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Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:08 AM

Paying homage to Carnival, Couples Tower Isle celebrated its 42nd anniversary in fine style last Saturday night. Something Extra brings you some of the excitement that marked the revelry.

Published:Wednesday | January 22, 2020 | 12:20 AM

You’ve asked for it and Jamaica Rum Festival promises to deliver. More rum seminars, an increase in food and spirit offerings, a fabulous artisan market on display, and an entertainment package guaranteed to please...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:37 AM

Rain could not keep Rebel ‘Saluters’ away from Grizzly’s Plantation Cove last weekend as they travelled from near and far to soak up the offerings of the two-day music and culture festival. The showcase, which was conceptualised as a birthday...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 7:36 AM

1. Chatter about visa status has been heightened in the last few weeks with high-profile people being told that they won’t be allowed to enter America. One businessman was so shocked it is reported that he had to see his doctor right after he...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:18 AM

Friday evening was one of celebration and sheer elegance as ladies and gents came out in their numbers, and their finery, to see the the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation’s Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year  and the awardees. While Tajay Gayle and Shelly-Ann ‘Pocket Rocket’ Fraser-Pryce took home the respective titles, their sportsmates  dazzled on the red carpet... 

 

Published:Friday | January 17, 2020 | 12:25 AM

Leaders from the Government, Church and civil society convened yesterday for a morning of prayer, signalling the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast. The moment of divine intervention was not short of style and finesse as patrons brought...

Published:Thursday | January 16, 2020 | 12:12 AM
Published:Wednesday | January 15, 2020 | 12:20 AM
Published:Tuesday | January 14, 2020 | 12:19 AM

1. There was a time when corporate meeting rooms were swept for possible bombs. Now, it is more likely that they should search for smart phones since they are now being used to record all the interesting conversations, unbeknown to the principals...

Published:Tuesday | January 14, 2020 | 12:08 AM

Something Extra brings you another dose of Xaymaca’s pop-up fête last Saturday. Revellers came to turn up to the pulsing sounds of soca, starting the season off right.

Published:Monday | January 13, 2020 | 12:40 AM

Xaymaca International started the carnival season pre-game strong with this the first of its slated pop-up fêtes. Downtown was shut down on Saturday night and set ablaze with the sounds of soca, and Xaymacans came out dressed to impress. Here are some of the highlights...

Published:Friday | January 10, 2020 | 12:27 AM

The Blue Mountain Coffee Festival held its launch yesterday at The Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. This event preludes the festival, which will take place on March 21, 2020. Yesterday was the official inauguration of Blue Mountain Coffee Day,...

Published:Friday | January 10, 2020 | 12:15 AM

Saint created fashion history with the stunning debut of its 58-year-old male model Jamie Melbourne on the international fashion landscape. This has caused quite a stir and a lot of positive feedback considering the widely held view that modelling...

Published:Friday | January 10, 2020 | 12:12 AMVanessa James/Gleaner Writer

Some 200 children, along with a host of adults on New Year’s Day, benefited from Fontana Pharmacy Barbican annual community treat. The children were treated to free rides, food, desserts and gift bags which were handed out at the end of the event...

Published:Thursday | January 9, 2020 | 12:22 AM

Party-loving patrons capped the holiday event season on Sunday with 2020’s first instalment of Zimi Seh Brunch. Vibrant hues, flowing outfits and stunning accessories made the party even more stylish as mimosas flowed. Here are the highlights.

Published:Wednesday | January 8, 2020 | 12:24 AM

Not that we need a season to dress up, but if we ever did, the festive season is prime time. Today, Something Extra brings fashionable highlights from a few of the hotspots from the capital in the last few days.

Published:Tuesday | January 7, 2020 | 12:20 AM

1. Do men of the cloth harbour grudges? That is definitely the case of one whose heir apparent will not inherit the throne. Now they say he is so bitter, he is vowing to do all sorts of crazy things. 2.The husband said he wanted no children, but...

Published:Tuesday | January 7, 2020 | 12:10 AM

Some of Jamaica’s hottest socialites rang in the new decade in fine style as they donned six-inch stiletto heels, sparkly evening gowns and tailored-to-fit three-piece suits. Amid a sea of other events being held on the Kingston waterfront on the...

Published:Monday | January 6, 2020 | 12:32 AM

We are still celebrating the new year. What better way to start the week than throwing it back to the Sunrise Breakfast Party hosted at Hope Gardens on New Year’s Day...

Published:Friday | January 3, 2020 | 12:36 AM

Ribbiz Ocean Lounge hosted the perfect celebratory party to ring in the new year. Scores of patrons rummaged through the waterfront crowd, to get inside of the beautiful blue, white and silver decorated dining room turned dance floor. Patrons...

Published:Friday | January 3, 2020 | 12:22 AM

The Plie for the Arts organisation is set to expand its offering to the dance community with the creation of a dance training academy to develop young dancers, ages nine to 16, who are serious about their dance technique and general artistic...

Published:Thursday | January 2, 2020 | 12:30 AM

Chill, one of the parties of the festive season, held recently on the lawns of the Caymanas Country Club Estate, saw patrons out in their numbers, as they continued the holiday festivities by having a roaring time with friends. Chill was indeed a...

Published:Wednesday | January 1, 2020 | 12:18 AM

Stylishly dressed thrill-seeking patrons made Cabana City Reserve their event of choice over the festive season. Premium food, drinks and entertainment added to the luxurious experience, as did Epican’s elevated party deck. Here are the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | December 31, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Everyone came through drippin’ over the weekend for Leon Bailey’s DRIPSZN, held on the lawns of the Constant Spring Golf Club. The evening’s host, ‘Mister Big Balla’ himself, Leon Bailey, spent time getting to know his fans at his selfie booth...

Published:Monday | December 30, 2019 | 12:25 AM

Once again, ILoveSoca pulled scores of festive soca junkies to Sabina Park on Boxing Day 2019 under the theme ‘caution’. Yellow tape was everywhere as patrons were guaranteed an atmosphere so euphoric, everything would be left in ‘Splintaz’. Drinks...

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