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Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Lights, Mercedes Benz, fashion and interaction. The Silver Star Motors showroom on Camp Road had a platinum look when The Gleaner's Lifestyle team made a stylish takeover, hosting an exclusive social mingle dubbed Let's Get Intimate on Wednesday...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In anticipation of what organisers are touting as a can't-miss event, business and tourism interests were out in their numbers last Thursday evening in support of this Sunday's (May 6) MoBay City Run.Dubbed the MoBay City Run Pre-Race Day Party, the...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a powerhouse of an event recently, when a US$1,000 fundraising dinner was held for Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, at the Jewel Grande Montego Bay. Bartlett, who also received the award for World Tourism Minister, was fÍted by his...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The man who brought us Cactus, Quad, Asylum and now the Ribbiz Ultra Lounge, Brian 'Ribbi' Chung, celebrated his birthday in fine style recently, at Ribbiz inside the Barbican Centre. The favourite watering hole was filled to capacity with friends...

Published:Tuesday | May 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was an exciting night of food and fun last Friday at The Jamaica Pegasus for the highly anticipated annual fundraising event, Chefs of Show. If you weren't able to make it, here is your festive dose of Something Extra.

Published:Tuesday | May 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. She is retired but she feels that the social invitations belong to her and not her successor and the lady had the gall to show up to collect "her" invitations from her secretary. Seems there is more than a grain of truth in the argument that it...

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On April 25, the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce launched the 36th Annual JCC Dinner and Awards season at the Mercedes-Benz Showroom on South Camp Road. Representatives from some of Jamaica's top-performing businesses and corporations were thrilled and...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There was much fun and excitement at the Digicel booth at the recent JMA/JEA Expo held at the National Arena. The mix of dignitaries and curious onlookers who visited the booth all had one thing in common - they were eager to catch a glimpse of the...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

International Women, Jamaica (IWJ) recently held their annual luncheon to assist select students from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.Women from diverse backgrounds filled the lawn of the residence of the chargÈ d'affaires...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay's Build Expo and Conference 2018 was officially launched last week at gold sponsors H...

Published:Thursday | April 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Brides-to-be, make-up artistes and hairstylists, and other stakeholders turned out for the recent media launch of Wedding Spectacular 2018. Here is a quick peek at what the big day will look like when the event rolls around.

Published:Wednesday | April 25, 2018 | 12:02 AM

A beauty queen and many dignitaries were among patrons who turned out to this year's staging of Expo Jamaica, held at the National Arena on the weekend. The Salada Foods Jamaica booth and JP St Mary's booth were among the attractions, as the aroma...

Published:Tuesday | April 24, 2018 | 12:09 AM

Jamaicans were treated this past weekend to a showcase of the best of local offerings at the JMA/JEA Expo Jamaica. Held under the theme 'Advancing Breakthroughs', the expo introduced patrons to a wide array of products, ranging from manufacturing to...

Published:Tuesday | April 24, 2018 | 12:02 AM

1. Liguanea Plaza is being readied for the bean giant. Does it mean more local beans will be sold in Ja? It's happening right in the middle of heightened racial tension in the USA, so how will locals react?2. The man who was used to chasing down...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a lavish affair on the lawns of Nigerian High Commissioner Ambassador Janet Olisa's home recently, as she hosted the International Proxy Parents (IPP) Wine and Cheese SoirÈe. The scholarship fundraising event saw members of the diplomatic...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

On Wednesday, the Leeward Suite at the Knutsford Court Hotel saw the launch of one of Jamaica's most prestigious beauty pageants: Miss Jamaica World 2018. The MJW 2018 pageant will have a renewed focus - 'Beauty with a Purpose' - with the hope of...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From the Gypsy House Tapas Restaurant launch mixer, the Miss Jamaica World 2018 launch at the Knutsford Court Hotel, to Miss Universe Jamaica Davina Bennett's Jamaican Lifestyle Calendar signing at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, it was all about...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/ Gleaner Writer

It was a night to remember as the Nigerian high commissioner, Ambassador Janet Olisa, hosted the International Proxy Parents (IPP) Wine and Cheese Soiree at her residence on Wednesday evening.Diplomats, corporate Jamaica and professionals gathered...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's midweek already, but a good time to quickly reflect on some of the happenings on the social scene recently. A few big wigs attended the second day of the Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo, held recently at the Montego Bay Convention Centre....

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:04 AM

This past weekend was another eventful one. The recent Spry Polo for Care event, held at the Kingston Polo Club, was a good look for charity, but on the day, it was also a good look for fashion. And with the Shortwood Evening of Excellence, held at...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Sunday, polo fans witnessed the spectacle of the sport of kings as Spry Training hosted Polo For Care, the proceeds of which went to Eve for Life, a support group for survivors of sexual abuse and persons living with HIV/AIDS. The Kingston Polo...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 The tell-all book is being readied for publication. This is when ordinary people will get a peek into the extraordinary happenings in corporate Jamaica, and many questions will be answered.2 Demons in church. There is a great deal of talk about...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday came to life when special guests were invited to mix and mingle with great company and sweet and savoury treats, along with fine wines, at the US Embassy, courtesy of The America Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AmCham). Here is a...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/ Gleaner Writer

Despite the recently concluded Carnival season being well supported across the respective bands, the organisers are already mulling executing an even more impressive product next year.Organisers have expressed that although the season has ended, the...

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