Kingston Jamaica

Assn of Jamaican Potters Hosts Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend

Posted by on Dec 12, 2011 in Blog, Festivals/Events, Jamaican Art, Jamaican crafts, Kingston Jamaica | 0 comments

Assn of Jamaican Potters Hosts Arts & Craft Fair This Weekend

Jamaican Arts and Crafts on Sale This Weekend! This weekend (December 17th and 18th), you can find some excellent pottery and other beautiful Jamaican arts & crafts at the annual craft fair hosted by the Association of Jamaican Potters. The Craft Fair is held on the grounds of the Forestry Department, 173 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8. (This is just below the Tax Office and Constant Spring Post Office.) Jamaican Arts & Crafts - Great Variety on Display Aside from the beautiful pottery on sale, many local artisans and craftspeople attend and offer paintings, prints, jewelry,...

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The Best of Jamaican Food

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in Curry Chicken/Goat, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Food, Jamaican jerk, Kingston Jamaica, Ocho Rios Jamaica, Portland Jamaica, St. Andrew Jamaica, St. Elizabeth Jamaica | 0 comments

"Sometimes you just have to get up off of that lounge chair and go explore." Great advice from the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern about experiencing wonderful Jamaican food! Some of my favorites are here - like chicken foot soup, curry goat, and tripe & beans. And some great places to try on your travels, like Aunt Merle's at Hellshire Beach for fresh fish, Cherry's One-Stop in Faith Pen, and exotic fruits from the stands in Bog Walk Gorge. Now I am HUNGRY! Enjoy... and go eat some Jamaican food! Yeah man. :yes: Part 1 Jamaican Food on "Bizarre Foods" featured on TRAVEL Part 2 Jamaican...

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Memorial Services Set For “Cool Ruler”

Posted by on Nov 5, 2010 in Blog, Gregory Isaacs, Jamaica News, Jamaican Music, Kingston Jamaica | 0 comments

Memorial Services Set For “Cool Ruler”

Be sure to listen to the sweet "All I Have is Love" following the article. RIP Mr. Isaacs - all we have is love. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Memorial Service Set For Reggae`s Gregory Isaacs CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Thurs. Nov. 4, 2010: Reggae`s `Cool Ruler` Gregory Isaacs is set to be remembered next week in a memorial service in London. The UK service, according to his wife Linda, is scheduled to be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday 10th November at the All Saints` Church in Harrow Weald where Isaacs lived with his family. Following the service, Isaacs` body will be flown to his homeland, Jamaica on...

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Looking for great live music in Jamaica?

Posted by on Nov 5, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Culture, Jamaican Music, Kingston Jamaica, Montego Bay Jamaica, Negril Jamaica, St. Thomas Jamaica, Treasure Beach Jamaica | 0 comments

5 Live Music Spots in Jamaica October 29, 2010 at 9:56 pm Jamaica is well known for it’s vibrant night life and with street dances on every other corner on almost every night of the week it is easy to find yourself in the middle of one. However, though there is also a huge live music presence in Jamaica, if you’re looking for live jazz, blues, dub, reggae or otherwise you might want to know exactly where to find it. With that in mind here is a list of 5 Live Music Spots in Jamaica. Blue Beat (Montego Bay) Martinis and jazz music are the order of the day at Blue Beat located right next door...

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Jamaica wins big @ World Travel Awards!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica Lodging, Jamaica News, Jamaica Things to Do, Jamaica Travel, Kingston Jamaica, Montego Bay Jamaica, Negril Jamaica, Ocho Rios Jamaica | 0 comments

Besides those listed below, the other winners were: Caribbean's Leading Adventure Excursion Operator (Chukka Caribbean Adventures), Caribbean's Leading Boutique Resort (Jakes Island), Caribbean's Leading Cruise Port (Ocho Rios), Caribbean's Leading Family All-Inclusive (Beaches Negril Resort & Spa), Caribbean's Leading Luxury Villa (The Fleming Villa at Goldeneye), Caribbean's Leading Tourist Board (Jamaica), Caribbean's Leading Tourist Excursion (Dunn's River Falls), Jamaica's Leading Boutique Hotel (Strawberry Hill, Island Outpost), Jamaica's Leading Business Hotel (Spanish Court...

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The 2010 National Gallery of Jamaica Christmas Cards Are Coming

Posted by on Oct 16, 2010 in Blog, Jamaica News, Jamaica Travel, Jamaican Art, Jamaican Culture, Kingston Jamaica, Shopping in Jamaica | 0 comments

The 2010 NGJ Christmas Cards Are Coming! October 16, 2010 – 7:30 am The 2010 NGJ Christmas cards will be available on November 1. As is customary, we have selected a number of popular works from our collection, with subjects appropriate to the Holiday season. This year’s selections, which can be seen in the flier above, are available with pre-printed Holiday greetings and blank. Since we wish to diversify the offerings in our gift shop, which have previously tended towards the traditional, we have however also launched a new series of notecards on contemporary Jamaican art. These are not...

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