IN THIS ISSUE On The Cover: John Martin, AXIS ADRENALINE PROJECTS Photograhy By: Jevaughn Simons Message from the Minister of Tourism.................................................. 4 Message from the Mayor of Hamilton..................................................... 6 Essential Information.............................................................................. 8 Bermuda Ha Ha....................................................................................... 12 The Complete Cup Match Guide........................................................... 14 Calendar of Events................................................................................... 23 Nightlife Spotlight.................................................................................... 98 Health & Beauty....................................................................................... 36 In the Arts................................................................................................. 40 Artist of the Month.................................................................................. 42 Glimpses of Bermuda’s History.............................................................. 46 Heritage Matters By Dr. Edward Harris................................................. 48 Do You Know by Horst Augustinovic..................................................... 50 Golf Across The Island by Paul Adams.................................................. 52 Golf Guide................................................................................................ 54 Golf Pro of the Month............................................................................. 55 Shopping Guide........................................................................................ 58 Business of the Month...............................................................................60 In & On The Water.....................................................................................70 What to See & Do.................................................................................... 74 Where to Eat and Drink Guide................................................................86 Chef of the Month.................................................................................... 88 Restaurant Review......................................................................................94 Shake it Up.............................................................................................. 108 What’s Cooking Bermuda..................................................................... 110 Fold Out Map . . . Map of Bermuda ............................................................. Center of Book Other Maps. . . Map of Royal Naval Dockyard ....................................................76 & 77 Map of St. George’s ................................................................................84
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Once again, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Bermuda. I trust you have a However you choose toyour enjoy your vacation, I am you However youyour choose toI enjoy Bermuda vacation, Itoamenjoy certain you During stay, hope you have anBermuda opportunity ourcertain premier wonderful stay aand weexperience. look experience. forward to welcoming you back to our shores very will have memorable will have a memorable shopping establishments, play a round of golf, visit one of our soon. Once itagain, is my pleasure to welcome to Bermuda, trust you Once again, is myitpleasure to welcome you to you Bermuda, I trust Iyou However you choose to enjoy your Bermuda vacation, I am certain you will have a memorable experience. The Hon. Wayne L. Furbert, JP, MP Sincerely, Sincerely, Minister of Business and Tourism Once again, it is Development my pleasure to welcome you to Bermuda, I trust you have a wonderful visit.
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Letter from the Mayor
LETTER FROM THE MAYOR OF HAMILTON THE RT. WOR. Graeme Outerbridge Welcome to the City of Hamilton As the newly elected Mayor, it is my honor to welcome you to the City of Hamilton, one of the smallest cities in the world, rich in history, culture and heritage. The original Town of Hamilton was incorporated by an Act of the Bermuda Legislature in 1793. Located in a sheltered harbour in the central and largest parish, Pembroke, it was named in honour of the then Governor, Captain Henry Hamilton. The town quickly became the capital of Bermuda when the seat of government was transferred from St. George in 1815. Following the completion of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, situated some 400 yards east of the present City Hall, the status of City was conferred upon the Town of Hamilton in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. The City of Hamilton has a resident population of about 1,100 and an estimated daytime population of approximately 13,340 (40% of Bermuda’s working population). This number increases significantly when tourists are added to the equation. In addition to the excellent cuisine that can be found in the city’s many varied restaurants, the shopping is easy and the historic sites are a must see. I can attest to the fact that Hamilton is a delightful capital to get around on foot. Measuring about a quarter square mile, the entire area can be walked in about 30 minutes however, exploring, discovering and enjoying the sites, both historic and new, can take hours, maybe even days. Anyone wishing to explore the City in depth can participate in the Walkway of History tour that was created as part of Bermuda’s 400th Anniversary, in 2009. Plaques have been installed in the sidewalk at various points along the route to identify important sites of architectural, social, cultural or historical significance in the City. This self-°©‐guided tour starts and ends on Church Street in front of the City Hall, and enables the pedestrian to learn about the history of the city and may be taken as a whole or in parts. Brochures can be obtained from City Hall. An electronic version can be found on www.cityofhamilton.bm
Some of the sights to discover include: City Hall Opened in 1960, the building is of traditional Bermuda architecture with a Scandinavian influence in respect of the tower. In 2010 we celebrated the building’s 50th anniversary by reproducing a number of activities that took place at the opening, including inviting some of the workers who helped with the construction. City Hall’s amenities include a theatre, two galleries housing the Bermuda National Gallery and the Bermuda Society of Arts, the Mayor’s Parlour, and the administrative offices of the City of Hamilton. Victoria Park Bandstand Painstakingly dismantled, refurbished and reassembled in 2009, the Victorian Bandstand was originally shipped to Bermuda in 1888 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in June 1887. At an unveiling ceremony in 2009, a number of the island’s schools contributed items to a Time Capsule buried in one of the posts of the bandstand to be opened in 2109. Wesley Square A purpose built recreational area officially opened in July 2009 to commemorate the men and women who in 1959, with bravery, tenacity and a vision for a better Bermuda, staged a peaceful theatre boycott and protested for equality, freedom and the end to segregation. City Parks There are four large public parks within the City of Hamilton that are open to the general public between 8am to sunset every day. They are: Fort Hamilton, Barr’s Bay Park, Victoria Park and Queen Elizabeth Park recently named in honor of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the second longest reigning monarch in British history. Again, welcome to Hamilton, Bermuda at it best. Yours sincerely,
In an Emergency… Ambulance, Fire, Police & Marine Rescue................................................................................... 911 Emergency Services KEMH Hospital.............................................................................................................236-2345 KEMH Emergency Dept..............................................................................................239-2009 Police Stations Central.............................................................................................................................295-0011 Somerset..........................................................................................................................234-1010 Southside.........................................................................................................................293-2222 Health & Medical Services Bermuda Allergy & Asthma Relief Centre................................................................292-9258 Alcoholics Anonymous................................................................................................297-0965 Bermuda Diabetes Association.......................................................................................... 292-1595* Bermuda Red Cross......................................................................................................236-8253 * If you have Diabetes and have left your supplies at home, you can call the Diabetes Centre at King Edward VII Hospital. 239-2027 for assistance. Visitor Information Centres (VIC) Royal Naval Dockyard................................................................................................. 238-4842 Hamilton.........................................................................................................................295-1480 St. George’s......................................................................................................................297-1423 Airlines Bermuda is served by major airlines with daily flights from New York, Toronto, Boston, Philadelphia and Atlanta. The following are telephone contact numbers: Air Canada - Flight information.................................................................................293-1777 American Airlines - Flight information.....................................................................293-1556 British Airways - Airport Customer Service.............................................................293-1944 Continental Airlines - Flight information.................................................................293-3092 Delta Air Lines - Flight information..........................................................................293-1024 Jet Blue.............................................................................................................................293-3754 U.S. Airways - Flight information...............................................................................293-3073 West Jet - General Information....................................... 1-888-937-8538 CREDIT & DEBIT CARD EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS HSBC BERMUDA Lost/Stolen EasyLink or Credit Cards: During Business Hours: 299-5518 Lost/Stolen Credit Cards Outside Business Hours: 1 (800) 556-LOST BUTTERFIELD BANK Report lost or stolen credit cards (9:00am – 5:00pm) – 299-3800 or call collect 1-402-222-3600 CAPITAL G MasterCard: 1-812-647-9794 Visa: 1-800-336-8472 Government Transportation BUSES The Central Bus Terminal is located on Washington Street, Hamilton. For information, schedules, and to report lost and found call 292-3851 |www.BermudaBuses.bm
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Here’s How Life Works By Roger Crombie Cup Match: the most civilised public holiday in the world. A four-day weekend; a two-day cricket match; a fashion show; Crown and Anchor — does life get any better than this? I went to Cup Match the very first time I could. It was 1976, St. George’s was playing some other team, and I forget which one. The game took place up at the West End of the Island. Before we continue, I should explain something. Bermuda traffic in those days was very different from the way it is now. People had cars and bikes, but they rarely used them. Driving or riding, especially the latter, was a joy. Anyone under 40 will probably think I’m mad, but that’s how it was. Riding a bike was not therefore the defensive exercise it has to be today. Half the time, you could choose your lane. People overtook on blind corners because there wasn’t much chance of meeting oncoming traffic. I know: sounds crazy, innit? Bad habits kill or injure more people on the roads than bad decisions do. I developed quite quickly the habit of believing myself to be the only vehicle on the road, because outside Hamilton, it was often the case that I was. Cup Match arrived, and a small convoy formed to ride out to the far reaches of the untamed west on the first day. At about 11am, the convoy — well, OK, the two bikes, mine and a pal with his missus — pulled out of Devonshire for the long day’s journey into cricket. Soon after Barnes Corner, a traffic jam appeared, which we decided must have stretched all the way to the match. When four wheels bad, two wheels better. Warily, at first, we pulled out and began to overtake the back end of what did indeed prove to be a hideously long-tailback (geddit?). Nothing, of course, was coming from the West End. I don’t think anyone lived up there then. I’m not sure anyone does now. We approached the point where the Police made everyone turn right into the parking area. I was cruising along outside the main stream of traffic in the right-hand lane and turned right, without looking to see if anything was coming towards me. Something was. To this day, I don’t know exactly what it was. A bike, obviously, but all I knew about it, as it zoomed by me at what seemed like 90 miles an hour, was the rush of wind it left behind. I looked around and it was nowhere to be seen. Here’s how life works. You chug along, doing what you can and coping and all that, and suddenly, out of the blue, a car accident, or a civil servant, or a hurricane or some other force of nature smacks you, and suddenly the remainder of your life is spent negotiating a track in a direction completely different from the one you were pursuing, which can never be regained. Oof, that was deep. Let me lie down for a while.
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CUP MATCH the
Cup Match, a public holiday unique to the island of Bermuda, is a time in which the community enjoys a two day celebration of camping, boating, swimming and most importantly cricket. Every year, before the start of the Cup Match holiday, rival fans can be seen donning their team’s colours - red and navy for Somerset, pale blue and dark blue for St George’s in preparation for the big event. More on Cup Match at www.bermudacupmatch.com
CUP MATCH HOLIDAY THURSDAY Aug 2 - Emancipation Day St. George’s Somerset Day one of the CUP MATCH CRICKET FESTIVAL Somerset Cricket Club, 6 Cricket Lane, Sandys *A public holiday, Emancipation day in Bermuda marks the end of Slavery in the island. Slaves were freed and slavery was abolished in Bermuda in 1834. Open: Lido at Elbow Beach, Bermuda Bistro at the Beach & Salt Rock Grill FRIDAY Aug 3 - Somer’s Day Day TWO of the CUP MATCH CRICKET FESTIVAL Somerset Cricket Club, 6 Cricket Lane, Sandys *A public holiday in honour of Admiral Sir George Somers whose ship was wrecked on our shores in 1609, ultimately leading to the British colonization of Bermuda. Open: Lido at Elbow Beach, Bermuda Bistro at the Beach & Salt Rock Grill SATURDAY AUG 4 - Check the local newspapers for special events on the Saturday. Stores & restaurants are open as usual. SUNDAY AUG 5 - NON MARINERS RACE Sandys Boat Club, Mangrove Bay, Sandys The Non-Mariners’ Race is an annual summer tradition for the whole family. Experience a hilarious spectacle in that participants attempt to race home-built contraptions bearing topical themes. Great fun for everyone including the participants and spectators. The afternoon starts off with the traditional ‘Non-Fly By of Penguins’. Musical entertainment adds to the fun of the afternoon plus a variety of food and refreshments are available on the grounds of the Sandys Boat Club. The Non-Secretary of the Society of Non-Mariners welcomes everyone to join them for this unique event. Summer Sundays in the Park - Lift your voices (gospel) August 5, Victoria Park, City of Hamilton On the first Sunday of each month, relax in the sun while listening to local rhythms in one of Bermuda’s most beloved parks, Victoria Park. This monthly event features Bermuda’s best live entertainment, island cuisine, children’s play area with fun castles, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, food court, vendor village and your Sundays sizzling with lots of fun. Admission: Free, tel 441 292 1234, website www.cityofhamilton.bm Please pick up a royal gazette newspaper or visit us online at www.thisweek.bm for more info on events over the cup match holiday.
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SUSHI & DRINK
By day Coconut Rock is a great spot for lunch. Happy Hour & the sushi bar YASHI kick off at 5pm offering the best sushi in town, special prices on drinks and a new menu in the main restaurant. At night, the party gets started at about 9pm - until. Indulge in special cocktails and immerse yourself in great music, a relaxing atmosphere and good company. Coconut Rock, 20 Reid Street, Hamilton,441 292 1043
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The Facelift of the Future Thermage... This FDA approved procedure is now one of the most popular anti-aging treatments being used today. This is accomplished by using controlled radiofrequency energy to tighten tissue and increase collagen production. With aging collagen production slows so skin becomes loose and saggy causing wrinkles and fine lines to develop. Unlike lasers, Thermage works on all skin types so patients with darker skin can be treated. See More on page 37 or contact Ms. Lawrence for a free consultation to see if you are a candidate 441 295 9963
KICK START YOUR METABOLISM AT FITNESS BAY RESORT Fitness Bay Resort is Bermudaâ€™s first results oriented weight loss program. Located at Fairmont Southampton, enjoy hiking, stimulating cardio, core strength classes, amazing low calorie nutritious cuisine and practical education to help you succeed. Choose from week, weekend, and full & half day programs. Tel: 441 232 2348 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.fitnessbayresort.com Facebook: FitnessBayResortBermuda
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CHARMS for the tourist & locals
Stop by and visit the Gem Cellar located in the Walker Arcade just off Front Street or call 441 292 3042 and enquire about special custom designs. Pendants, bracelets, rings and Bermudian charms or anything else that you might have in mind. Gem Cellar, Walker Arcade, Front Street, Hamilton, 441 292 3042
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all the toys you want for
This summer hit the beach in STYLE. Show off your new water accessories at Non Mariners or even just cool out in the pool. HUNTS is the place to go. They have boogie boards, blow up boats, floaters for babys and more. Ask about the frost shots, you might want to pack a few to go. You will need a cooler for that. Hunts has it all! Visit Hunts online www.huntsfoodandsupplies.bm or stop by 5 Quarry Lane, Khyber Pass, Warwick, 441 236 6343. Every Tuesday enjoy 5% off when paying by cash or check and on Thursdays Seniors receive 10% off when paying by cash or check.
BERMUDA’S HOTTEST FASHION SUNSHADES still only $20 ISLAND FEVER
Looking for shades with more swag? Peppers Polarized Sunshades come in a variety of styles and colours. BOMBSHELLS for ladies SPEEDLINE for sport FLOATERS for the boat
Available in gift shops, stores and pharmacies throughout Bermuda. Also, look out for Caribbean Breeze Sun Care products!!!
Distributed by Island Sunshades & Accessories 441 296 4002
CLASSIC STYLISH QUALITY
During July, visit Hera Boutique and discover their selections that come from Europe and North America inspired by versatility, functionality and longevity! Labels include Betty Barclay from Germany, Chez Chemise from Portugal, Joyce Ridings from the UK and from North America, Elliot Lauren, Paperwhite, Amy Matto, A’Nue Ligne and J’envie. Additionally discover Italian knitwear, trousers, leather goods and hand-made garments by L. Venturini of Florence. Old Cellar, 47 Front Street, Hamilton 441 232 4372, 10am – 5pm
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FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BEACH SIDE On Friday nights leading up to Cup Match there is no better place to be than Sea Breeze Terrace at Lido, Elbow Beach. Relax and unwind under the stars listening to the live entertainment of Bermuda’s Prestige DUO band. Try a few of Seabreeze’s delicious tapas and delicious cocktail or savory glass of vino. Sea Breeze is located at Lido, Elbow Beach, 60 South Road, Paget. For Reservations, call 441 232 3999.
From the tapas menu, we recommend...
ISLAND SLIDER Fried Local Catch, Raisin Bun, Coleslaw, Bermuda Banana FRIED BAY SCALLOPS Breaded and tossed with Special Lemon Sauce MINI POTATO SKINS White Creamer Potatoes, Cheddar, Chives, Sour Cream, Tomato STEAK AU POIVRE Sautéed Angus Beef strips with Pink and Green Peppercorns YUANGI BEEF Thinly sliced Angus Beef skewers in Japanese marinade
MAKE YOUR LIST and check it twice!
It is never smart to visit the grocery store without a list. Rarely will you leave with everything you need and without anything you don’t. Lindo’s has everything you need for a great Cup Match Holiday, but plan ahead and make that list. It will save you time, energy and headaches. Your shopping experience will be enjoyable and you will get home and unpack with a smile on your face! Give yourself plenty of time to stock up on everything you need for Cup Match. Don’t be like your neighbor and wait until the Wednesday night before. The shelves are stocked now!
Lindo’s has a sample of a grocery list on their website. Go ahead and try it out. What do you have to loose? www.lindos.bm
CHARMING CAFE & Tiki Bar overlooking the park Lemon Tree offers the most unique park setting in all of Bermuda, boasting an impressive menu of café classics and hot daily specials inspired by dishes from around the world. Each evening the café transforms to one of Bermuda’s premier evening hot spots. Whether wanting to grab a drink after work with friends at the Tiki Bar or dance the night away to the sounds of DJ Uncle during Friday Night Happy Hours, the Tiki Bar at Lemon Tree has a little something for everyone. 7 Queen Street, Hamilton, 441 292 0235, www.lemontreecafe.bm
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EVERYTHING FOR FUN IN, ON & UNDER THE WATER!
Makin Wave’s new location on the corner of Church & Queen Street is just in time for another Bermudaful Summer. With 40% more retail space than its former Front Street location, stocked from floor to ceiling with the top Summer sports brands, Makin Waves is THE place to go for swimsuits, casual & smart clothing, footwear, sunglasses, scuba gear, paddle boards, skateboards, etc. Makin Waves also has a location in Dockyard! Check out Makin Waves at Church & Queen Street in Hamilton 441 292 4609 or Royal Naval Dockyard 441 234 5319
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PICNIC, CAMP OR
Entertaining this summer?
is nothing worse than trying to enjoy PARTY POOLSIDE There a nice glass of vino, a delicious cocktail or a toast of bubbly in a plastic cup. Why in style put yourself or your guests through the disappointment. At Otto Wurz you can pick up a full set of acrylic wine glasses and enjoy your drinks in style. The collection is attractive, affordable and shatter resistant!!! Enjoy your drinks with friends and family anywhere at anytime with no worries of broken glass or having to replace expensive glass wear. It is perfect for picnics, the beach, cocktails poolside, drinks on the boat, everything and everywhere you want to have a drink, take your shatter resistant glasswear set with you! Otto Wurz is located on Front Street in Hamilton. 441 295 1247
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italian dish you can name Portofino offers a comprehensive menu including almost every Italian dish you can name. If you love pizza, choose from 17 different options. Choose indoor dining or sit outside on the al fresco style terrace. Next door enjoy the convenience of take-out. Our favorite pizza featured to the left (not on the menu) is a must try. Delicious hand made crust, tomato sauce, avocado, tomato and fresh mozzarella. Then drizzled with balsamic vinegar. 20 Bermudiana Road, 292 2375
STYLE... at work or at play
Seasons & Size Wise is a boutique offering clothing from brands such as Tribal Sportswear featuring a variety of items from capris, pants, tops, dresses to skirts, bathing suites and accessories. Whether you sport a full figure or a petite missy size, Seasons & Size Wise has a great selection and will outfit you for any occasion. Located in the Paget Plaza on the corner of Point Finger Road and South Road, visit Seasons & Size Wise and find just what you have been looking for! Paget Plaza, 161 South Road, (441) 236-0237
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT overlooking the ocean...
