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Stories by Davina Henry

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

The Cracked Conch at Luna Sea Inn is off the beaten path. Having earned the reputation of being one of St Elizabeth's finest, Dave Mullings, who has been the head chef for the past three months, says...

Published:Wednesday | June 28, 2017 | 12:05 AMDavina Henry

"You are looking at a walking miracle, a walking thanksgiving," Busy Signal told Groovin' In The Park audience members.It was the artiste's first performance in the United States and anticipation was high. Having already reeled off hits such as Step...

Published:Thursday | September 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

I immediately burst into a fit of giggles after being told I would be visiting a restaurant called Something Fishy in Clarendon. I envisioned it as only serving fish dishes with aquariums all around. I was a little nervous to go, but also a little...

Published:Monday | August 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Women aren't the only ones who like to keep secrets or embellish the details of events that may appear incriminating. In fact, some men will never disclose certain things to their significant others. Though many believe honesty is the best policy,...

Published:Thursday | August 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

It was the longest journey of my life, probably because I was more than a little excited to try the cuisine at Just Natural Veggie and Seafood Restaurant and Juice Bar.I had heard great reviews about the family-...

Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

He has been putting up resistance for many years, but there was no resistance from audience members when Beres Hammond took to the stage at the Groovin' In The Park concert in New York on the weekend.With a record number of patrons in attendance,...

Published:Sunday | June 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

The majority of fathers today will tell you that becoming a father for the first time is something that is oftentimes not planned. The Sunday Gleaner decided to find out from a few fathers in the music business...

Published:Monday | May 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

For some men, not having a side chick is like having a main dish without the dessert. So, for this men's issue, we tried to get to the meat of the matter, and asked a few husbands and boyfriends why they needed to satisfy their 'sweet tooth' with an...

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

No, I'm not in Dubai. In fact, I haven't even left the island. I am in the banana parish of St Mary - Prospect Outback Adventures was my destination, and man, was I in for a treat!...

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

After a 15-year hiatus from producing music for the mainstream market, producer Danny Brownie is back with who he describes as the perfect artiste.Brownie, the producer behind the Main Street...

Published:Friday | April 1, 2016 | 12:31 AMDavina Henry

Feathers, top hats and exquisite flapper girls decked the halls of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel recently for the annual Sagicor Group Corporate Awards.The Great Gatsby-themed event saw guests adorned in classic 1920s fashion, and 'twas truly a...

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Forty-five females and 35 males strutted down the runway at the Courtleigh Auditorium last Saturday, in hopes of walking away with the titles of male and female Fashion Face of the Caribbean. In the end, it was Jenese Roper and Romaine Sterling who...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 6:43 PMDavina Henry

I love scented candles and I have often wondered how exactly they were made? My mom's birthday was coming up, and I decided to treat her to a home-made candle courtesy of her favourite daughter. Tonisha Wright of Ngozi Sweet Blessings was the...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

There is spinning, and then there's SPINNING. For most individuals, the idea of starting a spinning class can be quite daunting. Having to choose a facility that adequately caters to all your needs and meets your expectations is another challenge....

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

There is nothing more delicious than spice bun and cheese at Easter time.However, there are some persons who cannot enjoy this savoury treat in its traditional form. For persons who are gluten intolerant, they cannot just run down to the store and...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

The minute it was announced that I would be shooting guns for my next assignment, I was met with jealousy and disapproving looks from several of my peers.Some gave me...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2016 | 4:09 AMDavina Henry

Although there have been calls by some entertainers for politicians to desist from using dancehall songs on the campaign trail, as reported in The Gleaner last week Tuesday, others are benefiting handsomely from the election season.Nesbeth's My...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

I love the water. I would go to the beach or river all day, every day if I could.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

With less than a month until what is being touted as one of the biggest music festivals to hit Jamaica, fans have already began gearing up to secure tickets for Paradise Lost.The EDM festival is slated to take place on March 10-12 at Grizzly's...

Published:Tuesday | January 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Although she has had no formal training, 26 year-old Keliah Taffe has made a name for herself as a clothing designer. After winning THE STAR Fashion Designer Competition in 2015, Taffe told The Gleaner that the journey has been rough, but rewarding...

Published:Wednesday | January 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Last Saturday's staging of the Original Startime at Mas Camp, National Stadium, was billed in part as a one-night-only event. Co-organiser Michael Barnett said ahead of the concert that he was not sure if it would be held again.After the very strong...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

After being out of the spotlight for some time, reggae artiste Nesbeth is now enjoying the fruits of his labour as he has found success with his latest singles.Since returning from a European stint to promote his current EP, Victory, the Rastafarian...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

With the country in election mode, party meetings, conferences and gatherings have been at the forefront of many conversations. The telescopic focus has shifted to not only who can better lead the country, but to which party can better rally...

Published:Sunday | November 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Now that it has been confirmed that EDM (electronic dance music) originated in Jamaica and with a steady increase in the popularity of EDM parties and festivals locally, The Sunday Gleaner has sought to find out from artistes and...

Published:Thursday | November 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Usain Bolt is the very first name that comes to mind when people hear about my home parish of Trelawny.But there is something Trelawny is even more famous for - yam! Made even more famous because Bolt attributes it as one of the causes of his speed....

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