nental and Caribbean specialties and its sports and game
center is on the roof. Its stone walls date to the 1700s. The
main attraction is The Media Sound Stage, an intimate
dance club. It's open nightly and has live concerts periodi-
cally, ranging from jazz to reggae to hip-hop.
Fagioli Restaurant & Lupita Bar , Waterfront, Charlotte
Amalie. Fagioli is an excellent Italian restaurant and its sis-
ter eaterie/bar serves Mexican food. Jazz groups on Fri and
Sat evenings play from 7-10 pm.
Iggie's Beach Bar , Bolongo Bay. Iggie's is the best beach
bar on the island. It draws crowds to watch sports events on
its four TV sets, to take part in or cheer those involved in the
raucous beach volleyball games or to pitch horseshoes.
There's an event each night. Sometimes it's “all you can eat”
crab legs or ribs and other times it's fajita Friday or a Carib-
bean buffet. There's often jazz, guitar or a steel band. It's in-
formal and a fun spot.
The Toad & Tart English Pub , 105 Smith Bay Road. A
warm and friendly place that serves traditional English
fare, though many skip the food and spend time at the bar
watching sporting events on TV, playing board games and
darts. Casual, noisy and fun. Thurs-Sun 5:30-10 pm.
Duffy's Love Shack , Red Hook Plaza. Duffy's looks like a
tennis bubble. It is in the parking lot of this small mall.
Imbibers spill out onto the lot to enjoy the drinks and music
under the stars. There's an “event” several nights a week
and dancing too. No credit cards.
Betsy's Bar , Frenchtown. A popular watering hole for is-
land fishermen and residents of Frenchtown. There's a light
menu, but most guests come for good drinks and good fun.
There are pool tables, darts and foosball. Live music on Fri