Archive for the Lifestyle, Stores Category

February 6, 2018

Sri Murugan Stores celebrates second anniversary; free service camp and saplings

Sri Murugan Departmental Stores has been in existence at V. K. Iyer Road, R. A. Puram since 1989. The store was started by M. Subbiah Nadar to cater to the everyday needs of the community. The brand added a second […]

December 24, 2017

This nook sells tasty thattu idly; at Mylapore

What is thattu idli? ‘One idli, about 6” diameter, served on a plate, loaded with podi and ghee’, explains the founder of Sarvan Thattu idli, Guhan Manivannan. It served with sambar and two types of chutney at this nook on […]

December 21, 2017

Pick up some recipes along with your bag of rice; at AIM for SEVA store

Artisnal organic heritage rice grown in Manjakkudi in Tamil Nadu are on the shelves at AIM for SEVA store in Mylapore. Thooyamalli, a traditional rice variety that gets its name from its striking resemblance to jasmine buds, is their rice of […]

December 19, 2017

New collection of saris and salwars; at Nila Collections

New collection of saris and salwars; at Nila Collections

Nila Collections is unveiling their new collection of pure silk, cotton, linen, tussar and many more saris with prints, cutworks, embroidery. Also on display are salwars with digital prints and embroidery. The shop is located at 67, R. H. Road, […]

December 12, 2017

New business in San Thome offers house keeping and maintenance services

A new business, Maa Minders, in San Thome caters to many types of housing needs – new construction, maintenance and repair of electrical, structural and plumbing systems, painting and carpentry. House-keeping and security services are also offered. M. Robert Prabhu […]

November 27, 2017

Sweets and savouries for Karthigai – where to get them

Sweets and savouries for Karthigai - where to get them

Karthigai is around the corner. If you want to sample the special sweets and savouries made during this festival season, here are some places that might stock them: Aswin’s Sweets and Snacks outlet: Nel pori, aval pori, nei appam, karthigai […]

November 20, 2017

Special jewellery store opens in Alwarpet

Kamadhenu Jewellery, with 2 branches elsewhere in the city, has opened a new showroom on T. T. K. Road. The glittering 2 floor business has an array of necklaces, rings, earrings and everything else usually found in such stores. The […]

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 […]

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