Salt Rock Grill & Sushi Bar located in Somerset overlooks the beautiful Mangrove Bay. Enjoy live entertainment and some of Bermudaâ€™s best sushi available anywhere. Only locally caught seafood served daily. The only thing we overlook is the ocean... Lawn Games Happy Hour Every Friday, the action takes place on the back lawn of Salt Rock Grill and features a live DJ playing from 5pm - 8pm. Wayne Davis Live Every Sunday enjoy Wayne Davis on the organ and singing from 6:30pm â€“ 9:30 pm on the lovely Salt Rock Grill terrace. CUP MATCH Open for lunch and dinner all weekend serving food until 10:00pm including thin crust pizzas to go. Reservations highly suggested. 27 Mangrove Bay, Somerset tel 441 234 4502, www.saltrockgrillbda.com
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BEACH BBQ & I S L A N D
BEACH PARTY Every Monday, Thursday and alternating Saturdays, Snorkel Park is the place to be! Great Island cuisine, including fresh local fish and jerk specialties that will spice up your night. There is also traditional American style BBQ chicken and pork available and a wide selection of salads and sides. After dinner things heat up at The Island Beach Party. This is an energetic show that is sure to get you out of your seat. Local entertainers include the Bermuda Gombeys, “the island dance troop” and an exciting Fire Limbo show. This evening is Great fun for the whole family. On Sunday and Wednesday evenings enjoy “Conscious Bermuda” live reggae band. Snorkel Park features live bands every weekend and daily live entertainment. Snorkel Park is located in the Royal Naval Dockyard. www.snorkelparkbeach.com
at Swiss Timing Brilliant Embers
Big Look, Value Priced Stunning Sterling Silver Styles... Put your valuables away this summer and play it SAFE with the affordable Brilliant Embers collection. Styling and quality unite to yield this stunning line. This jewelry collection consists of 300+ pieces of rhodium-plated sterling silver and cz jewelry. Manufactured with the same attention to detail you would expect from 14k gold and diamond jewelry, this collection is sure to ignite any outfit you put on this summer! Swiss Timing, Front Street, Hamilton Continued on page 22
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HEADQUARTERS Exotic island cocktails, fabulous frozen drinks, eclectic martinis, ice cold beer, tantalizing wine... The Beach is a great spot to stop by during the day or at night, seven days a week, 9am - 3am. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and pub fare during the evenings. Happy Hour from 4pm until 8pm and on Fridays until 10pm. Party your pants off, well maybe keep your pants on but party regardless until the wee hours of 3am with old friends, new friends and anyone else who happens to be at The Beach. Don’t forget to order take-out seven days a week! Live entertainment on Saturdays, live DJ seven days a week. The Beach, 103 Front Street, Hamilton, 441 295 0219
delicious, DEVINE, simply to die for
Located on the corner of King and Reid Streets, Bermuda’s newest eatery is the place to go for tasty breakfasts, lunch sandwiches & salads, sweet cakes, cookies and treats that are just simply to die for. A fine selection of beverages is also available to quench your thirst or delight. Sit off outdoors in the magical garden, inside rustic mismatched rooms or take out to your preferred destination. Every Friday enjoy the music of Mike Hind on his ukulele and indulge in freshly made-to-order outdoor brick oven pizza. Tribe Road Kitchen, 87 Reid Street, Hamilton, 441 734 1637, Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm, Sat 9am- 3pm www.triberoadkitchen.com
GOLD IS TREASURE Visit Walker Christopher where you will find unique original designs like this 14k gold pendant. Somerset & St. Geogre’s colours are available. Walker Christopher Ltd. showcases Bermuda’s most interesting fine jewelry. In addition to our own handmade creations, we feature eclectic pieces from around the world: Italian gold, Tahitian pearls, Australian opal and African fancy colored diamonds. We also specialize in custom design coin jewelry using treasure coins and ancient coins dating back to 550BC featuring historical figures such as Alexander the Great, Cleopatra and Julius Caesar. Walker Christopher is conviently located at 9 Front Street, Hamilton, 441 295 1466, email@example.com
The City of Hamilton Fashion Show PG 24 Including very SPECIAL EVENTS JULY 2 - 7
CULTURAL EVENTS..............................................................14 Art IN THE COMMUNITY...................................................20 Sports Events..................................................................23 Happy hour & Entertainment ....................................26 Mind Sports.....................................................................27
CULTURAL EVENTS Summer Sundays in the Park - Rockin’ de rock July 1st, Victoria Park, City of Hamilton On the first Sunday of each month, relax in the sun while listening to local rhythms in one of Bermuda’s most beloved parks, Victoria Park. This monthly event features Bermuda’s best live entertainment, island cuisine, children’s play area with fun castles, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, food court, vendor village and your Sundays sizzling with lots of fun. Rain dates: the following Sunday Info & Admission: Free, tel 441 292 1234 or 441 279 5254, email firstname.lastname@example.org or website www.cityofhamilton.bm Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute: Glow Worm Excursions July 5 - 6, Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, 40 Crow Lane, Pembroke Bermuda’s fireworm or glow worm produces bioluminescent displays during its mating activities. Through the months of May, June, July, August, September, October and November, between two and three nights after a full moon, this illuminated mating ritual can be witnessed just after sunset. In calm inlets, bioluminescent fireworms swarm to the surface of the sea and engage in sensuous dances and as they do, they give off a luminescent glow that lights up the water. Lasting only a few minutes, the dance is repeated the following month. Meeting place: under the verandah of the main door to BUEI. Info & Admission: $50.00 for non-members and $35.00 for members; call for more information and reservations, tel 441 292 7219 or fax 441 236 6141, email email@example.com or website www.buei.org The 2012 Miss Bermuda Pageant July 8, Fairmont Southampton Princess, 101 South Road, Southampton The Miss Bermuda Pageant is one of the leading events on the Bermudian calendar. Only one can win the crown. Come and watch this final competition to see who will be Miss Bermuda! Doors open 7:00pm, Showtime 8:00pm Info & Admission: Tickets: $65.00 - $105.00 and are available online via www.bdatix.bm tel 441 704 1469, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.missbermuda.bm Beating Retreat Ceremonies July 11, 25, 8:30pm, Two locations: Town of St. George and City Hamilton Always popular with visitors and locals alike, this highly entertaining event features military music, popular show tunes, contemporary composers and marching formations by the Bermuda Regiment Band and Corps of Drums and the Bermuda Islands Pipe Band and Dancers. July 11 held in King’s Square in the Town of St. George July 25 held on Front Street in the City of Hamilton Info & Admission: tel 441 295 1480 (Hamilton), tel 441 297 0556 (St. George’s) Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series July 12, 6:30pm, National Museum of Bermuda, Royal Naval Dockyard The Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series features a monthly event highlighting our Island’s rich historical and cultural heritage, for Bermuda residents and visitors alike. Unlike traditional lectures, the series uses Continued on page 28
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JULY 2 - 7 SPECIAL EVENTS live mannequin models July 2, 11am - 2pm, Participating stores (see below) Visit participating stores to see live mannequins Hair & Beauty Showcase AT HARBOUR NIGHTS GIBBONS COMPANY July 4, 7:30pm, Harbour Nights on Front Street 21 Reid Street, Hamilton Featuring Hair by Eden, Soave, TK Hair, Transformations and Krave Men, ladies and children’s Make-up by: Christopher Vee, Lush and Parfait fashions, fragrances, cosmetics, Body Art by: Sniggles, Emmerson Painters, Scribbles and M.A.C. accessories, jewellery & kitchen and tabletop shop. EVOLUTION SALE 441 295 0022 July 6, Participating stores (see below) GIBBONS HOME STORE 18 Church Street Washington Mall, Hamilton Bed, Bath & Home Décor EVOLUTION Fashion Show 441 295 0022 July 7, 7:30pm at City Hall PENISTON BROWN, THE Featuring 23 Hamilton retail stores (listed below), make-up by FRAGRANCE SPECIALISTS M.A.C., hair by Krave, TK Hair, Soave and Nadz Beauty Salons 6 Water Street, St. George’s 150 models; 80’ runway; special international guest model Darius Fragrances from Dayes, model scouting by Wilhelmina Models around the world. FREE ADMISSION 441 405 0005 VIP tickets available from June 11th at City Hall, Church Street M.A.C COSMETICS Front Street, Hamilton Cosmetics and accessories. 441 295 8843 TWENTY 5 REID STREET 25 Reid Street, Hamilton Shoes & boots from Anne Klein, Marc Fisher and Bandolino 441 294 5188 Darius Dayes Jorge Urena Paul Nelson INTERNATIONAL Director of Director of the BERMUDIAN NEW FACES Men’s division, LA MODEL Board Wilhelmina Wilhelmina Models Models Wilhelmina Models is one of the most prominent agencies in the fashion industry worldwide. With its continual presence as a leader in model management, Wilhelmina Models hits all aspects of the spectrum by representing women, men, and children as well as fullfigured models, while simultaneously scouting for the freshest talent globally. PARTICIPATING STORES A.S.Cooper Daisy’s Boutique CC English Sports Shop Cecile’s Gibbons Company Colosseum Kiddie CollectionS Connections Klimaxx Boutique Daisy & Mac Lusso
THE PERFUME SHOP Clock Tower Mall, Royal Naval Dockyard Fragrance Boutique 441 405 0006 NINE WEST 25 Reid Street, Hamilton Shoes, boots and accessories 441 294 5191
Makin Waves Mambo Marks & Spencer Secrets Shannon’s The Booth
The Edge Toxic Rose Boutique Upscale Fashions It’s a Plus Zig Zag Boutique
THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR BERMUDA VISIT!
7pm-10pm Front Street, Hamilton
April-September Bring the family, shop, dance and experience Bermuda’s unique culture and traditions. Create memories by participating in a variety of Live Entertainment, Local Traditions, Water Activities, Children’s Activities, Gombeys, Local Arts and Crafts, Bermudian and Ethnic Foods. Take the ferry to Hamilton from Dockyard: 6:30pm or 7:30pm Return to Dockyard:10pm or 11pm
SIZZLING SUMMER 2012
ST. GEORGE’S HISTORICAL RE-ENACTMENTS LOCATION: King’s Square, Town of St. George DATE: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday TIME: 12:00 noon
ST. GEORGE’S WALKING TOUR LOCATION: Town Hall, Town of St. George DATE: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday TIME: 10:40 am – 11:40 am Note: Maximum 45 people.
CITY OF HAMILTON WALKING TOUR MEETING LOCATION: City Hall & Arts Centre (steps), Church Street, City of Hamilton DATE: Monday – Friday TIME: 10:30 am
Note: Minimum of 8 people and maximum 45 people. For additional details, please check the City of Hamilton’s reception desk located in the City Hall & Arts Centre.
HARBOUR NIGHTS LOCATION: Front Street, City of Hamilton DATE: Wednesday TIME: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
KARAOKE NIGHT AT SHINE’S HOUSE OF MUSIC LOCATION: 91 Reid Street Extension, City of Hamilton DATE: Thursday TIME: 9:00 pm – 1:00 am
GOMBEY SATURDAYS IN THE PARK
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LOCATION: Queen Elizabeth Park, City of Hamilton (entrance on Queen Street) DATE: Saturday LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm GOMBEY PERFORMANCE: 12:40 pm
SALSAMANIA LATIN NIGHT OUT BERMUDASALSA.COM
8:30pm – midnight
BONE FISH BAR & GRILL, ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARD Dinner, Music & Dancing
8:30pm – midnight
GROTTO BAY BEACH RESORT Dinner, Music & Dancing
8:30pm – 10:00pm MOON NIGHTCLUB & LOUNGE Music & Dancing
8:30pm – 10:30pm THE CELLAR, FAIRMONT SOUTHAMPTON, Music & Dancing
8:30pm – midnight
RUMBAºR (VICTORIA GRILL) Dinner, Music & Dancing
2:00pm – 5:00pm
BONE FISH BAR & GRILL, ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARD Live Latin Music
Information correct at time of printing and is subject to change. Visit GoToBermuda.com
28 Calendar of Events unusual locations and varied methods of presentation for an experience that is both educational and enjoyable. This month’s topic, ‘Casemates to Commissioner’s House Tour’ with speaker Dr. Edward Harris. The walking tour begins at the entrance of the Royal Naval Dockyard. Info & Admission: Tickets: $5.00. Spaces may be limited but tickets are available one month in advance; please contact the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, or visit their office, tel 441 292 1681 The Gold Tour - Waterville and Paget Marsh Wednesdays, 10am - 12:00pm, Waterville, Pomander Road, Paget Join Tim Rogers, local historian, antiques specialist & expert guide at Waterville, an exceptional early 18th century Bermuda house which now serves as the Bermuda National Trust headquarters. View the antiques on display and explore the surrounding grounds planted with a variety of local and exotic flora, including a formal rose garden. A short drive away is Paget Marsh, a miraculously unaltered wetland. Step back to pre-colonial times as you enter this quiet oasis, a haven for wildflowers and bird life. Info & Admission: $50 per person; includes refreshments. Reservation required. Must be booked before 3:00pm on Tuesdays, tel 441 236 6483, email email@example.com or website www.bnt.bm Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences Tours Wednesdays, 10:00am, 17 Biological Lane, Ferry Reach, St. George’s Most Wednesdays, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences staff members lead free tours of the BIOS campus and facilities. Tour groups explore the laboratories and meet some of their scientists and students. When the R/V Bank of Bermuda Atlantic Explorer is at dock, groups may get the chance to see this 168foot ocean research vessel. Guides begin the tour with a summary of BIOS’s history in Bermuda and an overview of their ongoing research and education projects. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. Info & Admission: Free, tel 441 297 1880 ext 0 or 204, email firstname.lastname@example.org or website www.bios.edu Bermuda Lectures & Tours: Walks & Talks Tour Daily, Various Locations Bermuda Lectures & Tours conduct private and guided walking tours (no join-ups). Tours are led by a husband (former teacher) and wife (conservationist) team specialising in history, architecture, mystery, natural history and Bermuda culture. Their walks are private, priced affordably and are ideally suited to active couples/families with children and also groups of up to 15 people. Walks can be, but are not restricted to, railway trails, beaches, parks/reserves as well as city tours of Hamilton and tours of the Royal Naval Dockyard. Talks can also be booked in advance for groups. Info & Admission: tours are priced by the hour, tel 441 238 0344, email email@example.com Carter House: Authentic Settlers Dwelling c. 1612 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Carter House, Southside, St. David’s Island, St. George’s The St. David’s Island Historical Society is building a Settler’s Dwelling c. 1612 using the same materi-
The Bermuda CrafT markeT aT dOCkYard
Located in the old Cooperage Building, the Bermuda Craft Market is home to a group of talented crafters creating beautiful hand made Bermudian souvenirs. It is not uncommon to find the crafters at their tables demonstrating their particular craft and eager to chat. We invite you to browse the market for that special souvenir for yourself or a friend . Amongst the crafts on display and for sale are candles, Bermuda cedar, notecards, ceramics, Christmas decorations, Banana leaf dolls, sand sculpture, jewellery in many forms, wearable art , needlework, quilting, seaglass art, soaps, Antique books and prints, reproducations. Bermuda maps and more. For your convenience we also carry a range of Bermuda themed foods from honey, jam, pepper jams , cookies and rum cakes. We also carry bottled water and sodas. Postage stamps and transport tokens also available. Opening Times … November through march 10am - 5pm, april through October 9am - 6pm or 8pm for overnight cruise passengers, 7-days a week.
