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Summer Grilling Tips

Summer is now in full swing, and that means many of us are firing up that backyard grill. If you are shying away from grilling, or just want a refresher course on the basics of grilling, Thursday Food shares tips for excellent summer... Read More

VIDEO: Starbucks Opens 7th Location @ AC Marriott
“I love how this has all turned out... I love the design, the ergonomics, how it leads into the AC (hotel)... the al fresco setting.... Read More

Accessing Food
A recent visit to the market showed fruit and food such as ripe banana for $350-$400 per dozen, ripe plantain $100-$150 per finger, carrot $250, watermelon $100, yellow yam $200, white yam $150, pineapple $150 and onion $200 per pound. A limited-budget household faced with these prices...... Read More

Devon House is Open for Business
Celebrated heritage site Devon House is slowly returning to normalcy. And with the Government relaxing curfew hours and encouraging a full return to business, the property's Executive Director Janette Taylor told Thursday Food , ...... Read More

New Summer Beverages @ Café Dolce

Thursday, July, 2 2020    

Never ones to miss an opportunity, award-winning husband-and-wife restaurateurs Lisa and Kirk Chin have launched three summer beverages — Guava Passion Cooler, Coconut Caramel Frozay, and a non-alcoholic and alcoholic Piña Colada Frozay. Read More

Sagicor 50th Anniversary

Wednesday, July, 1 2020    

Sagicor's 50th anniversary 'thank you' virtual concert was one for the books. The event was streamed live across the company's social media pages on Sunday, June 28 and brought out the the big names in gospel, reggae, and dancehall. Reggae frontliners included Freddie McGregor, Tessanne... Read More

Turning A Page Of Love Turning A Page Of Love

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Vows is delighted to announce the marriage of digital communication specialist and Swallowfield Church youth ministry leader Allan Matthew Isaacs to chemical engineer and fellow youth ministry leader Brianna Soleil Neil. The nuptials took place on Sunday, June 7 at a... Read More

Planning Your Happily Ever After – Part 1

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

You've asked and we've answered! Welcome to your weekly column 'Planning Your Happily Ever After' with wedding consultant Shikima Hinds, who will each week spotlight all the questions you've been asking since COVID-19 was added to the guest list! Read More

Forever Five with Ammar's: Summer Edition

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Summer isn't cancelled; it's actually heating up with these trendy outfits from Ammar's. Get first dibs on the new styles that just landed, while taking measures to stay COVID-19-free! That's right, it's safe to shop at Ammar's and the store's director Michael Ammar Jr recently joined... Read More

#Queenin' with Olori Cosmetics #Queenin' with Olori Cosmetics

Tuesday, June, 30 2020    

Olori Cosmetics is an African hair, bath, body, and beauty start-up based in Lagos, Nigeria. At the helm of the company is founder and CEO Toyin Odulate, who has successfully combined her years of experience managing international brands like L'Oréal with her mother's hair and skincare... Read More

Al Fresco Living

Sunday, June, 28 2020    

With temperatures rising, staying indoors suddenly feels like sitting in an oven set to its maximum setting. Heading to the coast is always a great idea, but what if your favourite spot hasn't reopened yet? Well then, create your perfect outdoor oasis at home! Outdoor living spaces are a... Read More

Simply Down To Earth — Pesky Pests And Organic Garden Matters

Sunday, June, 28 2020    

Over the last few weeks we laid out the kitchen garden, made compost, prepared the garden beds, seeded, planted out the vegetable seedlings and mulched. Whew! After all that hard work, hopefully you took a well-­deserved rest! So now that the vegetables are coming on nicely, how do we... Read More

Hustle and Diversify:

Sunday, June, 28 2020    

The novel coronavirus at the centre of the current global pandemic has been foremost in our thoughts these past two months, and rightly so. It's nothing like the seasonal flu, as we've come to understand; far from it. We've all watched it rampaging across every corner of the world,... Read More

Come Thru! Come Thru!

Sunday, June, 28 2020    

Sometimes, friendships are where you find your voice, especially if you've been raised to believe that women should be seen but not heard.   Read More

Swim Good, Aunt May

Thursday, June, 25 2020    

May Byrou, affectionately called Miss May by the thousands of local and international patrons who flocked Hellshire Beach in St Catherine in search of her fish, festival and lobster, passed away at 8:15 Monday morning at the University Hospital of the West Indies, where she was admitted... Read More


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