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Review: Fall Options At The Hamilton Princess

Review: Fall Options At The Hamilton Princess

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Don’t know what to do on a Friday night now that summer is officially over? Hamilton Princess has got you covered with several dining options now that the cooler weather has kicked in. In Marcus’, Chef Richard Zuill has created a daily BBQ menu with offerings such as fajitas, smoky sliders, smoked Caribbean guacamole,... Read more of this article

Review: ‘Unity Fest Was A Phenomenal Night’

Review: ‘Unity Fest Was A Phenomenal Night’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman + Updated with video] The last time Buju Banton was in Bermuda, I remember staring at the stage in awe of the reggae legend. The energy, the vibes, the music – it was an incredible, memorable night. Needless to say, I had high expectations for Unity Fest and wondered if Buju would meet them. The answer is yes. He... Read more of this article

Review: Friday Evening At Lido Complex

Review: Friday Evening At Lido Complex

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] A Friday evening at the Lido Complex is always a good idea, especially when the weather is good, the cocktails are strong, and the music is on point. I was invited to experience the new Friday evening vibe at the Sea Breeze Terrace last weekend and I happily said yes. For the past couple years, it’s been called The... Read more of this article

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Over the weekend, I was invited to head to Ocean Club at the Fairmont Southampton for a swanky event – Buck Moon Fizz. The resort is known for these parties with unlimited champagne, food and entertainment, so needless to say, I was excited about the experience. The event started at 7pm and guests were given a glass... Read more of this article

Review: Marcus Samuelsson Beach Club BBQ

Review: Marcus Samuelsson Beach Club BBQ

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] An invitation to Marcus’ Beach Club is always a good idea. The food is guaranteed to be good, the vibe is the best and the service is great. Not to mention, it’s dining directly on the beach with my toes is the sand!I was invited to enjoy the North American BBQ host by Marcus Samuelsson at the beach club, which... Read more of this article

Review: A Night To Remember At Culture Shock

Review: A Night To Remember At Culture Shock

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Culture Shock 26 was a night to remember thanks to an excellent lineup, great organization and a beautiful night. The concert was held at Snorkel Park on Saturday night featuring a full lineup of Bermudian and international talent. I hadn’t been to Culture Shock since 2010 having gone yearly since 2005. After a bit... Read more of this article

June 30: Gemstone Entertainment “Let’s Brunch”

June 30: Gemstone Entertainment “Let’s Brunch”

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] A new brunch series is kicking off this Sunday and promises to be an exciting event to add to your summer calendar. Gemstone Entertainment presents “Let’s Brunch” taking place every other Sunday for the rest of the summer at Blue Water Angler’s Club from 11am to 7pm. There will be DJs playing reggae music and... Read more of this article

Review: Lazy Friday’s At Hamilton Princess

Review: Lazy Friday’s At Hamilton Princess

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] If you’re looking for something different to do in a Friday night, Hamilton Princess Beach Club may have the answer. The resort recently launched its Lazy Friday’s and I was invited to try out the new experience. Of course, I jumped at the opportunity. The premise is very simple – a mezze style dinner on the beach... Read more of this article

Review: PURE Party Was An ‘Excellent Event’

Review: PURE Party Was An ‘Excellent Event’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] The final party I attended before hitting the road for Bermuda Carnival was PURE. It’s organised by my good friend Rowan of Wild Apache Promotions and his team always does a stellar job. This year, the artists set to perform were Queen of Bacchanal Destra Garcia and the Dancehall Princess Shenseea. Destra has performed... Read more of this article

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

‘An Epic, Sophisticated, Well-Attended Event’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Imagine this – a sea of people dressed in crisp, clean white clothing in a gorgeous park in the middle of the city. The music is blaring, the drinks are flowing. The guests are enjoying themselves as they party into the night. This was Glow held on Sunday evening at Queen Elizabeth Park, billed as the premiere party... Read more of this article

‘The Best Bermuda Carnival Experience I’ve Had’

‘The Best Bermuda Carnival Experience I’ve Had’

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] The song goes like this: “It’s all year that we waiting, oh yea, and we anticipating”. That one line pretty much sums up every single carnival masqueraders mindset in the lead up to carnival. This biggest change this year for Parade of Bands was the change of venue – from Southside to town ie the City of Hamilton.... Read more of this article

Glow Promises Environmentally Friendly Fun

Glow Promises Environmentally Friendly Fun

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] The ultimate day party for Bermuda Carnival is back this year and promises to be a must-attend event. Glow Bermuda, an all-white, all-inclusive day fete will be held at Queen Elizabeth Park on Sunday, June 16. This year’s event features Patrick The Hype Man and Famaalay. The event starts at 4pm and features an open... Read more of this article

Review: Friday Happy Hour At Hamilton Princess

Review: Friday Happy Hour At Hamilton Princess

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Happy Hour on a Friday is always a good idea. But when you throw in a live band, fabulous food and drink and a waterside venue, it’s perfection. Hamilton Princess has kicked off Marina Nights, it’s weekly Friday happy hour with a special theme this month. The famed happy hour spot will be celebrating Pink Month in... Read more of this article