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Tivoli Students APPLAUD THE ALL-SUITE LIFE

Thursday, November, 8 2018    

The Terra-Nova All-Suite Hotel has had a long-standing relationship with Tivoli Gardens High School. For the past few years home economics teachers have invited chefs from the hotel to conduct cooking demonstrations for the students. So, for Terra Nova managing director Ruth Hussey and... Read More

VIDEO: Salut! The Great West India Supper

Thursday, November, 8 2018    

It was a week packed with eating. The 2018 Jamaica Food & Drink Festival allowed participants to eat their fill of pork, partake of a superb seven-course wine-paired dinner, experiment with Asian food “with a twist”, wash down crispy morsels with delicious beer, test... Read More

NCB Insurance Applauds It! with John Mills students

Wednesday, November, 7 2018    

Day two of Applaud It! got underway at the NCB Wellness and Recreational Centre where students of John Mills Infant, Primary & Junior High School were hosted by NCB Insurance CEO and Managing Director Vernon James. “This could be considered an early Christmas... Read More

CARIMAC Students Applaud It!

Tuesday, November, 6 2018    

The fifth-annual Jamaica Observer Limited Applaud It! lunch series kicked off yesterday in the company's executive boardroom. Applaud It! is a “week-long initiative that provides a unique opportunity for industry leaders to meet the next generation exactly where they are at and... Read More

In Honour Of Donette

Monday, November, 5 2018    

On Friday, November 2 Donette Chin-Loy Chang was conferred with an honorary degree of doctor of laws from The University of the West Indies for her philanthropic work. Called “a do-gooder extraordinaire”, Chin-Loy Chang has been the force behind The University of the West... Read More

Do-Gooder Extraordinaire

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Donette Chin-Loy Chang on Friday was conferred with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws of the University of the West Indies.Her credo: Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile. Read More

Cocktails With — Joyce Simms-Wilson

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Joyce Simms-Wilson is the general manager of corporate communications & marketing for the National Housing Trust (NHT). The NHT allows a number of Jamaicans to cross the threshold into life-changing home ownership and this is work that Simms-Wilson is passionate about. It's an... Read More

My Kingston November 4 — ANDREW BRUCE

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

ANDREW BRUCE Plant Jamaica founderWhat is your fondest childhood memory?Being on the back of my grandmother's gardener Mr Powell's motorcycle going up and down Russell Heights.  Read More

SO Full Of Grace

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Grace Jones, who was bestowed with the Order of Jamaica on Heroes' Day, October 15, was conferred with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters of The University of the West Indies, Mona, on Saturday, November 3. SO, in her honour, reproduces a November 1, 2015... Read More

SO Gardening — Nov 4

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:With the ongoing water shortage, is it safe to water orchids with the water from the washing machine? Angella Dear Angella: Read More

A Time to Be Joe...

Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Joseph Mayer Matalon, that is — local businessman, philanthropist, and current chairman of the ICD Group Holdings Limited. Matalon is also on the board of many local and international businesses. Read More

The Nail Whisperer

Saturday, November, 3 2018    

The Nail Whisperer Read More

Connect. Create. Collaborate at CoWork JA

Saturday, November, 3 2018    

All the amenities and comforts of home are now in a co-working space at Shop #12 in the Liguanea Post Mall in Kingston. CoWork JA, the product of marketing and public relations specialist Tara Playfair-Scott, is a 1,650-square foot nook that comfortably fits 60 “co-workers”... Read More

Creative Asian Fare at Chopstix

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

There's something that food writers often develop called sensory enervation aka palate fatigue. This happens when a person tastes a multitude of comparable products consecutively and gets to the point of being, as the kids say, “over it”. This can happen at coffee cuppings,... Read More

Crisp

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

Five-hundred patrons travelled downtown to the Urban Development Corporation's Festival Marketplace on Wednesday, October 25, to eat crisp fare and drink a lot of beer. Crisp, the 2018 Jamaica Food & Drink Festival's fourth-night event, saw eight chefs and caterers keeping a crowd of... Read More



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