Go-Jamaica, Jamaica's Portal to the World
Weekly Newsletter
Issue #139, November 10, 2009
Sponsored by Go-Jamaica Gift
 

Welcome to the Gleaner Online Weekly Newsletter

INSIDE THIS WEEK’S GO-JAMAICA.COM REPORT:

  • Are you hungry for something exciting?

  • In The Blogs

  • Are you there yet?

  • Win a date with Konshens

  • Stay connected with www.go-jamaica.com

  • Did you get my TWEET…?

  • Trivia Time
Are you hungry for something exciting?

Restaurant WeekIt is that time of the year again when ‘eating out is in'. Restaurant Week began on Saturday and will run until Saturday, November 14. It is your chance to dine at your favourite restaurants at discounted rates.

The Gleaner sponsored week features 45 restaurants in Kingston and the newly added locations of Ocho Rios and Montego Bay. Log on to www.go-jamaica.com/rw to get all the details about what restaurants are involved and how to make your reservations. There are only a few days left, so make your plans now.

In The Blogs

See all the latest commentary from all our writers and bloggers…there is an area for each person and their interests. What interests you?

  • Entertainment
  • Flair
  • Money Matters
  • Have your say
  • Fashion
  • Finance
  • Roun' Jamaica
  • Science and Technology
  • Positive Parenting
  • Motor Sports
  • Diaspora Speaks
  • Angels among us
  • Sharing good news
  • BNS Blog

.Visit www.gleanerblogs.com and find what interests you…

Are You There Yet?

If you are not in the www.jamaica-star.com or www.go-jamaica.com gallery, then what are you doing?

Between the Jamaica Gleaner and the Jamaica Star we have most events covered.

The year is coming to an end and you know what that means – the party scene will soon start to heat up again. If you find yourself with too many pictures to post on Facebook. Don't delete them!!!

Send them to feedback@jamaica-gleaner.com . Just send your name for the credit and a short description.

Blackberry and IPhone owners you can do it too !!! Just take a pic of something interesting that you see during the day and send it to us. It's that simple !!!

 

See your favourite artiste…

Restaurant WeekHave you seen who's the featured artiste on
The Star's website
?

Visit www.jamaica-star.com to see which Artiste has the spotlight for the month. This month it is Konshens, so view videos, pictures and articles about this artiste during the month and also get a chance to chat with him online on November 24 Plus the STAR of the Month is offering one lucky female fan a chance to win a date she will never forget!

Also look out for a featured interview with Daniel ‘Chino' McGregor. He talks about his career and his new baby. Coming soon to THE STAR website.
Stay connected with www.go-jamaica.com

Latest news updates throughout the day.

The Gleaner Online in collaboration with the Power 106FM news team have come up with another interactive way of bringing the latest news to you in the morning, evening and afternoons.

Get the latest sports, local, Caribbean and international news updates at http://go-jamaica.com/news/

If you subscribe to our free headline news service we can also send you breaking news updates as well as our afternoon news round up each day. Just log on to http://www.jamaica-gleaner.com/accounts/ .

If you already have an account, share the link with a friend so they too can log on and get the news as it happens.

 

Did you get my TWEET…?

Restaurant WeekFollow us on Twitter and Facebook.

The Gleaner Online has made its presence felt in the social networking arena. So why don't you socialise with us at Twitter and Facebook.

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Trivia Time: Did You Know…?

Bunny GrantJamaica was the first country in the Western world to construct a railway, even before the United States .

1845 The first railway line built in Jamaica opened on November 21. The line ran 15 miles from Kingston to Spanish Town. It was also the first rail line to be built in any of Britain's colonies. The Earl of Elgin, Jamaica's Governor presided over the opening cermonies, by the late 1860s the line extended 105 miles to Montego Bay.

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