Cut From Cushnie Cloth

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Though born and raised in London and now a resident of New York, Carly Cushnie has nevertheless always held tightly to her Jamaican roots. After separating from her business partner of 10 years Michelle Ochs, Cushnie launched her first solo collection with which fashion editors were... Read More

SO 2&3

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Paper magazine has made a name for itself in fashion circles for its ethereal editorials and on social media platforms for “breaking the Internet”. Last Wednesday, just in time for Valentine's, the independent fashion magazine delivered a gift with the... Read More

My Kingston — Dr Broderick Franklin

Dr Broderick Franklin Emergency Medical Physician | Sunday, February, 17 2019    

 What are your first impressions of Kingston?Kingston is more indicative of the “real Jamaica” since I don't see lots of tourist and resorts.  Read More

Cocktails With — Sonja Salmon

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Sonja Salmon is a Jamaian-born entrepreneur and founder of luxury luggage company Ebby Rane, a line which was born out of necessity. Salmon found it challenging to transport all that she needed to present herself confidently with clients and colleagues while on business trips, in the... Read More

Out & About in London Town

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Not only is London one of the world's top tourist destinations, but it is also the city that Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor Lifestyle & Social Content Novia McDonald-Whyte called home for many years. On a recent trip across The Pond McDonald-Whyte reconnected with longtime... Read More

Private Screening of If Beale Street Could Talk

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

With all the buzz that Barry Jenkins' new film If Beale Street Could Talk has been getting, Style Observer (SO) couldn't wait to go watch it for ourselves. Luckily, Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor Lifestyle... Read More

Gardening Feb 17

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Epidendrum ibaguense orchid plant care and culture Read More

High Off Skincare

Saturday, February, 16 2019    

It's often said that good skin is a reflection of internal wellness. If that isn't at its peak, not to worry! The answer to your skincare woes is distributed locally and comes in the form of four CBD-infused skincare products from the xCan21 line courtesy of... Read More

Dining With A View

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Grand-A-View Restaurant & Event Place is the latest offering to the social and gastronomy scene in western Jamaica, boasting a fabulous two-tiered fine dining restaurant with comfortable furnishings, state-of-the-art conference room, amphitheatre, four bars, two terraces, and an... Read More

Celebrating Chinese New Year with Dim Sum

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Cutting Edge Gourmet principal Débè-Ann Lange Chen and CPJ Brand Manager (Wines) Ohran Cato hosted a Chinese New Year dim sum brunch last Saturday at Lange Chen's Mandeville home. Over 50 guests from Kingston and Manchester cosily sat on the Inception Design-decorated verandah and... Read More

Proteins (and other foods) for Love

Thursday, February, 14 2019    

Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.— Alan D Wolfelt  Read More

Love Potions #creamy

with Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, February, 14 2019    

The Love Month continues with vim, vigour and vibrancy. In this week's article, we share how to continue the romance shenanigans with eight creamy love potions. We strongly recommend that you try these at home! Mixologist Andrew Weir takes control of this Love Potions... Read More

Sri Lankan Independence celebrations

Wednesday, February, 13 2019    

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka celebrated 71 years of Independence on Monday, February 4. To mark the occasion, Senator Aubyn Hill and his wife Tamara hosted Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Jamaica A L Ratnapala, dignitaries, well-wishers and members of the Sri Lankan... Read More

Fifty-Eight years of Canadian Volunteerism in Jamaica

Monday, February, 11 2019    

Since its founding in 1961, the Canadian University Students Overseas (now, Cuso International) has had a presence in Jamaica. Today, the volunteers who are based across the island support a number of schools, institutions and ministries of government in the areas of... Read More

SO2&3 — Sunday, February 10

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

C ount Camillo Negroni, a member of Florence's cultural elite, was known for being adventurous, eccentric and charming. In 1919 the Count asked the bartender at Caffè Casoni to strengthen his favourite cocktail — the Americano. The bartender opted to use English... Read More


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