The Bermuda CrafT markeT Tel: (441) 234-3208
4 Freeport Road, Dockyard MA 01 Fax: (441) 234-3327 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BERMUDA CRAFT . . . . A LIVING HERITAGE We accept Master Card, Visa & American Express
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als and methods/tools as Governor Moore used in July/August of 1612. Come and visit anytime between March thru July on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Info & Admission: Free. Donations are encouraged, tel 441 297 1958, email email@example.com Afternoon High Tea by Sweet P Wednesdays & Saturdays, 2:00pm - 5:00pm, The Bermuda Perfumery, Stewart Hall, Queen Street, Town of St. George Paula Hayward, Pastry Chef and Nicki O’Connell, proprietors of Sweet P, hosts Afternoon High Tea every Wednesday and Saturday in historic Stewart Hall, home of The Bermuda Perfumery. Cost for the Afternoon High Tea: $24.00 per person, which includes an assortment of freshly baked pastries and miniature cakes, scones, finger sandwiches and fresh fruit tarts, all served with Bermuda fruit preserves, Chantilly cream and local honey. The menu is adapted weekly to bring to the table the freshest local seasonal ingredients for a unique tea experience. Cash only. Reservations recommended. Info & Admission: The Bermuda Perfumery is free. See description for price of afternon tea, tel 441 747 2060, email firstname.lastname@example.org Destination Dockyard Mondays, Royal Naval Dockyard Join us for a fun-filled street festival by starting your evening off with a happy hour at the Frog & Onion from 5.30pm and then continue the fun at Destination Dockyard for a variety of live entertainment from 7.30pm: Clocktower Shopping Mall (open until 8:00pm), Children’s activities, Gombeys, Local arts and crafts, Bermudian and Ethnic Foods. Complete your evening out with Salsa dancing at Bone Fish Bar & Grill (8:00pm until midnight) or live local entertainment at Snorkel Park Beach until 3:00am (refer to separate entries on these activities)! Info & Admission: Free, tel 441 239 0514 or website www.thewestend.bm
ART IN THE COMMUNITY Bermuda National Gallery Bermuda National Gallery, 1st Floor, City Hall & Arts Centre, 17 Church Street, City of Hamilton, Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm, Saturday 10am - 2pm The Bermuda Biennial Exhibition The Bermuda Biennial is a platform for the contemporary art scene in Bermuda. Started in 1994, the exhibition continues to represent the vitality and creativity of local artists. The Bermuda Biennial provides an opportunity for local artists to engage in an internationally juried process, which strives to represent the excellence of Bermuda’s contemporary art scene. Since 1998, Bacardi Limited has generously been the Signature Sponsor and 2012 marks the 10th Anniversary of this important event. Impressions of Bermuda: The David L. White Gift to the Bermuda National Gallery This exhibition celebrates the recent gift of 51 paintings, a most significant contribution to the Bermuda Collection, representing the vision of David L. White, OBE, Chairman Emeritus, Trustee and ambassador for the arts. With a discerning eye, he acquired a comprehensive collection that includes works by important American impressionist artists who visited and painted Bermuda. On display are 46 of the total 77 works of art donated by Mr. White since the museum opened in 1992: “Throughout the last twenty-five years of collecting, I have never thought of these works as belonging to me. I have always known that at some time they would have to be available to all Bermudians.” Thursday Tours @ 10:30am Weekly tours of the BNG take place each Thursday at 10:30 am and admission is FREE. A team of docents (gallery tour guides) are professionally trained for each exhibition at the BNG. Tours on other days or for special groups may be prearranged. Please use the contact form to send an e-mail Dany Pen or call 295-9428. Info & Admission: Free, tel 441 295 9428, email email@example.com or web www.bng.bm Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm, Sundays 11:00am – 4:30pm, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art, Botanical Gardens July 6 - July 25, Artists in Residence Exhibit Opening Judith Paixao and Kevin Lombard will open their exhibit of seaglass jewelry and debut their documentary film on the history of Bermuda seaglass. Continued on page 30
MASTERWORKS MUSEUM & HOMER CAFE HOURS ARROWROOT GIFT SHOP
Serving a full selection of breakfast and lunch items, and even a traditional Afternoon Tea on Sundays, as well as made up Picnic baskets for lunch in the park. There is outdoor seating in the courtyard, and the cafe also gives full access to “Dobby’s Hideaway”, the lounge below. Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm Sunday 11:30am – 4:30pm Afternoon Tea served on Sundays 2pm – 4pm
30 Calendar of Events July 27 - 31, Opening reception “St. Peter’s: Their Majesties Chappell in St. George’s Celebrating 400 Years” 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Sponsored by The Friends of St. Peter’s Church An exhibition of historical and contemporary artwork, memorabilia and artifacts celebrating 400 years of St. Peter’s Church in St. George’s. A Rock & An Ocean Exhibit A special 25th anniversary exhibition highlighting the history of Masterworks. Admission: $5.00; free for members and children under 12 years The Museum is wheelchair accessible with ramps and an elevator. Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art: A Life at Sea Exhibit Celebrating the life and works of the last Captain of the ‘Queen of Bermuda’, Captain Magnus Musson. WINDJAMMER II GALLERY Daily, Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel, Ground Floor The Windjammer II Gallery features more than 50 artists throughout the year. Stop by, relax and enjoy the beautiful art and browse the artisans gifts. There is usually an artist in the studio painting. Info & Admission: Free, tel 441 295 1783, email firstname.lastname@example.org ACE Gallery Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 11am – 2pm, The ACE Gallery, ACE Building, 17 Woodbourne Avenue, Hamilton. St. George’s 1612 - 2012: Celebrating 400 Years In celebration of St. George’s 400th anniversary, the ACE Gallery, in partnership with the Bermuda National Trust, hosts this exhibition of works from the Bermuda Archives: Bermuda National Trust collection and from the ACE collection. Over 30 images trace the history of St. George’s spanning from the earliest view of St. George Town pictured in Captain John Smith’s 1624 map of Bermuda, to Hallewell lithographs from the 1840s, Edward James watercolours from the 1860s, and photographs taken in the 1930s and 40s. Info & Admisson: 441 295 5200
Sports Events Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish Championship Host Hotel: Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Pembroke - Weigh-ins: the Barr’s Bay Park Waterfront, Pitt’s Bay Road, Pembroke These events are a part of the Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish Championship. For daily video and results visit, www.bermudatriplecrown.com. Visitors can view the day’s catch at Barr’s Bay Park Waterfront, Pitt’s Bay Road, Pembroke Bermuda Billfish Blast schedule July 3 Final registration, Captain’s meeting and kickoff party at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Harbourview Ballroom, 4:00pm - 9:30pm July 4-6 Fishing days - 8:30am start; lines out 4:30pm; open Bacardi Bar at weigh station 4:00pm July 7 Awards Banquet - Harbourview Ballroom, The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Bermuda Big Game Classic schedule July 11 Final registration, Captain’s meeting and kickoff party at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel, 4:00pm to 8:30pm July 12 Boat parade, 6:45am off of Fairmont Hamilton Princess dock for slow parade to Two Rock Passage. Boats are encouraged to decorate their outriggers with flags and banners. Fishing day - 8:00am start; lines out at 4:00pm; open Bacardi Bar at weigh station starting at 4:00pm July 13 Fishing day - 8:00am start; lines out at 4:00pm. Private tournament party starting at 6:30pm (food & drinks available). Mid-week barbecue at Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club. July 14 Fishing day - 8:00am start; lines out at 4:00pm; open Bacardi Bar at weigh station July 15 Bacardi Cocktail Reception at the Bacardi International Building, 5:00pm - 6:30pm. Awards banquet held at 7:00pm at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Harbourview Ballroom. Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish Tournament Schedule The Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish Tournament is the oldest Bermudian billfish event and the final leg of the Triple Crown. July 18 Final registration, Captain’s meeting and kickoff party at the Docksider Pub on Front Street, Hamiton July 19- 21 Fishing day - 8:00am start; lines out at 4:00pm; Gosling’s Black Seal weigh-in party, 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Barr’s Bay Park July 22 Awards Banquet, 6:30pm - 9:00pm at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club Team Registration: $3,000 Info & Admission: Dan Jacobs, Tournament Director, tel 407 571 4680, email dan.jacobs@bonniercorp.
Calendar of Events 31 com or website www.bermudatriplecrown.com KICK START YOUR METABOLISM AT FITNESS BAY RESORT Fitness Bay Resort is Bermuda’s first results oriented weight loss program. Enjoy hiking, stimulating cardio, core strength classes, amazing low calorie nutritious cuisine and practical education to help you succeed. Choose from week, weekend, and full & half day programs. Hiking and cycling tours also available! Info & Admission: Tel 441 232 2348, email email@example.com, www.fitnessbayresort.com, facebook FitnessBayResortBermuda Bermuda Lectures & Tours: Walks & Talks Tour Various Locations Bermuda Lectures & Tours conduct private and guided walking tours (no join-ups). Tours are led by a husband (former teacher) and wife (conservationist) team specialising in history, architecture, mystery, natural history and Bermuda culture. Their walks are private, priced affordably and are ideally suited to active couples/families with children and also groups of up to 15 people. Walks can be, but are not restricted to, railway trails, beaches, parks/reserves as well as city tours of Hamilton and tours of the Royal Naval Dockyard. Talks can also be booked in advance for groups. Info & Admission: Tours are priced by the hour, tel 441 238 0344, email firstname.lastname@example.org Walking Club of Bermuda Various Locations Throughout the year the Walking Club of Bermuda meets on Sunday mornings. They walk for the exercise, the good company and for the fun of it while enjoying the beauty of the island. Average distance is 6-7 miles, with cut-off points for those who do not want to walk the full distance. Each week is a different start point. The location is always in the main parking area at any listed start point. All are welcome! WALKING CLUB SCHEDULE July 1 - Bridge Club, Paget Close, Pomander Road, Paget (behind Aberfeldy’s) July 8 - Blue Hole Park, Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton Parish July 15 - Chaplin Bay, South Road, Paget July 22 - Admiralty House, Spanish Point Road, Pembroke July 29 - Modern Mart, South Road, Paget
KICK START YOUR METABOLISM AT FITNESS BAY RESORT BERMUDA’S FIRST RESULTS ORIENTED WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM Enjoy hiking, stimulating cardio, core strength classes, amazing low calorie nutritious cuisine and practical education to help you succeed. Choose from week, weekend, and full & half day programs. TEL: 441 232 2348 EMAIL: email@example.com WEB: www.fitnessbayresort.com FACEBOOK: FitnessBayResortBermuda LOCATION: Fairmont Southampton HIKING AND CYCLING TOURS ALSO AvAILABLE!
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OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
441 238 1977
Henry VIII Thursday Nights: BBQ Friday Nights: Tempo Saturday Nights: DJ Uncle Sunday Nights: Local
Entertainment, call for details.
Every Tuesday night is QUIZ NIGHT! Mondays enjoy $10 entrees! 441 295 3314 25 Richmond Road, Pembroke
Swizzle Inn Baileys Bay
3 Blue Hole Hill 441 293 1854 TRIVIA NIGHT!! Thursdays, Hosted by Bermuda’s best Quiz Master, Mike Bishop... Live Entertainment with Ray Wednesday - Sunday Nights 9:30pm -12:30am features Ray who is renowned for his awesome acoustic abilty, amazing vocals and super entertainer. Live Entertainment with PANCHO Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri Happy Hour 12:00pm - 3:00pm “Pancho” playing his steel pan drum Friday Happy Hour 6:00pm-9:00pm
SWIZZLE INN SOUTH SHORE
87 South Shore, Warwick 441 236 7459 Live Entertainment with PANCHO Friday & Saturday Nights Wayne Davis is movin and groovin on the keyboards from 8pm-11pm. Wayne is a great entertainer and loves to interact with his audience and can accomdate loads of requests! Sunday Afternoons “Pancho” playing his steel pan drum 1pm-5pm.
Info & Admission: Free, tel 441 737 0437, email firstname.lastname@example.org or website walk.free.bm Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Races 2012 Island wide The Bermuda Fitted Dinghy is probably the only sailing class in the world that allows the skipper to finish a race with fewer crewmen than when he started! These races have provided Bermudians and visitors with many hours of entertainment since 1853. The race season is from May 24 to mid-September. Race Schedule: July 1: Granaway Deep, Warwick, 12:00noon, 1:30pm, 3:00pm July 15: St. George’s Harbour, St. George’s, 12:00noon, 1:30pm, 3:00pm July 22: Alternate/make up date Jubilee Cup Race Day takes precedence if September 9 date is cancelled. Info & Admission: Tel 441 236 4411, email email@example.com or website www.rhadc.bm
ENTERTAINMENT Hot Fun in the Summertime at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess The Fairmont Hamilton Princess, 76 Pitt’s Bay Road, Pembroke Experience culinary delights and musical entertainment each week at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess’ ‘Hot Fun in the Summertime’. The schedule: MondayS Martini Madness at The Heritage Court. The talented team of Fairmont mixologists will create a specialty martini or you can even create one of your own each Monday evening. TuesdayS Island BBQ at the Flagpole Terrace, 6:009:30pm for an authentically local Island BBQ with delicious Bermudian favourites hot from the grill. WednesdayS Wine Flight held in the lobby, 5:306:30pm. Enjoy fine wines each week from a different region throughout the world. Featured wines will be available at Heritage Court for leisurely sipping or better yet, dinner. ThursdayS Oysters & Chablis Night at The Heritage Court, from 5:00pm. Experience a taste of the sea, fresh oysters flown in the night before, paired with a chilled glass of Chablis served tableside. Fridays Happy Hour on The Princess Patio, 5:009:00pm, rain or shine! Kick back on the lawn and listen to live music, sip weekly drink specials and enjoy a delicious BBQ every Friday.
On Friday nights there is no better place to be than Seabreeze Terrace at Lido, Elbow Beach. Relax and unwind under the stars listening to the live entertainment of Bermuda’s Prestige DUO band. Sea Breeze Terrace at Lido, Elbow Beach 60 South Road, Paget | 441 232 3999
Calendar of Events 33 Saturdays Jazz Under the Stars at Harley’s Terrace, 6:30-9:30pm. Treat your ears to the smooth tones of live Jazz while you tickle your taste buds, all under the moonlit sky. Entertainment by a jazz trio from 6:30pm-9:30pm. Sundays Brunch at Harley’s Restaurant & Harbour Terrace, 12:00 noon- 3:30pm. Wrap up the week and savour a relaxing Sunday brunch featuring all the traditional favourites, served indoors or on the spectacular pool deck terrace. *Cognac and Cigars outside of The Heritage Court every night after dinner. Info & Admission: Tel 441 295 3000 or website www. fairmont.com/hamilton Lemon Tree Cafe - Happy Hour Every Friday, 5:00pm - 9:00pm, 7 Queen Street, City of Hamilton Dance to the DJ’s disco-style tunes or to sit and chat in the outdoor lounge overlooking Par-La-Ville Park. Info & Admission: Free. tel 441 292 0235 Bermuda Folk Club – OPEN MIC NIGHT & BBQ July 14, Docksiders, Front Street, Hamitlon Doors open 7:30pm Music starts 8pm Join us for a great musical event, open to all and featuring our local talented Bermuda musicians. Cash bar. We look forward to seeing you there! Info & Admission: $10 non-members, $8 members, www.folkclub.bm salsamania latin night out Mondays: 8:30pm - Midnight, Bonefish Bar & Grill, Royal Naval Dockyard Tuesdays: 8:30pm - Midnight, Grotto Bay Beach Resort Wednesdays: 8:30pm - Midnight, Moon Nightclub, Hamitlon Thursdays: 8:30pm - 10:30pm, The Cellar, Fairmont Southampton Fridays: 8:30pm - midnight, Rumbar (Victoria Grill) 8:30pm - Midnight Sundays: 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Bonefish Bar & Grill, Royal Naval Dockyard COCO REEF BBQ & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHT Thursdays, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, South Shore Road, Paget On Thursday evenings head over to Coco Reef for a little BBQ & Entertainment. Info & Admission: $55 per person, reservations 441 236 5416, www.cocoreefbermuda.com SALT ROCK GRILL
27 Mangrove Bay, Somerset, tel 441 234 4502 www.saltrockgrillbda.com
Lawn Games Happy Hour Every Friday, the action takes place on the back lawn of Salt Rock Grill and features a live DJ playing from 5pm - 8pm. Wayne Davis Live Every Sunday enjoy Wayne Davis on the organ and singing from 6:30pm – 9:30 pm on the lovely Salt Rock Grill terrace.
FRIDAY NIGHTS ON ROTATION Karaoke & LIVE BAND SATURDAY NIGHTS ON ROTATION HOUSE DJ'S DJ CASPER & DJ ICEMAN Emporium Building, 69 Front Street, Hamilton | Tel 441 295 8299 Mon-Fri: 11am to 1am | Sat-Sun: 9am to 1am Lunch: 11am to 5pm | Dinner: 5pm to 11pm
Wine Buffet, Lobster Fest & Brazilian Churrasco!!! See page 93 for details!! There is always something happening at Rumbar in the evenings. Stop in for a fresh order of the best guacamole and chips on the island and a happy hour drink or a few. every Friday - Happy Hour starts at 5pm salsamania latin nights starts at 8:30pm Victoria Place, 29 Victoria Street, Hamilton, 441 296-5050, www.irg.bm Frog & Onion Pub Live Island Music Daily, Frog & Onion Pub, Royal Naval Dockyard Mondays – Sundays from 1:30pm – 3:30pm; Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30pm – 9:30pm Tel 441 234 2900 website www.frogandonion.bm
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The Beach House at Blackbeard’s Hideout Looking for something a little more relaxed in the evening? How does great cocktails, delicious food and one of the most incredible SUNSET views on the island sound. Book a reservation a The Beach House at Blackbeard’s Hideout in St. George’s. Located just adjacent to Fort St. Catherine’s beach. Call today 441 297 1400 Ext 367 The Beach House offers a wide variety of delicious dishes, mouth watering cocktails, great wine list, ice cold beers, divine desserts and more. We suggest the crab cakes to start and the fish sandwich to follow. You can’t go wrong with a Bacardi cocktail, just ask the bartender to create something for you based on your favorite Bacardi flavored rum. A little history on The Beach House at Blackbeard’s Hideout A secluded cove on the islands of Bermuda is reportedly where one Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, spent some time hiding out from the Governor Eden of North Carolina around 1718. His ship the Queen Anne’s Revenge may have even anchored off Achilles’ Bay; the crew may have basked on the beach and fished and swam in crystal clear turquoise water. They may also have created a small hut on the shore to shelter from the sun but what stands there today has transformed into Blackbeard’s Hideout and The Beach House.
DIRECTORY OF BEAUTY & HEALTH DERMATOLOGY & SKIN CARE CENTER Sea Venture Building, 19 Parliament Street, Hamilton Our advanced centre offers anti-aging treatments as well as: Thermage, Face lift Treatments, Botox, Lunchtime Peels, Acne Treatments, Facials, Vein Treatments, Massage, Waxing & Eyelash Perm. Dr. Alexander C. Romeo, Ms. Willi Lawrence R.N., Leanda Wallis-Heeb Complimentary Consultation: Ms. Lawrence at 295-9963 WILLOW STREAM SPA The Fairmont Southampton Hotel, Southampton Choose from luxurious body experiences including wraps, aromatherapy and reflexology, custom massages, Vichy shower treatments, cleansing facials plus a full lineup of men’s and women’s pedicures and manicures in the beauty salon. Info: 441 238 8000, www.willowstream.com/southampton ELAN CLINIC The Mount, Penthouse Level. 10 Cavendish Road, Pembroke The Élan Clinic offers you excellence and value in highly personalized medspa services. Start now, and get that beach body you have always wanted! Info: 441 296 7439 or 441 295 8529, firstname.lastname@example.org CHINESE HEALING ARTS Ltd. 71 Middle Road, Warwick Dr. Troy Tweed is a licensed Acupuncturist and a Thai Chi Instructor. He treats weight problems, low energy, emotional health, sports injuries, allergies, stress, depression, headaches and migraines. Info: 441 236 4000 NEWSTEAD SPA & SALON 27 Harbour Road, Paget Pamper yourself at the soothing Newstead Spa featuring four treatment rooms in addition to two couples treatments suites, his and her steam rooms and a complete range of body, facial, hair and nail care treatments. Info: 441 249 7119, email@example.com 27th CENTURY BEAUTY SALON 92 Reid Street, Hamilton The Beauty Salon offers manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, eyebrow waxing and threading, braiding and all other hair services. Info: 441 292 2628 FITNESS BAY RESORT Fitness Bay Resort is Bermuda’s first results oriented weight loss program. Enjoy hiking, stimulating cardio, core strength classes, amazing low calorie nutritious cuisine and practical education to help you succeed. Choose from week, weekend, and full & half day programs. Info: 441 232 2348, www.fitnessbayresort.com, Facebook: FitnessBayResortBermuda
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The Facelift of the Future
By Willi Lawrence, Dermatology & Skin Care Center
Thermage... This FDA approved procedure is now one of the most popular anti aging treatments being used today. This is accomplished by using controlled radio frequency energy to tighten tissue and increase Collagen production. With aging, Collagen production slows so skin becomes loose and saggy causing wrinkles and fine lines to develop. Unlike lasers Thermage works on all skin types so patients with darker skin can be treated. Thermage is the only nonAlso known as the Thermalift procedure, patients noinvasive longer need to take time procedure that off in order to define their jaw line, lift their eyebrows, tighten their neck and reduce wrinkles lift that sagging around their cheeks and mouth. We are the only skin carecan clinic offerseyebrows, this physicianincrease prominence only treatment in Bermuda performed by a registered nurse. The machine is onlyof purchased through a plastic surgeon or dermatologist office. We are proud to introduce cheekbones, re-define the latest treatment tips that are larger, faster and more effective than before. The the jawline and improve treatment session can range from 30 to 90 minutes depending on the site being treated. appearance of double Thermage for men is becoming the trend for basically the same reasons that women sagging necks are attracted to Thermage. There is no downtime and thechins resultsand are very natural. In infor a single treatment. todays job market there is so much competition especially high level professionals that a youthful look is becoming as important to men as it is for women. As the word gets No surgery, no needles or out we will see more men taking advantage of this skin tightening opportunity. downtime. Thermage is the only non-invasive procedure that can lift sagging eyebrows, increase prominence of the cheekbones, re-define the jaw line and improve appearance of saggy necks in a single session that can last for years. No surgery, no needles, no downtime! Call Ms. Lawrence for a free consultation to see if you are a candidate 441 295 9963.
