Vol. 30, No. 6 || May 17 – May 23, 2018
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE: • 5K Run/Walk • Posh Power Brunch • Giving God Praise • Big Jam • Beach Party • Happenin Spots • Our Cartoon Section
PUSSER’S ROAD TOWN: 494-3897; PUSSER’S LANDING, WEST END: 495-4554 #1. Pusser’s Wings ~ 10 wings accompanied by bleu cheese dressing & celery sticks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12.75 Your choice of: #1. Pusser’s Famous Wings ~ with our spicy BBQ sauce for which we are known #2. Jerk wings ~ with our secret Jamaican Jerk seasoning #3. Plain Southern Fried ~ deep fried to golden brown #4. Classic Caesar Salad ~ The classic with cold, crisp, Romaine lettuce, croutons, Caesar dressing and grated Parmesan cheese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10 Add Chicken $4.00 ~ Add Shrimp $7.00 #5. Grilled Fish Sandwich ~ Fresh filet, seasoned with Creole spice. Served on a hot bun with French fries, lettuce and tomato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16 #6. The Great Dog ~ Oversized, humongous, gargantuan, highest quality hotdog made especially for Pusser’s. Dipped in beer batter and quickly deep-fried. Served on a hot bun with French fries, chopped onions, ketchup, mustard and sweet relish condiments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13.95 #7. Old Fashioned Beef Burger ~ A classic half pound of pure sirloin, cooked the way you want it. Served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato and onion with French fries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13 Add Cheese $1.00 ~ add Bacon $1.50 #8. “Piled High” Pastrami on Rye ~ One-half pound NY Style Deli Pastrami on lightly seeded rye bread with coarse, grainy brown mustard. Served with dill pickle and French fries . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14.95 Add Double Swiss Cheese $2.00 #9. Jamaican Jerk Chicken ~ 1/2 chicken marinated two days in Pusser’s Jamaican 19-spice recipe. Basted with Pusser’s Mango Jerk seasoning sauce. Served with rice & peas & seasonal vegetables. . . $19 #10. Chicken Tenders ~ Lightly breaded and golden fried, served with sweet & sour sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . $9 #11. Sweet Potato Fries ~ Served with tomato ketchup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7
All Sodas & Water $3 ~ All Juices & Heineken $4 DESSERT : Key Lime Pie $6
PUSSER’S PIZZA #12.
Savory tomato sauce, Italian spices, fresh Mozzarella cheese and our own special crust make this classic pizza.
Straight from the garden, fresh mushrooms, olives, tomatoes, peppers, black onions, tomato sauce and Mozzarella.
For real meat lovers! Sliced pepperoni, Italian sausage, green peppers, ham, tomato sauce and extra Mozzarella cheese.
Small . . . . . . . . $9.95 Medium . . . . . $12.95 Large . . . . . . . $21.95
Small . . . . . . . $13.50 Medium . . . . . $18.50 Large . . . . . . . $25.50
Small . . . . . . . $14.95 Medium . . . . . $21.95 Large . . . . . . . $34.95
“Add-Ons” to customize your pizza!
Tomato sauce, Italian spices and Mozzarella cheese topped with Jerk chicken.
Slices of fresh lobster tail with smoked maple bacon & Mozzarella cheese over a creamy, garlic parmesan white sauce, drizzled with basil infused olive oil.
Small . . . . . . . $12.95 Medium . . . . . $17.95 Large . . . . . . . $25.95 SMALL
Medium Size Only . . . . . . . . . . . $29 No Add-Ons
Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Imported Ham, Anchovies or Extra Cheese . . . . $1.60 . . . . . . . $2.65 . . . . . . . . $4.40 Green Peppers, Onion, Black Olives, Mushrooms, Tomatoes or Pineapple . . $0.85 . . . . . . . $1.90 . . . . . . . . $3.30 Limin’Times Entertainment Gude
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7th Annual Graffiti Party The KSA Lodge #778 Fraternity’s 7th annual Graffiti Party goes down this Saturday from 10pm-3am at Captain Mulligans in Nanny Cay. Organizer Rhodni Skelton shared that proceeds from this event are distributed throughout the year to various local charities. In the past, the fraternity has supported worthy causes like the Rainbow Children’s Home, the BVI Red Cross, the Family Support Network and even helped the Special Needs Olympics. Individuals in the fraternity have also helped persons with expensive or unusual medical needs. And speaking of unusual — this year is “The Glow Silent Edition.” In a first of its kind move for the BVI that’s sure to please the neighbors, this party will have no speakers so when you walk into the party the only thing you will here is silence, or maybe some off-key singers singing along to their favorite tune.
