In The Heart of Nassau

This teacher, preacher, television producer, and dancer has graced stages in China, Paris, The Caribbean and The United States and she is a native of The Bahamian soil. Dr. Hethann Higgins, known as Dr. Ann is truly a pioneer in the cultural and creative arts industries. Her untold story is one of trial, great triumph…

Buddy Gives Back

Back home, Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield is a local hero whose drive, passion and stick-to-it-ness secured him the sixth pick in the first round of the 2016 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft. The Bahamian-born native was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans and sported a Pelicans jersey up until February 20, 2017 when he was surprisingly…

Magnola’s Designs

“I love what I do! I use natural resources to create streams of income for myself.” Orelia Bowe, Owner of Magnola’s Designs, is a handbag designer and craft specialist based in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Her product line includes intricately designed straw bags, picture frames and dolls all handcrafted and constructed with indigenous materials such as…

Oh My Ragged Island

Quiet, serene, Ragged Island isn’t as rough as its name suggests. The island is a haven for avid fishermen, with its unparalleled flats ideal for bonefishing. It’s not uncommon to snag an abundance of grouper, snapper, barracuda, tuna and king fish during just one day on the water. The beaches of Ragged Island are mostly…

Backyard Farming

Young Luckner Timothee is bringing sexy back to backyard farming, having developed a passionate love affair with the ‘new’ and increasingly popular food cultivation phenomenon ten years ago. An executive administrator of Grand Bahama Backyard Farmers (GBBF), a group of veteran backyard famers and agriculturists, Timothee revealed, “Growing up in Pinder’s Point, I always enjoyed…