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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Published:Friday | December 2, 2022 | 8:31 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The adrenaline rush of staring down your opponents, while you make your way to victory, is the most exhilarating and rewarding feeling. Who says all the fun and games must stop once you become an adult? CeejArts is bringing the excitement of the...

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

A great sense of togetherness comes with watching the World Cup. And what is a gathering without snacks? If you’re getting the munchies throughout the rounds and seeking somewhere to view the exciting matches, Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records (UBTR...

Published:Wednesday | November 23, 2022 | 12:15 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Putting his best foot forward, William Greenwood is your typical Englishman who fell in love with Jamaica. Although living in ‘paradise’, problematic areas in his life began hitting close to home, and one day, he decided that an all-around...

Published:Friday | November 11, 2022 | 11:48 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

What do you want to be when you grow up? That is probably the most serious question a child is ever asked. And those answers may vary from a lawyer or police officer to a doctor, soldier or firefighter. These days, we have seen an evolution in...

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

Abigail Morris and Chevaughn Witter’s road to becoming soul mates started when the two attended Holy Trinity High School together. As if being in the same grade and sitting in the same class weren’t kismet enough, they also got the opportunity to...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

If art is food for the soul, then I was certainly at the right place, strolling on Water Lane, downtown, for Kingston Creative Artwalk on Sunday. While taking in the majestic murals on display, I saw a jerk pan neatly perched on the side of the...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Sugabuzz Ja was delighted to celebrate Flair’s 38 anniversary at the Live with Flair event that treated breast cancer warriors and other specially invited guests with sweet takeaways from the luncheon. “I’m honoured to be a part of the Live with...

Published:Tuesday | November 1, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

They say, “When our actions are based on good intentions, our soul has no regrets.” But fate has zero care for those plans. Martin Robinson, the class representative for a public speaking course in 2020 at Te University of the West Indies, Mona...

Published:Saturday | October 29, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Eric Coore is an engineer by profession and has a strong interest in woodwork. His wife, Kaya, has a career in science but she is also a plant devotee. Together, the pair married their passions to produce a unique business model that specialises in...

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

What’s a party without cake? Well, in honour of outside’s grand reopening, Sweetart Bake Expo made a delightful comeback over the weekend, which left young and old dessert lovers in a state of ambrosia, beckoning for more decadence. “It’s not our...

Published:Thursday | October 27, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

We’ve heard the tale of food being seen as medicine. But for Jamaican New Yorker Javon Pink, food was the company, therapy, and remedy, all seasoned marinated, and cooked up in a one-pot meal. Today, he goes by the moniker Cooking With Jeff, and...

Published:Wednesday | October 26, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Sometimes we see our trainers as superheroes, not realising that they have their own fitness missions to achieve. Patrice J. White’s journey started out with a burning desire to become healthy. Since then, the former mixologist traded in her spirited...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Randeen Thomas has many fond memories of his time on Inna Di Mix, the reality competition that saw local mixologists go head to head. “My favourite episode is the love story episode. We learnt about food pairing and wines. That wasn’t one of my...

Published:Tuesday | October 18, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

You never know what surprises await at the other end of a vacation. Could it be love? For Karla Soockar, she went from catching a flight on her return to our green shores from The Bahamas in October 2013 to later catching feelings when she met...

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Josh Andy is a digital creator, travel enthusiast, entrepreneur and fashionista. Between frequent-flyer miles, showcasing jaw-dropping stock, running a business, recording, production and strutting on the world’s runways, there’s an undeniable aura...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“Fashion is like a canvas that allows me to paint all the masterpieces I want without asking anyone’s permission.” Echoing this beautiful sentiment is Katrina Grant D’Aguilar, who also believes that style is an avenue for self-expression, the highs...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Phyllis Kayceia Stevenson found herself in the darkest place when she made a startling discovery: she was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. Her initial diagnosis, stage three, released the inner fighter in her. She went into remission, but...

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

On a beach surrounded by family and friends, entrepreneur Lyndon Dawes asked the love of his life, attorney-at-law Rachael Brown, to be his wedded wife. What began with the two meeting each other on a games night progressed to going on a first date...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When Patsie Rose discovered her love for gardening, she decided to grow it into a flourishing flower business. Rose’s extensive catalogue of plants include bunny ears, also known as cactus, elephant ears, big red or redheads, crown-of-thorns,...

Published:Thursday | September 29, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Plates up and drinks on deck! Marrying authentic herbs and spices with sweet and spirited mixes is pure poetry for the palate. And this October 26-30, Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (JFDF) promises to deliver just that through the most exquisite...

Published:Wednesday | September 28, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

You hear the terms ‘jumping off the beam’, ‘working the floor’, and ‘flipping off the bars’ and think, ‘There’s no way that I can fulfil my dreams of doing gymnastics as an adult.’ Well, we are here to tell you that nothing is impossible. The...

Published:Saturday | September 24, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“Nuh weh nuh better dan yaad,” Jamaicans often say, but how many truly understand the value of this country’s rich offerings? Reality has even shown that quite a number of citizens have never ventured beyond their parish or those made familiar...

Published:Friday | September 23, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

They say one of the greatest gifts you can give a child is love. This is the focus of Margo Morrison’s children’s book, which aims to nurture young minds. “Children have the biggest capacity for imagination, learning and adventure. I believe that...

Published:Tuesday | September 20, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

By a show of hands, how many of you have ever played truth or dare? Well, Nadia Wolfe did. And one day, her cousin gave her an interesting test. The challenge was to stop an Escalade that would often traverse their route in the mornings. Without...

Published:Friday | September 16, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

If a good fragrance is synonymous with being a powerful cocktail of memories and emotions, then consider Edwin Bruce, the king of scents. “Perfumes are an opportunity to have the best form of deja vu. You will remember your grandmother’s cooking...

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