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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When Sharlene Edwards ventured beyond Jamaican shores and explored the taste of other cultures, she realised ‘nuh weh nuh betta dan yard’. It was with that delightful insight that she created a unique food business module that catered to both local...

Published:Tuesday | July 5, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Love can, perchance, develop with just one glance. But then there are moments when affairs of the heart go much deeper than the naked eye. Andrene Taylor and Kempton Lewis first met under enchanting circumstances: at a wedding. Who would have...

Published:Saturday | July 2, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Carnival is upon us, and with revellers geared up to enjoy a series of events leading up to a feathery fete of road march, companies like Nuh Dutty Up Jamaica and Carnicycle are encouraging socaphiles to recycle their costumes for environmental...

Published:Wednesday | June 29, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

We all can agree that it requires a certain skill and finesse to walk in heels. Well, Michelle Gordon did us one better; she took on the challenge of working out stiletto-style. We spoke to the B3 Boss Mom about her reason for making the bold...

Published:Saturday | June 25, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Nothing is more refreshing than escaping the city to take in the cool and clean country air. On one particular road trip, I saw the most beautiful flowers on the side of the road. And the budding plant lover in me stopped to find out more about...

Published:Thursday | June 23, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

With a restaurant name like Coded Frolic, your palates are certainly in for an exciting and festive treat. The eatery, owned by the fastest woman alive, Elaine Thompson Herah, and her husband, Derron, prides itself on variety and versatility. “The...

Published:Tuesday | June 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“Someone once told me that you will know when you are ready for marriage, but I had no idea I would have heard a voice speak to me while driving to work one cold winter morning.” This was all the sign Richard Smith needed to seal his love for Shari...

Published:Thursday | June 16, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When a radio programme asked listeners what was their favourite herbs and spices to prepare dishes with, Natasha Manchan shied away from the usual onion, scallion, garlic and thyme. Instead, she texted in basil. Excitedly, she also shared...

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Art is the creative expression of one’s self, and viewers got the unique opportunity to see visual artist Simone Raquel Williams live and in painting action at a recently staged Di Lot event. “Di Lot live painting event was nerve-racking, to say...

Published:Saturday | June 11, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The aim of travel is not to escape life per se; it’s for life not to escape us. Sabriena Simpson understood this concept from early, exploring and bonding over island tours with her mother. She went on to journey outside these green shores and...

Published:Friday | June 10, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Language is the unofficial ‘passport’ to one’s culture. So when Davia Hines was seeking a name that would embody what her brand stood for, she saw great value in going with Bag...

Published:Wednesday | June 8, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

An emergency medical technician and certified nursing assistant, Tamieka Simmonds took a chance when she invested in the distribution of healthcare apparel and supplies, and hasn’t looked back since. “I used to work at a medical company that sold...

Published:Tuesday | June 7, 2022 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

There’s no telling when business will collide with pleasure. For Nini Amerlise and Joshua Nwosu, they met at the Congolese restaurant called Lil Africa in California. He was there with his old record label, and the 2017 winner of Supermodel Canada...

Published:Saturday | June 4, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

For Teika Samuda, being Jamaican means experiencing authentic adventures, infused with culture and beauty. And in so doing, she has decided to package this island’s rich history and share it with the world by creating her own tour company. The...

Published:Tuesday | May 31, 2022 | 12:24 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Four years ago, dance, the hidden language of the soul, united the hearts of Shanice Thomas and Jovaughn McConnell. Their love rehearsals began with an audition at the University Dance Society. She saw the hip-hop dancer McConnell’s video online...

Published:Friday | May 27, 2022 | 1:04 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

They say it’s best to manifest what you want. Living by that code, Demario Hinds went from a dreamer to a photographic achiever. He sees more than just a pretty face and displays his portraiture with uniquely dark artistry, while aiming to...

Published:Thursday | May 26, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

With the innate ability to create tasty expressions of food, Shadae Bailey prides herself on being a lawyer who loves to cook. These days, the attorney goes from the courtroom to the kitchen, bringing justice to the culinary arts with a host of...

Published:Tuesday | May 24, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

“After years of disappointments, I was right where I wanted to be and who I was meant to be with,” a content Jody-Ann Mitchell reflected as she reminisced on saying ‘Ido’ to the love of her life, Oshah Whyte. The two might have met under business...

Published:Saturday | May 21, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Living true to the words of the Dalai Lama, “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before”, Toni-Ann McKenzie gets excited at the mere thought of unearthing her passion for travelling. But the adventure seeker, history, coffee, and culture...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Food is the centrepiece for every occasion, and Jamaican chefs, Deidre Coleman and Patrice Gilman, are firm believers in making culinary masterpieces. After all, sharing food is their love language. Raised on authentic spices and rich flavour, the...

Published:Monday | May 16, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It is said that nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is just that: beautiful. And making show-stopping contributions towards this refreshing approach to living in exquisite fashion is TWOriginals. Flair invited the...

Published:Tuesday | May 10, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Before the rise of the global pandemic and the plethora of dating sites in existence, singles would make contact with acquaintances, family members, and friends while mingling with potential lovers online. Of all the social streams in the lot, it...

Published:Tuesday | May 3, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

You never know where love might find you: in a vehicle heading home after a long and hard day at work, perhaps? Or maybe making a refreshing discovery in the same neck of the woods. For Ashley Campbell and Lamar Whittle, going from strangers to...

Published:Friday | April 29, 2022 | 8:35 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Two sisters, planted in passion and purpose, continue on their mission to promote the importance and relevance of agriculture across the island. Farm Chicks with Debbie and Becky is back for a second season and is promising to be even more...

Published:Thursday | April 21, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Kingston continues to be the metropolis for great taste. And with a new restaurant in town that provides an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can ignite your taste buds and engage in an exploration of exciting island...

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