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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #150864
01/01/2018 11:03 AM
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I am sure that Club Fantastico will open by Jan. 28th because my wife and I are booked and arriving there on that date to stay for a week. CAN'T WAIT!!

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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #150991
01/02/2018 07:46 AM
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3 Amigo's is open


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #151016
01/02/2018 12:18 PM
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Anyone have any news on Bon Appitite

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #151019
01/02/2018 12:24 PM
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Gone for good is what I have learned. No plans to relocate or reopen.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #151024
01/02/2018 01:11 PM
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Haagen Daz is open in Maho


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: SXMScubaman] #151073
01/02/2018 07:39 PM
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That makes me sad. I always enjoyed breakfast there.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: ruralcarrier] #151172
01/03/2018 05:26 PM
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Why would that be your concern? In an emergency such as Irma, there probably isn't enough authorities to monitor the re-building. No different than the U.S.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: GaKaye] #151174
01/03/2018 05:28 PM
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Has LaCigale re-opened?


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: CLEM] #151175
01/03/2018 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by CLEM
Why would that be your concern? In an emergency such as Irma, there probably isn't enough authorities to monitor the re-building. No different than the U.S.


Well, if they are not following the law and regulations perhaps they should not be rebuilding? Not at all the same as the US. There is also the chance that the structure/building would have to be torn down if not properly permitted and inspected.

I didn't make the rules/laws, I just asked if the ones in place were being followed.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #151357
01/05/2018 01:28 AM
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Does anyone know the status of Esmeralda? Also, what is the condition of the Catholic church in Gran Case?

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #151885
01/10/2018 08:22 AM
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The Hideaway at LaVista opened yesterday. Andrea said that it is only open for breakfast and lunch now. She hopes she can open for dinner this weekend or next.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: fritzks] #151888
01/10/2018 09:58 AM
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Good news and a good job, getting back open, after all the damage they had!


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: fritzks] #151893
01/10/2018 10:49 AM
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Fantastic news!


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #151917
01/10/2018 02:13 PM
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I am so glad we bought at LaVista. Arrive at LVB Feb.3. Damage was quickly repaired and LaVista being worked on. None of the bureaucratic BS going on at corporate owned resorts. Andrea and staff have done a wonderful job. I'm sure there will be a SMF in the future, but I'm sure it will be reasonable. Great job.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: fritzks] #151932
01/10/2018 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by fritzks
The Hideaway at LaVista opened yesterday. Andrea said that it is only open for breakfast and lunch now. She hopes she can open for dinner this weekend or next.


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So good to hear! They've done a GREAT job and are a wonderful resort. We are booked to stay at LVB from June 16-30, 2018, and we cannot wait! banana


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152049
01/11/2018 05:08 PM
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We are at LaVista now and are so happy we decided to come, LaVista is what time shares should be!!
4 ships in Phillipsburg today and we have never seen so many umbrellas and tourist on the beach, this will be the replacement for Orient for a while. Great vibe at least on the Boardwalk.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Canuck54] #152051
01/11/2018 05:19 PM
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Good to hear! Have a great time and would love to hear more about your trip, when you can.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152090
01/12/2018 09:13 AM
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Any word on Pedro’s rebuilding? It wouldn’t be the same without Pedro’s, after all they’ve been there since before Club O and survived so many hurricanes.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152102
01/12/2018 10:11 AM
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Lucky Stables at Seaside Nature Park has reopened. There is a little blurb in the Daily Herald today, talking about how the horses survived Irma by the owners just letting them range within their 30 acre paddock. Other than salt irritation of their eyes, they were unharmed. Animals have ways of surviving which are amazing..


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #152115
01/12/2018 12:29 PM
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"It is good to do nothing all day, and then to rest" wink

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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: BeachKitten] #152118
01/12/2018 12:34 PM
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Thanks for posting. That wasn't online before. Cool story!


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #152173
01/12/2018 10:13 PM
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As the list of things that are open grows it appears that on the Dutch side there are more than enough places to eat but a disproportionate number of places to stay, most of the restaurants we visited so far were not full by any means, I am sure some will choose to not open too quickly only to struggle with the fewer visitors. That said we have had great food and service on our first week. Palms, Toppers, Sale & Pepe and Izi so far.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152323
01/14/2018 11:19 AM
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Saw an announcement from La Croissanterie on Facebook its definitively closed. They thanked their customers for their support.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: fabila] #152424
01/15/2018 08:27 AM
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I tried to find their announcement on facebook, but couldn't. How did you find it and was it in English or French?

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: toothdoc] #152450
01/15/2018 12:19 PM
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Originally Posted by toothdoc
I tried to find their announcement on facebook, but couldn't. How did you find it and was it in English or French?


https://www.facebook.com/lacroissanteriesxm/posts/1610727072329167

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152452
01/15/2018 12:34 PM
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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Julius] #152454
01/15/2018 12:44 PM
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Sorry, the date on that is October 4...


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #152459
01/15/2018 01:14 PM
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They posted this list on Facebook 22 hours ago, so I assume the list is updated. Maybe the article itself was created in October...

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Julius] #152460
01/15/2018 01:16 PM
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Just sayin' the date says October.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Julius] #152525
01/15/2018 10:48 PM
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Public post in English yesterday. Scroll down on their page.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152533
01/16/2018 07:19 AM
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Not sure if it has been reported before but we ate at Piazza Pascal last night which according to Donna was their second night being open to the public, they have been supplying the French police and military for a while with take out. As always very good food.

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: smadanian] #152813
01/19/2018 10:41 AM
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i sent an email and they returned it by saying that they hope to be open February 28!

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: EWortman] #152816
01/19/2018 10:46 AM
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Sorry, WHO is going to be open February 28??


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Carol_Hill] #152828
01/19/2018 12:35 PM
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Chesterfield's, based on to whom he or she responded.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: GaKaye] #152829
01/19/2018 12:38 PM
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Ok, thanks.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152889
01/20/2018 09:13 AM
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Add to the list a brand new Texaco gas station next to old Gournet Marche which is now supposed to be a future Casino. The gas station was remarkable to watch for the last two weeks as there was no canopy or even a driveway when we arrived and 14 days later shelves were stocked in the convience store and they are pumping gas!!

Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: Canuck54] #152892
01/20/2018 09:48 AM
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Now THAT is good news, to have a gas station back in Simpson Bay!!! We stopped at that gas station a lot.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: PelicanPirate] #152935
01/20/2018 02:35 PM
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Chez Leandra has opened up their BBQ on Orient Beach today.


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: BillandElaine] #152944
01/20/2018 04:51 PM
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Good to hear someone beside the Perch is serving food!


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Re: Post Irma List of Things open on SXM [Re: BillandElaine] #152967
01/20/2018 07:01 PM
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Is Chez Landra menu about the same as before? One of our favorite places. Delighted to have them open.

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