Local Businesses

Pit Stop at The Marketplace

the market

Located behind the Enighed car barge dock in Cruz Bay is the Marketplace, a 3-level shopping center with Starfish Market grocery anchoring the first level. Parking is never a problem at the Marketplace, there’s plenty of seating around the center, and the bathrooms are the best public restrooms on island, maybe even across all the … Read more

Hello Longboard


Hello Longboard Cruz Bay St. John welcomed a new restaurant the other week, The Longboard, located in the key location that used to be Joe’s Diner, now across from Castaway’s Bar & Grill (which used to be the Back Yard, then Duffy’s, then Crackers…). Some restaurants on St. John seem to never change… like the … Read more

News on Fire

News on Fire

News on Fire There have been two recent business fires in Cruz Bay, St. John in the last couple months – one of significant size that damaged 2 popular businesses at the Mongoose Junction Shopping Center (Beauty & Balance and the Tap Room). More recently Morgan’s Mango, a longstanding local food fixture, suffered a fire … Read more

Trending Now

Trending Now Every town with kids and teens has their hotspot for trendy items. On St. John the place to go is called Mumbo-Jumbo. Candy, bracelets, keychains, stickers, pens, bathing suits, toys, and more line the walls of the small, colorful store. Located in the same area as Skinny Legs, Jolly Dog, and Connections in … Read more

Safe Surfing

bulletin board

Safe Surfing Popped into Pickles Deli the other day, a favorite spot over in Coral Bay, with sandwich names like Train Wreck, Natty Dread, and This Way That Way. Well priced with lots of hot and cold deli options, beverages of all varieties, and a pleasing selection of chips and crackers. Pickles also offers patrons … Read more