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Switching things up from the other years, each patron will be using a set of headphones. With three DJ’s playing, partiers can switch between frequencies to listen to the selector they chose: DJ Bertrum, DJ Carly Cartel and DJ Wiz. Each DJ will be assigned a color, so when you’re ready to switch up the tunes, just switch your color. Of course, it wouldn’t be the Graffiti Party without the t-shirts, glow pens and neon lights, which means that at the end of the night you get to take home your memories as well as your one-of-a-kind tee. There will also be jello shots and tasty baked treats (while supplies last) to help fuel your fun. Rhodni said this special event wouldn’t be possible without sponsor Road Town Wholesale and brand sponsors Heineken, Cruzan and Grey Goose. He also wanted to recognize Randy of Captain Mulligans for not hosting the event annually and for sharing the proceeds of every Heineken sold at the bar to the cause. Admission is $30 and it includes headphones and t-shirt. Celebrating your birthday? Taurus babies get in free but will have to purchase their headphones. This event is truly a party for the cause.
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Anegada Casting Call
Alex told George. George came home and mentioned it to me. I in turn wanted to find out if it was really going to be a “thing,” and if so, when, what time and where. The “thing” was a casting competition. Walker Mangum and Danny Vanterpool were going to go head-to-head to see who could cast their fishing line the farthest. And it was real and would happen Thursday, April 19 at 4pm at the bridge at Saltheap Point. Rumors of big money being bet on each contestant fueled intrigue. As the day neared we found out
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that the competition was the brainchild of Alex of Anegada Adventures, who promises to be ready to compete next year. On Thursday, at the appointed time, on time, the two challengers and a group of about twenty spectators gathered on the shore at Saltheap Point. The tide was super low so Walker and Danny could walk way out on the sand and cast into the shallow water with the results easily seen and recorded by the marker volunteers, Shamaar, Shyanne and D’Angelo. The two challengers made several practice casts and then got down to business: lines whipping, breeze blowing, sun shining, libations flowing and spectators cheering. Eventually Danny was declared the winner and was presented a check for $1,000 from Anegada Adventures. We all lingered for a bit congratulating both competitors and enjoying the bonhomie. I tell you, it ain’t the Kentucky Derby, but it’s most definitely a “thing.” Check us next year.
over from Tortola? Event plus round-trip ferry transport tickets are also available for $50. The boat departs from the Road Town Ferry Dock at 8pm and returns after the event. Get your tickets at Hazem’s Beauty Supply on Tortola or Lionel’s Cleaning Service & Ice Delivery in Virgin Gorda.
Play a Mas Vincy Mas goes down at Island Sizzle in Baugher’s Bay Saturday night. Entertainers for the night are DJ Dre, Selecta Taz, DJ Dagger, DJ Donovan along with featured guest Problem Child. Tickets are $20 in advance (while they last) and a little more at the door. Caribbean Insurers LTD 5K Charity Run/Walk is this Saturday at 5:30am from Queen Elizabeth II Park to the Port Purcell roundabout and back. It’s a family event so bring the kids out to enjoy bouncy castles and many more attractions once the walk is done. Prizes will be awarded in categories like most creative group, winning team, winning family and overall winner. Registration is $10 for adults and $5 for children and it includes a light breakfast. For more information or to register please email email@example.com or call 340-7879. All proceeds go to the rebuilding of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre.
Big Jam Sunday on the Virgin Gorda Festival Grounds come alive with the Big Jam. Entertainment for the night includes Bugz, Shaw, Monea, MC Love, Mac Millie, Pep Dawg, PDB, Taz and Big Band. Tickets are $25 in advance or a little more at the door. Coming 7
Beach Fete Enjoy a Sunday on the beach in Virgin Gorda at Tropical Beach Fete 2, happening on Savannah Bay. Catch live entertainment by VIBE, Mac Milli, Pascal, BDJ and Boss. If you think you have what it takes, enter the wet t-shirt contest for a chance to win $500. Action begins at 11am and enjoy drink specials all event long, so ‘Come sober, leave lit!’
