Archive for the Sales, Shopping Category

January 16, 2021

Sale of sarees, dress materials from Madhya Pradesh

Sale of sarees, dress materials from Madhya Pradesh

Mrignayanee boutique is  organizing a sale called ‘Magic of Maheswar’ which is a sale of handloom sarees and textiles from Maheswar, Madhya Pradesh. Weavers from Maheswar, Madhya Pradesh directly sell their hand-woven items to customers through this sale. The sale is […]

January 13, 2021

Markets in Mylapore and Mandaveli are abuzz on Pongal eve

Markets in Mylapore and Mandaveli are abuzz on Pongal eve

Wednesday was a busy day at the local street markets as people got down to do their shopping for the Pongal festival. The hawkers had rangoli powders and thoranams, manjal and sugarcane and more. Rangoli colour powder ( 150gms ) […]

January 12, 2021

Pots for Pongal on sale at Mandaveli market

Pots for Pongal on sale at Mandaveli market

The buzz  that surrounds a festival is first evident in a marketplace. In the Mylapore zone, you get to feel that in the street markets of Mylapore’s mada streets and on Mandaveli Street. Last weekend, at least two hawkers of […]

December 31, 2020

This store in Mylapore sells a variety of unique handicrafts and home decorations

This store in Mylapore sells a variety of unique handicrafts and home decorations

From quirky wall hangings to pen stands made of agricultural waste, this store at Nattu Subbarayan Street, Mylapore has a variety of unique handicrafts and home decorations for sale. Called Gayu krafts and gifts, the store also houses a wide […]

December 31, 2020

Aavin ghee now in small sachets: making it affordable for all

Aavin ghee now in small sachets: making it affordable for all

In an effort to make ghee affordable for poor families, Aavin has recently introduced it in small 10ml packs. Packed in red coloured sachets, they are available for sale at the Aavin parlour at C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. Each pack is […]

December 30, 2020

Co-optex sale in Alwarpet; 30% discount on saris, readymades, furnishing

Co-optex sale in Alwarpet; 30% discount on saris, readymades, furnishing

For the benefit of Pongal festival shoppers, Co-optex is now hosting an exhibition-cum-sale of all its saris and products at the C. P. Art centre, Alwarpet. This sale is on till January 4 and offers a range of handlooms and […]

December 23, 2020

Book stall at Sri Ramakrishna Math sells calendars for 2021

Book stall at Sri Ramakrishna Math sells calendars for 2021

The book stall at Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore is now selling monthly calendars for 2021. They are available both in Tamizh and English. The calendars feature images of Swami Vivekananda and his popular teachings. The Tamizh monthly calendar is priced […]

December 16, 2020

San Thomite sells eco-friendly decorations for Christmas: Anitha involved women in local kuppams in handwork

San Thomite sells eco-friendly decorations for Christmas: Anitha involved women in local kuppams in handwork

Anitha Philip Sarathy, a resident of Leith Castle Street in San Thome has been in the decorations business since 1993. She started it as a retail business. And then went on to offer festival decorations for banks, five star hotels […]

December 13, 2020

Pumpkin Tales offers goodies for Christmas

Pumpkin Tales offers goodies for Christmas

The well-known Pumpkin Tales restaurant at Alwarpet is offering a wide range of goodies for Christmas. Assorted pastries, blondie and salted caramel chocolate tart are some of them. The restaurant also offers special gift boxes, this festive season. At 37/20, […]

December 13, 2020

Shopping for Christmas begins but is low-ley

Shopping for Christmas begins but is low-ley

Shopping for the festival of Christmas is slowly taking place in the ‘fancy’ goods stores in Luz and Mylapore. With less than two weeks to go for the annual festival, people were seen shopping in some shops in and off […]

December 9, 2020

The ‘lockdown’ had its plus side: this Mylaporean launched her food business. Now, she offers X.mas goodies.

The 'lockdown' had its plus side: this Mylaporean launched her food business. Now, she offers X.mas goodies.

The lockdown has paved way for this Mylaporean to realise her long cherished dream of starting her own business. S. Iswariya, a resident of R.K.Mutt Road, Mylapore has recently ventured into a home based podi business. Says Iswariya, a home-maker, […]

December 8, 2020

Roadside shops at R. K. Mutt Road get ready for Christmas sales

Roadside shops at R. K. Mutt Road get ready for Christmas sales

With just a few days to go for Christmas, roadside shops at R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore have begun stocking stars, Christmas trees, decorations besides other goodies for the festival sales. A variety of colourful stars are also displayed outside the […]

November 22, 2020

This vegetable hawker also sells umbrellas now

This vegetable hawker also sells umbrellas now

This vegetable hawker at South Mada Street, Mylapore is also selling a variety of colourful umbrellas, this monsoon. Says the hawker, who has spread the umbrellas near her veggies shop, opposite Surya sweets store, “Due to frequent rains, veggies sale […]

November 20, 2020

With the arrival of rainy season, hawkers sell corn, palmyra sprouts

With the arrival of rainy season, hawkers sell corn, palmyra sprouts

With the arrival of rainy season, hawkers have begun selling corn and palmyra sprouts. This past week, a hawker, had these monsoon special foodstuff for sale at his cart at North Mada Street, Mylapore. He said, “I have both raw […]

November 18, 2020

Earthen lamps for the Karthigai season

Earthen lamps for the Karthigai season

Hawkers on South Mada Street are resourceful people. And one look at what they have to sell you will indicate to seasons, festivals and trends. With the onset of the month of Karthigai, a few of these hawkers who prefer […]

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