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Published:Friday | May 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Today, the popular Jamaican fast-food chain, Island Grill, opens its new commissary, a symbolic 'homecoming' to the 2 Valentine Drive, Red Hills Road address, bought by founder Thalia...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The fashion picks for the ceremonial opening of Parliament yesterday were not as hot as the pelting sun. Nevertheless, parliamentarians, government officials and their spouses - from stately to ordinary - strutted confidently on Duke Street to Gordon House....

Published:Friday | May 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: She Doesn't Mind artiste, Grammy-award winner, reggae superstar, Sean Paul's wedding late, late this month to his long-time girlfriend, Jodi 'Jinx' Stewart, is shrouded in secrecy. The decorators are tight-lipped, the coordinators are not speaking and Today...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, The Gleaner hosted an editors' forum with members of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA). The topics discussed were: ways to grow the sector and issues affecting manufacturing as well as what the manufacturers were expecting out of the new Budget....

Published:Friday | May 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

My daahlings, the party season is not only upon us, it is practically overtaking us as, indeed, it's now all systems go for some of the hottest parties this here season...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Have you visited Emancipation Park recently? When next you do, take a good look at the interlocking concrete paved stones that welcome you to the park, and the covered walkways throughout the facility...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

My daahlings, it's been an absolutely fabulous week for Jamaica internationally.Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller hit the red carpet in New York City for the gala of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World!

Published:Friday | May 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Are you sleeping well at nights? You sleep for eight hours and when you wake up each morning you are still lethargic and have just about knocked the alarm clock off the bedside table...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

They might have traded business attire for country club chic, but underneath all the thundering hooves of horses bearing polo players, clinking glasses and casual chatter, there was serious business intent....

Published:Friday | May 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica now has in stock 24,000 bottles of Hennessy VS cognac, specially blended to commemorate our 50th anniversary of Independence. They were personally delivered by Maurice Hennessy...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The story of Lorenzo Stephenson is one of courage, determination and unstinting self-belief. Stephenson is mute and hearing impaired. He has not been able to speak or hear from birth....

Published:Friday | May 4, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Students at the Junior Plus Preparatory in St James raised US$8,000, the American Friends of Jamaica forked out US$14,000 and committed a continuation of funds, and Rainforest Seafoods has planned a Seafood and Family Fun Day for February 2013....

Published:Friday | April 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Outgoing president of the Woman's Club of St Andrew, Jeanne Watson, pulled out an almost capacity crowd for the final meeting in her two-year tenure as head of that prestigious group of women, yesterday.Headed by Lady Allen, wife of Governor General Sir...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: National Commercial Bank (NCB) representatives and customers came together at Marguerite's Restaurant in Montego Bay on Tuesday evening to celebrate the 31st birthday of the bank's Keycard credit...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM

And so my daahling dears, as Taureans everywhere celebrate, we laud and extend birthday greetings to: Opposition MP Olivia 'Babsy' Grange; designer Lubica Slovak; Gershom Bailey; the lovely Savion Pinnock; Pulse...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Slovakian-born Jamaican designer Lubica is holding her new collection of clothing, which she plans to unveil next month, close to her chest. However, she has opened up about her giant steps on the north coast....

Published:Friday | April 20, 2012 | 12:00 AM

More than 80 members of the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Jamaica, at the level of senator, along with their spouses, met last Sunday in Oracabessa at the hilltop residence of St Mary custos, Honourable A. A. 'Bobby' Pottinger...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2012 | 12:00 AM

And so, mon congrats to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller on being adjudged, by the internationally renowned Time Magazine, as one of its 100 Most Influential Persons in the World today.Kudos to the Jamaican...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The British High Commission host "100 Days To Go Celebration", before the start of the Olympic Games, held at The High Commission Complex, Trafalgar Road on Wednesday evening April 18, 2012. Here are cup cakes with the Olympic logo, and the 100 Days To Go slogan....

Published:Friday | April 20, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Fashion enthusiasts in western Jamaica were treated to an evening of glamour, style and elegance on Sunday, as home girl Annmarie Robinson-Chin, under her label Koko Beenz, showed why she is one of the most-sought-after...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Out & About - Marley movie Mania...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Who will be this year's king/queen of the grill? Will the title return to Kingston? These questions and more will be answered come June 17 when the battle on the grills heats up, serving up some of the most unique barbecue...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2012 | 12:00 AM

My daahlings, it was simply one of those very hot Easter weekends that will long be remembered, especially for the party-hearty who made Negril their Easter...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Discount Lumber and Hardware, Caribbean Producers, Rainforest Seafoods, Exclusive Holidays, Fidelity Motors, Chukka Caribbean Adventures, Whitter Village and Sunset Beach Resort and Spa have combined...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The focus of the International Proxy Parents (IPP) is the support of needy high school students.This year, the group hosted its annual students' social on Friday, March 23 at the residence of the Ambassador of Japan, His Excellency Hiroshi Yamaguchi

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