Archive for the Lifestyle, Stores Category

April 18, 2020

This Alwarpet restaurant is open for takeaways

This Alwarpet restaurant is open for takeaways

Ente Keralam restaurant that is known for its authentic Kerala cuisine is open for takeaways during this lockdown period. Thalassery biriyani (chicken, prawn, fish), Appam, Idiyappam, and currys (Kerala style chicken curry, Alleppey fish curry), Trivandrum style prawn/ fish starters […]

April 15, 2020

Hotel Sangeetha distributes food to convervancy workers, police personnel

Hotel Sangeetha distributes food to convervancy workers, police personnel

Hotel Sangeetha in R.A. Puram is distributing freshly prepared lunch to some 150 people in the neighbourhood. Every day, the food packets are given to civic workers, conservancy staff, police officers and daily wage workers in this area. With support […]

April 13, 2020

Useful list: repair of electrical goods, plumbing, etc.

Useful list: repair of electrical goods, plumbing, etc.

Here is a list of shops in Mylapore whose owners are offering to repair electrical appliances / plumbing / electronics support – in this lockdown period. ( They may also source some goods like CFL bulbs, UPS, parts of white […]

April 12, 2020

Despite some challenges Bakeries gear up to open from tomorrow

Despite some challenges Bakeries gear up to open from tomorrow

Following the announcement made by Chennai Corporation that bakeries can be opened between 6 a.m. and 1 p.m., bakeries in the neighbourhood are gearing up to open their shops. Since the lockdown, these shops have remained closed. Now, bakery owners […]

April 4, 2020

Grocery stores in Mylapore face shortage in supplies

Grocery stores in Mylapore are facing a shortage in supply of items like rice and dhal after the lockdown. Says manager of a supermarket on C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet, “As people are staying indoors, there is a threefold increase in […]

March 28, 2020

Small businesses hit due to lockdown

Small businesses in Mylapore have started feeling the impact of the lockdown. They have been affected due to low footfalls. Consequently, the owners say they are facing financial problems now. Juice World, at P.S. Sivaswamy Salai, is one such shop […]

March 27, 2020

List of grocery stores open in Mylapore

Here is a list of grocery stores open in Mylapore. More supermarket at 182, Kutchery Road, Mylapore. Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ph: 07448807626 Indbazzar supermarket at No. 3, San Thome High Road, Mylapore. Ph: 9384897991. Family Supermarket at Venkatakrishna […]

March 25, 2020

Get organic veggies, groceries door delivered from these shops in Mylapore

Here is an updated list of shops in Mylapore that door delivers essential items like veggies and groceries in this lockdown period. Spencer’s Go supermarket at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet is open for shoppers. It also allows free door […]

March 24, 2020

This store in Mylapore sells organic hand sanitisers

This store in Mylapore sells organic hand sanitisers

Organic hand sanitisers made of essential oils like tea tree and lavender are available for sale at Diya organic store at Venkatesa Agraharam Street in Mylapore. The store that sells a wide range of organic rice and millets also sells […]

March 24, 2020

Hotel Saravana Bhavan to door deliver food

To help people get food in this lock down period, hotel Saravana Bhavan on North Mada Street, Mylapore is offering free door delivery for orders exceeding Rs. 300. Food can be ordered from 7 a. m. to 10 p. m. […]

March 21, 2020

Coronavirus: Hotel Vasantha Bhavan at South Mada Street introduces unique thali

Coronavirus: Hotel Vasantha Bhavan at South Mada Street introduces unique thali

Hotel Vasantha Bhavan on South Mada Street, Mylapore has come up with a unique thali (lunch) to help people stay healthy in times of the Coronavirus spread. Its menu includes arachuvitta sambhar, black pepper tulasi rasam, green sundal kara kozhambu, […]

March 12, 2020

New juice shop opens in Mylapore

New juice shop opens in Mylapore

Popular cartoon characters like Tom and Jerry, Bugs Bunny, Chota Bheem and Dora, all in the backdrop of a beautiful landscape – this is the image that stands out at this new juice shop in Mylapore. The promoter of the […]

March 10, 2020

Vivekananda Coffee shop at Marina now has tiffin on its menu

Vivekananda Coffee shop at Marina now has tiffin on its menu

Now, you can have hot idlis and crisp vadas with your favourite cup of coffee at Vivekananda Coffee shop on the Marina. The shop has recently introduced tiffin items on its menu. Its management has also renamed the shop as ‘Chennai […]

March 9, 2020

Mylapore based NGO opens new store at East Mada Street

Mylapore based NGO opens new store at East Mada Street

Quirky handicrafts, home decorations, handmade soaps and agarbattis are some of the highlights at this new store in Mylapore. A unit of NGO Sevalaya, SevaMart, recently opened at East Mada Street, Mylapore. For the past 32 years, the NGO headquartered […]

March 3, 2020

Book tour at R. A. Puram public library on March 8

Book tour at R. A. Puram public library on March 8

To help people explore books at the state-run R.A Puram public library, R. A. Puram Residents association (RAPRA) and the Local Library Authority (LLA) of R. A. Puram public library has organised a book tour this Sunday (March 8). The […]

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