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Virgin Gorda’s EASTER Festival 2017

Celebrating 50 Years of Fun Visiting Virgin Gorda is always a treat, but at Easter Festival time, it’s really something else because it feels like the entire island is having a party. As you step off the ferry, one of the first things you’re bound to see is an outdoor …

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Pusser’s Anegada Race

Anegada Race

Putting Anegada on the Map It’s been 20 years since the first Pusser’s Anegada Race. Marty Halpern, one of the founders of the event, shares what’s changed – and what hasn’t – over the years. If you’ve been to Anegada in the last couple of years, you’ve been spoiled for …

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Memory on Canvas

Lutia “Tai” Durante

An exhibition at the Sugar Works Museum will feature the works of artist Lutia Durante Whether they’re soothing seascapes or vibrant abstracts, oil paintings or sculptures bent from copper, Lutia “Tai” Durante’s pieces are nearly always about one thing: reminiscence. “It’s documenting my memory,” he said recently. Lutia (pronounced Lou-tay) …

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BVI Food Fête – The Highlights

Here’s a listing of some of the biggest events happening during the month-long culinary series: Oct. 30 is the Barefoot Gourmet Soiree, featuring gourmet food paired with Barefoot wines. Nov. 5 is Taste of Tortola, with some of the BVI’s best restaurants serving up a sampler menu, plus a demonstration …

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The Flavor of Paradise

I remember the first time I had gooseberry stew like it was this morning. It’s sweet, sour and spicy all at the same time, with a texture much closer to jam than any stew I’d ever had before. It was an unexpected treat in the middle of an otherwise busy …

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