Mix-tape Release On Saturday Black Sage Entertainment presents the ILL MINDZ mix-tape release party beginning at 7pm on the Purcell Basketball Court. Punchline Pak, Capable, Priceless plus many more will provide entertainment and the event will be hosted by Bad Boys Soundz. The night is also the “earthday” celebration for Ecko Don. Admission is free; there will be food and drinks on sale. Cont. on pg 10 Vol. 30, 6 / May 17 - May 23, 2018
THURSDAY – MAY 17
THELMA’S HIDEOUT – Another Taurus Bashment 10pm until
The Methodist Church BVI Circuit annual Evangelistic Crusade 7pm
SATURDAY – MAY 19
Gunz & Chicken Hot Shot Bar – Tipsy Thursday
DUFF BOTTOM SAVE THE SEED ENERGY CENTRE– Healing & Deliverance Crusade 7pm
Caribbean Insurers LTD 5K Charity Run & Walk 5:30am from Queen Elizabeth II Park – Port Purcell Roundabout and back
ISLAND SIZZLE – Vincy Mas 10pm
RED ROCK – International Pasta Night 5pm
PURCELL BASKETBALL COURT – ILL MINDZ Mix-tape Release Party 7pm
CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S – Open 11am – 7pm or until. $3 happy hour specials, Happy Hour 4–7pm. ‘Tipsy Thursdays” PARADISE CLUB – Open 3pm–midnight or until. Drink specials and dinner from 8:30pm FRIDAY – MAY 18 ROAD TOWN ISLAND ROOTS – POSHgirl Cocktail Party and Fashion Showcase 6pm The Methodist Church BVI Circuit annual Evangelistic Crusade 7pm MARCHE BAR & GRILL – Turbo Sounds 5pm until DUFF BOTTOM SAVE THE SEED ENERGY CENTRE – Healing & Deliverence Crusade 7pm EAST END RED ROCK – Pub Night. Cracked conch, half-price pizzas, $5 wings, $5 goat water, $3 mixed drinks & live music THE HUB LOUNGE – “Ladies Night” 8pm until CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 11am – 7pm or until. $3 happy hour specials. “Fire Fridays” $2 Happy Hour Shots PARADISE CLUB – Open 11AM until. lunch or dinner on the beach TRELLIS BAY TRELLIS BAY MARKET – “Vybez & Chill BBQ Night” Live music w/special DJ. Grill – Pigtail, Fish & Lobster, Jerk – Chicken & Pork, BBQ Chicken Limin’Times Entertainment Gude
MOORINGS MARINER INN – POSHgirl Power Brunch 11am–4pm EAST END EAST END PARK – Seventh–Day Adventist Church ‘Branch Sabbath School Series’ 9am CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S – Open 11am – 7pm or until. “My Vibe Saturday” happy hour w/Marcus Mark PARADISE CLUB – Open 11AM until. Lunch or dinner on the beach VIRGIN GORDA THELMA’S HIDEOUT – Taurus takeover 10pm until TRELLIS BAY TRELLIS BAY MARKET – “BBQ Night” 11am-10pm drink specials SUNDAY – MAY 20 ROAD TOWN QUEEN ELIZABETH II PARK – Day of Repentance Service 3–6pm EAST END RED ROCK – Smooth Jazz Sparkling Brunch/Lunch w/ music by Oren Hodge. Buffet opens from 11:30am. Drink specials including $3 mimosa, $4 rose or bloody mary CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 11am – 7pm or until. $3 happy hour specials. “Bottomless Sundays” $20 Bottomless Mimosas & Bloddy Mary 11am–2pm 8
PARADISE CLUB – Open 11am until. Lunch or dinner on the beach
TRELLIS BAY TRELLIS BAY MARKET – Serving lunch & dinner from 12pm–8pm. Menu: Conch fritters, Lobster & Shrimp pasta & wraps VIRGIN GORDA FESTIVAL GROUNDS – ‘Big Jam’ See details in Round-up on page 7 SAVANNAH BAY – Tropical Beach Fete 2 11am until THELMA’S HIDEOUT – ‘N.B.A. Nothing But Alcohol’ 10pm until MONDAY - MAY 21
Walk/Relay – June 9
ROAD TOWN CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 11am – 7pm or until. $3 happy hour specials. “Sauza Margarita Mondays” $5 Margaritas & Nachos 5–7pm
Elite Summer Basketball Legue – May 26 – July 8
