sugarlander
@sugarlander
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Joined: February 27, 2008 5:01 pm
Topics: 35 / Replies: 164
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Re: Furnished St C condo for rent

It's rented. Thank you.

9 years ago
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Re: Taxes that are a Drag on the Economy

I believe Lucy is on the mark. Although Old Tart points out that the governor is setting up a commission to explore alternatives to the GRT, taxes ar...

12 years ago
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Re: Taxes that are a Drag on the Economy

It's a 1/2% increase in the gross receipts tax. However, I prefer to think of it as an 11% increase in tax expense. That's on top of RECENT 1/2% gr...

12 years ago
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Re: Queens Quarter Villas

Thanks a bunch Bob,

13 years ago
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Re: Jet Blue $78 Roundtrip SJU to STT and STX

This is definitely good news. American needs the competition. They may be loosing money system-wide but they sure do make up for it in the Caribbea...

13 years ago
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Re: Queens Quarter Villas

On a somewhat related question, if you are looking for a property in Queens Quarters, what area would you search in the MLS? There's no estate named...

13 years ago
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Re: StX Restaurant Ratings

The wife and I went to El Sol late yesterday afternoon. We had the chicken and rice with beans. We have enjoyed the food in the past and it's reaso...

13 years ago
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Re: Cost U Less online ordering?

Hello Lily. I haven't placed an online order but did speak to the asst. manager about it. He said that Cost U Less can deliver for $25 no matter the...

13 years ago
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Re: IHOP - $12,600 WAPA BILL FOR TWO WEEKS

Form the VI Daily News: Island Dairies to close after 52 years; 25 jobs to be lost When the dairy opened its new plant in Sion Farm in 1985,...

13 years ago
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Re: Home Depot opening

I heard they are having a soft opening tomorrow.

13 years ago
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Re: IHOP - $12,600 WAPA BILL FOR TWO WEEKS

Average size of IHOP 10,000 - 20,000 sq. feet Average size of Home Depot 130,000 sq. feet I wonder what Home Depot's electric bill is going to ...

13 years ago
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Re: IHOP - $12,600 WAPA BILL FOR TWO WEEKS

The food really needs to fly out of IHOP to cover that kind of overhead. When you factor in food costs, rent, payroll, repairs, franchise fees, etc. ...

13 years ago
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Re: Opinions on WAPA

This is a recent article in The Source regarding energy costs in the VI. Energy Office Director Karl Knight said Saturday said “With the communit...

13 years ago
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Re: Opinions on WAPA

Hi Tommy -- As a commercial customer, I can’t source energy other than to WAPA. We recently replaced a perfectly good AC with a very energy efficient...

13 years ago
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Re: Opinions on WAPA

This is the cycle we seem to be in. Higher prices for residential consumers mean less consumer spending. This leads to reduced demand for resta...

13 years ago
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Re: A Reckless Move by the V.I. Senate by Peter Schultz, Ph.D

I stand corrected. I took the pop. of STX. It's still a significant amount at $1,700 per person. It's not hard to figure out who stands to pers...

13 years ago
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Re: StX Restaurant Ratings

Thanks for the suggestion Carole. The wife and I went to the brunch at Carambola on Sunday. Of course you can get eggs but they also have shrimp, cr...

13 years ago
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Re: Suggestions needed for STX furniture stores

Based on my experience, you’re not going to save as much as you think by ordering from the states. I ordered a complete bedroom suite and living roo...

13 years ago
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Re: A Reckless Move by the V.I. Senate by Peter Schultz, Ph.D

There’s no question that the islands need broadband. But the total cost is over $3,000 for every man, woman, and child in the territory. I really qu...

13 years ago
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Re: StX Restaurant Ratings

Gotta love the skill and athleticism of amateur oil wrestling.

13 years ago
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Re: O'Reiley plugs the Buccaneer

Whether you don't like liberals or conservatives, you gotta like their money. 🙂 So O'Reiley's visit and comments are positive press. Rush Limbau...

14 years ago
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Re: Home Depot STX

All the big box retailers (K-Mart, OfficeMax) have "special" island prices. Part of the calculation is freight and gross receipts tax which has to be...

14 years ago
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Re: I get by with a little help from my friends...

Juanita -- I bet the astronauts use more than a pint of water to bathe. 🙂

14 years ago
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Re: I get by with a little help from my friends...

islandlola, I'm sure your right about the automatic dishwasher using less water -- especially the way I wash dishes. I keep the faucet running and wa...

14 years ago
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Re: I get by with a little help from my friends...

Our water bill runs a bit over $100 per month from WAPA. That's 3 people taking showers once or twice a day. We have an automatic dishwasher which w...

14 years ago
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