Joanna Lewis, Editor
Joanna Lewis, Editor

Joanna Lewis


Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345-815-0005
E: [email protected]

Originally from the U.K., Joanna graduated with a BA (hons) in Journalism from the University of Sheffield.  She has worked for more than 10 years as a features writer, editor, print journalist, and public relations specialist. She is the editor of Flava and Weekender,  published every Friday in the Cayman Compass. She is a contributing features writer for Inside Out and Key to Cayman.


In our beauty bags: New must-have products

New products and collections for Autumn/Winter 2016 are about to hit the market, meaning you will be spoiled for choice if you are looking to overhaul your makeup collection for the season ahead. Here’s our pick of our favorite stand-out just-launched products, along with some exciting discoveries that we think you’ll love.

Abacus shines spotlight on local produce

Abacus has recently launched its purse-friendly Saturday night dinner, which puts the spotlight firmly on Cayman’s local produce.

Red carpet cosmetics

Beauty experts from the Penha cosmetics store in downtown George Town were on hand on Monday for the “Red Carpet Makeup, Cosmetic and Treatment” workshop, part of the CayFilm lineup.

‘Legacy of Light’ to highlight Cayman’s watercolorists

Watercolor enthusiasts should mark their diaries for the Cayman Islands National Gallery’s latest exhibition, “A Legacy of Light,” which opens to the public on June 30.

Jet-setters travel essential

June is just around the corner, which means summer holidays are almost here. If you’re a beauty and skin-care addict, trying to whittle down your already overflowing cosmetic haul to just a few essentials can prove difficult.

‘Dark Night’ offers intention-setting space

Smoking sage, light bites, healing stones, intention-setting and a spot of stargazing are the hallmarks of the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort’s new monthly event. Called “Dark Night,” it is held on the Friday closest to a new moon and aims to offer a sacred space to promote spiritual awareness.

Animal rescue charity hosts series of fundraisers

Animal welfare organization One Dog at a Time has a host of events coming up, including boat trips, painting events, bowling, dog shows, car boot sales and murder mystery nights, as well as raffles and sweepstakes, to help raise money for its animal rescues.

Cool beauty products for hot months

With the hot summer months just a matter of weeks away, now is the time to overhaul your skincare and makeup collection.

Beauty treats for spring

Get ready for spring and update your makeup collection with Weekender’s pick of our favorite must-have beauty products.

Harness the power of Mother Nature with Aveda

If you favor a more natural approach to skin care, then you’ll want to check out Halo Spa’s new lineup of Aveda spa treatments.

Beauty game changers, and where to buy them

Every year the beauty industry comes out with new products that are game changers in the way we apply and use makeup. This year is no different, with a host of new products hitting the market, bringing new formulas, textures and application techniques to make putting your game face on a little bit easier. Weekender rounds up some of our favorite must-have products for 2016.

Beauty resolutions Complexion saviors make skin glow

This year, make a promise to yourself to use cuttinge-edge skincare products to help turn back the hands of time.

Diners may now enjoy majestic grandeur of The White House

With the appointment of a new executive chef with more than 18 years culinary experience, The White House, an impressive 21,000 square foot estate, offers a new dining destination for lunch and dinner.

Health City's Blue Cilantro: Go for surgery, stay for food

Hospitals are the last place where you think of good food, but Health City Cayman Islands is forging a reputation for not only excellent health-care, but gourmet food as well.

Teatime delight: Anchor & Den's Adventures in Wonderland

The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort has recently launched an Alice in Wonderland inspired tea party, offering guests the opportunity to elegantly tumble down the rabbit hole into an enchanted world.

VIVO offers flavor-packed food filled with goodness

Delicious, good-for-you fare is on the table at newly opened VIVO Cafe

Upper Crust becomes Lola Bistro

The popular eatery has undergone a re-design, adding a delicious new dinner menu and full bar.

'Now and Then' returns by popular demand

The 'Now and Then' photography exhibit is returning to the Cayman Islands National Gallery due to popular demand.

The Brooklyn offers American-Italian favorites

The newly opened The Brooklyn Pizza + Pasta, Camana Bay, offers delicious comfort food, chic decor and more.

Take the hassle out of a celebratory feast

Chef Sven Wurnman, of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, shares his top tips for preparing the perfect holiday feast at home.

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