PARADISE CLUB – Open 3PM–midnight or until. Drink specials and dinner on the beach
Re-opening of JSpot – May 26
TUESDAY – MAY 22 EAST END RED ROCK – Seafood Night. Menu includes fresh salmon, local lobster, crawfish, coconut shrimp, cracked alligator CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 11am – 7pm or until. $3 happy hour specials. “Grill Night” 5:30–9pm PARADISE CLUB – Open 3pm–midnight or until. Drink specials and dinner on the beach
Beach Party – May 26 Poker Run – May 27 Jazz & Style Festival – May 26–27 Glow in the Dark – June 2
WEDNESDAY – MAY 23 CANE GARDEN BAY MYETT’S — Open 11am – 7pm or until. $3 happy hour specials. “Whacky Wednesdays” 2 Bushwackers for $9 5–7pm PARADISE CLUB – Open 3pm–midnight or until. Drink specials and dinner on the beach
Love Concert – June 9 Unity Concert – June 16
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Posh Events On Friday 6pm at Island Roots on Main Street, come out to the POSHgirl Cocktail Party. Live music will be by DJ Dre and don’t miss the fashion showcase by designer Akeem Stanley. The Caribbean POSHgirl Power Brunch follows on Saturday at the Moorings Mariner Inn from 11am4pm. The event host is Nikkiz. Tickets for this women’s empowerment event are $85 single, $165 for a pair, $325 for a group of 4 and $495 for a group of 6.
Let the Church say Amen Don’t panic, you’ve only missed one day – only if you didn’t attend yesterday. Catch the remaining two days of the Healing & Deliverance Crusade at Save the Seed Energy Centre. On Thursday Bishop Wesley C. Dean, Covenant Life Teaching Centre, Barbados will minister and on Friday Prophet Brain Carn, Kingdom City Church, North Carolina, USA will minister. Service begins 7pm both nights. The Methodist Church BVI Circuit is having their annual Evangelistic Crusade east of the Central Admin Complex 7pm nightly. Guest speaker is Rev. Dr. Winston Worrell. “If you love me; tend my sheep” (John 21:6). The Seventh-day Adventist Church at East End invites boys and girls ages 5 – 10 years to its Branch Sabbath School series beginning this Saturday at the East End Park from 9am. Children will fellowship together over bible activities, bible stories and lessons about Jesus under the theme “Jesus Loves Me.” The series continues on first and third Saturdays throughout the summer with the final program Limin’Times Entertainment Gude
being held Aug. 4. Join the territory’s Day of Repentance service on Sunday from 3–6pm at the Queen Elizabeth II Park. The gathering, hosted by Alvera Maduro-Caines, is “to give God all honor, glory and praise for keeping us thus far.”
Happenin Spots Marche Bar & Grill, Road Town comes alive on Friday with the vibrations of Turbo Sounds from 5pm. Gunz & Chicken Hot Shot Bar, Huntums Ghut. Tipsy Thursday “Ladies Night” start swinging from 8pm. DJ Carly Cartel and friends will provide music and there will be Tequila Rose and Rose Mascato drink specials all night. The Hub Lounge, East End – Opposite the Police Station. Friday is Ladies Night from 8pm until. Ladies receive free jello shots upon entry and music will be provided by De General Selecta Taz. Thelma’s Hideout, Virgin Gorda. Friday – The Party, Another Taurus Bashment kicks of at 10pm. Dj Wiz will provide music. Saturday, it’s Taurus take over from 10pm until with DJ Paid Fa and Construction Sounds will provide entertainment. Sunday’s theme is N.B.A. – Nothing But Alcohol. DJ Paid Fa and DJ Wiz will provide music and entry is free.
