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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Published:Friday | February 23, 2024 | 12:18 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Playing the legendary Marcia Griffiths onscreen, singer Naomi Cowan brought all things glitz and glam to the premieres of Bob Marley: One Love. Typically adorned in timeless, eclectic, truly feminine, purposeful and brave fashion, Cowan believed...

Published:Tuesday | February 20, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The moment Jodi-Kaye Kelly enrolled in college to pursue her degree in guidance and counselling, she began hearing about a ‘Ray’ character around campus. Everyone had good stories to share: some featured him as a comedian and others highlighted his...

Published:Friday | February 16, 2024 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It is said that vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. When Jamila Pinto was faced with one of the most traumatic experiences of her life, she found eye-opening and life-changing purpose in journalling. Tapping into that...

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2024 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The iconic Devon House is slowly but surely becoming a Mecca for authentic flavour. And while there are many options to choose from, perched around the corner of the main entrance is a new hotspot that restores the way we see healthy to tasty...

Published:Wednesday | February 14, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

On Valentine’s Day globally, lovers celebrate with sentimental gifts and romantic rendezvous. Today, Lifestyle explores how engaging in various activities during the love season can enhance the celebration. According to licensed associate...

Published:Tuesday | February 13, 2024 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When two hearts find each other, no time is too long to celebrate the magical connection. While at entrepreneurship camp, Teeah Anderson’s eyes caught the handsome stranger in the corner of the room. The man of mystery, O’Neil Grant, couldn’t help...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

To create is to relate is a sentiment that certainly resonates with Chad Hammond. The talented artist’s patriotic entry in Red Stripe’s Special Limited Edition Label Campaign – paying homage to the nation’s finest athletes – secured the top spot...

Published:Thursday | February 8, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

There’s nothing like a mouth-watering brunch to feed your soul. And recently, I was introduced to a savoury spot that provides sweet offerings for breakfast and lunch lovers. This charming eatery bears a unique name, Brunch 4 the Busy, and offers...

Published:Wednesday | February 7, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

As a child, Rushelle Townsend recalls her tomboy side coming to the forefront with all the outdoor activities you can imagine. During that time, she also joined the dance group at her church, which accounted for her stamina and flexibility. But as...

Published:Tuesday | February 6, 2024 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Kavion Grant and Jahneil Haye first laid their eyes on each other back in preparatory school. The young hearts went on to meet again during their time at university, and bumped into each other years later. But fate didn’t step in until Kavion made...

Published:Saturday | February 3, 2024 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

They say jobs fill the pockets, but adventures fill the soul. Andray Fletcher started out as a route taxi operator in Montego Bay, St James. Seeing that the ‘Second City’ is considered the tourist capital of the island, the request for transport...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2024 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

In a world sometimes flooded with negativity, Donna Mesquita is pushing ‘positivi-tee’ with her T-shirt brand, Tee-positive. “If you look around the world, what is being projected is mostly negative. And you find that the good things are...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2024 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Born and raised in the island’s Second City, Treisha Hall attended high school before migrating to the United States, where she attended college. Her dream was to pursue a career in nursing, but she made a savoury and sweet switch to culinary arts...

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

As an avid fan of fitness, Shanelle Edmond could not picture her life without the involvement of at least one sporting activity. As she grew older, life’s demands took precedence, leading her to develop a new interest: the desire to go from...

Published:Friday | January 26, 2024 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Self-care specialist Tiphanie Smith-Mclynch has always prided herself on filling her cup and pouring into others. When she found herself walking side by side with death twice, this wife, mother and entrepreneur decided to embark upon a new chapter...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2024 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When Kareema Brown enrolled at the University College of the Commonwealth Caribbean, her goal was to pursue her degree in business. But for some reason, she couldn’t find her footing in that world. With encouragement from her brother, she switched...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2024 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Jovaughn McConnell is no stranger to the dance studio. This self-taught hip hop dancer has seamlessly transitioned from perfecting his practice to performing centre stage and starring in his movement. But, what he never saw coming was unlocking a...

Published:Tuesday | January 23, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

In romantic relations, what does ‘one thing led to another’ and ‘before they knew it’ have in common? Enter Kristen McKenzie and Steven Facey. The lovebirds first crossed paths in the same friends circle at university. After a casual encounter on a...

Published:Saturday | January 20, 2024 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

No matter where you are in the world, your home is always where your heart is. This sentiment resonated with Annesha Adams so much that, the moment she graduated from college, she packed her bags and moved to a truly special island in the Caribbean...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2024 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Anita Sutherland is aiming to help women showcase their uniqueness and provide a healthy make-up alternative. To achieve this, the make-up artiste has tapped into her inner talents and created her very own line of beauty products. Six years in the...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Born and raised in a family that owned not one but two restaurants in downtown Kingston back in the 1980s, Adonno Haye is no stranger to flavour. Carving his name on a plate, this self-taught chef decided to deliver bold taste and feed his food...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Running to where you want to go is one thing. But keeping up the pace in this ‘slow and steady wins the race’ era acts as a reminder that in those weak moments, you are strong. Among her team of 876 runners, Dr Keri-Ann Patterson waved the Jamaican...

Published:Saturday | January 13, 2024 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

They say nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is, in fact, beautiful. Philanthropy met make-up artistry when the National Commercial Bank Foundation joined creative forces with actress and make-up artist Kimberly Patterson...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Doing it for the culture, CIGA Records chief executive officer Shawn Baptiste launched his new clothing line, Caribbean Boyz and Girlz, at Weddy Weddy Wednesdays held at Stone Love headquarters in St Andrew this week. The sleek designs of short-...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Raise your glass! There’s a new restaurant on the island dedicated to fusing international flavours with local spices. Built on the foundation of love, this art of indulgence was a pipe dream of one couple that became a delightfully and decadent...

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