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Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The first and only Starbucks cafe in the island opened its doors on the hip strip in the Second City on Monday night, and Montegonians and coffee lovers flocked to get their coffee fix. The Gloucester Avenue outlet has been highly anticipated, and...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

JoJo's Jerk Pit and More took their karaoke night up a notch when it fell in the middle of the 13th staging of Restaurant Week. Food, good vibes and some Rising Stars hopefuls filled the house for a jolly good time!

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

1. A chilling video of a 13 year-old boy explaining why he was going to commit suicide, has been circulating on social media. If, as he explains, this was not be his first attempt, then the adults around him have to be held accountable for his...

Published:Tuesday | November 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Friends, family and couples galore took advantage of Restaurant Week 2017 turning out in droves to enjoy good food and great vibes across the island. From Kingston to Montego Bay, we captured it all.

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Restaurant Week is not only a celebration of the culinary talent in Jamaica. It opens an avenue for celebrations of birthdays, promotions and other milestones. Diners went out day after day making use of the terrific deals and menus offered by more...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:14 AM

The week-long celebration of culinary greatness is under way. Groups, couples and individuals are enjoying every last bit of the great prices and services being offered. It’s Friday and the list has somewhere for everyone. Where will you be going?

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:An art tour of the Ashley lifestyle was how the creative minds at the Ashley HomeStore introduced Montego Bay to its newest addition last Wednesday night.From the vantage point where vintage meets casual, to the very edgy urbanology,...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:At 5 p.m. on Tuesday evening, a 'Rain or Shine, See You Tonight' message flashed across the screens of smartphone users, holding an invitation for the grand opening of the Porsche Centre Montego Bay.Despite the showers that inundated...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The nights are wet but that is not a deterrent for diners. The restaurants are filling up and chefs are busy preparing their signature dishes. The Gleaner's Pop-Up team had the pleasure of interacting with patrons at Nirvanna and The Green Haze...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

What do you do when you receive a coveted invitation to the hottest fashion event in Jamaica? You turn out in your best duds to appease the fashion gods and shutterbugs. Our lens were kept busy at The Collection MoDA, and today we give you a peek of...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The wait is over and hundreds are out for the 13th staging of Restaurant Week. With over 80 restaurants participating the Gleaner's Pop Up Team are out and about with prizes and surprises for excited diners. Get your forks ready and #EatyourHeartOut

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

1.There are some seriously indebted politicians in our country - these are the types who feel they should not pay bills for services rendered to them such as medical and personal care. If they are bankrupt and unable to meet their obligations then...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

On Saturday night, The Montego Bay Convention Centre was the epicentre of the glitz and glam that was the RJRGLEANER Communications Group's Hospitality Jamaica Awards. Heavyweights in the tourism and business communities took their turn on the red...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM

'She's Mercedes' was the perfect event for women, by women. On Tuesday, Jamaica became the second Caribbean country to host the event that takes place all over the world.Started in 2015, She's Mercedes is a platform dedicated to inspiring,...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Thursday, Scotiabank said farewell to their first female President and CEO Jackie Sharp. The swanky Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel was the location for a fabulous send-off to a woman who has served the institution for more than 20 years.Sharp was...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica-born Canadian businessman Wes Hall was conferred by the University of the West Indies, a honorary Doctor of Laws degree last Saturday, and celebrated the honour at a brunch at the tres chic Strawberry Hill hotel last Sunday. Plus, Ashley...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Today, we bring you highlights from the dinner and dance, held by the South Florida chapter of the Cornwall College Alumni Association last Saturday. Past students of the Montego Bay-based institution rocked the house in a bid to give back to their...

Published:Wednesday | November 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Every year, the JCC Sameer Younis Foundation Charity Ball officially kicks off the party season. Having by far the best-dressed guest list in town, last Saturday, The Jamaica Pegasus hotel played host to all the finery and excitement. Here are today...

Published:Tuesday | November 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

1.There is persistent chatter about the working conditions in the sweat shops. Now we are hearing about staph-related illnesses. It is well known that these infections are contagious, so dirty headphones and filthy keyboards are real threats to...

Published:Tuesday | November 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The delicious aroma from some of the best restaurants in Kingston inundated the grounds of Devon House for Sunday's launch of Restaurant Week. Sponsored by the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, the most anticipated gastronomic week in the island...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The grounds of the historic Devon House were taken over yesterday for the launch of this year's RJRGleaner Communications Group-sponsored Restaurant Week. Food, fashion, a farmers' market and a kiddies' area made it the best place for the entire...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Framed as a black-tie affair, western Jamaica is already excited by the thought of dressing up for the inaugural Mayor's Charity Ball, being staged by Mayor of Montego Bay Councillor Homer Davis.Launched on Wednesday at Pier 1, on the...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

An array of exquisite home decor, gorgeous garden designs and healthy lifestyle habits were etched in the minds of many who attended the first day of the Health, Home and Garden (HHG) Expo last Friday at the National Arena. This the 11th staging,...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

We celebrate the end of another week with highlights from the 2017 Pelican Awards by the University of the West Indies Alumni Association presented to Chairman of Sagicor - Richard Byles. And out west, it was a Witch's Brew, for Blue Beat's Paint...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Computer Society (JCS) recently hosted its third symposium under the theme: A World of Digital Opportunities. Held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston, There were over 700 participants, which included CEOs, business executives,...

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