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A look back at the year that was

The year 2018 was an eventful one for the Cayman Islands.

Bikers rev up for toy run

The rattling blat-blat-blat of motorcycle engines shook the air inside Margaritaville’s open lobby on Sunday morning like a portable thunderstorm.

Attempted murder trial set after stabbing

Lyle Sampson Alexander Peart, 18, appeared in Grand Court on Friday, when he pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Man, 18, charged with attempted murder

Lyle Sampson Alexander Peart, 18, appeared in Summary Court on Monday charged with attempted murder, and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm as an alternative.

Man found stabbed outside Margaritaville

A 21-year-old male sustained multiple stab wounds early Saturday morning during a fight outside Margaritaville restaurant on Harbour Drive in George Town, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Man stabbed during fight on Harbour Drive

A 21-year-old male sustained multiple stab wounds early Saturday morning during a fight outside Margaritaville Restaurant on Harbour Drive in George Town, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Laughter Lounge returns to Margaritaville

Get ready to roll in the aisles, as Laughter Lounge in Margaritaville in George Town is back on Saturday with comedian Sean Larkins.

Batabano groups prepare for Carnival season

Carnival Nationz was the latest Batabano mas band to launch its costume lineup on Feb. 17 at George Town Yacht Club, after Tribal Carnival held its launch on Jan. 12 at Margaritaville and Fresh Carnival revealed all on Jan. 20 at Pedro St. James.

Beres Hammond to headline entertainment weekend

It’s shaping up to be a big night on the Festival Green at Camana Bay this Friday. The comedy stylings of Red Grant opened the Capella Festival at Margaritaville on Thursday night, and now reggae superstar Beres Hammond will be taking to the stage on Friday.

Weekender Spotlight

Weekender Editor Vicki Wheaton previews the best weekend events, including the return of Gimistory, the reopening of the Cayman Motor Museum, comedy at Margaritaville and Christmas festivities.

Self-proclaimed ‘King of Caribbean Comedy’ returns to Cayman

The New York City-based self-proclaimed “King of Caribbean Comedy,” MaJah Hype, returns to Grand Cayman to take the stage for Grinfest at Margaritaville George Town on Saturday. Showtime is 8 p.m. and will be hosted by Dane from Irie FM.

Shot fired at pirate party

A gunshot was fired in the aftermath of an incident at Margaritaville in George Town.

Spooky events celebrate Halloween

Although Halloween is officially recognized on the date of Oct. 31 every year, most parties and celebrations are usually scheduled on the closest weekend so ghouls and ghosts can recuperate before Monday rolls around – the scariest day of the week.

Police respond to apparent gunshot

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to the scene of an apparent gunshot Friday night in the vicinity of the parking lot behind Margaritaville on Harbour Drive in George Town.

Some of the best burgers in Cayman for under $20

Sometimes we all just crave a delicious, juicy burger, preferably with fries on the side. Whether it’s beef, chicken or a veggie alternative that floats your boat, Cayman has got stacks of restaurants with mouthwatering burger options on their menus. Here’s a selection for under $20 to try:

International acts headline Laughter Lounge weekend

Get ready for a weekend filled with laughter. Executive Services presents the Laughter Lounge on Saturday, featuring Mike Troy from “Chappelle’s Show,” and comedian “Sinck” from BET “ComicView.”

Construction company sues for $640,000 over work on Margaritaville resort

A local construction company has filed a lawsuit against a company connected to Seven Mile Beach’s latest resort addition, claiming $640,000 in unpaid invoices dating back to February.

Impact17 explores innovation in digital age

Digital disruption and the influence of big data drove conversation at Cayman’s third annual Impact conference Thursday. A fast-paced speaking schedule of international and local entrepreneurs engaged a full ballroom at the Kimpton Seafire Resort.

Seven Mile resort offers special resident rate

Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman, at the south end of Seven Mile Beach, is celebrating its soft opening with an exclusive rate for locals. Representing a savings of more than 65 percent, the limited time local resident rate of US$150 per night is available on new bookings from now through June 30. Service fees and government and resort fees are waived.

Little Cayman author creates quirky ‘Blacktip Island’

Longtime Little Cayman resident Tim Jackson’s second novel, “Blacktip Island,” is already gaining praise for is humorous portrayal of life on a fictional Caribbean island. The plot centers on the adventures of Blake Calloway, who is on the run after inadvertently embezzling a half-million dollars.

Epic parties scheduled this weekend

As the pirates set sail across the Caribbean, ready to approach the Cayman shores on Saturday, landlubbers are planning their own parties to make it a weekend to remember. Epic Day Entertainment is hosting four musical events across the first weekend of Pirates week, beginning on Friday in George Town.

Buccaneers be ready for Pirates Week 2016

Time for buccaneers and wenches to band together for the 39th annual Pirates Week Festival, dubbed this year as the “Age of Romance.”

‘Majah Hype’ about top comedian coming to Cayman

New York-based comedian Collin Nigel McPherson, better known by his performing handle “Majah Hype,” will be taking to the Cayman stage for the first time at a comedy jam set for Nov. 18 at Margaritaville.

Harbour Nights returns to George Town

This Saturday, the public is invited to come out and celebrate Halloween in central George Town for another of the Harbour Nights Series festivals.

New brands equal new life for Cayman’s real estate industry

Whether it’s the four-star Kimpton, the three-star Margaritaville or possibly even the five-star Four Seasons brand, new brands launching in the Cayman Islands and entering our marketplace are all very good news for Cayman’s real estate industry. In addition, broadening our brand offering when it comes to new resorts is very important for the islands as a whole, for a number of reasons.

Margaritaville developer plans 42-room business hotel on 7 Mile strip

The group behind the planned Margaritaville resort has bought a second property on the Seven Mile Beach strip, which it plans to transform into a boutique hotel aimed at business visitors. The three-story building on West Bay Road was built as a small hotel by the previous owner, but never opened.

Hundreds turn out for Margaritaville jobs drive

More than 300 job seekers turned out for on-the-spot interviews as the owners of the new Margaritaville Resort on Seven Mile Beach hosted a recruitment drive for Caymanians on Saturday. The resort is ramping up its recruitment drive as extensive renovations of the old Treasure Island property continue.

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Margaritaville designs unveiled

The first renderings of the Margaritaville Grand Cayman Beach Resort were released this week, with the developer anticipating it will be “substantially complete” by the end of the year.

New construction and development abound in Cayman

This month I thought it would be a useful exercise to highlight all the new construction and development projects that are taking place across the Cayman Islands, emphasizing the fact that Cayman’s economy is currently in a very positive growth period.

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