Liquid Facelift Treatments IPL/Laser Hair Removal Botox Restylane/Juvederm Lunchtime Peels Microdermadbrasion Acne Treatments Facials Vein Treatments Massage Waxing Eyelash Perm Call Ms. Lawrence at 295-9963 for free consultation
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Mommy to be... spa review By Candice E. Dickinson
Every Mommy to be deserves some pampering, especially once she makes it past the first three months of pregnancy, which for most can be very uncomfortable. While the regular spa treatments aren’t all recommended during pregnancy and for various reasons, there are some spas with a heart who go above and beyond to make sure Mommies to be are not only welcome, but that they are treated by certified prenatal specialists who know just what to do ensuring a safe and happy experience for both Mommy and expecting baby. Let the pampering begin! The experience at Sense® spa starts when you walk into the hotel lobby at Rosewood Tucker’s Point. Take a deep breath. Is that aromatherapy in the air? The hotel is gorgeous and the décor will have your eyes wandering the room so be sure to watch your step. Rosewood employees are always polished, helpful and extremely friendly. When I entered Sense spa, I was greeted and taken to the luxurious changing room. From floor to ceiling, much like the hotel lobby there is a lot to take in and the room itself is beautiful and calming. Inside my locker I found a nice white robe and a pair of sandals. The ladies room was stocked with everything you might need to use after your treatment to make sure you are polished and ready to enter back into the outside world. At this point, I already felt like I was in heaven and the massage hadn’t even started yet. My Certified Prenatal Massage Therapist entered the room and quietly offered me a glass of peach juice and a warm towel to wipe my hands. I had filled out a standard form with my basic medical background and how many weeks pregnant I was. She would use this information to determine what she could and couldn’t do during the massage including whether I would need a support pillow to lie on my sides, etc. I then entered the massage room. She explained the entire procedure before we started and asked me to let her know if anything became uncomfortable including the room temperature. I felt extremely confident about my decision to give prenatal massage a try and began to forget about everyday life as I laid down.
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Basic oil is used during the massage and the procedure helps your pain relieving endorphins start flowing throughout your body. Soothing music quietly plays in the background. Throughout the massage my therapist ensured my comfort at all times. A prenatal pillow was used to support my stomach and ease the comfort of my legs while lying on my sides. A warm towel soothed my feet and the massage was just the right amount of pressure. A prenatal massage promotes relaxation and normal blood pressure, emotional support and physical nurturing. It soothes muscle spasms, cramps, pain in the neck, back, hips, legs, feet and increases blood and lymphatic circulation supporting the physiological progress of pregnancy. After my massage finished I was walked to a post-treatment room where one can sit in front of a fireplace, enjoy a glass of fruit infused spring water and gaze out floor to ceiling windows taking in the spectacular view of the Rosewood Tucker’s Point property. I was already very relaxed and satisfied so this was by far an extra serving of icing on the cake. My experience at Sense spa, Rosewood Tucker’s Point was absolutely wonderful and I plan to visit the therapist again during my pregnancy for a prenatal massage and maybe a few other treatments. To learn more about all of the services available call the spa directly at 441 298 4032 and make sure to let the receptionist know that you are expecting. They will happily tell you which treatments you can enjoy during your pregnancy and inform you of any modifications to the treatment that are made to ensure yours and your expecting baby’s safety.
By Lisa Howe, Director Bermuda National Gallery
Impressions of Bermuda:
The David L. White Gift to THE Bermuda National Gallery Impressions of Bermuda: The David L. White Gift to the Bermuda National Gallery is an exhibition for all Bermuda guests seeking a visual art narrative that reiterates the beauty in our landscape and the very special quality of light that has captured the imaginations of artists across several generations, with particular attention to visiting American Impressionists in the early to mid 1900s. Here is a collector’s discerning eye, whose collection weaves a story of artists influencing each other. Many of these artists shared similar journeys: traveling together to explore and paint, studying at the same schools, and working in the same art colonies. Their artwork, collected here, read from one painting to the next as though they were meant to be living together like this always. This exhibition celebrates an enormous gift to the Island community and the museum’s Bermuda Collection: in total Mr. White has donated 77 pieces of artwork to the Bermuda National Gallery (BNG), 46 of which are presently on display. The BNGs Curator Sophie Cressall adds further detail: “The core of the collection are American Impressionist works by Reynolds Beale, William Chadwick, Harry Leslie Hoffman, Clark G. Vorhees, to name a few. The collection in total spans genres and styles from Realism to American Impressionism to early modern Expressionism, including local talents Alfred Birdsey and Charles Lloyd Tucker.” Mr. David L. White, OBE, Chairman Emeritus, champion of the arts, says of his gift: “Throughout the last twenty-five years of collecting, I have never thought of these works as belonging to me. I have always known that at some time they would have to be available to all Bermudians. The Bermuda National Gallery is the best place for them to be safely displayed and protected. Here they join the magnificent gift from John and Nelga Young and, of course, the Watlington Collection [of European art]. It is my hope that other people who may own Bermudian treasures will join me and give them to the Bermuda National Gallery.” Travelers look to museums to learn more about nation’s and their people; in this exhibition visitors will be taken back in time to the magical romanticism of Bermuda’s past, found in solitary sea vistas, winding narrow streets, and architectural perspectives that are both documentary and commentary. Time travels both ways however, for a stroll along the South Shore or through the historical town of St. George’s brings the impressions found in the exhibition to life again. There is a certain timelessness in the subject matter of the paintings, as well as the artists’ handling of colour and texture. While this reflects the selective eye of the collector, it also imitates the Island’s delicate, thriving environment. The fragility of our landscape is captured in these paintings, a reminder for us to protect our spaces, limit damage to this ecosystem, so that it will continue to inspire future guests, future artists. Join us at the BNG and share in this remarkable gift of artwork. Enjoy the experience at home and share the conversation of your visit with a hardcover publication of the collection, available for $25. Complimentary admission. Tours each Thursday at 10:30 am. Call ahead to confirm: 441-2959428. See www.bng.bm for more details.
In the Arts 41 ANTHONY PETTit By appointment only Bermuda Fine Art, Antique Maps, Books, Prints and Ephemera. info: 441 292 2482 www.anthonypettit.com BERMUDA ARTS CENTRE AT DOCKYARD Royal Naval Dockyard Fostering an appreciation and understanding of the Arts since 1984. Info & Admission: Free, 441 234 2809 Monday – Sunday 10am–5pm www.artbermuda.bm BERMUDA NATIONAL GALLERY City Hall & Arts Centre, Church Street, Hamilton (Upstairs) Exhibitions change throughout the year and are supported by a variety of interesting lectures, films, and events. Info & Admission: Free, 441 295 9428 Monday–Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am - 2pm, www.bng.bm BERMUDA SOCIETY OF ARTS City Hall & Arts Centre, Hamilton Exhibitions change regularly. Info& Admission: Free, 441 292 3824 www.bsoa.bm, Monday – Friday, 10am–4pm, Saturdays, 10am–2pm CRISSON AND HIND FINE ART GALLERY Crisson Building, 2nd Floor A large collection of life like sculptures that are hand carved from hard stones by Master Shona Fine Artists of Zimbabwe. Info & Admission: Free, 441 295 1117 Masterworks MUSEUM of Bermuda Art Botanical Gardens, Paget This Year Masterworks celebrates it’s 25th anniversary. Info & Admission, $5, free for members and children under 12 441 236 2950, Monday–Saturday 10am – 4pm, Sundays 11:00am - 4:30pm www.bermudamasterworks.com WINDJAMMER II ART GALLERY AT THE FAIRMONT Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Pitts Bay Road, Hamilton Stop by the Windjammer II and catch one of the resident artists painting. Info & Admission: Free, 441 295 1783 Monday–Saturday 9am – 4pm www.windjammer2.com DNA Creative Shoppe 21 Elliott Street, Mezzanine Level, Hamilton Bermuda’s only online and brick & mortar art supplies store. Info: 441 747 5399, Monday - Saturday, 11am-7pm www.dnashoppe.biz
City Hall & Arts Centre Church Street, Hamilton Free Admission Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Saturdays 10am - 2pm www.bng.bm
the month By Candice E. Dickinson
LIKE MOTHER LIKE DAUGHTER
Carole Holding & Caroline Troncossi Tee Carole Holding | Artist When did you first develop a love of the arts? As a child I loved painting by numbers, I completed art to 0 level (GCSE) and was offered a job working in Fullers art department as a designer for chocolate wrappers, however, I turned that down. I was born into the hotel industry so naturally I choose to pursue hotel studies. I went to catering college and that was where I met my husband. During college I obtained my City and Guilds Certification. I then moved on and managed a restaurant on Regent Street in London, England. In 1968 I moved to Bermuda and was married in 1969. I was a stay-at-home mom when I had my children and started a recreational art class once a week at Mount St. Agnes. I began dabbling in all sorts of creative things for the kids, cakes, arts, crafts and themed birthday parties. I once planned a party for 72 children. When the Queen was visiting Bermuda, I held a themed birthday party and made the boys hats with swords and the girls princess tiaras. The birthday cake was a castle with marzipan animals, even the sandwiches where part of the theme. I also enjoyed hosting dinner parties for my husband and his friends from the hotel industry. You now own 4 shops in Bermuda and your label is one of the top recognized labels Island wide. How did your career unfold? I focused more and more on art and painting as a hobby. As it developed, I started selling my paintings at a small gallery on Front Street. After the first set of paintings, it was only one week later that the gallery requested more. I was approached by the West End Development Corporation to assist with getting the Craft Market in Dockyard established. After my time with the Craft Market, I opened my first studio in St. George’s below the Historical Society on Featherbed Alley. I sold my art out of the studio and also started selling crafts. A few years later I moved onto the square above the White Horse Tavern, St. George’s. Soon I was asked to return to Dockyard and I opened a large shop in the Clocktower Mall selling art & crafts and also an antiques shop called Victoriana, this was decorated in a Victorian theme. I would travel to England frequently and buy small antiques, however, it became harder and harder to keep it up and prices were skyrocketing. My father was an auctioneer. When he married my mother he went into the hotel industry and didn’t pursue his dream. He had an eye for antiques and so I shared that. Eventually I closed both of the Clocktower mall shops and opened a shop at The Fairmont Southampton Hotel. Two years ago I returned to Dockyard with a boutique shop in the Clocktower Mall and also a larger shop at Heritage Wharf. This shop now includes selling my art and other duty free items. Please tell us more about Carol Holding Studio’s Collection. I have a line of Flower Fragrances of Bermuda, jewelry and more recently I have designed a range of Chintz china including Tea pots, bowls and mugs, Bermuda scene chopping boards have authentic recipes allowing my cooking background to offer those skills. I have branched out with my own food label which includes jams, chutneys, mustards and Bacardi Rum Cakes. Please tell us more about your cooking label. I usually spend the winter creating several recipes, which my family taste tests then we have a family discussion about each before I finalize the recipes. I always design labels and packaging and
source a manufacturer. Originally this would take me about two years to complete.
In the Arts 43 Do you have anything new planned for the near future? I am always looking at new ideas. Stay tuned.
Boy with Rabitt, 1969 oil on canvas, by Carole Holding
Bermuda Flora, 1979 oil on canvas, by Carole Holding
Monday-Saturday | 10:00am - 4:00pm Sunday 11:00am – 4:30pm museum is accessible with ramps and an elevator.
Above: Glass Beach, Dockyard, April 2012 watercolour by Carole Holding Left: Harbourview, May 2012 watercolour by Carole Holding
The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is home to an impressive collection of over 1,200 pieces of Bermuda inspired art; some by such famous names as Georgia O’Keeffe, Winslow Homer and Albert Gleizes. The museum shop sells prints and original local art, a perfect keepsake to take home! To learn about Bermuda’s culture and history there is no better stop on your vacation itinerary.
Caroline Troncossi Tee I Artist
Located in the beautiful Botanical Gardens, five minutes from Hamilton, the museum is on three major bus routes (1,2 & 7) and is clearly signposted from all entrances.
My family’s environment was very artistic growing up. Colors were a big inspiration for me and I quickly grew to love combining colors in everything that I did. As a child simple tasks such as picking out my outfit for the day would be focused on matching colors corresponding with my mood.
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When did you first develop a love of the arts?
When did you start to really focus on the arts and decide to pursue it as a career option?
At age 11 I attended St. Leonards-Mayfield School in England. Seven of my 10 subjects were mandatory, I choose art subjects for the rest. I completed A Level Art, Art History and 3 dimensional design. The school encouraged academics and didn’t approve of my focus on arts. Most students applied to universities such as Cambridge and Oxford. I made an appointment with the head master and convinced her that I was going to pursue a career in the arts. Just before applying to college I did a summer internship at the Rhode Island School of Deisgn (RISD). I then applied and was accepted to Parsons School of Art Continued on page 44
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44 In the Arts and Design in New York City. I had a phenomenal experience at Parsons. I completed foundation and first year degree, then became distracted when the Sensation Exhibition first opened in London. Sensation was a collection of contemporary art owned by Charles Saatchi and included works by Young British Artists such as Damien Hirst. It was the first major show for Damien Hirst. That was where the art scene was so I needed to be there to be fully inspired. Parsons wouldn’t allow me to transfer to London for a semester so I applied to Central Saint Martins and when I was accepted I finished my degree there. Central Saint Martins didn’t offer the same academic courses which really helped form my art work. Worldwide art shows recognize both Parsons and Central Saint Martins on an equal level.
During your education, what do you feel was the most positive experience and how do you now apply what you learned to your work?
There were so many positive experiences at Parsons, one in particular was that I studied color theory for an entire year. It turned out to be the best grounding for making paintings. Color became automatic for me. I started getting into color field paintings and worked on how different colors effect emotions. I found it amazing how people’s reactions were to my use of color. The experiences of living in an art community also helps feed your creativity and you become prolific with your work. My mom and I are fortunate enough to have eachother and often discuss our art work for input.
What’s your next move?
I now teach pilates, yoga, strength training and have been studying energy vortexes and chakras. In my latest art work, I have combined color and bodies in movement to express emotion and I am really enjoying it. So I will continue with this method for now.
Yoga Love, 2012 Oil on canvas by Caroline Troncossi Tee
Fish Plate, 1993 Sculpture by Caroline Troncossi Tee
Bermuda Beach, Acrylic on canvas Female Bust, 1994 Painted with hands, by Caroline Cast by Caroline Troncossi Tee Troncossi Tee
The Windjammer II Gallery Duck Dive, 2010 Oil on canvas, by Caroline Troncossi Tee
Underwater, 2011 Oil on canvas, by Caroline Troncossi Tee
Stop by Bermuda’s newest art gallery and watch painters as they create beautiful Bermuda paintings. Browse art and local artistic gift ideas. THE FAIRMONT HAMILTON PRINCESS HOTEL 76 PITT'S BAY ROAD, PEMBROKE TEL 441 295 1783 EMAIL email@example.com WEB www.windjammer2.com
Soloist, 2012 Oil on canvas, by Caroline Troncossi Tee
AfricAn Sculpture by thE ShonA MAStEr FinE ArtiStS oF ZiMbAbwE
Mike & Dusty Hind in the Gallery.
My Daughter by Israel Chikumbirike in Brown Verdite 27" x 16" x 13"
Magnificent works handcarved in rare stones by the Shona Master Fine Artists of Zimbabwe. Exquisite animals, wonderful heads, and intriguing abstracts. 2nd Floor, Crisson Building, 71 Front street, Hamilton (The yellow building next to the Emporium) Phone 441-295-1117
Industry and Fashion at Somerset Bridge Being an archipelago of some one hundred or so islands, the first settlers of Bermuda in 1612, four hundred years ago this month, were faced with some communication problems by road, although most traffic was maritime, by the sea in row boats or small sailing dinghies. Within a few years, however, three vital bridges were constructed, in between making fortifications at the behest of the early governors. The first bridge connected St. George’s Island with Ferry Island, from whence people, horses and eventually carriages could be transported to the main island of Bermuda by a flat-bottomed ‘horse ferry’. Another bridge spanned the only access to the sea for Harrington Sound and that was, and is, Flatt’s Bridge at the village of Hamilton Parish of that name. The westernmost bridge, depicted here, was Somerset Bridge which joined the Main with the island of that name. In this view of that bridge, about 1890, two finely-dressed ladies sit incongruously on the shore, amid heaps of old rope and rigging and discarded timbers from boats. On the opposite shore, several men work industriously on a careened Bermuda sloop, scrapping barnicale from its bottom; the fashionable ladies, obviously posing, take no interest on one of the major occupations of the island. By Dr Edward Harris MBE Heritage Matters, Page 48 Do You Know..., Page 50
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One of Bermuda’s leading Art Dealers
Anthony Pettit Anthony is a dealer in most types of antiquities relating to Bermuda (otherwise called the Somers Isles), particularly maps, books, prints, paintings and ephemera. Categories include charts and guides, manuscripts, pamphlets, letters, documents, ships’ logs, newspapers and magazines, albums and scrapbooks, incunabula, local imprints, almanacs, histories, railway effects, novels, descriptions, memoirs, parliamentary acts and bills, poetry, catalogues, bibliographies, genealogies, diaries, travel and cruising stories, works on flora and fauna, papers on geology, geography, race relations, reports and memoirs on the Dockyard, maritime and military publications.
St Georges with Red Roof Carle J. Blenner. Circa 1899 11 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches. oil.
House on Point, Bermuda 1900 Frederick A. McClure
Watercolour and gouache on paper, mounted on board, 12 x 18 inches. Signed lower left. F.A McClure, and inscribed: Bermuda 1900. Beautiful original custom made frame.
Bermuda Lane with Houses. Evelyn M. Bicknell Circa 1910 Watercolour 12 x 17inches. Signed lower left.
View of Watford Bridge, Bermuda Dodge MacKnight (American 1860 - 1950) Circa1911 17 x 23 inches Watercolour on paper. White frame custom made by the artist
The Melon Garden, Bermuda. Henry Webster Rice Watercolour. 13.75 x 20 inches. Dated July 8th 1913.
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Heritage MatterS by Dr. Edward Harris, MBE Aerial view of Scaur Hill Fort looking west to Ely’s Harbour.
