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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.

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a grand affair at the recent opening of the newest Ribbiz location at the Victoria Pier in downtown Kingston. The Ribbiz Ocean Lounge opened its doors in fine style, and Something Extra has the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a glam affair at the recent PSOJ Hall of Fame awards, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, and The Gleaner's Something Extra was there to bring you some of the fashionable highlights.

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1.The expectation is that the country will derive handsome benefits from the great research skills of PSM. From all reports, she has been installed in the most luxurious and safe circumstance - edged pretty close to one of the hot spots in the city...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a terrific Sunday at the launch of Restaurant Week 2018 at Devon House Jamaica. Participating restaurants and proud sponsors gave diners a sample of what is to come in the most anticipated week of the year. With more than 100 participating...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:06 AM
Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The journey to academic excellence is one that is fraught with challenges, sacrifice, dedication and discipline, with life-long memories, lessons learned, and unbreakable friendships made. It is a journey where oftentimes, those who traverse the ups...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Payless Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Ambassador, Chelan Smith, has made a personal donation of $94,000 to the Jamaica Cancer Society. As breast cancer awareness month comes to a close, Smith, who goes by the moniker 'MamaChel', reminisced on the...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica-born fashionista and celebrity blogger Diva Madonna Williams, owner of the newly opened Glamsense Divas Beauty Bar in Pelham, New York, is counting her lucky stars as her fashion business continues to be a magnet for celebrity clients from...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In a rousing speech in the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta, Oprah Winfrey urged voters on Thursday to make history by backing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in next week's election.Winfrey called Abrams a "changemaker" who...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JCC Sameer Younis Foundation is set to host its 37th anniversary grand charity ball, on Saturday, November 3, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel under the theme, 'Empowering Greatness...Changing Lives'.The JCC Sameer Younis Foundation, formerly known...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Saturday, the Magnum Tonic Wine team celebrated with Romeich Entertainment CEO Romeich Major at his Glow party in Kingston. Complemented by a strong turnout of Magnum Vixens, the team also gifted him a customised Magnum birthday cake. Here are...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:04 AM

The Insurance Company of the West Indies (ICWI) has continued to show their commitment to supporting women affected by breast cancer with their title sponsorship of the ICWI/Jamaica Reach to Recovery Pink Run for...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 12:05 AM

Fancy dressing was not a requirement for the recent 'Fur Ball' event, but one thing was for certain, the decor and costumes were off the wall, when guests turned out at the Wharf House, Reading, St James, venue.Something Extra was on hand to bring...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The streets of Kingston were brightened with pink on Sunday, October 28, as over 5,000 participants took to the streets in their pink tutus and 'tall' socks at the 2018 ICWI/Jamaica Reach To Recovery Pink Run. The run was the culmination of a month...

Published:Tuesday | October 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. Why spend millions of dollars to build overhead bridges when they are not being used? There are prime examples at some prominent schools where students elect to ignore the bridges and create chaos for motorists.2. Even though tips are not allowed...

Published:Monday | October 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A savoury aroma permeated the air of the Bubble and Spice restaurant at Coral Cliff in Montego Bay during Friday night's exclusive preview dinner in celebration of Restaurant Week 2018. The event, dubbed Bubbling with Excitement, featured guests...

Published:Friday | October 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In November 2012, Pan 2018 finalist Andre Lawson decided to go into business for himself. In his youth, he'd worked in many odd jobs here and there, but what he really wanted was to own a bar. He found an open-air spot on the main road in Tucker,...

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