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Late night hot-spot struggles with drunks

Late night hot-spot struggles with drunks

| 15/09/2020 | 88 Comments

(CNS): The manager of Bananas Bar has admitted that she and her team are struggling with drunken would-be patrons converging at their location early in the morning, as they are one of the few very late night spots in George Town. During the annual meeting of the Liquor Licensing Board on Monday, the police pointed […]

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Bar owners ignore COVID-19 rules

Bar owners ignore COVID-19 rules

| 08/07/2020 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Police have warned a number of bar owners and managers that they will be prosecuted after a weekend in which the COVID-19 protection measures appear to have been ignored in many places. Over the holiday weekend the Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19 Regulations currently in place were flouted and officers met with hostility […]

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Premier changes message on bar rule breaches

Premier changes message on bar rule breaches

| 29/06/2020 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Just a few days after Premier Alden McLaughlin said that there was no specific plan in place for police to enforce social distancing in bars, on Friday he issued a warning that checks are now in place and licences are at risk if rules on social distancing over COVID-19 are not followed. McLaughlin said […]

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10 new COVID cases include 6 front-line staff

10 new COVID cases include 6 front-line staff

| 21/05/2020 | 216 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Four workers at Kirk Home Centre have tested positive for COVID-19, as well as one at Foster’s Airport location and one person who works for mobile food vendors, Al La Kebab. These were among the ten new cases reported by health authorities on Thursday out of a batch of 383 results over the […]

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Gov’t to shut down bars, restrict restaurants

Gov’t to shut down bars, restrict restaurants

| 17/03/2020 | 76 Comments

(CNS): All bars are to be closed as government extends the ban on public gatherings. Restaurants are being restricted to take-out and delivery services, as efforts to contain and slow the potential spread of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands continue. Speaking at today’s daily briefing, Premier Alden McLaughlin said this latest measure will take effect […]

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Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

Dart plans ‘pop-up’ 7MB bar

| 31/01/2019 | 160 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has revealed plans to open what it has termed a “pop-up bar and restaurant” on Seven Mile Beach this spring. The bar will be on the property currently offered as a beach location for residents of Camana Bay, formerly the Coral Caymanian. Dart has said that the new beach bar will be […]

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Food supply to Cayman amid US shutdown

Food supply to Cayman amid US shutdown

| 16/01/2019 | 0 Comments

Will the US government shutdown affect food supply to the Cayman Islands? I have also heard that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cut back on inspections. Will that compromise the safety of the products that are imported and put out on Cayman’s shelves?

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Forced to pay tip for takeout at airport

Forced to pay tip for takeout at airport

| 15/01/2019 | 0 Comments

I was at the departure lounge at Owen Roberts Airport and stopped and picked out a sandwich and a drink from the cooler. When paying for the items I was told there was an automatic 25% added. When I asked for it to be removed they refused as it was already built into the sandwich […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Taikun

Golden Spoons Review: Taikun

| 26/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Tucked away in a quiet corner, just beyond the splendidly decorated foyer of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, is an unassuming set of wooden sliding doors, which remain locked until 6pm each day. Once opened, this portal transitions patrons from the bright, cheerful environment of the adjoining Silver Palm Lounge to a dimly lit […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

| 19/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): After a day spent in East End enjoying a break and a change of pace, my partner and I decided a fitting way to end our little “adventure” was to try out the newest spot in the district, Taco Cantina. Turning into what may very well be the smallest parking lot in the […]

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Mango Tree ‘sorry’ over major hygiene gaffe

Mango Tree ‘sorry’ over major hygiene gaffe

| 18/10/2018 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Owners of the well-known local restaurant Mango Tree have issued a public apology after a customer found a chunk of deep fried paper towel inside her chicken lunch this week. The unpleasant discovery was videoed and posted on social media on Tuesday, exposing the restaurant to severe criticisms after the post went viral. Mango […]

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