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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 12:07 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Even if the year might not have been the best for all, Christmas often brightens the mood and gets persons excited about being pampered and looking their best. Face to Face Skincare Salon and Spa is ready to spread the Christmas cheer and now offers...

Published:Sunday | December 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Women in fabulous hats ruled the day as they came out in style at the BGLC's third staging of the Diamond Mile last Saturday, December 2, at Caymanas Racetrack.There were a few Pretty Woman moments with wide-rimmed...

Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is safe to say that the third instalment of the most prestigious race day on the island - the Diamond Mile last Saturday - exceeded all expectations.Jamaicans love to put on a fashion shown, and they went all...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sometimes you just need to escape to the countryside, where you can relax enjoy some good vibes and great food. That's exactly what you get at Lyming at Walkerswood.Tucked away on the old entrance to Ocho Rios (from Kingston), this restaurant is...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sapphire Decor and Home Furnishings held its grand opening recently, and many of those who attended found that the store is not only a gem, but a guilt-free pleasure to help with their home decor.Owner Terene Sewell took care to...

Published:Wednesday | November 29, 2017 | 5:14 PMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Grand Ballroom of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was transformed into a shoppers haven last weekend, for A Jamaica Made Christmas.  It was a shoppers paradise, boasting everything from a pin to an anchor; for gifting or personal pleasure....

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The days are getting cooler, and while many of us are happy that summer is over, other persons' skin may be suffering. So, this week on DIY Jo, I am catering to men.Men generally have thicker skin than women and, therefore, need more moisture. Plus...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Specially invited guests were bursting with anticipation when they turned out for the 'mysterious' Campari event, held on the east lawns of Devon House, St Andrew, on Wednesday, which turned out to be the fabulous launch of the brand's Come Together...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Despite the heavy rains and traffic to match, members of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC), Supreme Ventures, the racing community and specially invited guests were not going to miss the launch of Jamaica's finest race day: the...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:47 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Editor-in-chief of Vogue, Anna Wintour, hit the nail on the head when she said, "you either know fashion or you don't." We can honestly say that The Collection MoDA team knows fashion.It has become one of the most...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

So I have been doing this DIY Jo thing for some time and after formulating a few products, I then decided to change up my mixtures on a few things just for variety and I have found that you win some, you lose some.My scalp inflammation led me to a...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When Dahlia Harris enters a room, her confidence is striking. You cannot help but being drawn to her warm personality. In this millennial age when many individuals' confidence and actions are garnered through the likes, we went to this Restaurant...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It was that time of year again - when guests were elegantly dressed and ready to glide across the dance floor gracefully, as if they were floating on air.On November 4, the 36th JCC...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Cannonball Cafe is known for their comfortable environment and personable staff.They are ready to share their love and passion again this Restaurant Week. Taking breakfast to the next level, they are offering their handi bite combo, which is their...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sakina Deer has worked her way into our hearts from her smile and fun-loving demeanour on Weekend Smile. And if you are a theatre fan, you may have seen her on stage. But the greatest role she plays is as mom.Magic, yes, she...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

What started as a hobby, turned out to be so much more for social media influencer Shantania Beckford.As a mode of distraction from some rough patches in her life, she decided to start a vlog and YouTube...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Regency Bar and Lounge is ready to offer a great experience. This year, they are offering their mobster mac 'n' cheese, which is one of their most requested dishes, so they thought it's only natural to offer their best for Restaurant Week. The...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Tamarind Indian Cuisine never disappoints when it comes to fine food for Restaurant Week.Natalia Oh and Patrique Goodall had a great girls' night out at Tamarind. They split and tried their Continental Platter, which is a combination of chicken...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Palms at C&C South Beach hosted Restaurant Week ambassador Dahlia Harris to give her a taste of what will be offered for this RW...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

According to Krystal Chong, "action is where the magic happens," and there was a lot of magic at the launch of her Krystal TV on Tuesday night at Opa Greek Restaurant, Devon House, St Andrew.Friends and well-wishers turned out in large numbers to...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Office Sports Bar and Lounge are one of the new kids on the block. The vibrant and warm spirited Dahlia Harris came not quite sure as to what to expect on the Office's RW menu.She had a few choices for an...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Pizza please? Yes, and you can build whatever you like this Restaurant Week at Pizza Please. Pizza Please offers a unique taste that is unlike anywhere else in Jamaica. Offering everything from Italian authenticity to a perfect Italian and Jamaican...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When you go to Brew'd Awakenings, you are first captivated by the cosy decor that puts you in the mood to relax. This restaurants aims to cater to everyone's needs. This year, their chicken panini served with a warm bread pudding or fruit tart is...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When it comes to great dining at an excellent price, Dragon Court Restaurant has it down to a science.Owner Anthony Choi said he participates every year because Restaurant Week gives many who have never come to this restaurant before the opportunity...

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