Applauding The Final Plates - Chukka Cove's The Sugar House

Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Lunch at Chukka Cove's The Sugar HouseMarc Melville, director of group revenue and new development, Chukka Caribbean, and members of his executive team hosted 12 elementary school students of the Hammersmith Preparatory School in Trelawny Read More


with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, December, 7 2017    

Now that the festive season is upon us, companies will host their customers to express gratitude for their business, while friends and families will come together to break bread, as has become customary at this time of year. Wine and especially Champagne will play a... Read More

From JMMB With All Our Love

Wednesday, December, 6 2017    

In the midst of commemorating the quarter-century mark since its founding, the JMMB Group hosted a festive annual client appreciation reception last Friday inside the Grand Jamaica Suite of the Jamaica Pegasus hotel. Issued invitations from the financial group's Personal Portfolio... Read More

Vows: #PaigingTheGoldings

Monday, December, 4 2017    

Saturday, October 14, 2017 was the day chosen by IT professional Marcus Golding and Paige Smith, National Commercial Insurance Company banker, to exchange vows at the University of the West Indies Chapel (Mona). Vows brings you the magical... Read More

Outfit Time! Let's Do This!

Monday, December, 4 2017    

This Christmas, we are bringing fashion to your high school art room with good old appliqué. The delicacy it adds, along with the artistic feel and creative touch making your outfit 3-D, is a must for the season. Make sure you have an outfit that has appliqué on it! I'll be looking out... Read More


Sunday, December, 3 2017    

In a year marked by takeovers, take-downs and takeaways, the Yuletide party circuit will provide much fodder for intrigue, liaisons and networking. Give your guests someone, and not something, to talk about as you pepper your next big event of the season with the right cast. Knock,... Read More

SO Gardening Dec 3

With Betty Ashley | Sunday, December, 3 2017    

Dear Orchid Doc;I have a small collection of orchids that I have been expanding by buying additional plants, as well as separating and potting kikis. Read More

Nail it! - Campari Pop Style Winner Kristia Franklin Readies For Xmas

Saturday, December, 2 2017    

Making a fashion statement isn't just about having a bomb outfit; it's about looking good from the crown of your head to the soles of your feet. Nails on point. Hair slaying. Make-up looking fleeky. Jewellery making all kinds of statements. Outfit turning heads Shoes ah seh one.️... Read More

Abstractions — by burni

Saturday, December, 2 2017    

The French Embassy will be celebrating Tasting the Beaujolais Nouveau 2017 on Thursday, December 7, 2017. This will be a private event hosted by Ambassador Jean-Michel Despax and his wife Line, and will also see the launch of the exhibition Abstractions... Read More

VIDEO - A Sweet Treat

Friday, December, 1 2017    

The dining table was beautifully adorned with white flower bouquets nestled amongst fitting “Nestl é blue” accents that sat atop the long black dining table of the new Nestl é Ferry Pen... Read More

All Aboard The 'Happiness Express'

Friday, December, 1 2017    

The roaring '20s were resurrected Sunday last at the Jamaica Railway Corporation in downtown Kingston as the Barry Street-located train station played home to costumed guys and dolls outfitted in newsboy caps, suspenders, drop-waist dresses, and boas. Read More

Jasmine Goes Stush in The Bush

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Where to take Junior Master Chef Jasmine Stewart and her family on a recent visit to Jamaica was a no-brainer for Thursday Food. The Stewarts (mother Deborah, father Steven and brother Justin) had a single free day prior to heading back to Atlanta for... Read More

Applaud It! Part 1 of Part 2

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

The exquisite plating continued into Week 2 of the Jamaica Observer's Applaud it! initiative which provides students with the unique opportunity of sharing a formal meal with industry leaders. These master classes expertly balance dining etiquette with thought-provoking conversation... Read More

NCB Applaud It!

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Ten students from the NCB's Adopt A School Programme were hosted Friday last by NCB President and Group CEO Patrick Hylton; Dennis Cohen, chief financial officer and deputy CEO NCB Group; Andrew Pairman, deputy chairman, NCB Foundation; and Nichole Brackett Walters, marketing and... Read More

Franciacorta — An Italian Champagne alternative

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 30 2017    

December is when most sparkling wines, including Champagne, are sold worldwide; the week of Valentine's Day usually sees a bump in sales also. With Champagne prices not in everyone's budget, consumers are always on the lookout for great alternatives. While many wine-producing countries... Read More


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