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Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday, Davina Bennett, newly appointed Lifestyle and Wellness Ambassador of Wisynco Group Limited, in partnership with Wisynco ECO, hosted the first staging of the parish-wide Clarendon clean-up.The initiative was conceptualised by Davina...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Restaurant Week might be over, but the celebration doesn't have to be. Let's play 'Flashback Friday' and showcase the savoury indulgence at Cellar 8. Something Extra brings you the highlights.

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

After 14 decades of purposeful service to the people of Jamaica, the Victoria Mutual (VM) Group recently treated its members and clients to a feast of the unique tapestry of Jamaican culture. The 140th anniversary celebrations took place at...

Published:Wednesday | November 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The America Chamber of Commerce Annual Business and Civic Leadership Awards, held recently at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, was indeed a fashionable occasion, and Something Extra has the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Yesterday marked the celebration of International Men's Day, and the men of Nestle Jamaica went on a road trip to the Joy Spence Appleton Rum Estate Rum Experience to celebrate their hard work over the past year. Here are some EXTRA highlights.

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. It was a day when decent, law-abiding citizens ceded control of the streets of Kingston to the lumpen. Supporters of the ruling party broke all the rules of the road - overtaking recklessly, disregarding stoplights and four-way crossings,...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Whether it was a nicely enchanting evening via candlelight or the sheer social thrill of 'Excite the Night', there's no denying the unique charm of Restaurant Week 2018. Here are last week's palatable and fashionable highlights from Cellar 8 and Sky...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:09 AM

The recent cocktail reception held at the official residence of the Canadian high commissioner in honour of Donette Chin-Loy Chang, who received her honorary doctorate from the University of theWest Indies, was well attended as friends, family, and...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Here's a little ditty 'bout John and Meg.Singer John Mellencamp and actress Meg Ryan are getting married.The 56-year-old announced her engagement to the 67-year-old musician on Instagram."ENGAGED!" is what she wrote. The post included a drawing of...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The AMCHAM Business and Civic Leadership Awards for Excellence 2018, held recently at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston, was well attended, and saw specially invited guests being honoured for their outstanding dedication to the business and...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

On Tuesday, the Collection MoDa Runway transformed The Jamaica Pegasus ballroom into a frenzy of patterns, imported fabric, and not to mention the glamorous people who turned out, all in the name of high fashion.Each year, the MoDa Runway attracts...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

The highly anticipated Restaurant Week 2018 got off to an insatiably scintillating start last weekend. As an added bonus, specially invited guests and foodies alike, all trekked to 100 on Monday to enjoy intense moments of food and fun at the first...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Xaymaca International has once again made it out of the blocks ahead of the pack as they recently had their band launch.Xaymaca presented 15 sections inspired by 'iconic' themes like Egyptian queens, Greek goddesses, African tribes, fashion...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JN Bank was out and about for Restaurant Week as members of the JN family dined in fine style. Here are some of the highlights.

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Restaurant Week outings continued this week with Houseboat-Mondavi wine pairing dinner and a stop at Fromage Brasserie with members of the Jamaica Tourist Board family. Here are some of the social highlights.

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:14 AM

The Guardian Group family was in full celebratory mode on Monday evening at Broken Plate in St Andrew as scores of specially invited guests strutted to the eatery for an intimate moment of constant chit-chatting, merrymaking and scrumptious food....

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:53 AM

Team Jamaica National jump started their restaurant week festivities as they mingled and dined at Centro located inside the Courtyard by Marriott on Friday. With a few delectable delights, they enjoyed some good food and great company. We...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. It was quite an embarrassing scene when father and son met up at the pharmacy, shopping for condoms. The son is a single man, but daddy is married to his mom, and he is a man of the cloth, too.2. Some people are expecting drama over that once-...

Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a grand affair when the Appleton Estate Reggae Album, 'Heart of Jamaica,' produced by the legendary Mikey Bennett, was officially launched. In attendance were some of the entertainers listed on the album as well as media personalities, well-...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams/Gleaner Writer

For 26 years, the Antiques and Collectibles Fair has been held inside the Lindo Auditorium at Campion College, Old Hope Road, St Andrew. In addition to valuable antique pieces, the fair has been offering patrons hundreds of miscellaneous items from...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

During the album launch of Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum's The Heart of Jamaica on Tuesday night, creative director Mikey Bennett revealed that the project has already achieved some positively inspiring reactions from the international community....

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston's food and entertainment options have recently been expanded by the official opening of Ribbiz Ocean Lounge on the historic Victoria Pier in downtown Kingston.Ribbiz Ocean Lounge, the most recent addition to the Ribbiz brand, follows its...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a jolly affair Tuesday evening, as scores of friends and well-wishers converged at the Wrightlife eatery at Fairview, Montego Bay, to celebrate not only her birthday, but businesswoman Pat Wright's quintuple triumphs over the 'Big C', and the...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday, the JCC Sameer Younis Foundation hosted its 37th Anniversary Grand Charity Ball at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel under the theme 'Empowering Greatness ... Changing Lives'.Over the years, the foundation has been actively working with inner...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was quite an elegant affair when patrons turned out, dressed to impress, at the recent JCC Sameer Younis Foundation Grand Charity ball at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston, and Something Extra was on hand to bring the highlights.

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