Archive for the Lifestyle, Stores Category

November 14, 2017

Sports, games and activities for children: new at Dimensions Fitness

Dimensions fitness has recently launched Dimensions Kids, a venture promoting sports and other activities for children. The program was launched by R. Natraj, MLA, and has since attained structure. For Children’s Day, Dimensions has planned a week-long program where children […]

November 13, 2017

Unique gifts: Home casting kits to make 3D replicas of hands

Check out Peek-A-Boo store for some unique gifts and keepsakes. Artist Bhavna Jasra’s ‘Love Story’ collection is being offered here from Nov 14. Bhavna has come out with a home casting kit which can cast replicas of hands of people; […]

November 12, 2017

Customised jewellery, ethnic bags and more

Customised jewellery, ethnic bags and more

Speciality store Chingari turned three recently. This milestone was celebrated by opening a separate Chingari store which would sell many different kinds of bags. In addition to these bags, you can find customised designer jewellery, clutches and return gifts / […]

November 3, 2017

Shopping for raincoats? Head over to Luz Circle

Shopping for raincoats? Head over to Luz Circle

If you are looking for a good deal on raincoats and umbrellas, head over to the row of shops at Luz Corner, bang opposite the Vinayakar Temple there. You will find a whole lot of practical and affordable pieces, in […]

November 2, 2017

Try a khakhra while drinking your coffee; new addition to menu at Madras Coffee House

Madras Coffee House, small coffee kiosk found in many spots in the area, will now have a new item on its menu. The company has partnered with Gulabs, makers of hand crafted Rajasthani foods and their pre-packaged ‘Moongadi khakhra’ will […]

October 18, 2017

A new branch of Royal Sandwich shop

Another branch of the popular quick-bites shop, Royal Sandwich, is coming up on T. T. K. Road. The outlet serves sandwiches (cold and hot), milkshakes, juices and other desserts. The new location is at 335, T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet […]

October 17, 2017

Perambalur’s special, Aswin’s sweets and savouries, now at Mylapore

Perambalur's special, Aswin's sweets and savouries, now at Mylapore

Perambalur‘s special sweets and savouries outlet Aswin’s, has a branch at Mylapore. Having established in 2003 as a small scale industry, Aswin’s Home Special Sweets and Snacks, it has branches across Perambalur, Trichy and Chennai. The founder of the company is K. […]

October 15, 2017

Enjoy Diwali ‘happy hours’, at Sri Krishna Sweets outlets

Enjoy Diwali 'happy hours', at Sri Krishna Sweets outlets

Sri Krishna Sweets is celebrating Diwali at their outlets with a 48 hour festival promotion. From Oct 16 to Oct 18, customers get 10% off on their purchases (11 a.m. – 5 p.m.). They will also get a complimentary gift […]

October 11, 2017

VIP luggage showroom; now at Abhiramapuram

VIP Skybags has set up shop on C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. In the location where Safari used to be located. It is a company authorised showroom, the first in the area. A range of bags like backpacks, slings, messenger bags; […]

October 11, 2017

Diwali lehiyam – where you can get it

Diwali lehiyam - where you can get it

If sweets and savouries are one thing to look forward to during Diwali season, so is the Diwali special lehiyam or marundu. If you are looking to pick up some, in addition to the sweets, or simply by itself, here […]

October 2, 2017

1940s jewellery shop reopened after renovation; at Mylapore

R. Abdul Kareem and Sons gem shop on Kutchery Road reopened recently after renovation. The store stocks gems and some pre-made jewellery. The unit was established in the late 19040s by A. R. Abdul Kareem and was one of the […]

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