Sightless at Scaur Hill Fort Somerset Bridge is a useless monument, at least in military terms, as its drawbridge is too small, unlike those at the Dockyard that left a wide, gaping hole, when withdrawn. Yet Somerset Bridge was a critical passage for any army attacking the Dockyard from the rear, or landside. With the longer range of guns of the 1850s, it was necessary to prevent an invading army from reaching Somerset Island, from where its guns could shell the Dockyard with impunity. In time of war, the procedure was probably to destroy Somerset Bridge by hand, or shell it into oblivion with the guns of the new fort on Scaur Hill, built in the 1870s less than a mile to the north. The enemy would have heard its guns but would have been sightless, for the cannon were mounted on the new Moncrieff “disappearing carriage”. According to artillery historian, Collin Carpenter FSA, Scaur Hill Fort has the last known remains of Capt. Moncrieff’s smallest version of a disappearing carriage. When the gun was fired, the force of the shot pushes the barrel and carriage down into a deep gun emplacement. The gun is loaded in that depressed position, while the enemy is looking from the cannon, hopefully without success. Once reloaded, a five-ton counterweight throws the gun back into its elevated position above the rampart. A reproduction of the gun was emplaced by the Parks Department a few years ago. Scaur Hill Fort is a monument of some architectural interest, for it displays in stone and concrete the great change taking place in the design of fortifications in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Until that time, forts were buildings for offensive action that could also be defended, but by the 1870s, the idea of a fort was being replaced by gun positions with little defensive architecture, such as seen An 1870s site plan of Scaur Hill Fort later at St. David’s Battery of 1910. showing the shore-to-shore ditch.
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Site plan of Scaur Hill Fort with its two guns on disappearing carriages.
The ditch at Scaur Hill Fort is the longest in Bermuda. It starts on the eastern side of Somerset Island, runs around the southern edge of the fort, proceeding westward across the road and downhill to Elyâ€™s Harbour. A wooden bridge on Somerset Road once spanned the ditch. Times change, enemies come and go. A clear and present danger in the later 1800s, it is now hard to imagine that an American enemy would have come marching through Southampton and southern Sandys Parish and into Somerset to attack the Royal Naval Dockyard, after landing on the south shore beaches. To prevent such an invasion and American occupation of Bermuda, seven new forts were built here in the late Victorian period and a number were rearmed with advanced weapons. The system appears to have worked. Thanks to the enemy of old, a mere 700 miles to the west, Bermuda has an outstanding array of military heritage in architecture and artillery. If we would but care more for these monuments, we might entice more Americans to our shores for a modern invasion in the gentler guise of friendly visitors. A Parks Department team with the reproduction gun at Scaur Hill Fort.
A model of a 64-pounder on a Moncrieff Disappearing Carriage.
DO YOU KNOW…
by Horst Augustinovic
…About the First Bermuda Books? Part II – Susette Harriet Lloyd – ‘Sketches of Bermuda’
Susette Harriet Lloyd visited Bermuda from 1829 to 1831 and stayed with the family of Archdeacon Aubrey George Spencer. During her 2-year stay she wrote a series of letters to her friends in England, many of them concerning local people and their living conditions just prior to emancipation in 1834. On her return to England Susette Harriet Lloyd was urged to publish her letters, resulting in her book ‘Sketches of Bermuda’. In her Preface, she wrote ‘The recent changes which have taken place in the legal condition of the negroes in our West India colonies, having rendered any authentic information connected with the subject desirable at the present moment, it is hoped, that the following pages will not be deemed altogether uninteresting, especially since they refer to a country which, though the smallest of all our West India possessions, has attracted a greater degree of attention The title page of ‘Sketches of Bermuda’, than others of larger extent, in consequence published in 1835. of its deviation from the emancipation bill, passed by the mother country, and, with the single exception of Antigua, adopted generally by the colonies.’
A rather romanticized view of Flatts.
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This view of Hamilton Harbour has obviously been embellished for the European travel book market.
Paynter Vale at Bailey’s Bay in the typical style of the early 19th century, before the invention of photography
The Map of Bermuda shows the outlying reefs and the north of Bermuda ‘Filled with Rocks’.
‘This little colony being, from its geographical situation, the key to our trans-atlantic possessions, naturally acquires considerable importance, while the singularity of its formation, the beauty of its scenery, and the variety of interest in its natural productions, seem to entitle it to a more distinct notice than it has yet received in the casual allusions of different writers.’ The 273-page ‘Sketches of Bermuda’ by Susette Harriet Lloyd includes beautifully engraved views of Hamilton, Flatts and Paynter Vale at Bailey’s Bay, as well as a more detailed map of Bermuda than the one published a few years earlier by Richard Cotter in his book of the same title.
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What are the Odds of a Hole in One? By Paul Adams Despite the seemingly improbable odds that a person can hit a golf ball into a hole in one shot from at least 150 yards, it happens all the time. While the internet provides information on anything and everything you could possibly think of, most of the quoted odds for an amateur making a hole in one are wildly off. For example, I’ve seen odds ranging from 10,000 to 1 all the way up to 100,000 to 1. The odds of an amateur golfer making a hole in one on a par 3 hole are roughly 12,500 to 1. Furthermore, the odds of a professional golfer making a hole in one on a par 3 hole are closer to 2,500 to 1. Some golfers play for years without shooting a hole in one, while others manage to do it at an early age. The youngest player was barely out of diapers when he shot his first hole in one. Jake Paine was just three years old when he shot a hole in one on a 65 yard hole in Lake Forest, California. The oldest player is Harold Stilson, from Boca Raton, Florida. He was 101 years old when he aced the 108 yard 16th hole with a four iron at the Deerfield Country Club on May 16, 2001. Most Hole In Ones Norman Manley, of California, holds the record for most hole in ones with 59. Manley shot his first hole in one in 1964 and aced four holes in 1979. That’s not too bad considering the odds of hitting a hole in one are roughly 1 in 40,000. Famous First Hole In Ones Tiger Woods was six years old when he hit his first hole in one. Michelle Wie has had six hole in ones in her short golfing career. Wie shot her first ace when she was 12. On Good Friday this year one of my members, Alex Withers-Clarke got a hole in one, aged just 9 years old. Alex was handed a plastic set of clubs when his family moved to Bermuda when he was 13 months old. By 18 months he had blown through several sets and as he was a clear lefty we got him a proper set. So I think it’s really 18 months to 2 years old that he really started.
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Fairmont Southampton Golf Club 18 South Shore Road, Southampton Parish Tel: 441 238 8000 | Fax: 441 238 8968 Web: www.fairmont.com/southampton/Recreation/Golf/
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Meet Darron Swan Head Pro at Belmont Hills Golf By Simona Terceira Darron Swan is a full-time Golf Pro and Director of Golf at Newstead Belmont Hills Golf Course. Darron became a Golf Pro at the age of 21. In 1986 he was Trainee Assistant Golf Pro Manager at St. George’s Golf Course under the tutelage of his brother, Kim Swan. At that time he attended various Golf Schools. The Bermuda Government sponsored him on various development programmes facilitated by PGA America – programmes such as Teaching, Merchandising, Rules of Golf, Golf Course Operations etc… Darron became Assistant Golf Professional at Belmont Hills in 1988 where he stayed for a year before moving to Riddles Bay as Head Golf Professional. He worked at Riddells Bay for 13 years before moving back to the newly designed Belmont Hills.
Can you start by telling us a little bit about how you got into Golf to begin with?
I started Golf at the age of 5 mainly because my brother was involved in Golf. My brother Kim Swan is currently one of the teaching Professionals at Port Royal Golf Course. Over the years as my interest grew and my skills developed, I realized that I was very happy with a career doing something that was very enjoyable and fulfilling.
What do you like about working at Belmont Hills?
The atmosphere at Newstead Belmont Hills is a ‘family’ atmosphere. You will find that all of the staff is very hospitable, creative and ready for a laugh. Apart from the beautiful surroundings, well kept golf course, adequate staffing and facilities, there is a team mentality, which encourages good working relations. There is never a day when I think I don’t want to go to work. I am usually the first in and last out.
What has been the highlight of your career?
There are so many highlights. I get great joy seeing a lot of my students become professionals. Dwayne Gibson was one of my students and the moment he became a Head Professional was a proud moment for me. Throughout his training with me, I focused on teaching Golf Shop Operations, Tournament Organization, Club Fitting and How to Teach. Dwayne currently works with me at Belmont Hills.
Why is Belmont Hills a ‘must play’ for visitors to the Island?
Every one of the 6100 yards of intense bunkering, multi-tiered greens and slender fairways of the Belmont Hills Golf Course is designed to test your shot-making abilities. Panoramic views of bustling Hamilton Harbour and the Great Sound provide the perfect backdrop for some of the most enjoyable and challenging 18 holes on the island. And of course the congenial atmosphere of all the staff is a plus.
What advice would you offer someone considering playing at Belmont Hills?
Belmont Hills is an ‘accuracy’ Golf Course. If your driving accuracy is of a high percentage, you can use Drivers all day but if your percentage is low, you have the flexibility of using your Irons. Great Putters have huge success at this course! Our Pro Shop has a variety of high-end brands: Adidas, Nike, Callaway to name a few; a good selection of Putters and tailor-made Drivers and Fairway Woods. One of our most in demand items in the shop includes Clic Gear pull carts that come in various colors. We have very competitive rates and we also offer the DREAM OF A LIFETIME package where players enter into a draw to win 4 nights accommodation at Newstead Belmont Hills Resort. (All Newstead guests receive a complimentary round of Golf daily)
Darron Swan can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 441 236 6400
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27th Century Boutique The Hair Studio & Beauty Salon 92 Reid Street, Hamilton Fashion for men and women. The Hair Studio offers manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, eyebrow waxing and threading, braiding and all other hair services. Info: 441 292 2628 A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - Main Store 59 Front Street, Hamilton Cosmetics, fragrances, duty free perfume, fine jewellery with diamonds, precious and semi precious stones in gold and silver. Gifts & collectibles. Info: 441 295 3961 ext 407, www.ascooper.bm A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - CHILDREN 27 Front Street, Hamilton - Infants, Toddlers & Childrens Clothing up to age 14. Info: 441 295 3961 A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - EXPRESS Washington Mall, Reid Street, Hamilton - Juniors fashions & accessories Info: 441 296 6525 A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - Harbourside Pier 6, 24 Front Street - Fragrances, sportswear for missy and fuller figure, fashion accessories and costume jewellery Info: 441 295 3961 A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - Man 29 Front Street, Hamilton - Men’s fashions. Info: 441 295 3961 A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - STUDIO 3rd Floor Main Store, 26 Reid Street, Womens Fashions. Info: 441 295 3961 A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - Dockyard Clocktower Mall, Royal Naval Dockyard - Ladies fashions and accessories, gifts souvenirs & fragrances at duty free prices Info: 441 234 4156 A.S. Cooper & SONS LTD. - FAIRMONT SOUTHAMPTON 101 South Shore Road, Southampton Ladies fashions and accessories Info: 441 239 7094
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ANTHONY PETTit By appointment only Bermuda Fine Art, Antique Maps, Books, Prints and Ephemera. Info: 441 292 2482, www.anthonypettit.com ARROWROOT GIFT SHOP Botanical Gardens, Paget Works of art by local artists including paintings, drawings, prints, pottery and an extensive list of items made of Bermuda cedar. Books by local authors, note cards with images from Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art permanent Collection. Info: 441 236 2950, www.bermudamasterworks.com BERMUDA BLUE & BERMUDA BREEZE Gibbons Company, Reid St., Hamilton, Peniston Brown, St. George. Perfume Shop, Dockyard, Carole Holding, Front St., Hamilton , & Fairmont Southampton, Brown & Co., Front St., Hamilton, A.S. Cooper, Front St., Hamilton, branch and hotel stores. Available at Distributed By P.D.L. Limited Fine Perfume. Info: 441 292 1710 BERMUDA JAM FACTORY Available at most stores island wide Six tasty Bermuda themed jams in a range of heats. Glaze it, spread it or dip it. Look out for the new line of “no sugar added james (sneak peak on page 86) and the brand new hot Marmalade!!! Info: 441 535 5267 or 441 535 4328 www.bermudajamfactory.com Continued on page 62
Fire up your taste buds • Voted best Bermuda Home Grown Product 2011 • Two-time international award winner • Created by two high school teachers in pink shorts Gombey Pepper jams are hand-crafted in small batches and they represent the absolute Best of what Bermuda has to offer. Take a taste of Bermuda home with you.
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sherry peppers are indigenous to bermuda and synonymous with outerbridge's It all began centuries ago when sailors began fortifying barrels of sherry with fiery hot peppers. The all-purpose seasoning was used to mask the less than appetizing taste of rancid ship rations. Not exactly an alluring origin and perhaps they would have been more precise to call it “Peppered Sherry” but… we cannot rewrite history. “Love the sauces! We now give them as gifts to friends and relatives.”– Sandra R. (Kentucky) In 1964, Yeaton Duval Outerbridge and his cousin Robert “Robbie” Dean Outerbridge decided to brew up a batch of Bermuda sherry peppers for use at Robbie’s Harbourfront Restaurant in Hamilton. Since then, Outerbridge’s Original has become synonymous with sherry pepper sauce. Nearly every restaurant and pantry in Bermuda includes a bottle of Outerbridge’s Original Sherry Peppers. It is THE Bermuda hot sauce that predates the hot sauce craze by decades. “My secret ingredient” - Alisa S (Vermont) Today, Outerbridge’s Original brand includes twenty-seven gourmet products including ready-to-serve Bermuda Fish Chowder and Sherry Rum Peppers, a blend of the customary enhancers for chowder. Other shaker bottles include Swashbuckling Steak Sauce, Sizzling Soy Sauce, Bloody Mary Fix, Wine Vinegar Peppers, Full Hot Mustard Sauce, Royal Full Hot Rum Peppers and Devilishly Hot Sherry Peppers that are twelve times hotter than the original. Outerbridge’s Founder’s Reserve is a 750ml fish shaped bottle with pouring spout that makes a great gift or souvenir. Outerbridge’s Original Barbecue Sauces are available Mild or Devilishly Hot, as are our Peppered Jellies and Admiral’s Cocktail Onions are an extra-spicy Bermudian delicacy. I have wowed many dinner guests with your sauces Charles M. (Michigan) The Outerbridge family also helped originate the Bermuda Rum Swizzle and our all-natural crystal mix makes over a quart of liquid sunshine. The popular taste inspired our newest product, Bermuda Swizzle Taffy - salt water taffy that tastes like a rum swizzle but without the alcohol. Outerbridge’s has also introduced four spice packs for rubs and marinades; Fantastic Fish, Righteous Ribs, Tempting Tasty Chicken and Luscious London Broil. Outerbridge’s Original Cookbook, in its sixth printing, is a collection of favorite family recipes and Bermudian cuisine.
“Bring on the best sauce in the world” Todd M. (Massachusetts)
THE AUTHENTIC TASTE OF BERMUDA born of a centuries old seafaring tradition, Outerbridge Peppers Limited was founded by Yeaton duval Outerbridge, a fourteenth generation bermudian whose family settled the island in 1620, the same year the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth rock aboard the Mayflower. The modest business that began almost fifty years ago has grown into a delicious line of gourmet products that are treasured by loyal fans around the world. Available in retail stores throughout bermuda and for worldwide home delivery from our secure online shop.
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BLUCKS 4 Front Street, City of Hamilton Crystal, bone china, hand painted porcelain, classic table wear. Info: 441 295 5367, www.blucksbermuda.com
BROWN & Co. – THE BOOKMART Reid Street, Hamilton Books from local and internationally acclaimed authors Info: 441 279 5442, www.brown.bm
BROWN & Co. - Hallmark Reid Street, Hamilton Gift ideas and greeting cards Info: 441 279 5442, www.brown.bm
CHATHAM HOUSE 63 Front Street, City of Hamilton A historic retailer of cuban cigars. Info: 441 292 8422
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Visit Bermuda’s original theme store which features the island’s favourite mascot. We’ve got t-shirts, sweatshirts & caps, glassware, can coolers, mouse pads, toys and more. We also stock a complete range of Bermuda apparel, unique souvenirs, & our own brand Hot Sauces.
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CRISSONS JEWELLERS Hamilton 16 Front Street, Hamilton Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS Hamilton 55 Front Street, Hamilton Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS Hamilton 71 Front Street, Hamilton Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS St. George’s Water Street, St. George’s Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com CRISSONS JEWELLERS Dockyard Clocktower Mall, Dockyard Fine Jewelry Info: 441 295 2351, www.crisson.com
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THE GEM CELLAR 63 Front Street, Hamilton A beautiful selection of custom made jewelry and unique designs. Info: 441 292 3042
GIBBONS COMPANY 21 Reid Street, Hamilton Men, ladies and children’s fashions, fragrances, cosmetics, accessories, jewellery & Kitchen and tabletop shop. Info: 441 295 0022, www.gibbons.bm GIBBONS HOME STORE 18 Church Street,Washington Mall, Hamilton Bed, Bath & Home Décor Info: 441 295 0022, www.gibbons.bm
GIBBONS COMPANY – Peniston Brown, the fragrance specialists 6 Water Street, St. George’s Fragrances from around the world. Info: 441 405 0005, www.gibbons.bm
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GIBBONS COMPANY M.A.C Cosmetics Front Street, Hamilton Cosmetics and accessories. Info: 441 295 8843, www.gibbons.bm Continued on page 64
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THE IRISH LINEN SHOP 31, Front Street, Hamilton Home fragrances, candles, bath and body products, gift ideas, home décor, children’s boutique including smocked dresses and classic styles, the finest Egyptian cotton bedding and more. Info: 441 295 4089 Outerbridge Peppers Limited Outerbridge’s Original Sherry Peppers sauce has been the Authentic Taste of Bermuda since 1965. A full line of twentyseven gourmet products including Bermuda Rum Swizzle mix and Swizzle Taffy are available island wide and online for worldwide home delivery. Info: 441-296-4451, P.O. Box FL 85, Flatts FLBX www.outerbridge.com Continued on page 66
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GIBBONS COMPANY – THE PERFUME SHOP Clock Tower Mall, Royal Naval Dockyard Fragrance Boutique Info: 441 405 0006, www.gibbons.bm
GIBBONS COMPANY – NINE WEST 25 Reid Street, Hamilton Shoes, boots and accessories Info: 441 294 5191, www.gibbons.bm
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Le Cadeaux With the look of fine china, Le Cadeaux tableware is made of durable melamine, perfect for pool and patio dining. Beautiful, colourful and practical, itâ€™s available in an incredible range of French Provencal designs.
