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Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Never a dull moment in our little island. We caught up with former colleagues Junior Dowie and Harvey Joseph recalling the old days at the Gleaner Pensioners' luncheon.

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

My daahlings, it's looking like 2011 is definitely the year for fabulous parties and intimate events, as chic-society shake off the side effects of the very drab recession in favour of celebrating the joys of life...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

All roads led to Palace Amusement Cineplex for the International Women's Forum (IWF) movie premiere of The King's Speech on Tuesday. Sovereign Centre on Hope Road was inundated with some of Jamaica's business leaders...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's official! The 2011 carnival season is on in true bacchanal style. Launched on Wednesday at the Knutsford Court Hotel, this year's theme is 'Once Upon A Dynasty'. According to Bacchanal Jamaica head honcho Michael Ammar Jr...

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

And so my dears, 2011 is now off and running and the Chinese are now celebrating the start of their New Year - The Year of the Rabbit.But a few Wednesdays ago, the very charming Felicity Crosswell-Brandt hosted ...

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Angella Bennett's friends and colleagues commenced the celebration of her 40th birthday last Friday at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, and her husband put the icing on the cake on Sunday.It took...

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The Johnnie Walker booth provided a journey steeped in whisky, Flow and HBO announced a major coup, Riu's ackee and salt fish attracted the stars, and LIME was the place to party; all at the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2011...

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It seems there is always something to celebrate...

Published:Friday | February 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Manchester Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards and banquet at Mandeville's Golf View Hotel on Saturday, January 29. Custos the Honourable Dr Gilbert Allen and his wife, Georgia, headed the guest list.

Published:Friday | January 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Exactly one month, two weeks and six days after hosting the inaugural Rose Hall Holiday Ball, philanthropist Michele Rollins and her team have handed over J$3.2 million to the SOS Children's Village. The funds were made from the event...

Published:Friday | January 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Sterling Asset Management hosted a fabulous customer appreciation reception at The Ruins, Mona Visitors' Lodge, at the University of the West Indies on Thursday, January 20.

Published:Friday | January 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When you are in the tourism/hospitality business, you know you are on to a good thing when, after five years of operation, you have built up a repeat guest business that not only rivals the competition ...

Published:Friday | January 28, 2011 | 12:00 AM

There's probably no happier gathering than when diplomats and consuls get together and break bread. And that has been a staple of Diplomatic Week in Jamaica...

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dears, it's true, there's never a dull moment in this land of the fabulous as the 'ackee-pod' was buzzing all week with the latest carryings-on of the well-to-do and the near-rich-and-famous, not to mention the extraordinary...

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

After a successful Caribbean Marketplace, the final-night party was held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on Tuesday.

Published:Friday | January 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON: Michelle and Barack Obama welcomed a mix of Hollywood A-listers, big business types and prominent Chinese-Americans to the White House as they threw a "quintessentially American" ...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

My daahlings, the New Year is off to a simply fabulous start and then some, as the fab and the party hearty have decided on putting the gloom and blues of 2010 behind them as they forge ahead in 2011...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Indian High Commissioner Mohinder Grover and his wife, Vardeep, welcomed guests to their East King's House Road residence on Monday for a dual celebration. ...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Wyndham Kingston hotel was buzzing with excitement on Tuesday as the venue for the Insurance Association of Jamaica's (IAJ) luncheon in honour of Ian Rowlands.David Wan (left), country manager of CUNA Mutual, listens to Oliver Jones...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's been a very turbulent year for neighbouring Haiti, and to mark the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake, the Haitian embassy in Jamaica hosted a candlelight vigil...

Published:Friday | January 14, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's the 273rd Accompong Maroon Celebrations in Accompong Town, St Elizabeth, and on January 6 the women sported colourful African-inspired outfits for the event..

Published:Friday | January 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Bombshell Pamela Anderson, super model Anna Kournikova, philanthropist Angelina Jolie, Pretty Woman's Julia Roberts and a host of celebrities have gone gaga over Indian fashion. But Jamaicans have been part of that brigade for years...

Published:Friday | January 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

'Mystic Groove' took place at The Caves in Negril's west-end, where the lighthouse beckoned as the chic and sexy guests arrived to glowing lanterns, elegantly striking party favours and 'mystic grooves' ...

Published:Friday | January 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The St Ann's Bay branch of Scotiabank celebrated 100 years in fine style recently with a cocktail reception at The Jewel Dunn's River. More than 200 customers turned out to hear 'thank you' for their support over the years...

Published:Friday | January 7, 2011 | 12:00 AM

How did you ring in the New Year? The Gleaner Social was there to celebrate with the Montego Bay Yacht Club which was abuzz with lively revellers who partied the night away on New Year's Eve.

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