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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Published:Monday | May 16, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It is said that nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is just that: beautiful. And making show-stopping contributions towards this refreshing approach to living in exquisite fashion is TWOriginals. Flair invited the...

Published:Tuesday | May 10, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Before the rise of the global pandemic and the plethora of dating sites in existence, singles would make contact with acquaintances, family members, and friends while mingling with potential lovers online. Of all the social streams in the lot, it...

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

You never know where love might find you: in a vehicle heading home after a long and hard day at work, perhaps? Or maybe making a refreshing discovery in the same neck of the woods. For Ashley Campbell and Lamar Whittle, going from strangers to...

Published:Friday | April 29, 2022 | 8:35 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Two sisters, planted in passion and purpose, continue on their mission to promote the importance and relevance of agriculture across the island. Farm Chicks with Debbie and Becky is back for a second season and is promising to be even more...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Kingston continues to be the metropolis for great taste. And with a new restaurant in town that provides an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can ignite your taste buds and engage in an exploration of exciting island...

Published:Tuesday | April 19, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

There was an aura of opulence as the glamorous Lorraine Miller walked up the aisle to marry the man of her dreams, Otis Henry. Although the duo engaged in a three-year courtship up to ‘I Do’, this fascinating journey dates back almost four decades...

Published:Tuesday | April 12, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It was American author Minister Max Lucado who said, “A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.” On its own merit, this enriching statement echoes an inspiring sentiment. And this act of faith resonates...

Published:Saturday | April 9, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Work your magic with a simple and classy design. That was the mission Racquel Leslie of Everything Events Ja received for this year’s staging of The Flair Distinguished Awards, which she accepted and delivered with opulence and style. The decor...

Published:Tuesday | March 29, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It was certainly a ‘Good Friday’ for Latania Hewitt and Andrew Binns, who met by chance on the namesake Easter holiday last year. Less than a year later, they walked the path they were both destined to take the moment they met each other: love and...

Published:Monday | March 28, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Despite the Disaster Risk Management Act measures being lifted, this year’s staging of the annual Earth Hour acoustic concert remained virtual. The showcase, which aids in spreading awareness about preserving nature, while spearheading...

Published:Saturday | March 26, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The feeling of the island breeze against her face dates as one of Tasheika Mckane’s earliest travel memories. These days, she has taken her explorations to new hills and valleys, inviting others to tour across the island with her. Growing up, her...

Published:Thursday | March 24, 2022 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

What began as Whitney Walcott freshly preparing lunch from home and selling from under a tent at the front of her partner’s workplace on weekends to earn extra cash, soon grew into the chef having her own cooking establishment and creating online...

Published:Tuesday | March 22, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

At the height of the global pandemic, Zelania O’Haro and Jeremy Watkis found love in an unlikely place, signing up on Tinder, swiping right and matching their way to happily ever after. Human resources consultant Zelania first discovered Tinder...

Published:Saturday | March 19, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Kiddist Cowans never saw herself as a fashion designer. But she became enchanted by a purpose to build a brand solely for queens. Now, she is celebrating Women’s Month with her very own clothing line, Women of Value. “I was inspired to start my own...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

They say, “Do what you love, and you won’t work a day in your life.” When Aaliyah Terrelonge, a firm believer of this mantra, found herself at a career crossroads, she decided that her fate was best served in delivering flavour in every ‘Playte’....

Published:Tuesday | March 8, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When did you find out that you were the other woman? Recording artiste Bella Blair addresses that issue in her new single, On the Side. Pandora’s ‘Caribbean Artistes to Watch 2022’ told The Gleaner that her aim for this track was to break away from...

Published:Tuesday | March 8, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The soul-stirring scene began when two powerhouses joined forces for a leadership training project. Paired to do a presentation for the operations manager role at their company, it was all business at first until the sweet combination of leisure...

Published:Saturday | March 5, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Spending quality time in the great outdoors has certainly been a breath of fresh air for husband-and-wife duo Kimberley and Hakeem Atkinson. The travelling journey first began with spontaneous road trips across the island. Before they knew it, they...

Published:Tuesday | March 1, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It was a typical day of running errands for Sashanna Ingram when she bumped into Jermaine Rowe. Caught by surprise, that experience stands as proof that you never know where love might find you. Sashanna and Jermaine’s chance encounter resulted in...

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When Soumoya Mattis took her first trip overseas, she knew that she would take another in no time. “I didn’t always see myself travelling. Before my first trip, I didn’t even think that what I’m doing now was possible. But the moment I booked my...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The key to any good drink is finding the right balance between flavours, creativity, secret ingredients, technique and, of course, high spirits. Today is World Bartender Day, so let’s drink to this special occasion with local bartender and...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Threshaka Troup always knew she was capable of whipping up magic in the kitchen. But the culinary enthusiast never dreamed that life would land her in the dessert lane with the establishment of Something Sweet. “Something Sweet Ja offers custom...

Published:Saturday | February 12, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

With Valentine’s Day splashing into Monday from the weekend, couples have more time and ways to celebrate. We asked seasoned travel blogger Jhunelle Jureidini to share sunshine or starry possibilities for lovers to tour. Seeking options different...

Published:Friday | February 11, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

For some, art plays the role of pastime, a means of easing the burdens of reality by escaping to a world of wonder, colour and fantasy. While, for others, it takes centre stage. Sara Palmer always saw herself as a creative and innovative individual...

Published:Thursday | February 10, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Sometimes, the way to your lover’s heart is through tantalising their taste buds. With Valentine’s Day almost here, Julie Mango Restaurant is honouring the day of love by giving couples the most exclusive gastronomic gift: love boxes. “We have...

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