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Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:08 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

New York Fashion Week is around the corner, and Jamaica-born Theophilio designer Edvin Thompson is busy pounding the Manhattan pavement to scout a location for his slated September show. The theme? None other than the now-defunct yet adored...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2021 | 12:08 AM

This property was once the home where humans and the largest and most feared reptiles on Earth co-existed, sharing the very same natural mangrove habitat. The story begins with the arrival to Jamaica in 1969 of 24-year-old former marine and game...

Published:Saturday | August 7, 2021 | 12:07 AMBarry Rattray/Contributor

No need to suffer the scorching summer heat inside your home. There are 1.9 billion air-conditioning units operating in the world today, and if you are not the owner of one of them, don’t worry – solutions are at hand. Mattress cooling system...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Omar Newell, chief executive officer of Rerum Trading Limited, and medical doctor Nordia Thompson are ‘newly Newells’. The two tied the knot in a picture-perfect #IslandWedding at Royalton Blue Waters in Trelawny, Jamaica. Something Extra brings...

Published:Friday | August 6, 2021 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

There’s plenty to love when it comes to Roy ‘Gramps’ Morgan. The Grammy Award-winning reggae artiste, who is an integral part of Morgan Heritage, has a way with words, knows the power of speaking things into being, and never misses an opportunity...

Published:Thursday | August 5, 2021 | 12:35 AM

Western Jamaica bankers, business process outsourcers, medical representatives, doctors, and tourism industry members turned out last Thursday to launch i-doc Concierge’s health club. The event, which took over the entire first floor of the ICON...

Published:Wednesday | August 4, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Three Jamaicans were presented with the special 30th anniversary Governor General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA) during a ceremony held at King’s House last Thursday. Dr Chris Kevin Parchment from the county of Cornwall, Krisan Ennis from Middlesex,...

Published:Wednesday | August 4, 2021 | 12:09 AMShantay East/Gleaner Writer

The pandemic has left many people deprived of the opportunity to be active, and with less physical activity often comes weight gain and various health-related issues. However, meeting your fitness goals is easier than you think. Andre Brown, a...

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 12:08 AM

After such a long period of isolation owing to the current pandemic, Westmoreland businesswoman Sandra Molyneaux decided to celebrate her birthday with her immediate family and a few close friends. She described it as God being extremely good to...

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...

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