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Published:Monday | May 16, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Nothing is more satisfying than when brides-to-be say yes to the dream dress! Bliss Bridal Boutique returned to The Jamaica Pegasus hotel with an enchanting nuptial trunk show, showcasing the most glamorous gowns. Here are the social highlights in...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

A writer and a lover of adventure, early-childhood educator Nikki Lee has combined both of her affections to create a book of wonder, to spark the imagination of your children all around the world. Let’s jump with Jolli, shall we? Jump with Jolli...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:07 AMPaul H. Williams - Sunday Gleaner Writer

“I think I am the most original expressionist in Jamaica. Nobody else works like me,” artist Richard ‘Von’ White of Oracabessa, St Mary, told The Gleaner with a little grin. And, indeed, his pieces are not very similar to what is typically sighted...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:07 AM

SAINT International models Aurelie Giraud, Aworo Mayowa and Wayne Booth are ‘serving face’ for some of the world’s top makeup brands. The model trio is starring, separately, in high-gloss campaigns for Fenty Beauty, YSL Beauty, and Rose Inc. For...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Medieval castles were constructed as fortifications and residences of royalty and the nobility for a duration of some 900 years. Germany is home to some of the most outstanding and famous of these citadels in Europe and the rest of the world....

Published:Saturday | May 14, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/ - Staff reporter

Here are pressing issues we don’t discuss enough, miscarriages, pregnancy abnormalities, polycystic ovarian syndrome, irregular periods, postpartum depression, cervical cancer, and many more. As we round out National Women’s Health Week, we weigh...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:07 AM

The Young Entrepreneurs Association of Jamaica (YEA) had their mingle ‘Outside ... the box’ recently at the Audi showroom in Kingston. We love entrepreneurship here at Something Extra, so please make it your business to have a look.

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances Ltd (CFF), a company under The Derrimon Trading Group, and the premier supplier of quality flavours and fragrances for beverage, baking, confectionery and ice cream manufacturers across the Caribbean, continues to...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

A chorus of mothers took advantage of a night out, put on their best outfits, and showed up for ‘Mummy Mingle’ at the Hyundai Showroom last Friday, for an evening of ‘mumosas’ and conversation, courtesy of Young Mummy Diaries. Held under the...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Businesses operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the task of keeping records can fall secondary to everyday business operations. However, failing to efficiently keep up-to-date and comprehensive records can hurt your business’ long-...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 4:33 PM

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum has launched its Ruby Anniversary Edition, a limited-edition release commemorating Master Blender Joy Spence’s 40 years of craftsmanship at Jamaica’s oldest rum distillery. The Ruby Anniversary Edition is an exquisite...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 12:08 AM

The Jamaica Rum Festival held its US media launch at Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine in Manhattan, New York, last Friday night. In anticipation of the festival’s western Jamaica debut on Saturday, June 25, drinks flowed, guests mingled and a time was...

Published:Wednesday | May 11, 2022 | 12:09 AM

It was a Parisian-themed breakfast affair last Friday for the launch of ScotiaELEVATE, a new insurance product from Scotia Jamaica Life Insurance Company at he Scotia Centre,downtown Kingston. Here’s a Something Extra look at the happenings.

Published:Wednesday | May 11, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson /Staff Reporter

Dynamic, inventive, fun and effective. Personal Trainer Cecilia Murray is bringing the funk to FunKtional Fitness and her clients are falling in love with their life-changing results. “No two clients are the same, therefore, they cannot be trained...

Published:Tuesday | May 10, 2022 | 12:08 AM

In celebration of Cinco De Mayo, Heineken sought to observe Mexican culture, cuisine, heritage and, of course, cervezas,with a series of events from May 3-7. It’s safe to say birds of a feather ‘guac’ together, so last Thursday, patrons enjoyed la...

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:Monday | May 9, 2022 | 12:08 AM

It was a networking soirée like none other last Friday evening when Young Mummy Diaries presented its Mummy Mingle at Hyundai Showroom on Oxford Road. All the beautiful moms showed up for the informative post-COVID conversation, and Something Extra...

Published:Monday | May 9, 2022 | 12:08 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor - -

F: Profile Jacqueline Stewart Lechler’s office is a treasure trove filled with pictures of her loved ones. Family is of utmost importance to her, and she considers them her blessings. As a director of Stewart’s Auto Sales Limited, she grew up in...

Published:Sunday | May 8, 2022 | 8:50 AM

There are many facets to being a mother, and every experience is different. In celebration of Mother’s Day, Gleaner Lifestyle asked mothers what the realest joy of being a mom is. Here’s what they had to say: Alana Ellis, transport programme...

Published:Sunday | May 8, 2022 | 8:36 AMKeisha Hill - Senior Gleaner Writer

Becoming a mother is like being a wonder woman. It’s a 24/7 job with no days off, no sick leave, and resignation is not allowed. But everything is paid for with cuddles, sweet hugs, kisses, and the pure love of a child, which is priceless. Dr...

Published:Saturday | May 7, 2022 | 12:07 AM

Erica Anderson says she was raised on the foundation of respecting others and cherishing all she had. Having built an expansive career for 18 years, she currently stands as the chief operations officer for Lynk, a member of the NCB Group of...

Published:Friday | May 6, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Monsignor Gregory Ramkissoon celebrated his 70th birthday with an anniversary mass of thanksgiving at the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Chapel Jacob’s Ladder in Moneague, St Ann on Wednesday. Something Extra was there and brings you the...

Published:Friday | May 6, 2022 | 12:06 AM

THE JAMAICA National Group has launched its first JN Circle in the United Kingdom. The network of community members was launched recently at the JN BankUK community branch in Brixton, South London. JN Circle members are empowered by the Jamaica...

Published:Friday | May 6, 2022 | 12:06 AM

DunnCox, one of the longest established and largest full-service law firms in Jamaica and the Caribbean, is celebrating 80 years of offering client solutions to challenging legal issues. Operating since 1942, DunnCox has developed a depth of...

Published:Friday | May 6, 2022 | 12:05 AMKeisha Hill - Senior Gleaner Writer

Being a mother can make you approach each day of your life with an even more grateful heart. Aida Davis, a financial advisor at Guardian Life Limited, says seeing her children grow and being there for their journey is the most beautiful phase of a...

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