, Flamboyan On The Bay relocated its Video Lottery Terminal Gaming Center to a new facility on the seven and a half-acre property. Try your luck at Keno, Blackjack, Poker and other fun games of chance.
Fine Dining Is Sheer Delight At Surf N’ Turf Bistro
The latest news in dining on St. Thomas is the newly opened Surf N’ Turf Bistro — and Flamboyan On The Bay is pleased to give the restaurant a five-star toast to continued success. This charming downtown eatery is unique in every way.
Kmart Offers Sensational Summertime Shopping
Kmart on St. Thomas carries a terrific selection of fun-in-the-sun lightweight fashions and beach attire all year long. In other words, you can always count on Kmart to help you enjoy Endless Summer in paradise.
Remembering V.I. Governor Melvin H. Evans (1917 – 1984)
The people of the Virgin Islands have the power to elect a governor every four years and also send a delegate to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. During his long career, Dr. Melvin Herbert Evans served in both roles.
A Nostalgic Look At Antilles Air Boats
Nautical scenes of the V. I. often include seaplanes. These days, Seaborne Airlines provides flights between St. Thomas and St. Croix. But island-hopping service dates back to 1963 when famed aviator Charles F. “Charlie” Blair, Jr. started Antilles Air Boats.
Northside Grind Carries Locally Made Cake Pops
K and E Cake Pops are visually festive and fun to eat on-the-go or at parties — no plates or forks needed. The new business has a fascinating behind-the-scenes story, too. The baked goods are made by two savvy 11-year-old girls who own and operate the business.
Yesterday – And Today – At American Yacht Harbor
A stylish sign high above American Yacht Harbor on the East End of St. Thomas reads, “Eat Shop Play Fish.” As is the case with many tropical destinations, AYH has a colorful past. In the late 1950s, a lone dirt road was the only way to reach the area by land.
Spotlight on USVI Hotel & Tourism Association
Flamboyan Resort is a proud member of USVIHTA,a forward-thinking non-profit that “… serves as the unifying organization for hotels, guest houses, inns, condominiums, campgrounds and other tourism related business in the St. Thomas-St. John district of the United States Virgin Islands.”
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