Hellshire Beach, Jamaica
Worth A Visit

YardEdge welcomes guest blogger, Nicholas Stephenson for our first post of 2016! Hellshire on a Saturday morning is calm & quiet and people are on the beach relaxing. Good time to get there is about 10:30am…and Totie’s One Stop is the place to go. Run by his wife Shine Eye

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HellshireBeach
Environment

If you’ve been to Hellshire Beach lately you would no doubt have been wandering what’s up with the beach at Hellshire, it’s disappearing! Is this a case of natural beach erosion or a result of human activity? Here’s a repost from a story by Kamila” The Case of the Disappearing Shoreline:

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The Sports Park in Treasure Beach is a Breds Project.
Good Works

Breds has been named as one of the top seven charities to donate to this year. Congrats Breds! Read more: http://www.purewow.com/money/7-Charities-to-Give-to-This-Year Breds, The Treasure Beach Foundation is a volunteer-based charitable organization run by members of the Treasure Beach community for the benefit of the community. Treasure Beach is in St. Elizabeth

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Misty Bliss 2015 Flyer
Things to do in Jamaica 2015Worth A Visit

Misty Bliss is an annual cultural festival held at Holywell, the main recreation area within the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, to celebrate the designation of Jamaica’s first national park in February 1993. This year’s event will be held on November 29th starting at 10am. Misty Bliss 2015

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CynthiaFairyHill
General

Check out this totally cool Vogue spread on Jamaica here: http://www.vogue.com/tag/misc/jamaica/ Not sure what’s going on but Jamaica sure getting a lot of international attention lately, I mean more than the usual lot of attention…

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Jamaica Food and Drink Festival
Good Food

Check out the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival that starts this Wednesday, October 28. Promises to be Yummy!

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Steamed Snapper & bammy
Good Food

Check out this article from the New York Times which talks about the New Caribbean Food Movement happening now in NYC. And of course, Jamaican food features prominently among other great Caribbean food spots in the City.  “And then there is the success of the two Miss Lily’s restaurants in

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MarlonJames
Books

Huge congrats to Marlon James who has become the first Jamaican writer to win the Man Booker prize.   A Brief History of Seven Killings is Marlon James’ fictional account of an attempt on Bob Marley’s life, described as brimming “with shocking gang violence, swearing, graphic sex, drug crime but also, said

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asafa
Sports

PUMA today announced a new endorsement deal with sprinter Asafa Powell. The former 100m world record holder who holds the record for the most sub-10 second 100m sprints having dipped below that mark 93 times, joins the global sports brand’s growing portfolio of athletes preparing for the 2016 Olympic Games

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Jamaica's Blue Mountains
Worth A Visit

“AT THE moment, it hasn’t quite sunk in yet. It all seems very surreal. This has just been such a long time in coming,” Dr Susan Otuokon, executive director of the Jamaica Conservation Development Trust (JCDT), told The Gleaner via email from Bonn, Germany, on Friday. She was responding to

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