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Tag Archives: Bert’s

  1. Sandy Lane – why you can’t afford it and Simon Cowell can…

    Carl Blenman did the photography and video, he has no idea of any Mini-Editorial I did, nor am I certain he would approve of it either, LOL!

    December 11, 2011Agriculture, Featured, Travel, Video Gallery2 comments

    While on vacation in Barbados during a break from his concert tour, Justin Bieber stopped by at Rockley and headed for Bert’s to meet Eugene Melnyk and sample one of their authentic stone fired pizzas. Next day, Mr. Melnyk hosted Justin for a surf lesson at Surfer’s point with Olympic Champion O’Neal Marshall.

    November 1, 2010Featured, Travel1 comment
  3. Barbadian-Born Alternative Singer Jenny Mahon’s “Morning Sun” – Jenny now performs in Canada

    Jenny M.’s Morning Sun filmed in Bridgetown, Barbados. Jenny has performed at Bert’s – aka; Abbeville – quite a few times for the Virgin Atlantic Music festival in association with Surfer’s Cafe, Oistins

    January 25, 2010Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Ice Hockey In Barbados 2009 – The night when the Sens got blown by the Maple Leafs

    I must say Hockey seems to be truly Canadian – much the same way the Brazilians regard Soccer or how Aussies, Brits, Pakistanis, Indian & Caribbean all view cricket as their personal religion.

    December 21, 2009Sports1 comment

    FOOT PATROL: 20th Century Tortoise Vs. Hare When Bert’s Bar was still Abbeville, and I had yet to have a car or mobile, I was relaxing one Friday night at the establishment when a call came thru for me at the then slots emporium. That was unusual enough in itself, even more so? My mom […]

    April 1, 2009Controversy, Crime, Featured, NewsNo comments
  6. VIRGIN ATLANTIC’S MUSIC FESTIVAL 2008 – What’s hot & what’s not + what’s left

    The Virgin Atlantic Music Festival (VAMF) has deliberately sought to highlight musical expressions other than soca or calypso in an effort not only to educate Barbados that there are styles of song other than holding up a rag and shaking a gluteal, but also to provide a spotlight for Bajans who have chosen to do […]

    November 2, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  7. Pyramid artistes feature in Virgin Atlantic Festival – Season passes slipping away

    Two groups associated with the Pyramid Entertainment Company – MASALA, and Threads of Scarlett – will be featured at the prestigious ten-day Virgin Atlantic Music Festival, now in its second year. Local, regional and international artistes will join Virgin Atlantic as it commemorates the airline’s tenth year of flying to the Caribbean. The event will […]

    September 24, 2008Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  8. Ice Hockey In Barbados: The Ultimate Sens Army Hockey Road Trip – Lands in Barbados

    Operation Barbados, the ultimate Sens Army hockey road trip, landed Tuesday in sunny Bridgetown, Barbados, to begin a four-day hockey experience. Team owner Eugene Melnyk personally welcomed 200 Senators fans as they prepared to watch tonight’s Sens game at Bert’s Bar, the island’s hottest sports bar and restaurant. The trip marks the largest contingent of […]

    April 3, 2008Culture, Entertainment, SportsNo comments
  9. Ottawa Sens Fan Wins Trip to Barbados in a Canadian Bank Draw – Loyal Sens fans come out for the game

    When Sandy Declare of Greely, Ontario accepted an invitation from MBNA Canada Bank to attend an exclusive SENS Rewards customer loyalty event, she didn’t know that she would walk away as the grand prize winner of an all expense paid trip for two to sunny Barbados. Her name was drawn from among the names of […]

    March 1, 2008Sports, TravelNo comments
  10. Barbados Film & Video Association: When Participatory Journalism can exceed its own boundaries

    In the sequel to carry fwd the Barbadian Film and TV industries, a dramatic twist occurred where the recorder of events was ordered via popular acclamation to chair the proceedings. In my view this lends itself to being a conflict of interest. It’s as if I was in charge of an entertainment NGO and ran […]

    February 7, 2008Entertainment, News1 comment
  11. Canadians given chance to return to Barbados? sunny shores ? Sens Army : Operation Barbados!

