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Published:Friday | March 5, 2021 | 12:07 AM

It was a black and white affair as Montego Bay businessman Simon Casserly’s birthday squad celebrated his 50th year on earth at the five-star Royalton Negril Resort and Spa recently. Social distancing, sanitisation and masks were the hallmark of...

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Jamaican cannabis company Jacana has officially opened the doors to its new Portmore location. The store, dubbed the home of Original, the new line of high-quality, affordable cannabis products, is located on the roof of the MacMaster Plaza in the...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2021 | 12:17 AM

Recording artiste Denyque is a true embodiment of what it means to love yourself and enjoy life. She expresses these feelings daily through her different outfits. From girl next door and hanging with the boys to rocking the red carpet, you never...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2021 | 12:13 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Christian Siriano opened his second show of the pandemic on Thursday with two ladies in bed, models who emerged flawless in black one-pieces, then dressed for all to see before hitting the runway. It was a dreamy, colour-saturated...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMKhanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

It all started with a letter written in pen. “I wrote her a letter and she replied, using a lead pencil, and so I said, ‘Boy, things must be really bad with this girl, she doesn’t even have a pen?’” said a laughing Benny Mallitt, as he recalled...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:05 AM

High-school sweethearts Leah Keiser and Nichelous ‘Nick’ Caparaso tied the knot at Beaches Negril earlier this month. With 37 guests in attendance, the 27-year-old New Jersey residents got their dream wedding in their dream locale – Jamaica. The...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:14 AM

Five African-born designers making their runway débuts opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday under the banner ‘We are Made in Italy’, having nurtured dreams deemed fanciful in some of their native countries and which faced considerable obstacles...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2021 | 12:20 AM

The Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run looked very different this year than in previous years. The annual charity road race featured masks, social distancing and lots of sanitisers, as fewer than 100 race participants, which included some of the country’s...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2021 | 12:12 AM

Reverend Dr Carla Dunbar, known for her remarkable work as a marriage and family therapist, hosted the two-hour fellowship event ‘Grow Your Marriage Ministry’ last Sunday on the lawns of Temple Palms Garden, Golden Spring, St Andrew. The event is...

Published:Friday | February 19, 2021 | 12:18 AM

The Ceremonial Opening of Parliament got under way yesterday, and although the new normal put restrictions on public access, Something Extra was on scene to capture the happenings on the ‘paved runway’ leading up to Gordon House. Here are the...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Tyler Perry and Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the attendees of a private memorial service for Cicely Tyson at Harlem’s famed Abyssinian Baptist Church. Gospel singer Bebe Winans sang Stand – a request from Tyson before her...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2021 | 5:02 AM

Sagicor Bank Jamaica kick-started its Valentine’s Day celebrations last Friday by surprising clients who visited their Dominica Drive branch with delectable treats, courtesy of chocolatier Sharon Howell of Saint T Florals. Social media clients...

Published:Tuesday | February 16, 2021 | 12:23 AM

The Victoria Mutual Group showed a different kind of love on Valentine’s Day by delivering freshly prepared meals and beverages, as well as masks and hand sanitisers to the Marie Atkins Night Shelter on Hanover Street in downtown Kingston. The...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2021 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“In the beginning, before you were formed in your mother’s womb, He placed purpose on your life.” Latesha Parkes is focused on inspiring others in just about everything she sets her mind to. And today, we find out why as this woman of God, writer...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2021 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

A wedding gown is more than just a dress. Every fabric, lining, beading and stitch are representative of a woman’s dream finally coming true. Experiencing this fulfilled desire first-hand, Samantha Grant-Robinson has made it her mission to ease...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2021 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It’s too early to joke about the Gorilla Glue warfare between Tessica Brown and the heavy duty adhesive, which had social media glued to their screens because it was serious the moment she posted about it. Many times, persons take on DIY...

Published:Monday | February 15, 2021 | 12:05 AM

I hope all a unnu who did get Valentine’s Day present and did get tek out fi di day, did enjoy unnu self. Nah, who am I kidding? I hope some of you had a terrible time. The simple truth is that, for years, I have never been a fan of February 14. I...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:18 AM

Ayanna Dixon has returned for the second year with her lingerie line. This year, the ASD fashion designer and illustrator has unveiled the ‘Dixie’ collection. With a focus on empowering women through illustrations, Dixon says the Dixie line will...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

When life throws you lemons, whether it is at work, home or with your finances, Kelia Campbell is encouraging you to make lemonade through proper planning and affirmative action, courtesy of Lemon Press. The entrepreneur currently provides...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:08 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Whenever I get the time to sit down and scroll through social media content, I am always looking for images and videos of Jamaica. I find that our landscape has so many characteristics, whether it is our white-sand beaches or the colourful skin of...

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2021 | 5:43 AM

Massy United Insurance awarded two full scholarships on Tuesday. The reciepients were Antonique Aris and Mark Brown, both of whom are pursuing actuarial science at The University of the West Indies, Mona campus. The handover was done at a small...

Published:Tuesday | February 9, 2021 | 12:13 AM

Visitors to Jamaica seeking a one-stop shop to plan their romantic trip and ensure that those special moments are even more memorable need go no further than ‘My Heartbeats JA’ microsite. The newly developed Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) site is...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Not only was model Davina Bennett the leading lady in Maluma’s 7 Dias En Jamaica (7 Days in Jamaica) ‘Styled to the Roc’ by stylist-extraordinaire Neko Kelly, alias Bootleg Rocstar, the Miss Universe Jamaica 2017 also sported flawless make-up looks...

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Mackenley Darius, a former student of the National School of the Arts, is working to promote, with the help of friends, artists and designers, Haiti’s culture, most especially voodoo, a religion that he feels is misunderstood. With that aim in mind...

Published:Wednesday | February 3, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Adam and Eve Day Spa in Kingston closed its doors to the public last Thursday to honour and treat its hard-working team. The spa’s annual long service and staff awards saw team members strut down the red carpet for a bevy of awards and team-...

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