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Kingston (Jamaica)

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    How Bob Marley Was Sold to the Suburbs

    By Chris Kornellis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Sorry, Texas, but Jamaican Jerk Is the Best Barbecue in the World

    In honor of Sunday's sold-out Meat Fight, we're celebrating smoked animal flesh all week long in our inaugural Meat Week, in which we celebrate the procuring, cooking and face-stuffing of dead-animal flesh. The term "barbecue" holds a lot of different meanings to those who have tasted meat worked b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Who Should Bon Iver Collaborate With Next?

    With the news this week that former Dallas/current Minneapolis rapper Andy Bothwell, aka Astronautalis, is collaborating with Bon Iver on a new album, it made us think of his recent collabo with The Flaming Lips, and his James Blake team-up. Is Justin Vernon like one of those rappers you pull in for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    In Dallas Federal Court, Passengers of AA Flight That Crash-Landed in Jamaica in '09 File Suit

    Via.​Perhaps you recall: On the night of December 22, 2009, American Airlines Flight 331 crash-landed in Kingston, Jamaica. The Boeing 737-800, inbound from Miami during a storm, overshot the runaway and came within feet of sinking in the Caribbean. The feds told Channel 8 that "the plane may have ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 7, 2005

    Babel-Licious

    Some menu items seem out of place. What's going on?

  • Culture

    March 28, 2002

    The Pitch

    In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.

  • Music

    August 15, 1996

    Setting sail once more

    Shakespeare's again at the helm of the Ship of Vibes

  • Music

    July 25, 1996
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