    There’s a plan to send 200 Sens fans to Barbados for an exclusive four-day, three-night trip of a lifetime. The fans reach here April 1-4, 2008, and their fun includes: Airfare (charter) Hotel accommodation A terrific beach party An exclusive Sens beach shirt Sun and beautiful beaches Plus, a chance to join Senators‘ owner Eugene […]

    December 9, 2007SportsNo comments
  12. Memories of Yesteryear – Flamboyant Restaurant and Video King as bad off as Empire Theatre

    When VHS was God, I would check out Video King all the time and they were diagonally opposite the Seaview Hotel (Savannah Resort) where once I had their idea of surf & turf – lobster & fillet mignon, at a then astronomical 75 dollars a plate (it was my birthday, I think). I also had […]

    December 7, 2007Controversy, CultureNo comments
  13. Barbadian Race Horse’s Sandy Lane Gold Cup Disqualification 3 years ago Overturned by Barbados High Court

    Barbados Justice Elneth Kentish, Judge of the High Court, very recently upheld Mr Eugene Melnyk‘s challenge to the decision of the Barbados Turf Club, made on the 6th January 2005 whereby the Turf Club disqualified his horse KATHIR as the Winner of the Sandy Lane Gold Cup which was run on the 6th March 2004. […]

    November 15, 2007SportsNo comments
  14. Dartmouth Graduate was shy at 15: Peruvian Transplant no longer shy, wants to sing and teach in Barbados

    Eliana Marcenaro is a young lady who has accomplished much in life – she earned a scholarship in Peru to go to Dartmouth, she taught in the USA and was an interpreter as well, after that she came to the Caribbean to do something different! Now, she plans on making her singing a regular part […]

    April 6, 2007Featured, Music, ReviewNo comments
  15. Follow-Up: Ice Hockey In Barbados – In the End? There can only be One, but all three have similar privelege

    Last night, February 28th, the Ottawa Senators concluded their three-month Hockey Night in Barbados contest, when they sparred against the Carolina Hurricanes in a specially themed salute to Barbados match. Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and his fellow judges crowned one of three finalists as Sens Army Captain. The winner got a trip for two to […]

    March 1, 2007Featured, Sports, Travel1 comment
  16. Basseterre on High Alert: Anonymous Consumers judging their service practices! Bim should follow suit!

    I was zipping through Caribbean 360 today and see that over in St Kitts and Nevis the Government there has requested a company to send visitors to that Federation so as to gauge the level of service tendered to shoppers. This is known as “mystery shoppers“, this can be very enriching for a company to […]

    February 21, 2007TravelNo comments
  17. Brag on Blog Statististics: Did Hockey fans help?

    The Ottawa Senators credit using the ‘Net as their success for their latest contest – “The Hockey Night in Barbados micro-website had 472,226 visits, while the Senators site had 1,185,26. Launched in November 2006, the Hockey Night in Barbados contest invited fans to submit short videos online, showcasing their team spirit. Semi-finalists were featured on […]

    February 20, 2007Featured, Games, TechnologyNo comments
  18. Bad News? No Joey! – Good News? This Blog draws readers from Canada!

    It seems that Joey Stevens the popular weather man from WSEE had to cancel at the last minute in getting here for the Super Bowl at Bert’s, we hope his work schedule allows him to come down for the Senators in March… That’s where the good news skates in – I had a comment posted […]

    February 4, 2007Featured, Games, SportsNo comments
  19. Sens? Barbados campaign goes overboard

    As the time draws nearer for two lucky Canadians to head out here for a satellite match of the Ottawa Senators at Bert’s, it seems they went not just over the top but literally overboard in showing game pride according to both Canoe and the Edmonton Sun… It seems Spartacat trounced a Montreal Canadiens fan […]

    January 14, 2007SportsNo comments
  20. Ice Hockey In Barbados?

    Happy New Year! I saw very few nightclubs were populated, but quite a few churches had capacity… Meanwhile, one bar here is looking to heat up with ice in March! Over in Canada – there’s a millionaire who is making sure some of his countrymen never forget our gem of the Caribbean sea, there’s a […]

    January 2, 2007Featured, Sports2 comments