I Choose You

Seven years of courtship culminated in holy matrimony on Saturday, February 17, 2018 between National Commercial Bank Insurance and Financial Advisor Andrea Moncrieffe and LMS Jamaica Limited director Mohit Mahtani. How they met, as told by Mohit Read More

AW Fashion: Shaquille Crosse, Frobius Customs
If, like so many of us, you are constantly in search of a definitive style statement, then this sneaker-based crossover between fashion and art might be exactly what you've been looking for. ... Read More

Cocktails With — Elizabeth Buchanan-Hind
Watching Elizabeth Buchanan-Hind at work is a master class in how to execute an event without fanfare. From UWI, Mona to the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, Canada, all bases are covered. Nothing is left to chance. Barely time to enjoy cocktails with her prior to the arrival of the gala's 400...... Read More

MY KINGSTON — Jermaine Derryck Nairne, JP Senior Policy Research Officer/Lecturer,UWI
Jermaine Derryck Nairne, JP Senior Policy Research Officer/Lecturer,UWIAs the first recipient of The UWI Toronto Gala Scholarship what advice would you offer the recent recipient Kodee Sargeant?... Read More

Gardening — April 22

Betty Ashley | Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:My orchids are getting long black streaks on the underside of the leaf. The Miticide insecticide doesn't seem to be working. What should I do?Grace Dear Grace: Read More

Light Learning Liberty

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

SO was honoured and indeed humbled to have been a part of an inspiring evening hosted by the UWI Toronto Chapter and delights in sharing highlights. Read More

Light Learning Liberty - VIP Jazz Lounge

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

An exclusive after-party followed the formalities of the gala inside The Wellington Room of The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. Once again the incomparable Jackie Richardson and Sean Jones demonstrated their extraordinary range from jazz to Motown to rap. They were joined by Alana Bridgewater,... Read More

Gabriella's Cosmetics' Fairy Brush Collection

Saturday, April, 21 2018    

It is widely accepted that the invention of the make-up brush was by the Egyptians for use amongst their well-to-do. Centuries later, in 1925, the BBC reported the discovery of a Saxon cemetery on Argyll Avenue, Luton, England, where, buried amongst... Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Sharkies

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

The immediately visible signage at Sharkies — 'We guarantee fast service... no matter how long it takes' and 'Hurricane Evacuation Plan ... Grab a beer and run like hell' — set the tone for a playful and laid-back atmosphere. Check your ego at the door and enjoy the moment. Read More

Stirring The Pot @ Di Wine Yaad

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

All good things must, alas, come to an end and so has Week 1 of our Stirring The Pot tour. Where to wrap our Ochi leg became a no-brainer... Read More

Everything Is A Blend

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Most wine lovers don't realise that practically all wines are very carefully crafted blends. Some wines, like those from Bordeaux, are a blend of different grape varietals from a certain grape-growing region. More common, however, is the blending process that takes place to make a wine... Read More

Kayter's Italian Pop-Up: Devon House

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Chefs Christina Simonitsch and Alexa Von Strolley took 40 taste buds on an all-expense-paid trip to Italy, Friday last, when they, together with partners Select Brands Jamaica Ltd, hosted another of their increasingly popular pop-up dinners at their Kayter location in Kingston. Read More

Stirring The Pot @ SeaSide Dutchie

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Our #StirringThePot2018 culinary escapade commenced at SeaSide Dutchie at Alterry Beach, Priory St Ann. As we disembarked the bus and made our way to the restaurant we were met by salty yet refreshing sea breeze kisses and caressing rays of sunshine on our skin setting the tone for the... Read More

Gardening — April 15

Betty Ashley | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc: I do not have much outdoor space so I would like to grow my orchids indoors. I am told, however, that very few plants survive indoors. Your advice would be much appreciated.Ruth C S Read More

Gabriella's Cosmetics Glam Squad Face-Off

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Gabriella's Cosmetics AG (Switzerland), through its Jamaican subsidiary Gabriella's Cosmetics (Ja) Limited, has partnered with the Jamaica Observer to unearth and nurture the next generation of image architects from whose hands and lens stories of Jamaican beauty will unfold on the pages... Read More


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