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MAKIN WAVES MAIN STORE 10 Church Street, Hamilton Everything for fun, in , on and under the water! Info: 441 292 4609, www. makinwaves.bm or visit us on facebook MAKIN WAVES DOCKYARD Royal Naval Dockyard Everything for fun, in , on and under the water! Info: 441 234 5319, www. makinwaves.bm or visit us on facebook
ONION JACK’S TRADING POST 77 Front Street,, Hamilton Bermud’a original theme store which features the island’ favourite mascot Info: 441 295 1263, www.onionjacks.com
P-TECH 3 Reid Street, Hamilton Number one provider and authorized dealer for electronics in bermuda. Info: 441 279 5148, www.ptech.bm
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SWISS TIMING LTD. 95 Front Street Collections of brand name watches, carefully selected jewelry and diamond jewelry including custom jewelry options. Info: 441 295 1376
JAM of the month & recipe Gombey Pepper Jam™ Mini Burgers
Ingredients 2 to 3 tablespoons of Gombey Jalapeno Pepper Jam - Storm Surge™ (if you want to kick up the heat use... 2 to 3 tablespoons of Gombey Hot Pepper Jam - Hurricane Force™) 1 pound ground chuck beef 1/4 cup Panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 1 egg lightly beaten 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove of garlic peeled and mince a handful of chopped parsley , salt and freshly ground black pepper 8-10 dinner rolls or mini brioche buns Directions Light a grill. Mix ground chuck, Gombey Pepper Jam™, Panko, egg, onion, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper together. Form the meat into 8 little patties. Grill over high heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side turning once. Toast your buns if desired. Enjoy! These tasty little bites make a great appetizer. Add some blue cheese to the mix to make a truly gourmet burger that your friends and family will go crazy over. Serves 4-6 www.bermudajamfactory.com
IN & ON THE WATER
ANA LUNA ADVENTURES Contact Capt. Nathan, Grotto Bay Beach Resort, 441-504-3780 www.analunaadventures.com Experience the Scenic and Historic Sights of Bermudas Eastern end in Grand Fashion aboard ‘Ana Luna’ a 45’ Luxury Catamaran. Ana Luna offers both private cruises for half or full day in addition to regularly scheduled departures for Snorkeling (Tuesday and Thursday 1 to 5 pm ) and Sunset Cruise (Tuesday and Thursday 5:45 to 8:45 pm ) and Gloworms Viewing (2 and 3 days after full moon ). Ana Luna offers an Extensive Wine and Beer selection and can arrange for catered ‘Ana BQ’ meals served aboard at Anchor in some Pretty Cute Spots... Sail Away to Experience Bermudas Scenic and Historic East End..
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•Sail & Snorkel & Swim •Sunset Circumnavagation & Historic Sights of St Georges •Sun Day Fun Day !! •Biolumenecent Glo Worms •Live Aboard for up to 3 couples Be sure to visit our up-to-date website www.AnaLunaAdventures.com for more info and don’t hesitate to call Captain Nathan @ 441 504 3780. Come along for an Adventure and see why Ana Luna is termed the ‘Sea Lover’..!! Blue Hole Water Sports Grotto Bay Beach Resort, 441 293-2915, www.blueholewater.bm If you’re looking for a fun day on the water let the friendly professional staff at Blue Hole Water Sports show you how. Bermuda is at its best when experienced from the water
IN & ON THE WATER 71 and there is no better way to do that than in your own boat! We rent 13ft Boston Whalers (max 4 people) outfitted with steering consoles and bimini tops. Complimentary snorkel gear and coolers included. We are in close proximity to some lovely beaches and secluded islands. We also offer Sunfish Sail Boats, Windsurfers for the beginner and advanced and single and double Kayaks all at Bermuda’s best rates. Give us a call today! Tel: 293 2915 AXIS WATERSPORTS Experience Bermuda like never before with AXIS ADRENALINE PROJECTS, Bermudas newest luxury watersport provider. Our custom built 2011 TIGE RZ2 provides the highest standard of performance for novice and advanced tor pera in t er/o riders or skiers. own n mar m ding joh 37•1114 mail.co om Instructors boast more than 10 years oar .c g g •5 akeb skiin s 441 obda@ ermuda w experience and offer lessons in wakeon rav isb less ing b ww.ax boarding, wake-surfing, wake-skating and tub ips w h tr waterskiing. Combined with tubing and beac tours ies part snorkeling, AXIS ADRENALINE caters to all ages! Our unique design allows comfortable seating for 10 to enjoy shoreline tours or access your own secluded beach for lunch, Check us out on Facebook! a perfect family outing! Whether it’s pushing your limits or just pushing pause, AXIS is your #1 choice. Island wide pick ups available. 441 537-1114 | AXISBERMUDA.COM “Go Play Outside” BRIGHTSTAR II Welcome Aboard This luxurious Tayana 55ft. yacht is available for your office and private entertaining. Enjoy a sail or cruise on Bright Star II and have brunch, lunch, dinner or just cocktails aboard. Over night charters are also available. We can provide it all.Oyster Point Yacht Charters Tel: 441 238 0116 or 441 238 SAIL Captain Brian W. Billings: 441 535 7704 or Email: email@example.com Website: www.oysterpointyachtcharters.com MOTORBOATS • KAYAKS • SAILBOATS • WINDSURFERS
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MEET THE CHALLENGER By Dolphin Quesrt
Blending into the rocky bottom of the Dolphin Quest Bermuda Keep is a magnificent 250 pound green sea turtle named Challenger. Being 22 years of age Challenger has just reached maturity and could still grow up to 400 pounds as his species lives to an average of 80 years. Challenger is awfully sleepy throughout the winter months due to the colder water temperature and most often will be found sleeping lodged under a rock in his pool. In order to conserve energy he can hold his breath up to 5 hours by slowing his heart rate to 1 beat every 9 minutes, so it can be hard to find him unless you look carefully. oYSTer PoINT YAcHT cHArTerS
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As the sea temperature in Bermuda starts to rise throughout the summer, to a high of around 86 degrees Fahrenheit, Challenger will become increasingly active. Once he begins to move and swim about more, Challenger will start back to â€œschoolâ€? and begin learning new behaviors from his trainers. While you may not think that a turtle can be trained, Challenger is actually a quick learner. He is already trained to swim through a gate to move from one pool to another. Now we are working on training him to swim from one trainer to another (A to B training). Challenger is learning that when one trainer gives him the signal and he is pointed to the other trainer, he is to swim to the other trainer. When he arrives at that other trainer, he is rewarded with fresh romaine lettuce. Green sea turtles primary dietary sources in the wild are sea lettuce and sea grasses, in addition to jelly fish during the juvenile stage. Just like with our dolphin family, Challenger greatly benefits from training in order to remain physically and mentally stimulated. And after just a few months trainers are already looking to see his full potential and making his training even
more challenging by sending him between two pools and eventually even through hula hoops! More info www.dolphinquest.com
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Dockyard and Western Parishes Dockyard Visitor Information Center Royal Naval Dockyard At The Dockyard Visitor Information Center (VIC) you will find everything you need to have a “Bermudaful” day. Conveniently located adjacent to the Cruise Ship Pier, Bus and Ferry stop, we offer up to date information on transport, local events, attractions and tours. Our friendly staff is on hand to assist you with local knowledge on where to go and what to do. Public Transport passes, wifi, phone cards, and tour tickets are available for purchase. Telephone 441 238-4842 THE ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARD Ireland Island, Sandys Work began on this massive complex in 1809, not long after the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars and just before the War of 1812. Envisioned as a strategic British military outpost that would make Bermuda the “Gibraltar of the West,” the Royal Naval Dockyard was built by slave and convict labour. The Dockyard locked its gates in 1951. Since then, the seventy-five acre site has been painstakingly renovated to accommodate museums, a movie theatre, restaurants, The Arts Centre and the Bermuda Craft Market. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF BERMUDA Ireland Island, Sandys Located in the Keep of the Royal Naval Dockyard, this museum has become one of the island’s most frequently visited destinations since being opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1975. Its popularity has increased even more with the recent restoration and opening of Commissioner’s House. Elsewhere on the complex, exhibits chronicle both Bermuda’s association with the Royal Navy and its own interesting maritime history. In addition to a collection of Bermuda-made boats, there are relics from the Sea Venture, maps, the famous Tucker Treasure—collected from the sixteenth-century Spanish galleon the San Pedro—and many more artifacts. Open Monday to Sunday 9:30am-4:00pm (last admission 4pm). Adults $10, seniors $8, children under 13 FREE. For further information telephone 441 234-1333. COMMISSIONER’S HOUSE National Museum of Bermuda, Royal Naval Dockyard Located within the confines of the National Museum of Bermuda, Commissioner’s House dominates this complex and entire surroundings from its elevated position. Largely constructed between 1823 and 1828, this commanding Georgian ‘house’ epitomizes British imperial style, power and engineering wherewithal during the nineteenth century. An experimental building in several regards, Commissioner’s House may have been the first domestic project anywhere to use cast iron to support
What to See & Do 75 its floors and roof. Rescued from near dereliction through a protracted, award-winning restoration, the building—one of the most important on the island—now houses exhibits on slavery, history of tourism, Bermuda’s connections with the West Indies and the Azores and Bermuda’s military and seafaring history. Open during regular Museum hours. THE BERMUDA CRAFT MARKET AT DOCKYARD Ireland Island, Sandys A unique outlet for Arts and Crafts where artisans display and demonstrate their work – cedar, ceramics, Christmas ornaments, decoupage, dolls, gems, seaglass, jewellery, needlework, books, maps, prints and more. Open daily, 9:00am - 6:00pm. When the ships are in, the Craft Market stays open until 8:00pm. Dolphin Quest Bermuda Maritime Museum, Royal Naval Dockyard Reserve your Encounter Today! 441 234-4464. Get happily lost in a Bermuda Triangle of fun, swimming with our beautiful dolphins in their ocean water safe haven within the old stone fortress now home to National Museum of Bermuda, one of the world’s most extraordinary naval history museums. Create a magical multi-sensory connection when you touch a dolphin that will touch your heart. Dolphin Quest Bermuda is located at The Royal Navy Dockyard, Bermuda’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination and cruise ship terminal, and just a short, scenic ferry ride or taxi ride from anywhere on the island. You’ll share and remember your dolphin moments and your biggest and best smiles ever with our fantastic keepsake photos. Visit the Dolphin Deck Gift Shop onsite for the coolest dolphin shirts, hats, toys, books and souvenirs. GIBBS HILL LIGHTHOUSE Lighthouse Road, off South Shore, Southampton Soaring to 362 feet above sea level, Gibbs Hill is the second oldest cast iron lighthouse in the world. Stalwarts able to climb the one hundred and eighty five spiral stairs to the top will be rewarded by the breathtaking, panoramic views of the entire island. Call before visiting 238-8069. (Closed part of January and all of February)
HAMILTON AND CENTRAL PARISHES HAMILTON VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE City of Hamilton The Hamilton Visitor Information Centre (VIC) conveniently located next to the Hamilton Ferry Terminal. Here you will find up to date information on transport, events and attractions. Attached to the VIC is Dangelini’s Cafe, offering lattes, smoothies, paninis and fresh baked goodies. VIC open Mon-Fri 9am-4:00pm, Sat 10:00am-4:00pm. Dangelini’s open Mon-Fri 7:30am-5:00pm, Sat 7:30am-4:00pm. Telephone 441 295-1480 THE ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL Church Street, Hamilton Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity was constructed after its predecessor on the site was destroyed by fire in January 1884. Open Monday to Saturday (Tower admission $3) For further information call 292-4033. THE SESSIONS HOUSE Parliament Street, Hamilton The Sessions House is where Bermuda legislates its affairs. A simple, four-square Georgian structure, the Sessions House was embellished on its southern, ceremonial front during the Victorian era to coincide with Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in 1887. Tours in the morning 10:30am - 12:00pm and afternoon 2:30am - 3:00pm. For more information call 292-7408. THE CABINET BUILDING AND CENOTAPH Front Street, Hamilton Set back from the street in a park-like setting, the elegant Cabinet Building with its graceful Ionic columns was completed in 1841. This important building houses the Premier’s offices and is where the Senate meets every Wednesday. The Cenotaph outside the Cabinet Building memorializes Bermudians who gave their lives in the two world wars. Continued on page 78
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CITY HALL Church Street, Hamilton Completed in 1960, City Hall is located in the very heart of Hamilton and is the indispensable hub of community activity. It houses the offices of the City of Hamilton and is home to the City Hall Theatre, the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery and the Bermuda National Gallery. 292-1234. THE BERMUDA NATIONAL LIBRARY Par-la-Ville Park, Queen Street, Hamilton Founded in 1839, the Bermuda Library is a lending library that is also a first-rate reference and research facility. Free Internet service is available. Main library hours are Mon-Thurs 8:30am - 7:00pm; Fri 10:00am-5:00pm; Sat 9:00am-5:00pm; Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm. Privileges extended to visitors. 295-2905. THE BERMUDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Par-la-Ville Park, Queen Street, Hamilton Abutting the main library, this small museum is a trove of memorabilia integral to Bermuda’s cultural heritage. In addition to fine antique furniture and eighteenth century silver, its holdings include portraits of Sir George and Lady Somers and William Perot, the original owner of the house. Open Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, 10:30am - 1:00pm. Admission is free but donations are welcomed. 295-2487 THE PEROT POST OFFICE Par-la-Ville Park, Queen Street, Hamilton The quaint little edifice at the bustling junction of Queen and Reid Streets has historical significance that belies its unassuming size. Nineteenth century Hamilton Postmaster and Assemblyman William B. Perot erected the building on the edge of his property, Par-la-Ville, in 1842 and ran it as a post office for 20 years. In 1848 he created his famous ‘Postmaster Stamps’ of which only a handful have survived. C
FORT HAMILTON M Happy Valley Road in Pembroke on the outskirts of Hamilton A sentinel that has been protectively overseeing Hamilton Harbour since 1889, Fort Hamilton withY its moat gardens, green lawns, musty dungeons and never-tried artillery is worth a visit. With spectacular CM views of Hamiton Harbour and the Great Sound beyond it, it is a great place to pause and have a picnic. MY Open daily 9am-5pm. Admission is free. CY GOVERNMENT HOUSE Langton Hill, Pembroke CMY This imposing structure is the official residence of Bermuda’s governor, who represents H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Completed in 1892, Government House was designed by Scottish architect WilliamK Hay, whose best-known legacy to Bermuda is the Anglican cathedral in Hamilton.
BERMUDA UNDERWATER EXPLORATION INSTITUTE (BUEI) 40 Crow Lane, Pembroke Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is just outside Hamilton on East Broadway, 40 Crow Lane. See the ocean like you have never seen it before! What lies in Bermuda’s depths? BUEI is designed to amaze, excite and inform every visitor about the ocean. Highlights include a simulated deep-sea submersible; taking visitors for a dive 12,000 feet and survive an attack in a shark cage. Other exhibits not to be missed are the Jack Lightbourn Shell Collection, shipwreck artefacts discovered by diver and explorer Teddy Tucker and marine exhibits including a dive bell, a bathysphere and the space-like Exosuit, an atmospheric diving suit. Great place to visit for all ages! Weekdays 9:00am – 5:00pm, Weekends 10:00am – 5:00pm. Adults - $12.50, Seniors - $10, Children 6 – 17, $6, Under 6 – Free. 441 297-7314. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.buei.org VERDMONT 6 Verdmont Lane, off Collectors Hill, Smiths Parish This fascinating and beautiful old house is one of Bermuda’s most significant historic buildings. Built ca. 1710, Verdmont is a unique example of early Georgian architecture, and has remained virtually unchanged for 300 years. The museum features an extensive collection of antiques including Bermuda-made cedar furniture, portraits, English and Chinese porcelain and a child’s nursery. The gardens contain an assortment of herbs, old roses and fruit trees; and the sweeping view of South Shore is spectacular. Come for a guided tour to learn anything about Verdmont or simply to enjoy its peaceful surrounds. Tours can be modified to accommodate any interest whether it be about the people who lived and worked in this house, the collection of Bermuda furniture and antiques, the unique architecture of Bermuda and Verdmont’s place in its history. Hours: Wednesdays, 10:00am - 4:00pm. 236 7369 Continued on page 80
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AND STILL GROWING Visit www.caves.bm for more details. The Crystal Caves are a world of delicate splendour with magnificent crystal stalactites and stalagmites, each surrounding a clear lake. Come see the Crystal & Fantasy Caves, an exquisite world that Mother Nature began over 30 million years ago. HOW TO FIND US: BUS ROUTES 1/3/10/11 | JUST OFF WILKINSON AVE 8 Crystal Cave Road, Hamilton Parish CR 04, Bermuda | 441-293-0640 | email@example.com
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ST. GEORGE’S AND EASTERN PARISHES St. George’s — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — is where it all began, when in July 1609 the Sea Venture — en route from England to the new colony of Jamestown Virginia — encountered a violent storm and was shipwrecked on Bermuda’s reefs less than a mile off what is now St. Catherine’s Point. Miraculously, all on board survived the disaster and rowed ashore to Gates Bay, located at the eastern end of St. George’s. ST. GEORGE’S VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE Town of St. George The St. George’s Visitor Information Centre (VIC) conveniently located at 7 King’s Square, St. George’s. (next to the cannon and ducking stool) Here you will find up to date information on transport, events and attractions. VIC open Monday - Saturday 10:00am -5:00pm Telephone 441 297-0556 World Heritage Centre Town of St. George Located in the Town of St. George’s, the World Heritage Centre is a key orientation and resource point for visitors of all ages. Celebrating the mission of The St. George’s Foundation, the World Heritage Centre is central to the promotion of the Town and Parish of St. George’s. Lively, interactive histories are told through state-of-the art technology, participatory talks, historical re-enactments, and an (ongoing programme of dramatic presentations, cultural activities and special events). Open to the public Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00 (adults), $2.00 (children/students). 297-5791 or visit www.stgeorgesfoundation.org THE DELIVERANCE Ordnance Island, St. George’s A full-scale replica of the Deliverance, one of the two vessels that transported Sea Venture survivors on to Virginia in 1610, is located on Ordnance Island across from King’s Square. The St. George’s Foundation have restored the Deliverance and it is now open Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm. Admission is $3.00 (adults), $2.00 (children/students). KING’S SQUARE Town of St. George The official, ceremonial centre of St. George’s, King’s Square acquired its name in 1818 when it was named in honour of King George III. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday until November 30, 2011, the town crier, colorfully decked out in tunic, breeches and tricorn hat, rings his bell and shouts “Oyez! Oyez!” (Hear Ye!). This is to convene his `tribunal,’ which will mete seventeenthcentury justice to a nagging wench at the ducking stool nearby. By all means try out the stocks for yourself. This is a fun photo opportunity. TUCKER HOUSE Water Street The only museum in St. George’s furnished as a period residence, Tucker House offers a glimpse into the lifestyle of a prosperous eighteenth-century Bermudian merchant. Built around 1752, Tucker family treasures are in evidence throughout the house, including fine family portraits by Joseph Blackburn. A Bermuda National Trust property, Tucker House is open Wednesdays & Saturdays, 10:00am - 2:00pm Admission $5. 297-0545 Continued on page 82
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RESERVE YOUR DOLPHIN SWIM TODAY! Call 234-4464 or visit dolphinquest.com A portion of the proceeds from Dolphin Quest supports vital marine education, conservation and research.
