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Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Pan 2018 Regional Championships took foodies to the rainy parish of Portland for a day of feast and fun in the sun. yes! you read right - there was no rain in sight! Here are a few of the sunny social highlights.

Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. Jamaica has certainly come a long way. We are talking about a recent same sex wedding which attracted more than 150 guests and this was in a rural setting. And don't think all the guests were foreigners, many locals were in attendance to see the...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Although many turned out on Friday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston to witness the crowning moment of Miss Universe Jamaica 2018, there were some fashionable moments offstage that could not go unnoticed, and Something Extra caught a few of...

Published:Friday | August 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The contestants are ready and the stage is set, as the Miss Universe Jamaica 2018, will be crowned tonight at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston. Here is one last look at the 24 finalists.

Published:Friday | August 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Shanique Salmon, Miss Hilda's Wine Jelly, delivered a moving rendition of Adele's When We Were Young to walk away with the Phoenix Fast Track Talent event on Monday, August 20.Amaya Lewis (Miss Autocraze) with a sensational dance number and Tamaya...

Published:Friday | August 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Savannah Room at the Eden Gardens Wellness Resort and Spa, was abuzz recently, as the Sponsor's Cocktail for Miss Universe Jamaica 2018, unfolded.Franchise holders Uzuri International, set the 24 contestants, who will...

Published:Thursday | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There was something for everyone when the SEBI Buy Social Auction was held at the SEBI Biz Mix Networking Session at the Opa Greek Restaurant and Lounge, Devon House, in St Andrew recently.

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was literally fun and games at the CPL showdown between Jamaica Tallawahs and St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Sabina Park recently, and there was much to see both on and off the pitch. Here are some of the social highlights.

Published:Tuesday | August 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Appleton Estate hosted National - Rum Day celebrations on August 16 at Murray's Fish & Jerk Hut in Clarendon. Everyone who turned out enjoyed 'Happy Hour' Appleton cocktails - and live performances from the likes o...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Fontana Pharmacy was a main feature at Jamaica's first International Beauty Expo, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, August 10-12.Haircare, make-up and wellness were the focus of Fontana's booth, with popular beauty influencers Vivianna...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The eighth match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T-20 competition at Sabina Park in Kingston was indeed a colourful one. Not only were there cricket lovers representing in their country's colours, especially for the Jamaica Tallawahs, but...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Like the popular JP St Mary's fruits and snacks, the newest Miss Jamaica Festival Queen, Ackera Gowie, hails from the beautiful parish of St Mary. On Saturday, August 4, JP St Mary's, honoured the newest Festival Queen with a bountiful basket of the...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams/Gleaner Writer

The space in the room at Grosvenor Galleries in Constant Spring was just about enough for the people who came out to see the works of Esther Chin, Errol Keane II, and Kelley-Ann Lindo on Saturday, August 11. They were showing off the products of...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

The second instalment of Coir Living Conference, had women coming together to discuss their natural mane and 'Be Bold About It'.The panellists included TV personality Emprezz Golding, lecturer and author Dr Lisa Hamilton, natural hair enthusiast,...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sixes, fours and scores of runs in between, Jamaica Tallawahs 'jaminated' the St Lucia Stars, to win their Caribbean Premier League 2018 match at Sabina Park last Tuesday evening. Here is a sneak peek of the social scene in the party stand.

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last week Deaf Can! Coffee unlocked another milestone with the launch of Deaf Can! Coffee E3 Cafe at their Sip 'n' Sign event, which was held at the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf on Cassia Park Road in Kingston. We bring you the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Friday, August 10, the Ministry of Health hosted the Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge Awards cocktail, at Jamaica National Fund Managers Ltd to mark the end of the second circuit of the challenge.The event served to reward the19...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday, the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator was launched – a groundbreaking partnership to support the Caribbean’s ambition to become the world’s first ‘climate-smart zone’...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/ Lifestyle Writer

It's not your typical beauty pageant. But owning the title of National Farm Queen means that you are the epitome of grace, poise, and intelligence in agriculture. The 13 parish queens strutted their way into the Medallion Hall Hotel for Nutramix's...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chairman of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) Milton Samuda was front and centre as guests showed their support at the Little Theatre on Sunday, where law firm Samuda...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Creating an institution that not only inspires ingenuity but encourages drive, vigour and passion is the sole aim of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC). In fact, they have created a legacy of developing some of Jamaica's finest...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The tourist capital Montego Bay came alive with the Independence Day Civic ceremony recently at Sam Sharpe Square. Black, green and gold flooded the streets as persons celebrated Jamaica's 56th anniversary of independence in their patriotic colours....

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans know how to celebrate, and 56 calls for the best. On Monday, thousands of Jamaicans turned up at the National Stadium in their colours for the Grand Gala. It was a perfect blend of different aspects of history uniting the nation, cementing...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

While enjoying the company of their fellow Farm Queens, the 2018 Nutramix National Farm Queen contestants heard from empowering and educational industry leaders. They were introduced to the skills needed to be successful leaders and received the...

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

They say rain only stops cricket, and now the promoters of Daydreams can testify to that. One of the most anticipated events of the week had hundreds of patrons, true to the all-white theme, boasting fashionable and saucy bathing suits. Partygoers...

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