Save the date The Decision March – “A Fight for Economic Freedom” takes place on Thursday the 24th at 2pm from the Sunday Morning Well to the Governor’s House. Can’t attend the march but would like to show your support? Get a t-shirt, available in territorial colors, at Urban VI. 10
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Against All Odds
Chapter 4: Dawn of a New Day You would think by now I would’ve given up. Tomorrow is my thirty-fifth birthday and up to this day I haven’t got the big break I have been chasing. Over the years I did manage to stop couch surfing and get my life together. I even went to college. I have to credit Lisa with showing me the way to follow my dreams and have a back-up plan. I now own three music schools where I teach private lessons for the piano and I have a full time staff for the various students at each location. “Daddy,” my five year old Brittney said bringing me out of my thoughts. “Mommy is calling you for the phone, she said it’s grandma.” “Hello Mom,” I said. “How are you son?” she asks. Before I can answer, she starts rambling about spending some time with Brittney. I remember when Lisa told me she was pregnant. I wasn’t shocked because we stayed freaky in the sheets. I was praying for a boy — I guess to fill the void left by the relationship my dad and I never had — but I promised Lisa that if God sent us a healthy baby I’d consider us highly blessed. And little Brittney has been a blessing to my whole family. She was born just before my college graduation. I sent my mom an invitation to watch me walk in the cap and gown expecting she would come on her own. I got the shock of my life when I saw my dad accompanying her. As I matured, we had become more civil with each other, but it took Brittney’s birth for us to really establish a positive connection. Limin’Times Entertainment Gude
That man loves his granddaughter. And spoils her more than my mom. I don’t know if it was guilt of losing out on my life or because he was old and this was his only grandkid. I believe it’s probably both. At least once a month I take Brittney and Lisa over to the Hamptons so that Britt can spend time with her grandparents. Sometimes Lisa still can’t believe I gave up a life of luxury to follow my dreams. I think that’s one of the reasons that she stood by my side throughout the ups and down. I worked hard for everything I owned and all thanks to my rock, when I fell, I picked myself up and kept pressing on. Not only have I gotten my degree — in music composition, of course — I own my own home, and feel like the music school is a fairly successful business. I appreciate what I have, but I’m still trying to achieve my dreams. May 10th, 2016 I was sitting in my office passing time until my three o’clock arrives. The ringing of my phone brought me out of my thoughts. “Good afternoon this is Brandon Wells....yes sir I understand, thank you.” I hang up and smile. …................................................................................. Do you Lisa Jones take Brandon Wells as your lawful husband? …............................................................................... Read previous chapters on www.limintimesbvi.com Final Chapter coming soon! 12
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Youth Set to Sail For the first time in a year, youth sailing will take center stage with the BVI Dinghy Championships this weekend in the Sir Francis Drake Channel, just off Nanny Cay. With St. Thomas’ Mia Nicolosi and the BVI’s Rayne Duff aging out of the Opti Class after dominating for the last several years, it’s time for new sailors to make their mark, and time for new Red, White and Blue Division champions to be crowned. This year’s event will be considerably smaller than in past years, but organizers are looking forward to welcoming back sailors from St. Thomas and Puerto Rico. Typically, St. Croix would also participate and adults compete in the Lasers. “We are expecting around seven sailors from St. Thomas and two from Puerto Rico,” event coordinator Tamsin Rand said. “Unfortunately, none from St Croix this year.” When Irma and Maria rolled through the territory in September, they not only destroyed dinghies, but also wiped out the annual back to school regatta, an opportunity for young sailors to showcase what they learned during various summer programs. “We lost around 80% of our boats to Irma, I don’t think anything got away with no damage at all,” Rand pointed out. “In the context of Optis, we had 19 pre-Irma and came out with three that we could use. Over the past few months, we have fixed up what we can, there are still a few to be done and we have received some very generous donations to help us rebuild the fleet.” Limin’Times Entertainment Gude
Rand added: “Some of the kids who are now at school overseas donated their boats and we have donations from private individuals and yacht clubs to purchase new boats.” Hurricane Irma also affected the growth and development of the program that has sent several young sailors the International Sailing Federation World Championships at different levels over the years. Several of the youths have migrated since the storm. The Royal BVI Yacht Club program has been running again since January with two weekly after school classes and the occasional Saturday. Rand said that they are in the process of recruiting new instructors, as both left after Irma. “We hope to have someone in post in the not too distant future so we can expand the opportunities,” she stated. “We have around 12 sailors who have been involved in the after school classes since January and there is a group of new sailors who joined us for one of the Saturday Funsail sessions who are very keen to get started. Pre-Irma we were running classes four afternoons a week and on Saturdays with an average of 10 students per day so we are very low in comparison. “To some extent this is balanced to the number of boats we are able to use – in those first few weeks when we started again the kids had to share but we felt the most important thing was getting them back on the water.” 14
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