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THE GLOBE HOTEL Globe Hotel, King’s Square Across the street from St. Peter’s Church, this distinctive dwelling was built in 1700 by Governor Samuel Day. During the American Civil War its upper floor was occupied by a Confederate Shipping Agent from where he organized the shipment of arms, uniforms and war supplies through the Union blockade to the South. It now houses the Confederate Museum and hosts the “Rogues and Runners” exhibit, highlighting Bermuda’s participation in the American Civil War. Open Mon. - Sat. 10am-4pm. Admission $5.students $2. 297-1423. ST. PETER’S, Their Majesties Chappell Duke of York Street Situated in appropriate loftiness above the main street of St. George’s, St. Peter’s Church is one of the island’s most beloved landmarks and is the oldest Anglican church continuously occupied in the New World. The first church on the site was constructed in 1612 of native cedar and a thatched roof. This original edifice was replaced seven years later by a more permanent structure that lasted almost a hundred years, until the hurricane of 1712. Following this disaster, the church was again rebuilt. Open Mon. - Sat. 10am-4pm. Anglican service 11:15am Sundays. THE OLD RECTORY Broad Alley, St. George’s, behind St. Peter’s Church Built in 1699, this charming cottage on one of the numerous picturesque back streets in St. George’s is one of Bermuda’s oldest houses. Acquired in 1700 by Captain George Dew, an unsuccessful privateer who became a St. George’s assemblyman, The Old Rectory acquired its current name when it became the residence of the Rev. Alexander Richardson in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. Outisde viewing only. ST. GEORGE’S HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Duke of Kent Street and Featherbed Alley Built around 1734 as a private residence, Mitchell House is a fine example of eighteenth-century Bermudian domestic architecture and has been home to the St. George’s Historical Society since 1920. Open Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat. Adults $5, Children under 12 $2 BERMUDIAN HERITAGE Museum Samaritan’s Lodge, Intersection of York and Water Streets St. George’s newest museum was formed in 1994 to preserve and document the history of black culture and achievement in Bermuda. Displays include a fascinating assortment of memorabilia relating to the many areas in which blacks have made a contribution since first arriving on the island in 1616: shipbuilding, piloting, construction, nursing, music, sports and politics, to name a few. Open Tues-Sat 10am-3pm. Admission $4. 297-4126. CORPORATION OF ST. GEORGE Town of St. George Town Hall, the handsome building commanding King’s Square and bearing the town crest was begun in 1802, a few years after the Corporation of St. George’s was founded in 1797. The State House, located up a gentle elevation behind Town Hall, is one of the island’s oldest, most historically important buildings. Erected around 1620 by Governor Nathaniel Butler, the State House is open to the public 10am-4pm on Wednesdays only. (10 - 2 May 1 - Oct 31) THE UNFINISHED CHURCH Duke of Kent Street, St. George’s The impressive Gothic vestige that looms over the town of St. George’s was begun in 1870 as a replacement for St. Peter’s, which had fallen into a state of serious disrepair. Outside viewing only. The structure is unsafe – please heed the warning signs. Designed by William Hay, the Scottish-born architect who later drew the plans for Hamilton’s cathedral, the St. George’s church was abandoned in 1899 when near completion. FORT ST. CATHERINE & MUSEUM St. Catherine’s Point, St. George’s Fort St. Catherine stands on the site of one of the four towers that Governor Richard Moore erected along Bermuda’s coast around 1613. None of these original towers, the first English forts in the New World, survive. The present, completely restored structure, dates from the mid-nineteenth century and is home to fascinating exhibits including military guns and weapons. 75% of the fort is wheelchair accessible. Open Mon-Fri 10:00am-4:00pm. Continued on page 84
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CARTER HOUSE Southside Road, St. David’s Carter House was probably built in the 1720s by John Hayward and his wife Martha, reputedly a descendant of Christopher Carter, one of the two Sea Venture survivors who stayed behind when the vessel’s other passengers continued on to Virginia in 1610. Acquired by the St. David’s Historical Society, this small house with its unusual ‘welcoming arm’ stairs has been converted into a museum that commemorates the pre-war agrarian traditions of St. David’s. Open Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm. ST. DAVID’S LIGHTHOUSE Mount Hill, St. David’s Constructed of Bermuda stone, this 55-foot structure is one of two local lighthouses. Lit for the first time in 1879, its fixed white light enabled navigators to take cross bearings with the flashing beacon emitted by Gibbs Hill lighthouse way up the coast in Southampton. Open 9-4, Mon-Fri from Nov - Mar. Admission is free. CRYSTAL CAVES & FANTASY CAVES Wilkinson Avenue, Bailey’s Bay Two young boys discovered this magical underground world comprising stalactites, stalagmites and a clear, fifty-five foot deep lake by accident in 1905. Subsequently it has become a leading attraction for visitors who can now also visit a nearby sister site, Fantasy Cave. A café and a gift shop are also located on the premises. Crystal Caves, which is on the bus route between Hamilton and St. George’s, is open seven days a week except on public holidays that occur during the winter months. Open 9am - 5pm. Last tour for Crystal Caves 4:30pm, last tour for Fantasy Caves 4:00pm. Admission – One Cave Adults $20.00, Children $8.00. Both Caves Adults $27.00, Children $10.00. Ages 5 thru 12 are considered children. Children under five enter free. 293-0640. THE BERMUDA AQUARIUM, MUSEUM AND ZOO Flatts Village Located in picturesque Flatts Inlet since 1928, this ever-evolving educational institution has over the years become one of the island’s leading destinations for tourists and residents alike. It is a must-see for anyone with children. Open daily 9am-5pm except Christmas Day. Last admission is 4 pm. Admission: Adults $10, children $5. 293-2727.
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A great way to see Bermuda and all its attractions Regularly scheduled buses operate at frequent intervals to most of the destinations throughout Bermuda which visitors may find of interest. Bus stops are indentified by pink and blue poles. Poles that are pink indicate service inbound to the City of Hamilton. Poles that are blue indicate service outbound from the City of Hamilton. The table below lists many of the destinations that visitors ask us about most frequently. Alongside each destination is the number of the route(s) serving that destination, the appropriate fare zone, and the times buses leave The Central Terminal in Hamilton. If possible avoid the rush hour. The best time to travel by bus is between 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. and after 6:00 p.m. Destination Route Number Fare Zone* Buses Leave Hamilton** L.F. Wade International Airport 1,3,10,11 14 Zone 09 15 21 33 45 57 Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo 10,11 3 Zone 09 21 33 45 57 Belmont Hills Golf Club 8 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 57 Botanical Gardens 1,2,7 3 Zone 05 15 17 29 41 45 53 Crystal Caves of Bermuda 1,3 14 Zone 15 45 Royal Naval Dockyard 7,8 14 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Elbow Beach 2,7 3 Zone 05 15 17 29 41 53 Gibbs Hill Lighthouse 7 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Grotto Bay Hotel 1,3,10,11 14 Zone 09 15 21 33 45 57 Horseshoe Bay 7 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Mangrove Bay (Somerset) 7,8 14 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Maritime Museum 7,8 14 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 John Smith’s Bay 1 3 Zone 15 45 Surf Side Beach Club 7 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 Fairmont Southampton Hotel 7,8 3 Zone 05 17 29 41 53 St. George’s 1,3,10,11 14 Zone 09 15 21 33 45 57
* See Bus Fare Information for additional details on 3 and 14 Zone fares. ** Departures on the hour and minutes past the hour from The Central Terminal in Hamilton.
Bus service in Bermuda is operated by the Bermuda Department of Public Transportation (DPT). Bermuda is divided in 14 Zones, each about 2 miles long. Fare Category Cash (Exact change only. Dollar bills not accepted) Tokens Tickets (Tickets are sold in Booklets of 15) Visitor 1-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 2-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 3-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 4-Day Transportation Pass Visitor 7-Day Transportation Pass
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Bacci Fairmont Southampton, Southampton Italian with a Passion! Delight in authentic Italian Cuisine delivered with fine dining flair in a stylish yet relaxed family atmosphere. Info: 441 239 6966, www.fairmont.com/southampton BOLERO BRASSERIE 95 Front Street, Hamilton Busy, lively, and bustling Brasserie/Bistro atmosphere, good food, friendly efficient service, and an overall enjoyable relaxed dining experience. Info: 441 292 4507, www.bolerobrasserie.com bonefish bar & grill 6 Dockyard Terrace, Dockyard Happy atmosphere, fun music, wonderful indoor/outdoor bar and dining, and views of the waterfront. Info: 441 234 5151, www.bonefish.bm Continued on page 90
Ok.. So no we don’t serve Yashi Sushi on belly buttons but we will let you eat it in the main dining room. COCONUT ROCK Williams House, Reid Street, Hamilton, Tel 441 292 1043 LUNCH Monday - Friday 11:30am - 5:00pm, Saturday 11:30am - 10:30pm DINNER 5:00pm - 10:30pm - 7 nights a week H A P P Y H O U R Monday - Friday 5:00pm - 7:00pm B A R 11:30am - 2:00am
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Sushi Chef, Salt Rock Grill By Simona Terceira If you haven’t been to Salt Rock Grill for sushi you can’t say that you had the best sushi on the island. Salt Rock Grill offers the widest selection of sushi, 14 appetizers, 9 tempura, 13 Nigiri, 13 sashimi, 11 special rolls and 25 Salt Rock Grill rolls. Nothing goes better with sushi than a chilled glass of sake or a sake cocktail from the cocktail list. Now let’s meet Bobby Bergantin! He is an amazing sushi chef and is well known for his sushi creations. So be sure to ask for something special if you don’t see it on the menu. Yes, you read that right; you don’t have to stick to the menu. You can get adventurous and ask Bobby to create something unique for you. Bobby started as an assistant sushi chef back in Philippines in 1999, at a Japanese restaurant called Komoro Soba. After 5 years he became a head sushi chef and in 2006 he came to Bermuda. He is the only sushi chef at Salt Rock Grill and you can find him there from Tuesday to Sunday, lunch or dinner. What do you enjoy the most at your job? I have many regular customers that come to the sushi bar and together we create unique rolls. I like to be challenged. If you tell me what type of fish you like, I will create something unique for you. As a matter of fact I have a client that named one of my creations after himself. His name is Lee Jay and he comes here 4 times a week for dinner all the way from Devonshire, often bringing his wife or friends. The Lee Jay Special is an avocado boat. You will have to come here and order it to see why it is so special. Why is your sushi different from other restaurants? I have the generic sushi rolls on my menu but I also have rolls that you can find only here at Salt Rock Grill. I try to only use local fish, tuna, wahoo or snapper.
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What’s the most popular roll from your menu? The most popular roll is no. 56. OH JOY, People enjoy it so much that we had to call it OH JOY. It is a tempura roll of crab, mango, avocado, shrimp, seaweed and cream cheese. I think it is the most popular roll in Bermuda. At Salt Rock Grill we have 2 menus for lunch or dinner. A sushi menu and a restaurant menu where you can find everything you would like to eat, from fish to steak or lamb. We like to offer a wide variety of food to our customers. Did you ever have a disaster in the kitchen? It was a Saturday night. It was so busy that I ran out of sushi rice and I had to cook rice while the customers were at the bar waiting for their sushi. It takes 20 minutes to cook rice and my customers had to wait for over 30 minutes for their sushi. To be honest I have a feeling that my customers were having fun watching me struggling with the busy night. I didn’t get any complaints, everybody was happy with their sushi made with fresh rice. :) Would you like to create a plate for our readers? The plate that I will create for you contains: salmon nigiri, tuna nigiri, local wahoo sashimi, local tuna sashimi and of course, our most popular roll, Oh Joy. I like the taste of the fresh raw fish so if it were just up to me I would serve a lot of sashimi. Nothing can beat the taste of fresh local sashimi. SAKE SUGGESTION: shimizu-no-mai PURE DAWN junmai ginjo sake Sake pairing by April Gosling Naude, Gosling’s Aroma: Hints of orange peel and light floral notes, with an underlying minerality. Taste: Fresh and well-structured, with subtle notes of pear and Fuji apple. Finish: Creamy, finishes soft-sweet to dry.
Where to Eat & Drink
REStauRant & BaR
Southampton Tel: 238-8580 (at the Golf Academy)
The Beach House At Blackbeard’s Hideout Fort St. Catherine’s, St. Georges Blackbeard’s Hideout is open to everyone for Lunch and Dinner every day of the week except Monday. Our Chef Rene and his team have transformed Blackbeard’s into a local favourite, so you know the food must be good. Info: 441 234 5009
Bermuda’s favorite Indian and Continental cuisine Dine in everyDay Lunch 11:30am - 2:30pm Dinner 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm Reservations Recommended Take OuT Cafe Monday – Sunday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
CAFÉ Amici Clock Tower Mall, Sandys Enjoy Italian cuisine and culture, breakfast lunch and dinner served, best Pizza in Dockyard. Info: 441 234 5009, www.amici.bm
TAKE OUT BISTRO
h a m I Lt o n
Tel: 295-8580 (Bermudiana Arcade, 2nd Floor)
Open Monday to Saturday 7:30 am – 10:00 pm of a ner Win Bermud f o rd t Bes old awa G
CHOPSTICKS 88 Reid Street, Hamilton Dine in or out Chinese Fare Info: 441 292 0791, www.chopsticks.bm
Extensive Indian, Continental and Oriental menu.
Our food has been widely and enthusiastically commended for its flavour, quality and value for money.
COCONUT ROCK Reid Street, Hamilton Delicious food and now serving Yashi Sushi in the dining room. Bar is open until 2:00am. Info: 441 292 1043
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It alian Cult ure & Cuisine
Café Amici is located in the heart of the Royal Naval Dockyard, on the corner of the Clocktower Mall. Open 7 days a week. Breakfast 9:00am - 11:30am Lunch 11:30am - 6:00pm Dinner 6:00pm - 10:00pm Sundays Codfish & Potato Breakfast 9:00am - 12:00noon Lunch 12:00noon - 5:00pm
441 234 5009
Amore BERMUDA LiViO FeRiGO
The PASSiON FOR iTALiAN COOkiNG
Amore Bermuda, is a colourful coffee table style cookbook packed with recipes, stories and the many influential characters in Chef Livio Ferigo’s life. Available at local book stores, Bonefish Bar & Grill and Café Amici.
A Taste of Land & Sea Bonefish Bar & Grill is located in the heart of the Royal Naval Dockyard just across from the Ferry Terminal. Sit down to exquisite views of Bermuda’s breezy Great Sound, award winning Chef & plenty of food. Open 7 Days A Week 11:30am - 5:00pm 6:00pm - 10:30pm Bonefish Bar stays open until 1am
441 234 5151
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Meet The FLANAGANS Manager Trio By Candice E Dickinson
Andrew Trott How long have you been with Flanagan’s? 4 years. Previously and since 1999 I was the head golf pro at the Fairmont Southampton, Riddell’s Bay and Tuckers Point golf clubs. I still teach on my days off at Port Royal. What is your title at Flanagan’s? I am the Restaurant manager and also bartend, run the functions in the Outback Sports Bar and in the main restaurant. What is the best part about working in this industry and for such a great company like Flanagan’s? I live to be around people, it’s great interacting with visitors, locals and our regulars. The Flanagan’s crew really works together and takes care of each other especially the owners who are always around and available when needed. When we have a day off, there is nothing to worry about. Everything gets done and any problems that arise are just a phone call away. The hours are flexible and we are able to still enjoy life and do things that we want to do. Too many jobs consume people’s lives and they quickly loose sight of everything that is going on around them and in the world. Do you have any advice for someone who wants to get into the industry? Don’t be afraid to talk to people and ask questions. Be presentable, polite and show up on time. You will get out what you put in.
Michael James Neil John Sheehy Please tell us a little about yourself! I am the son of John Joseph Sheehy, former Chief of CID and #3 man in the Bermuda Police Force. My mother is the beautiful Joan Sheehy. In 1985 we left Bermuda and moved to Texas where I attended the University of Houston and studied hotel management. I joined the United States Marine Corps and after Dessert Storm, I returned to Houston worked at the Outback Steak House as a waiter, then general manager learning about quality and people. I always dreamt about returning to Bermuda so after my time at the Outback I did just that. I worked at the Fairmont Southampton for six years and then saw that Flanagan’s had an opening. I was lucky enough to land the position. Do you have any advice for someone who wants to get into the industry? Do your homework and find the right company. That alone will make you successful.
Al McIntosh Where are you from and what brought you to Flanagan’s? I am originally from Glasgow, Scotland. I was living in Canada a while back and saw a job opening at Salt Rock Bar & Grill in Bermuda. I had a choice at that time to return to Scotland or head to Bermuda. I decided to try Bermuda out and met my wife while working at Salt Rock. I spent 6 years there and 3 months ago moved to Flanagan’s. What is your position at Flanagan’s? I am a manager 2 or 3 nights a week. I look after the floor and help out wherever I am needed. What do you really like about working here at Flanagan’s? I really enjoy the customers at Flanagan’s and our staff. My job at Flanagan’s offers me more time to spend with my family. I have 2 sons; one is 4 and the other just 5 months. I have 2 or 3 evenings a week free to spend at home being a dad and a husband. I also really enjoy our customers and our staff.
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Harley’s, The Fairmont Hamilton Princess By Candice E. Dickinson Today more and more adults are focusing on healthy eating habits and some are struggling to erase bad habits they developed in the past as children and young adults. So what about our kids today? If we can get them choosing healthy now, maybe there will be less of a struggle to maintain their healthy eating habits as they grow older. Most restaurants offer children’s menus featuring kids’ favourites such as French fries, pizza, chicken fingers, macaroni and cheese, etc. Kids’ eyes light up and if they don’t get to indulge in these naughty favourites at home, they will surely be scanning the menu at a restaurant when given the opportunity. The Fairmont Hamilton Princess has not only designed a menu for children but they have put a healthy twist on the usual favourites that kids love. Changes in recipes include using whole-wheat flour instead of refined white flour, incorporating fruits and vegetables to help meet the daily fibre recommendation and employing alternative cooking methods. Genius! We chose three young candidates to join us for dinner at Harley’s Restaurant at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. We didn’t tell them what to expect or what they would be having for dinner; we just made sure they didn’t have any allergies that we would have to notify our server of. The coast was clear so we booked a reservation and off we went on a Monday evening at 6pm for dinner. Olivia age 6, Nazy age 10 and Jack age 14 were seated in the Harley’s dining room in The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. Chef Trent Mayhew greeted us at the table and introduced himself to the kids. He then let us know that he had chosen a selection of entrees for our young taste testers to try out. Olivia, Nazy and Jack placed their napkins on their laps and waited patiently. In the mean time we had a
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peek at the menu and I asked each of them what they would have ordered if they had a choice. Olivia said that she would have ordered the cheese pizza and would have asked for pepperoni on top, Nazy had his eyes on the cheese pizza as well and Jack was interested in French fries. The dishes soon arrived and to our surprise, they were quite different than what the kids had discussed ordering. The menu is set up so that kids choose an entrée and two sides to go with it. Chef Mayhew explained each entrée and the kids dug in. • • • • •
BBQ Chicken Breast with a side of steamed brown rice and steamed broccoli Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich with carrot sticks and strawberries on the side Chicken Fingers with mashed potatos and watermelon wedges Penne Pasta & Tomato Sauce with house made meatballs Grilled Cheese Sandwich with grapes and pineapple
Olivia, Nazy and Jack cleaned the plates. Olivia loved the Chicken Fingers and Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Nazy and Jack said that they would choose the Penne Pasta with meatballs over their original choices of cheese pizza and French fries. The kids all enjoyed the fruit and vegetables on the side and felt as though it was more like a treat than a task to eat their veggies. Nazy exclaimed, yummylicious as he ate his watermelon wedges. We were surprised to see just how much the kids enjoyed their sides of fruits and vegetables. The way the entrees were presented, it really was like a little treat on the side. Everything was fresh and delicious. Kids are still kids so when we finished they smiled big and asked for dessert. Olivia and Nazy had the brownie served with ice cream and sprinkles and Jack had chocolate chip cookies. We didn’t feel the desserts were along the guidelines of healthy options, however, after eating such a healthy selection of whole grains, fruits and vegetables, it is only natural to indulge in a naughty little dessert.
