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Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday, downtown Kingston came alive with the celebration of Kamal Bankay's birthday at the Ribbiz Ultra Lounge on Ocean Boulevard. With tantalising good music and delicious cocktails, Bankay enjoyed the occasion with family, friends and well...

Published:Tuesday | October 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 We may be celebrating a reduction in murders, but from all indications, crime is up. The fact is, many persons don't bother to report assault and robbery if they are not physically affected. We have credible information that early-morning...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's a medley of events for today's edition of Something Extra, as we pull bits and pieces from various occasions. Included are highlights from a recent donation that was made to the Jamaica Cancer Society from the Curves brand at LASCO Distributors...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:04 AM

Novelette McGhie has been preparing pan chicken in an unfinished concrete structure on weekdays. She dreams of being financially able to complete the facility."I always enjoyed cooking and I have been doing it for eight years now. I had a cook shop...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:03 AM

A recent high-school graduate, Jevarney Abraham, had held several leadership roles at Lacovia High in St Elizabeth. He served as prefect, then deputy head boy and head boy. He now wants to use those experiences to assist Jamaicans as encouragement...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Like most pan chicken entrepreneurs, 23-year-old Oral Blake's biggest dream is to own a restaurant.Blake, who is from Mayday district in Manchester, was employed in a restaurant, where he acquired the requisite skills to prepare pan chicken."I got...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Distinguishing himself both in public and political service, Norman Horne's greatest success is in the field of commerce and industry, and on Monday, the businessman was among the over 220 Jamaicans recognised for their contribution to Jamaica's...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Errol Lee and the Bare Essentials, veteran singer Sanchez, Prime Minister Andrew Holness and wife Juliet, and chairman of the People's National Party Fitz Jackson, in addition to a host of celebrities, flocked the Valencia at the Spanish Court Hotel...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Before the running of Everyone's A Winner 5K and 10K, held on Sunday, April 29, 2018, road race organisers, Running Events Jamaica, committed to support the Jamaica Society for the Blind with the race proceeds.On Monday, October 8, the partners...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

eMed Spa (an aesthetic medical facility) recently hosted its official opening in the company of family, friends, clients and industry practitioners. The eMed Spa by Plastic Surgery and Family Medical is owned and operated by a suite of doctors,...

Published:Wednesday | October 17, 2018 | 12:04 AM

The Ceremony of Investiture and Presentation of National Honours and Awards, held recently on the West Lawns of King's House, saw noteworthy individuals being honoured for their contribution to the growth of Jamaica over...

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

   

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 '...

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