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Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:33 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

South African Zozibini Tunzi’s 2019 Miss Universe win was historic. While she wasn’t the first Miss South Africa to win the coveted crown, she was the first melanin-rich queen to don a natural-cropped hairdo while securing the win, challenging...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:33 AM

There it stands, a symbol of might, shrouded in mystery and drama! What kind of architectural wonder is this, we ask in bewilderment? Strange as it may seem, surprising but true, this peculiar house actually exists right here in Jamaica, the likes...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2021 | 1:32 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

Artist Bonito ‘Don Dada’ Thompson has been a lover of fine art for as long as he can remember. “Growing up, I used to draw all over the house,” he recalled, as spoke of his genuine love for the art form on the final night of his successful art show...

Published:Saturday | July 31, 2021 | 12:06 AMBarry Rattray/Contributor

There is no stopping the advanced technological wizardry that seeks to improve our lives. No longer are they confined to the horizons of tomorrow. Unbelievably, they are available now in today’s homes — cutting-edge products making the seemingly...

Published:Friday | July 30, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Janga’s Sound Bar and Grill launched its new lounge area on Tuesday. Dubbed Janga’s Appleton Estate Lyric Lounge, the space is a partnership between Janga’s and Appleton Estate and promises to be a spot for more good vibes and Jamaican culture....

Published:Friday | July 30, 2021 | 12:09 AMRhea Robinson/Gleaner Writer

Annique Hamilton got a special surprise for her birthday. The nurse, who has worked at the University Hospital of the West Indies for the past 10 years, was given the regal treatment July 18 after she was surprised with a photo shoot by her loved...

Published:Friday | July 30, 2021 | 12:06 AM

A NEW Jamaica travel app is coming to the country’s tourism industry. With international travel tourism all but coming to a standstill in 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, staycations and road trips became the new rave as Jamaica’s...

Published:Thursday | July 29, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Guests arrived ready to enjoy the fare at Jamaica Liquor Warehouse last Saturday at a special Heineken-sponsored brunch. Scrumptious food, energetic music and tasty cocktails were the perfect addition to the weekend. Here are some highlights.

Published:Wednesday | July 28, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Paper Planes, a celebrated fusion of art, culture and technology, captured the eyes and the hearts of guests left in awe by the exciting showing. Standing proudly as the brainchild of digital artist Bonito ‘Don Dada’ Thompson, the revolutionary...

Published:Tuesday | July 27, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Air traffic controller Amber-Gail Grandison, 33, flashed the brightest smiles on Saturday evening as she was installed as the 60th president of the Rotary Club of Montego Bay. Grandison is the youngest to hold the post and only the 14th woman...

Published:Monday | July 26, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Heralded cricket photographer Headley George ‘Dellmar’ Samuels is 80, but he’s not out. The octogenarian celebrated his oak year this month. His wish: to have his photograph taken at the statue of George Headley, that famous West Indian cricketer...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMBarry Rattray - Contributor

The history of the house is the history of civilisation. We value the past by appreciating our old houses as they whisper the lives of their owners, who are inseparable from them. We recognise their historical and architectural heritage value...

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMNatalie Outar - Contributor

As an active and outstanding athlete, holding the title as Sports Day’s champion girl and track star, swimming competitively, and representing Jamaica at the USA World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) Classics, Kyla Campbell excels in sports and...

Published:Saturday | July 24, 2021 | 12:08 AM

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel only read one page,” said St Augustine. While travel has been a lot harder to do during the pandemic, as the world slowly opens up and all eyes are on Tokyo to celebrate the 2020 Olympic and...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2021 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

From drastic climate changes to incomprehensible diseases, we are truly living in some unprecedented times. The doom and gloom that the world is experiencing is only being exacerbated by all the negativity which continues to plague all walks of...

Published:Friday | July 23, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Credit Union Fund Management Company is now Cumax Wealth Management and the company made it known last Friday as it unveiled new signage at their Ruthven Road, Kingston head office. Something Extra brings you the highlights from the relaunch of the...

Published:Thursday | July 22, 2021 | 12:09 AM

What better way for a group of hard-working individuals to unwind than with a brunch? Managers of Sandals Grande Ocho Rios recently had their very first get-together of the year. It was a relaxing afternoon that saw the usually uniformed...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2021 | 12:10 AM

With the Rotary new year getting its start on July 1, it’s now appointment season. With much ceremony, the Rotary Club of Trafalgar New Heights installed its 13th president, anaesthesiologist Dr Suzanne McDonald Fowles, on Sunday. The quaint...

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Members of the Government and the Opposition, business leaders and entertainment industry stakeholders were among the list of people who participated in the launch of The Bridge 99 FM, Jamaica’s newest radio station. The event – which took an...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Let me hear you say ‘yeah’! ‘Outside’ is finally in session and at the top of the must-attend party list was I Love Soca. The cooler fete, held last Wednesday at National Stadium East, most certainly lived up to its name. And it’s ‘safe’ to say...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 1:17 AMKeisha Hill - Senior Gleaner Writer

Jamaican artist Howard Moo Young is a national treasure. The talented and sought-after artist and photographer is well known for his photography skills and has earned the respect and admiration of many, both locally and overseas. Amid the...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 1:17 AMShereita Grizzle - Staff Reporter

Artiste, producer and songwriter Esco Da Shocker is well known throughout the music industry. As part of the iconic dancehall duo, Leftside and Esco, the entertainer made a mark on the local entertainment scene that will be there for years to come...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 1:17 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

On a sweltering day in Brooklyn, New York, Jamaican handbag designer Brandon Blackwood is seated in his new office. Dressed in all black, he doesn’t exude the omen energy reminiscent of Lil Kim’s verse in It’s All About The Benjamins; instead, with...

Published:Saturday | July 17, 2021 | 12:10 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP): Dutch Queen Maxima teamed up with a small robot Thursday to unveil a steel 3D-printed pedestrian bridge over a canal in the heart of Amsterdam’s red-light district. Maxima pushed a green button that set the robot’s arm in motion to...

Published:Saturday | July 17, 2021 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The act of ‘adulting’ often comes with many responsibilities. One of which often includes renting a home, either for your personal freedom or to start a family. According to Realtor Associate Kimberly Irons, since the start of the pandemic in 2020...

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