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106 S o u t h S i d e Roa d St. dav i d’S
“Bermuda’s Unique Dining Experience”
Where you can choose from Premium Cuts of Steak, Seafood & Lamb “Cooked to Perfection” Along with Fresh Vegetables & Salads and The Most Mouthwatering Desserts
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Open 5:30pm nightly except Mondays Dress Code: Smart Casual
EAST MEETS WEST Bermuda’s Favourite Indian and Continental Cuisine. WEST At The Golf Academy in SOUTHAMPTON Info: 441 238 8580 EAST Bermudiana Arcade, 2nd Floor 27 Extensive Indian, Continental and Oriental menu.. Info: 441 295 8580
ELIANA’S FINE DINING 106 Southroad, St. David’s At Eliana’s choose from premium cuts of steak, seafood & lamb, cooked to perfection. Along with fresh vegetables & salads and the most mouth-watering desserts. Info: 441 777 0555
FLANAGANS IRISH PUB Emporium Building, 69 Front Street Bermuda’s only Irish Pub & Restaurant offerng a cozy and friendly atmosphere to both Locals and Tourists. Info: 441 295 8299, www.flanagans.bm
PIZZA HOUSE RESTAURANT Small 9”, Medium 13”, Large 15” & Jumbo 19”
21 DIFFERENT TOPPINGS SHELLEY BAY PLAZA TEL: 293-8465 HERON BAY PLAZA SOUTHAMPTON
TEL: 238-2753 SOUTHSIDE ST. DAVID’S
FROG & ONION PUB Cooperage Building, Royal Naval Dockyard A pub lover’s dream, with everything on the menu named after old English pubs. Great food & great atmosphere. Info: 441 234 2900 www.frogandonion.bm Continued on page 98
M LIV US E IC !
441 295 3314
Bermuda’s #1 sports Bar FOOD, DRINKING, MUSIC, SPORTS, BROADCASTS, TRIVIA NIGHT
Conveniently located in Hamilton, offering traditional pub fare, as well as our famous pizza. We offer state of the art satellite coverage of all your favourite sporting events and teams. Sit inside and revel in our lively atmosphere or sit outside on our oversized patio. We offer superior service in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 25 RiCHmond Road, PembRoke | 441 295 3314 | WWW.RobinHood.bm
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
LUNCH & DINNER SUNDAY BRUNCH SUSHI BAR
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – OUR FAMOUS THURSDAY NIGHT BBQ Held on on our lower terrace with entertainment by DJ Uncle.
EVERY WEDNESDAY 20% OFF SUShI TAKE-OUT
TERRACE OVERLOOKING SOUThAMpTON’S MAjESTIC SOUTh ShORE
Enjoy dancing the night away with lively entertainment. Call us for details... RESERVATIONS CALL 441- 238-1977 EMAIL: HENRYS@LOGIC.BM • WWW.HENRYS.BM 69 South Road, Southampton, Bermuda
SERVING DELICIOUS FOOD ALL DAY
Where to Eat & Drink GRIFFINS St. George’s Club, St. George’s Griffin’s Bistro and Bar at The St. George’s Club is open for lunch and dinner every day of the week except Wednesday. On Sunday we also have the most spectacular extended Brunch 3:00 pm - the “Feast in the East” that is rated as one of the best on the island. Breakfast is also available on Saturday morning. Info: 441 297 1200 Henry VIII Restaurant, Sushi Bar & PUB 69 South Road, Southampton Breath taking views, Old English Charm, traditional English dishes, European cuisine, freshly caught local fish, sushi and live entertainment. Thursday night BBQ back by popular demand! Info: 441 238 1977, www.henrys.bm Jasmine LOUNGE Fairmont Southampton, Southampton Cocktails, light entrees, snacks, sandwiches, salads and pizza. Live entertainment from 6pm – 1am. Info: 441 238 2555, www.fairmont.com/ southampton
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CAPTAIN’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL 13 Reid Street, Hamilton 441 295 7714 *follow us on facebook
99 Where to Eat & Drink 99 LIDO RESTAURANT Lido Complex, Elbow Beach award winning restaurant with breathtaking ocean views and an elegant but informal atmosphere, serving Mediterranean cuisine. Open for dinner 7 days a week Info: 441 236 9884, www. lido.bm
Lobster Pot and Boathouse Bar 6 Bermudiana Road, Hamilton Bermuda’s oldest fish eatery. Info: 441 292 6898, www.lobsterpot.bm
MICKEY’S BEACH BISTRO Lido Complex, Elbow Beach A unique beach restaurant, serving bistro style dishes in a casual environment. Open every day for lunch and dinner. Info: 441 236 9107 Continued on page 100
BERMUDA’S BEST DINER
Monday to Saturday 6:00am - 10:00pm Sunday Breakfast & Lunch 7:00am-3:00pm Dinner 5:00pm-9:00pm 235 Middle Road Southampton email@example.com islandcuisine.bm
Call Today 238-3287 (EATS)
100 Where to Eat & Drink Pizza House Pizza House with 3 Locations, choose from 21 toppings! HERON BAY PLAZA, SOUTHAMPTon 441 238 2753 SHELLY BAY PLAZA 441 293 8465 St. David’s, Southside 441 293 5700 THE NEW TRADITION 2 Middle Road, Sandys Local, Chinese and Indian cuisine Info: 441 234 3700
OUTBACK AT FLANAGANS IRISH PUB Emporium Building, 69 Front Street, Hamilton No matter what team you’re routing for, you’ll always have the best seat in the house at Flanagan’s Outback Sport Bar. Info: 441 295 8299
R e s ta u R a n t & B o at h o u s e B a R
Bermuda’s premier seafood restaurant for more than 35 years. Sailors and landlubbers meet to enjoy the best in fresh fish and other delicious food for lunch and dinner. This summer, enjoy bistro dining on our patio.
R e s ta u R a n t & B o at h o u s e B a R
Monday to Friday: Lunch: 11:30am to 4:30pm Dinner:
4:30pm until closing
Saturday: 5:30pm until closing Sunday:
6:00pm until closing
Closed Public Holidays
Located on the corner of Bermudiana & Gorham Roads in Hamilton. Reservations
Where to Eat & Drink 101 SEA BREEZE LOUNGE Lido Complex, Elbow Beach The best space for an al fresco drink and the finest sushi and tapas on the island. Open Monday to Sunday, with live entertainment every Friday featuring Bermudaâ€™s Prestege DUO band. Info: 441 232 3999, ww.lido.bm RuMbar 29 Victoria Street, Hamilton Located on the corner of Victoria Street & Cedar Ave is a great Happy Hour spot. Stop in, have a drink and order some fresh made guacamole & chips! Unwind after a long week of work or play. Info: 441 296 5050, www.irg.bm Robin Hood Pub & Restaurant 25 Richmond Road, Pembroke Bermudaâ€™s # 1 Sports Bar offers traditional pub fare and their famous pizza. Every Tuesday night is Quiz night! Info: 441 295 3314, www.robinhood.bm
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Under a starlite sky. S E A B R E E Z E LO U N G E + T E R R AC E
COME JOI N U S FOR DI N NE R
For reservations or to find out more information please call +1 (441) 236 9884 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Lido Complex. On the Sea Terrace. Elbow Beach Hotel, Paget
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ROSA’S CANTINA 121 Front Street, Hamilton Bermuda’s Best Tex-Mex Cuisine Info: 441 295 1912
Bermudian & English Dishes Outside Dining Take Out Service Live TV Sporting Events (Satellite)
Swizzle Inn East Bailey’s Bay Home of the original rum swizzle, great pub style food, evening entertainment and popular patio Info: 441 293 1854, www.swizzleinn.com
English Soccer at the weekends including PrEmiErE LEaguE, Plus Fa CuP LivE Also NaSCar Open 7 days a week 11:00am until 1:00am. Lunch: 11:30am - 4:00pm. Dinner: 6:30pm - 10:00pm.
10 mangrove Bay road, Somerset
Swizzle Inn West 87 South Shore Road, Warwick, Home of the original rum swizzle, great pub style food, evening entertainment and popular patio Info: 441 236 7459, www.swizzleinn.com
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Bermudaâ€™s Best tex-mex Cuisine! 121 Front Street, Hamilton 441 295 1912
dine in Or Out CHinese Fare 88 Reid Street, Hamilton 441 292 0791
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somerset country squire 10 Mangrove Bay Road, Somerset Bermuda & English dishes, outside dining and take out service. Info: 441 234 0105
VICTORIA GRILL 29 Victoria Street, Hamilton The perfect place for that important business lunch or power dinner, gatherings of friends, or simply to enjoy an intimate dining experience for two. Info: 441 296 5050, www.irg.bm VICTORIA GRILL - RUM BAR 29 Victoria Street, Hamilton
There is always something happening at Rumbar in the evenings. Stop in for a fresh order of the best guacamole and chips on the island and a happy hour drink or a few.
Info: 441 296 5050, www.irg.bm
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THE NEW RESTAURANT
Specializing in Local, Chinese and Indian cuisine
WEEKDAYS - 6am - 9pm WEEKENDS - 6am-10pm
2 Middle Road, Sandy’s
: 234 3770
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Great Food Great Drinks and Great Atmosphere!
Monday - Thursday 11:30am – 10:00pm Fridays & Saturdays 11:30am – 12:00am Sunday 8.00 a.m.- 9.00 p.m.
YASHI Reid Street, Hamilton The most delicious Sushi!!! Eat inside Yashi or in the Coconut Rock dining room. Info: 441 296 6226
WATERLOT 101 South Shore Road, Southampton Beamed ceilings and an inviting and gracious décor provide a wonderful setting to enjoy savory Prime Steaks to please the most discerning steak connoisseur. The beautiful outdoor terrace and adjoining gardens is an ideal spot for a pre-dinner cocktail. Info: 441 238 2555
Sports Bar 234-2082
Monday - Sunday 11:00am – 1:00am
1 Boaz Island, Somerset MA02
WOODYS 1 Boaz Island, Sandys Great Food, Great Drinks and Great Atmosphere! Info: 441 234 2082
Swizzle inn South ShoRe & b a i l e y ’ S b ay
Bermuda’s premier pub and restaurant and home of the Rum Swizzle Outdoor patios | Non-smoking areas Family friendly with a kid’s menu Swagger Out gift shop Live entertainment all summer
Open daily from 11am & food served all day Now at two locations!
3 Blue Hole Hill, Bailey’s Bay. Tel 441-293-1854 87 South Shore, Warwick. Tel 441-236-7459
By Simona Terceira
Donald Hassell Somerset Country Squire When it comes to bartending there are many things that can be learned from those who have years of experience behind the stick. Many of these bartenders have seen the recent evolution of the craft for themselves and have invaluable advice for those just starting out in the field. Donald Hassell is one of them. How did you start as a bartender? It was 1974 when I started working at Henry VIII. I worked there for 14 years. The first 8 years I worked in the kitchen becoming a chef and for 6 years as a captain where one of my responsibilities was the bar. When they were busy I would jump behind the bar to help, that’s how I learned to make drinks. In 1987 I bought Somerset Country Squire and since 1988 I am here doing anything and everything that needs to be done whether in the kitchen, behind the bar or on the floor. Where do you start when creating a new drink? First I look at the weather and it depends on if it’s a sunny day or a rainy day. Second I ask if the client likes juices or ice cream. If it’s a hot day nothing beats a frozen drink. Being a chef as well I know what ingredients blend well together. So if you come and ask for a special cocktail you know that you will get something tasty. Do you have any signature drinks that you’d like to share with us?
Calm Water Mangrove Bay 1 oz Absolut Vodka, 1oz De Kuyper Blue Curacao, 1oz of De Kuyper Triple Sec, 1/2 oz Lemon bar mix, top with Sprite
Irish Car Bomb 1/3 oz Jameson, 1/2 oz Amarula toped with one can of Guinness
Jack Daniels Ice Tea 1oz Jack Daniels, 1/2 oz De Kuyper Triple Sec, 10 oz iced tea, top with Lemon bar mix
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Woodys Sports Bar
To be taken seriously as a woman behind the bar is an arduous task that is still felt in some areas of the industry. The bar is becoming less of a man’s world every year and there are more and more women who are at the forefront of modern mixology. Manika Smith, head bartender at the Woodys Sports Bar in Somerset is one of those ladies. She started as a bartender at Woody’s 16 years ago, and after 5 years she was promoted to bar manager. What do you love about your job? After 16 years of work I still feel that I can learn more. This is a type of job where you don’t know what to expect when you go to work. Every day is different and that’s what I love the most about being a bartender. What should people expect when they come to Woody’s? Woody’s is a great place for visitors to come and hang out with locals. Our customers are mainly locals that love sports and good food. We have 4 big screens that can be viewed from any angle of the bar. We also serve lunch and dinner every day and on Sundays we serve the traditional Sunday morning breakfast, codfish and potatoes. At Woody’s our customers can choose their own music. We have a Jukebox with a large variety of oldies, R&B, reggae and soca music. At Woody’s we also have karaoke night every Monday and Tuesday evening. We offer wireless microphones for our customers so they can dance while they are singing. And last but not least we have a Wi Fi sports machine for rainy days when people like to be indoors playing games and drinking. We also have a great selection of food from bar food to fresh shrimp, wahoo and grouper fish. Are you doing something special for Cup match? On August 2nd and 3rd we have a big party featuring 2 DJs and 2 bars, one inside and one on the patio. What is your best selling drink? Our bestseller is Chivas and Guinness. During the summer you can’t beat a cold drink. Can you suggest some drinks for our readers to try out? I can recommend 4 drinks that are a must-try here at Woody’s Sports Bar. If you are still thirsty, you can’t go wrong with a St. Pauli’s Girl Ice Cold Beer!
TEQUILA Start with Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila chilled shot
CHIVAS ON THE ROCKS Next try a nice Chivas on the rocks with a splash of water
Pomegranate One of Manika’s Signature Drinks: 1 oz Pama Liqueur, splash of sour mix and top with soda water
STORMY NIGHT SHOT Another Signature Drink: 1/2 oz Hpnotiq and 1/2 oz DeKuyper Blackberry Liquer and 1/2 oz water
St. Pauli Girl If you are still thirsty don’t forget to ask for an ice cold St. Pauli’s Girl Beer
what’s Cooking Bermuda?
with Barry Cohen
Summer time is Chicken Time
Although anytime is a good time for chicken, I especially love this tender cuisine during the summer. The versatility of chicken allows us to create 1000’s of way for you to enjoy this delectable item, without ever cooking it the same way twice if you so desire. The two recipes I am suggesting are full of fresh ingredients and bold flavors. They are both perfect for causal summertime entertaining and will certainly deliver rave reviews from all of your guests. Have fun with your selection of sides and salads to accompany these dishes. Herb Grilled Chicken with Chipotle’s Corn Salsa Ingredients 1.5 lb chicken breast 1-2 TB dried oregano (about a small palm full) 1-2 TB dried thyme 1-2 TB dried basil 1-2 TB garlic powder A few nice size pinches of kosher salt and fresh ground pepper Olive oil Directions 1. In a small bowl, combine oregano, thyme, basil, garlic, salt and pepper. 2. Lay chicken breasts on baking sheet or plate. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with seasoning and rub. Drizzle olive oil on both sides of chicken. Place on hot grill, over medium heat. Grill 5-7 minutes on each side or until done, when juices run clear. 3. Let chicken rest for 5 minutes before cutting. Chipotle’s Corn Salsa Ingredients 6 ears of fresh corn (or about 3 cups of frozen corn kernels) 2-3 poblanos, roasted and chopped (see directions) 1 medium red onion, chopped 2 jalapenos, chopped Handful of cilantro, roughly chopped or torn Queso fresco, crumbled Juice from 1-2 limes Salt and black pepper, to taste
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112 What’s Cooking Bermuda Chipotle’s Corn Salsa Continued from pg 102 Directions 1. Cook corn in boiling water for about 5-8 minutes. Carefully cut kernels off stems and add to salad bowl. If you want a roasted corn, cook in water first, then throw onto hot grill for a few minutes to char skin. 2. Combine corn, chopped roasted poblanos, chopped onion and jalapenos into a bowl. Add lime juice, salt and pepper to taste. Right before serving add cilantro and queso fresco and toss gently to combine. 3. Spoon generously on top of the Chicken .and enjoy! WINE SUGGESTION: BODEAS EIDOSELA Albariño Wine pairing by April Gosling Naude, Gosling’s Wine: Marqués de Cáceres Red Rioja is the most widely distributed Spanish wine brand in the U.S. It is restrained, earthy, and food-friendly—exactly what an affordable Spanish red should be! It has an intense bouquet of blackberries and blueberries with a hint of delicate spice and roasted coffee. Full and fleshy in the mouth with a nice balance of delicious flavours and smooth tannins that linger on the palate. Pistachio Stuffed Chicken with Lingonberry Glaze Ingredients 2 large chicken breasts 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/4 cup chopped pistachios 1/4 panko (I used whole wheat) 2 oz crumbled goat cheese pinch of cardamom salt and fresh ground pepper 1/3 cup red wine 2 TB of Lingonberry preserves
Directions 1. With a pairing knife, gently make a deep slit in the thickest part of the chicken breast. Be careful not to pierce through the other side. Sprinkle salt and pepper and pinch of cardamom on both sides of chicken. 2. In a bowl, combine raisins, pistachios, panko and goat cheese. Stuff the mixture into chicken breasts. Secure opening with toothpicks to keep stuffing from falling out. 3. Place chicken into hot oven proof skillet with about 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil. Cook chicken evenly on each side, until golden brown. Place skillet into preheated 375 degrees oven. Cook for about 20 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. Take skillet out of oven and place back on burner. Take chicken out and let rest on a plate. Pour wine and 2 tablespoons of preserves into hot pan, deglaze all of the leftover bits of chicken and let simmer until slightly thick. Place chicken back into pan for a few minutes to absorb some of the sauce. 4. Once chicken is done, place on plate and drizzle glaze over chicken. WINE SUGGESTION: BODEAS EIDOSELA Albariño Wine pairing by April Gosling Naude, Gosling’s Bodegas Eidosela Albariño is a new wine from Spain; it is 100% Albariño. Straw yellow with green flashes; it is clean and bright. It has a high intensity at nose; it is very fragrant, fruity and floral, fresh and subtle, recalling the peach and apricot. In the mouth is powerful, full-bodied and with an adequate alcoholic degree, balanced acidity, harmonious and with many pleasant nuances. Its persisting taste is pleasant, elegant and complete.
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Published on Jul 2, 2012