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ecg youth centre celebrates 10 years

For the staff, supporters, founders, students and alumni of The Edward C. Gartland Youth Centre on Providenciales, November offered a happy opportunity to celebrate the program’s 10-year-anniversary. Still, perhaps no one in attendance was more grateful to honor the occasion than former TCI Premier and local businessman Hon. Galmo Williams who recalled how the idea…

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south bank calls to the adventurous

When Windward Development Director Ivor Stanbrook first arrived on the island of Providenciales in the mid-1980s, it was a child’s paradise. As a young man, he spent hours playing in the sea and exploring the islands’ coasts. Swimming, sailing and boating were some of his favorite ways to spend his sunny summer days. Stanbrook’s family…

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grace bay club’s flair for culinary creativity

In our cuisine-obsessed, celebrity-driven global culture, there’s no doubt that hiring a telegenic chef with the right social media profile can mean instant success for a restaurant in a hyper-competitive market. But ask successful veterans of the fine-dining scene and they’ll tell you: Superstar chefs come and go. Sustained creativity requires a committed, talented team….

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seaside views from lofty perches

Geologically speaking, the Turks and Caicos islands are essentially limestone rocks that rose above the water where the Atlantic meets the Caribbean. That geology gives our archipelago its famously clear waters and world-class beaches. But in some places, like the iron shore along scenic stretches of Providenciales’ coastline, geology also provides us stunning prominences that…

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passing the torch at R.A. Shaw

Over the past 20 years, architect Ron Shaw and his firm R.A. Shaw Designs have become synonymous with impressive architecture that captures the spirit of island living. From initial concepts through completed projects, the Canadian expat put his mark on many of the most awe-inspiring homes in Turks & Caicos. In 2018, Shaw passed a…

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pink perfection at Wymara resort

The results are in, and Pink Bar is a hit. The Grace Bay beachside bar popped up at the Wymara resort in June 2018 with a fun seasonal menu that featured a curated selection of rosé wines and blush champagnes. With spectacular sunset views, a sophisticated wine list and a playful selection of cocktails, Pink…

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Beach Enclave expands guest experience

Vasco Borges’ original 2013 concept for a privately-owned villa resort was simple enough to write on a postcard: Low density, high-value, totally personalized. But it wasn’t just the concept that took the road less traveled: At the time, its International Drive location seemed unproven, too. Five years later, after the 2016 opening of Beach Enclave…

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