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
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
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
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

A Sweet Treat

Friday, December, 1 2017    

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

Applaud It! @ Chukka Caribbean Adventures, Trelawny

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Twelve elementary school students may very well be the change for the business and commercial industries of Jamaica, but we will have to wait and see! Read More

A Good Sport

Monday, November, 27 2017    

The career of retired sports administrator Dr Michael Fennell — who served as president of the Jamaica Olympic Association for 45 years — was recognised last Friday evening at the Spanish Court Hotel, The Worthington. Read More

Vows: Everlasting Love

Monday, November, 27 2017    

When Irwin High School teacher Paul Powell met Deidre Davis, tutor/recruiter at University College of Providenciales, he sensed a connection that could become a lifelong one. Indeed, the friendship blossomed into something more beautiful — love — and on Saturday, July 22,... Read More

AW Fashion: Diamond Mile Ready

Monday, November, 27 2017    

With mere days to go before the Diamond Mile, The Rock's most prestigious race day, All Woman Fashion (AWF), Read More

Lap of luxury

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Put a hold on naughty or nice as buzzwords this Yuletide season; contemplate opulence instead. Before sitting down to the decades-old tradition of fruitcake and sorrel spiked with Bollinger, perhaps, take gift ideas with dollops of extravagance. From Italian hot wheels and gold-karat... Read More


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