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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Published:Saturday | November 28, 2020 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Veteran reggae artiste Junior Moore has been working on a new melody these days. Moore’s ‘Broken Pieces’ was one of 10 murals unveiled on Wednesday, on the vibrant street of Water Lane in downtown, Kingston. Moore is a member of The Tamlins, which...

Published:Thursday | November 26, 2020 | 12:14 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

A warm fix for hunger or sickness, soup is traditionally made on a Saturday night but can be enjoyed any day of the week as an appetizer or main course for lunch or dinner. With every pot signature to each culinary maker, the custom has been...

Published:Thursday | November 26, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Not Jus’ a Salad. That’s the mantra and name of the restaurant taking a healthier approach to lunchtime. With healthy food options such as lentil mushroom zucchini lasagna, the popular eatery finds creative ways to make good food, that’s not only...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Amina Blackwood-Meeks has enjoyed a lifetime of storytelling. When the recounter was young, she would look on in amazement as her parents told her stories over the weekend. “I didn’t know my parents were teaching, but they told us stories all the...

Published:Thursday | November 19, 2020 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

From detailed meal preparation to indulging in turkey, stuffing and other delightful dishes, Thanksgiving, for many, is a long-standing tradition of celebrating love and food with family and friends who are like family. One person who looks forward...

Published:Friday | November 13, 2020 | 12:18 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Imagine seeing your favourite childhood cartoon brought back to life. Your soul sister being represented in vibrant colour. Locations and situations that you know splashed with creative interpretation. That’s the dynamic and versatile artistic...

Published:Monday | November 2, 2020 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“Growing up, I was an artist. I used to draw every and anything. As a matter of fact, my classmates made me draw all their diagrams for science class.” These natural artistic abilities paved the way for the beauty that is KendOll’s Artistry. In...

Published:Monday | November 2, 2020 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The general consensus is that parenting during this global pandemic has presented many challenges. After assuming their maternal roles, these superwomen go into hero mode, morphing into their children’s teachers, unofficial classmates, nurses,...

Published:Monday | November 2, 2020 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

She is a woman. She is strong, powerful, intelligent, effervescent, charming and enchanting. She is a mother, wife, girlfriend, sister, aunty and dear friend. She gives life. She is nurturing, hard-working and feeds the most inner depths of your...

Published:Saturday | October 31, 2020 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When the coronavirus began spreading across Jamaica, sending many into quarantine and lockdown, Jodian Duhaney stepped up to the plate to assist those who were unable to provide for themselves. Duhaney’s initiative, Just4Charity, started small,...

Published:Friday | October 30, 2020 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

As October comes to a close, we highlight the unique story of friendship, love, hope, and a heroic battle with breast cancer. Marsha Norman first met her best friend, Marie Demetrius Baker, at The Temple Hall Mennonite Church. There, the two...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When spicy filling meets perfected pastry, you know it’s time for a fresh-from-the-oven patty. The hot and enticing treat, indulged in as a snack or a full-fledged meal, resonates in the heart of many Jamaicans, from ‘yaad’ to abroad. It also...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2020 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

No sentiment has rung truer for the food of the tropics than, “You have to taste the culture to understand it.” One restaurant in the diaspora that has been using indigenous herbs and spices to create euphoric waves of fresh and bold flavours is...

Published:Friday | October 23, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Jodi-Ann Tucker has always taken an innovative and creative approach to lifestyle. From fashion to beauty and, recently, home decor, you name it, she claims it and stamps her unique signature spin, maintaining glam in both her style and...

Published:Monday | October 19, 2020 | 7:27 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

With the global pandemic still in full swing, many have been faced with no choice but to depend on the digital space for work, school, shopping and yes, dating. If you’re wondering how you can really get to know somebody virtually, it’s much...

Published:Monday | October 19, 2020 | 7:26 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Make-up is art. Beauty is spirit. Blending them all in majestic fashion is the lovely Kayan Merritt. Merritt is no stranger to creativity. Growing up, she was so fascinated by beauty and style that she became the go-to for her sisters and friends...

Published:Friday | October 9, 2020 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

A.A. Milne once said, “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” For Nigerian High Commissioner Janet Omoleegho Olisa, that something is the sweet island of Jamaica. Olisa has officially said goodbye to the place she had...

Published:Friday | September 18, 2020 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It’s important for parents to share bonding time with their children. And the best way to achieve a mission of this magnitude is through creative activities. Mother-daughter duo Rasheba Edwards and Ramanyea Waugh are inviting parents and children...

Published:Friday | September 4, 2020 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

If award-winning Hollywood actress Halle Berry can take her health regime to new levels by adding the tropical favourite, Mango, to her Fitness Friday summer playlist, then it’s clear that this young reggae artiste is definitely making a huge...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The term ‘ring di alarm’ in music signals the start to a very powerful message, and looking to sound off by using reggae as his platform for change is recording artiste Trapycal. Yulando Bentley Mitchell, also known as Trapycal, first discovered...

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

If rum lovers are seeking a happy ending to this weekend: the enjoyment of quality entertainment while savouring a spirited drink, then you have come to the right place. Sunday, August 15 is National Rum Day; and to mark this special occasion,...

Published:Friday | August 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

To carry on a musical legacy is no easy feat, but she does this with great passion. Her talent, tenacity, drive for success and rare beauty know no bounds. And already, she has earned the respect of others in this predominantly male industry. The...

Published:Tuesday | August 4, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It’s difficult to see the sunshine in the eye of a storm. And nothing has caused more chaos and created more mayhem than COVID-19. But sometimes, facing a crisis gives you the time to slow down, reflect, recharge, strengthen bonds and make your...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“The sun, the sand and a drink in my hand.” Well, if you can’t have the luxury of exploring this euphoric trifecta, let’s see if we can find comfort in achieving two out of the three. There’s nothing more satisfying than quenching your thirst on a...

Published:Thursday | July 23, 2020 | 12:25 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It has been said that, “You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream, and that is pretty much the same thing.” Who can attest to this? So many! Ice cream has an amazing way of lifting a person’s mood or making every occasion even better....

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