SOE declared in sections of Kingston and St Andrew

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A state of public emergency (SOE) has been declared within specified boundaries encompassing parts of the Kingston Central, Kingston Western and St Andrew South Police Divisions. Read more


Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out — Sept 23

The Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO) road tour took over the parishes of St Ann and St Catherine last week. The first stop in Brown's Town, St Ann, allowed for a reconnection with several faithful participants and forging... Read More

CREDITSCOVER HEADLINE: Rodarte Roses In BloomOn the cover: Rodarte model Londone Myers meets the eye.... Read More

'Peckish Fridaze'
Fridays are important to many for several reasons. For some it signifies the end of the workweek, payday, a day to get together with friends. Some will attest no Friday evening is really complete unless it involves drinks, games and of course good food. Thursday...... Read More

Royal'ly Fine Dining
Thursday Food recently enjoyed dinner inside the Regency Restaurant at Sandals Royal Caribbean, Montego Bay. Each course from the chilled vine-ripened tomatoes to the flavourful soy and miso-glazed salmon and succulent surf and slide-off-the fork turf were memorable. Desserts,...... Read More

Demystifying Orange Wine

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

First, let's get this out the way. Orange wines are not made from oranges. Now, let's move along. They are in fact white wines that are produced more like reds. That is, white wine grapes are fermented with their skins on before pressing and this process gives the wine its trademark hue... Read More

Downtown food jaunt

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

In the second Thursday Food food jaunt series, we head to downtown Kingston at noon and ask passersby where they were heading for lunch. Our findings may surprise you. Read More

Vows: A Moment Like This

Monday, September, 17 2018    

Five years of courtship culminated in an exchange of vows on Saturday, July 21, 2018. At the altar of Elim Open Bible Church, Naggo Head, Portmore were Frances Harvey, William T Brown Elementary School teacher, and Reynard Whyte, compliance officer. Read More

SO Cocktails With — Tamara Thompson

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

Tamara Thompson is the general manager of World Brand Services and Consumer Brands Ltd at GraceKennedy. She easily endears with her charm, work ethic and strong business acumen. We catch up with her at the end of a very long and busy day where, in between sips of Ménage à Trois Silk, we... Read More

Shenna Still On A Mission

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

It's hard to conceive of the thousands of tacking, pleating and cutting that Mission Catwalk alum Shenna Carby has performed in the seven years since her larger-than-life personality dominated our TV sets. “I was in it to win it!” she tells... Read More


Sunday, September, 16 2018    

 What is your idea of a perfect weekend in Kingston? Read More

Three Must-Know Travel Apps

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

Yes, it's back-to-school but those in the know, and who can, travel in September. Say hello to airline specials, shorter lines at security, off-season hotel rates, milder weather and, if lucky, deeply discounted end-of-season sale items. So if you have “neither chick nor... Read More

Runway Fresh

Saturday, September, 15 2018    

New York Fashion Week (NYFW), the pre-cursor to fashion weeks across other style capitals of the world, introduced freshness to fashion and beauty with Spring 2019 Ready-to-Wear (RTW) offerings. Read More

PNP Cocktails & Conversations with Bakari Sellers

Saturday, September, 15 2018    

Bakari Sellers, CNN analyst and young Democratic leader was feted Wednesday evening by PNP Party President Dr Peter Phillips and party executives ahead of addressing party members Thursday night at the Opening Night of the PNP's Annual Conference, which is also celebrating the party's... Read More

The Adtelligent 8@8 Dinner Series: Jerk Rice and Cultural Appropriation

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

Two chefs, a politician, three creatives, an academic and an engineer walk into a dinner party. This is not the beginning of a bad joke. It was the reality for a group of Jamaicans last Thursday who gathered around a dinner table to talk about a topic that was sure to make their blood... Read More

Wine Chat with Concho y Toro's Wine Ambassador Patricia Guzmán Rosales

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September, 13 2018    

Last week I sat down with Concho y Toro's Latin America Wine Ambassador Patricia Guzmán Rosales to learn a little about what it takes to represent the largest producer of wines in Latin America. Concha y Toro has been voted the “World's Most Admired Wine Brand” by an... Read More




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