That's How The Light Gets In
Villa Elia is perched on a clifftop near Treasure Beach with uninterrupted views of Jamaica's rugged south coast.... Read More

Cocktails With — Hope Harnett
Hope Harnett is a dynamic woman who has enjoyed a number of careers before becoming a realtor. Upon meeting her you're immediately put at ease; no wonder she's doing so well in her new-found career. Harnett is a great conversationalist, has an infectious laugh and winning personality.... Read More

SO Gardening Oct 21
Dear Orchid Doc:Is there an orchid named carousel spider orchid? Asania Dear Asania:... Read More

Sandals MoBay... Wow!

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

If like SO you've been an infrequent visitor to Sandals MoBay, be prepared for a not-so-gentle f risson . The property has gone super-sophisticated with warm relatable notes. How about stepping into a... Read More

My Kingston — Christopher Lawson Whyms-Stone

Sunday, October, 21 2018    

 Christopher Lawson Whyms-Stone Architect/Managing Director of Architecture How long have you been in the profession? Read More

An Evening of Ovations for Norman Horne

Friday, October, 19 2018    

Chairman & Managing Director of ARC Manufacturing Ltd Norman Horne was awarded the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander on Monday, October 15 for his “contribution to entrepreneurship and community development”. In the evening, Horne hosted a cocktail reception... Read More

Three Cheers for Mitsy Seaga-Mian

Friday, October, 19 2018    

Across the Corporate Area on Monday, October 15, a number of luncheons and cocktails receptions took place to celebrate recipients of National Awards. Among them was Mitsy Seaga-Mian, who was conferred with the Order of Distinction in the rank of commander for her dedication to child... Read More

Usain Bolt Tracks & Records UK open for business

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

It's official! Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (UBT&R) London is now open for business in the UK. The fourth restaurant under the Tracks & Records chain, and the first on international soil, hosted a series of soft-opening activities the week of October 8 that will continue... Read More

Food Safety at Your Supermarket

Marshalee VALENTINE | Thursday, October, 18 2018    

Besides trying to tick off all the items on that never-ending grocery list, we need to ensure that those items are in fact safe for consumption. While we all expect the food we purchase to be safe, this isn't always the case. Unintended contamination of raw and processed goods sold in... Read More

Blue Mountain Meets Craft Beer

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

For a number of years, craft beers have surged in popularity and not just with hipsters. The majority of craft breweries are independently owned, focus on traditional brewing techniques and produce creative and radical new flavours. One flavour profile that is highly venerated is coffee. Read More

JFDF's Sneak Taste

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

This year's Jamaica Food and Drink Festival has quite the number of pre-festival events and it's not even year five. The second of the events, dubbed Sneak Taste, was held on Thursday, October 11 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel's 17th-floor venue, Talk of the Town. Read More

Bottom's Up! JFDF Cocktail Clash 2018

Thursday, October, 18 2018    

The second iteration of the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival (JFDF) Cocktail Clash took place on Tuesday, October 16 at the KIA Showroom on Oxford Road. The event saw 12 sponsor representatives battle over four rounds in the hopes of being crowned the winner. This year's judges were... Read More

Celebrating Ruth Hussey's Order of Distinction

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

The best of the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel was on display on National Heroes' Day, October 15, at a celebratory luncheon for the hotel's founder Ruth Hussey. Hussey was conferred with the Order of Distinction in the rank of officer for her immeasurable contribution to the hotel industry... Read More

AW Fashion: Style, Fashion, and Bargains Et Al

Monday, October, 15 2018    

Deean Fontaine, the Nigeria-based attorney-at-law, curator and owner of fashion boutique du jour EtAl, hosted a group of industry women last Thursday at a sip 'n'shop event – part of the Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out . Indeed, EtAl took style... Read More


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