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These Will Be the First Four Restaurants at the Baha Mar Resort

October 28, 2014 | 9:42 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Katsuya's South Beach location By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean's largest resort project, the Baha Mar, is set to open next spring, and the project has announced its first slate of culinary offerings. The property will include Deuce, Katsuya, Brasserie des Arts and Shuang Ba, all located at hte heart of the resort near its 100,000 square foot more...

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Nassau’s British Colonial Hilton Sold

October 27, 2014 | 12:11 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The landmark British Colonial Hilton hotel in Nassau has been sold to the China State Construction Engineering Corporation, the Bahamian government announced. The deal was signed in an official ceremony at the hotel on Friday. The state-owned firm is also building the largest resort more...

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Eating Through Nassau in 8 Bites

October 24, 2014 | 3:11 pm | 0 Comment

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By Guy Britton NASSAU – For such a well-known destination, there are still secret spots and new places to dine off the beaten path in Nassau.  Few destinations have  a better  range o f culinary experiences. We had just three days and a mission to find Nassau's best food — in 8 bites.  Join us as we explore Nassau's culinary spectrum, from local and more...

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The World’s Largest Underwater Sculpture Debuts in the Bahamas

October 21, 2014 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Ocean Atlas (All photos by Jason deCaires Taylor) By the Caribbean Journal staff It's the largest underwater sculpture in the world, and it's now just below Nassau in the Bahamas. The 18-foot-tall, 60-ton female sculpture is located off Nassau's west coast. It's called Ocean Atlas, and it's the latest work by underwater sculpture pioneer Jason deCaires more...

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Beach Collector: Swimming Beach, Deep Water Cay, Bahamas

October 17, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor They call it swimming beach. But they really should call heaven on earth. Because that’s what it feels like on this Monday morning as I sit on a deck chair facing the sea, listening to the rhythmic sound of waves lapping against the shores of Deep Water Cay, a two-square-mile private-island resort just east of Grand more...

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The Bahamian Bronx Bomber

September 25, 2014 | 4:46 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Antoan Richardson By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau, Bahamas-born outfielder Antoan Richardson is back in Major League Baseball, and this time for the league's preeminent franchise: the New York Yankees, aka the Bronx Bombers. Richardson made news when he was first called up by the Atlanta Braves in 2011, as the sixth-ever Bahamian to play in the Major more...

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Caribbean Room With A View: Bimini Sands Resort and Marina

September 24, 2014 | 5:31 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the view from the Bimini Sands By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Call it Bimini blue: the ombre hue of the waters that wash this Bahamian out island, morphing from crystalline turquoise near the shore to the deepest navy in the gulfstream waters that stretch to the horizon. For years travelers have come to the sandy outpost of South Bimini for more...

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Baha Mar’s Coral Reef Project

September 23, 2014 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: coral antlers at the property's artificial reef By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean's largest resort project is expanding — into the ocean. But now how you might think. The Nassau project has an ongoing initiative in the shores of Cable Beach, aiming to create the optimal conditions for coral and marine life. The "eco-reef" project has more...

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Island Bites: Stuart’s Conch Stand, Bimini

September 22, 2014 | 4:38 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Stuart's Conch Stand in Bimini (all photos by CJ) By Robert DiPano CJ Contributor BIMINI — It is no secret that Bimini’s waters are abundant with seafood, delighting local sport fishermen and foodies alike. Fabian Stuart, owner of Stuart’s Conch Stand, realized this over 30 years ago and continues to serve up some of the freshest conch and lobster more...

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Bimini’s New Cruise Ship Pier Opens

September 19, 2014 | 2:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the new cruise pier in Bimini (all photos by CJ) By Robert DiPano CJ Contributor BIMINI — There's a new gateway to the Bahamian island of Bimini. Resorts World Bimini’s Superfast cruise ship service made its first official visit to its newly-constructed cruise pier on the island on a sailing from Port Everglades, Florida. A packed house of more...

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