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Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From Jerk Meets Braai to the Pink Dash and the press briefing announcing a $28m nutrition partnership between LASCO and the JOA, there was a grand blend of fashion statements at these recent events, and Something Extra brings you the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | October 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Monday | October 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Davina Bennett is ready to 'hydrate with WATA' and rock Jamaica's recycle revolution with Wisynco ECO as the Wisynco Lifestyle Ambassador! Davina kicked off her partnership with Wisynco as the first ever Wisynco Lifestyle Ambassador at the recent...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

One hundred and twenty-five students of the newly merged Chetolah Mel Nathan Educational Centre in Hannah Town, Kingston, were presented with school supplies and computers, in addition to benefiting from free medical, optical and dental care, at an...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Style-forward partygoers flocked to 876 Terrace Bar and Grill recently to 'pop their style' and vie for the titles of Most Stylish Male and Most Stylish Female courtesy of Campari Pop Style.Juven Dunn copped the title of Most Stylish Female, and...

Published:Friday | October 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a grand affair at the Calabar Old Boys' Association's annual dinner and awards ceremony, held recently at the Mona Visitors' Lodge at The University of the West Indies, Mona campus. Something Extra was there to bring you some of the social...

Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Fashion, fashion and more fashion flooded the ballroom of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel recently as guests rolled out for the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters' AssociationAnnual Awards Gala.Here are the social highlights.

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Seven persons and organisations were awarded for their work in volunteerism by the Council of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS) on Thursday, October 6, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel under the theme 'Volunteerism - A Circle of Love'. Monsignor Gregory...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:03 AM

The wife had been the main breadwinner in the lean times. Now the roles are reversed and she wants to retire and enjoy her life. Husband says you got to keep working for things could change. Worse part is that living and working in the U.S., she...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Negril-based sister hotels Couples Negril and Couples Swept Away, celebrated their 20th anniversary in true Jamaican style last weekend, and The Gleaner's Something Extra was there to bring you the social highlights.

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thursday night's rain was no match for the sizzling conversation on the Rooftop at 100, Kingston. The first in a series of Flair Topix had those who were present physically and on social media glued to the carefully selected panel as they dissected...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a fun-filled vibe at the recent staging of Appleton Estate Signature Nights, held at Gunagos, Savanna-la-Mar, as singer Chris Martin rocked a jam-packed venue. Patrons turned out in fine style for the experience, and we have the social...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In support of the ongoing fight against breast cancer, JN Bank has launched a month-long campaign, Power of Pink, which started on Monday, October 1.Leesa Kow, deputy managing director, JN Bank, said the initiative would celebrate and empower the '...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

On October 1, H.E. Tian Qi, Chinese ambassador to Jamaica and permanent representative to the International Seabed Authority, held a reception to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Members of the...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With a focus on 'Prudent Investment Management Philosophy; Are you Maximising Stakeholder Value?, it was a worthwhile and informative experience for those in attendance at the recent Scotia Investments Asset Management luncheon, held at the Spanish...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's all systems go as the CB Group UWI 5K and Smart Eggs Kids K held their 2018 press launch at UWI Regional Headquarters in Kingston on Monday. The event promises to be big and exciting. Here are the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 So, you may notice a high-end SUV cruising your neighbourhood and you think nothing of it. We are learning that smart criminals are renting these vehicles and using them to commit robberies. They are relying on the idea that persons believe these...

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A busy two days of appointments, business sessions, product updates and site visits, culminating with a generous portion of Jamaica's famous music, gastronomy and culture, was how the 2018 Jamaica Product Exchange ended in Montego Bay recently.Here...

Published:Monday | October 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday, Bresheh celebrated another milestone when they launched their new line, Roast. The new bags are slightly different from the original line of backpacks in form and function but are of the same quality for the discerning professional....

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Wearing costumes of black satin character sketches depicting the 'wrath of God', one of Jamaica's leading contemporary dance companies, Movements, opened the much-touted World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America and the Caribbean at Sandals Montego...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Classy styles and sweet KitKat treats came knocking on our doors recently, leaving fashionistas and dessert lovers in awe.Maxie Department Store made a pop-up visit at the Gleaner's North Street offices, transforming a section of our Editorial...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Imagine a cool afternoon on the immaculate, cream-coloured sands by the smooth waters of Discovery Bay. Music floats across the property as guests relax and enjoy the beach, the pool, and the comfortable pavilion behind.This was the setting for the...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) Come Run 10K Run and 5K Walk/Run, held on Saturday, September 22, at the Tryall Golf Club, was one that had the full support of well-wishers and stakeholders alike. On Wednesday, the MoBay...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Palisadoes Co-operative Credit Union celebrated its 65th anniversary with a banquet last Saturday at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston. We bring you the highlights.

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