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October 20, 2020

This hawker makes and sells images of real life persons too

This hawker makes and sells images of real life persons too

This kolu bommai hawker at North Mada Street, Mylapore has a different kind of bommai for sale. And that is a full-size image of a man, that is approximately 5 ft tall. On Monday, shoppers were thrilled to see this […]

October 16, 2020

Burst of rain dampens spirits of kolu bommai hawkers

Burst of rain dampens spirits of kolu bommai hawkers

A sudden, strong burst of rain at about 1 p.m. sank the spirits of the hawkers of kolu bommais on North Mada Street in Mylapore. In the period that it rained, water began to gather and flood on this busy […]

October 16, 2020

These food places in Mylapore are offering special snacks for Navaratri

These food places in Mylapore are offering special snacks for Navaratri

With Navaratri just around the corner, these shops and restaurants in Mylapore are offering the festival’s special snacks. The young couple Prashanth and Krithika, who sell homemade snacks – sundal (black and white), pidi kozhukattai just outside their house at […]

October 13, 2020

At Sri Vijaya Stores on Mada St., Navaratri gifts from Rs.20 to Rs.200

At Sri Vijaya Stores on Mada St., Navaratri gifts from Rs.20 to Rs.200

One shop that you may surely want to check out this festival season and is a fairly destination one is Sri Vijaya Stores on North Mada Street. For Navaratri, this shop has displayed a variety of crafted and utility items […]

October 13, 2020

Crafts sale on at Sri Sankara Hall, Alwarpet

Crafts sale on at Sri Sankara Hall, Alwarpet

A Navratri Craft Festival is currently on at Sri Sanka Hall, TTK Road, Alwarpet. It is organised by Artisans from across the country. They representatives have displayed dolls of all materials that can be used for the kolu, clothes and […]

October 12, 2020

Mylapore Head Post Office offers facility to ship kolu dolls

Mylapore Head Post office at Kutchery Road has started offering the facility of shipping kolu dolls, this Navarathri season. People can now use this facility to send kolu dolls to their friends, or relatives living in India or abroad. The […]

October 11, 2020

Giri Trading store in Mylapore now sells range of return gifts for Navaratri

Giri Trading store in Mylapore now sells range of return gifts for Navaratri

A range of return gifts for Navaratri are now available for sale at Giri Trading Agency at Kapaleeswarar Sannathi Street in Mylapore. These include colourful palm leaf baskets and decoration lights. The baskets come in different sizes and some of […]

October 9, 2020

Herbal tea and sukku malli coffee sold at this new coffee joint becomes popular

Herbal tea and sukku malli coffee sold at this new coffee joint becomes popular

Herbal tea and sukku malli coffee sold at this new coffee joint in Mylapore has become quite popular now. Every evening, several customers are seen dropping here to have these beverages. Mylai Coffee Hut opened a few weeks ago at […]

October 8, 2020

Khadi Vastralayam at R. K. Mutt Road now sells kolu dolls for Navaratri

Khadi Vastralayam at R. K. Mutt Road now sells kolu dolls for Navaratri

Khadi Vastralayam store at R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore that sells a range of Khadi products including clothes, soaps and handmade agarbattis, is now selling kolu dolls for Navaratri. Images of deities like Natarajar, Perumal and bommai sets (kalyanam set, dasavatharam […]

October 7, 2020

Navaratri kolu sale on at C. P. Art Centre

Navaratri kolu sale on at C. P. Art Centre

C. P. Art Centre’s annual Navaratri kolu sale has begun and will be on here till October 18. Besides the standard variety of bommais of religious and social themes, there are what hawkers call kolu sets – bommai sets themed […]

October 6, 2020

Sanginee boutique shifts its tailoring unit to R. A. Puram

Sanginee boutique shifts its tailoring unit to R. A. Puram

Sanginee Design Studio, the well-known boutique at C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet has recently shifted its tailoring unit to R.A.Puram, opposite Indian Overseas Bank on this road. The boutique, however, continues to have its showroom at Alwarpet. Its unit in R.A.Puram […]

October 5, 2020

Sale of Navaratri dolls: at C. P. Art Centre till Oct. 18

Sale of Navaratri dolls: at C. P. Art Centre till Oct. 18

Dolls made of clay and papier mache, Chennapatna dolls, decorated Marapachi dolls and brass items are on sale at C. P. Art Centre, Alwarpet. This is for the Navaratri fest. The exhibition and sale, which is on at the main […]

October 3, 2020

Kolu bommai hawkers have arrived on Mada Street

Kolu bommai hawkers have arrived on Mada Street

Kolu boomai hawkers have arrived at North Mada Street, Mylapore for their sales this Navaratri season. On Friday, at least a dozen of them were seen unpacking their kolu bommais and arranging it across their stalls. Jai Ganesh, a hawker […]

September 29, 2020

For Navarathri this year, try out these eco-friendly panchakavyam lamps from this Mandaveli resident

For Navarathri this year, try out these eco-friendly panchakavyam lamps from this Mandaveli resident

Mandaveli resident Sangeetha Saravanan is always on the lookout for products that are eco-friendly and reduce carbon emissions. This Navarathi, she is selling panchakavyam diyas (lamps), sourced from goshalas where old cows are rehabilitated. All her products are sold under […]

September 25, 2020

Try out these fresh walnuts and Munakka raisins at Organic Shandy

Organic Shandy, an organic store on Luz Church Road, Mylapore has ┬árecently received stocks of fresh walnut kernels from Uttarakhand. P. B. Murali, one of the founders of the store says, “These walnuts were harvested about 10 days ago, their […]

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