Fri | Sep 25, 2020

Stories by Latara Boodie

Published:Thursday | December 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Before you start writing that long impressive list of new year's resolutions, take a look at this. Each year we try to begin a new journey with a different set of ideals, an extraordinary amount of zeal and a firecracker attitude that we expect to...

Published:Friday | December 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Why do we take photos? Whether it is on vacation, at a family event, a reunion, or just hanging out with friends, we want to remember the exact moment. Our memories are just not sufficient enough, and most of us cannot even recall what we wore a few...

Published:Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | 10:50 AMLatara Boodie

Last Saturday, what is described as the biggest disruption in the history of Jamaica's automotive industry, occurred in the form of the grand opening of the new home of BMW and Mini on Lady Musgrave Road.It was a full house that came out to witness...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 10:17 AMLatara Boodie

Take your palate across the seas with a fusion of fine-dining Asian cuisine. At Northside Kitchen, one can experience their Special Chop Suey or their Lobster Cantonese. "This is the place where you will get value for your money, quality service and...

Published:Tuesday | November 7, 2017 | 4:41 PMLatara Boodie

At NirvanNa experience a well-balanced fusion of both Indian and Asian cuisine. They have a variety of meat and non-meat options, such as their mixed vegetable banjara and their chicken kalmi tikka. Both are served with rice, naan and a salad to...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 7:16 PMLatara Boodie

A sense of homely belonging is a palpable feature upon entering the Tip Top Restaurant and Bar at the Hotel Four Seasons. Its wooden structure and conventional decor eases one into the frame of mind for traditional food.Executive sous chef...

Published:Tuesday | October 24, 2017 | 3:43 PMLatara Boodie

With coconut water/coconut milk at the core of all their products, Coco Raw gives a fun tropical experience that is naturally Jamaican. This Restaurant Week, they have over 12 choices of smoothies to pair with a chicken salad or soup. Coco Raw is a...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

​Classic cars are roving antiques that not only turn heads, but also tug on the heartstrings of those familiar with their era. The Ford Zodiac is one of those gems which highlight the luxury and technological advancements between the 1950s and...

Published:Thursday | September 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Master equestrian and an up-and-coming go-kart driver Sara Misir, 19, defies the odds by not only being the only female driver in a pink and white Volkswagen Saveiro, but by being a master equestrian and an up-and-coming go-kart driver. This...

Published:Thursday | August 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On Friday, August 28, Silver Star Motors unveiled a refreshed, made-over model of the popular crossover SUV, Mercedes-Benz GLA. The GLA was already an impressive and powerful vehicle. However, with its new design and engine updates the 2018 GLA is...

Published:Thursday | August 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The 1968 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow is the epitome of British elegance and was the height of extravagance in its time. It was seen by many as a symbol of prestige and wealth and was one of the first owner-driven vehicles within the United Kingdom....

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

"Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation and a pinch ofcreativity."- Bo BennettCorey 'Taz' Walters, (nicknamed after the Tazmanian Devil cartoon character) is a man of many hats. This mechanical engineer, race car fabricator and...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On Monday, August 7, history was made at the Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) Total Lubricants Independence of Speed, held at Dover Raceway in St Ann. Fans saw for the first time the face-off between David Summerbell Jr's Radical SR8 and Kyle Gregg'...

Published:Thursday | July 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

For those with a need for speed, the heart-stopping turns, gracious purr of the engine and the pleasure that comes with flooring the gas pedal are part of the excitement of being on the race track in one of Peter 'Zoom Zoom' Rae's go-karts at the...

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

​Motorcycle trainer, epic stunt coordinator and militant biker, describe Sergeant Uzander McFarlane. McFarlane is currently part of the police Transport Management and Maintenance Division and is the go-to man for learning how to ride a bike...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

When you think of a dream car, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Toyota has taken this concept and allowed children to let their imagination run free in one of the world's largest global art contests. Children are allowed to imagine,...

Published:Thursday | June 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The classic MG Midget was first developed from the Morris Minor in the 1920s. This resulted in the creation of a very affordable two-seater with sporting capabilities, which triggered the dynasty of Midgets. The Midget series placed MG on the map as...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On May 24, Audi Jamaica presented the 2018 Audi Q5 luxury SUV. The Q5 was reimagined and redesigned from the inside out and offers an entirely new experience from its predecessor for both the driver and passengers. "With the new Q5, we are setting...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On May 19, 2017 the ATL Automotive Group unveiled the new BMW 5 Series on the lawns of the UWI Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre. The sleek, muscular design of the 5 Series retains the essence of its predecessors while displaying innovative...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Jamaica's computer appliance and software retailer, Royale Computers, held their conference on 'Solutions for Today's Cyber Breaches' on May 17, 2017, in the Venetian Room at the Terra Nova Hotel.Over the last seven years, Royale Computers has...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Whenever starting something new, begin as if you know nothing at all. The preconceptions we usually have when embarking on a new experience often stunt growth, create false....

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

In 1999, the dream of a young and curious Stuart DuQuesnay came to life under a mango tree in the backyard of his parents' house.What started off as a hobby which entailed pulling things apart to see how they worked, blossomed into Supreme Audio and...

Published:Friday | April 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Taking a step towards a goal can be a terrifying and challenging decision. It can require leaving one's comfort zone and delving into the unknown. Sounds dreadful doesn't it?While others often shy away from this challenge, 14-year-old Justin Sirgany...

Published:Friday | April 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The premier of Fast & Furious 8 on April 13 was hosted by Adrenaline Power at Carib 5. Adrenaline Power in association with Audi, GasPro and Pepsi Jamaica made it their...

Published:Friday | April 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Dereck Johnson turned a trick into a trade which became a worthwhile multimillion-dollar investment. The founder of Superior Parts did not always plan to enter the business world. In fact, he had been leaning towards carpentry as his career choice...

Pages

Subscribe to Latara Boodie