Archive for the Useful Listings Category

May 11, 2020

Post Office along Vivekananda College working now

The Post Office alongside the Vivekananda College is now open from 9.30 to 12.30 p.m. There is no crowd at all here. The service is fast, reports Priya Karthik. The small office is on Musiri Subramaniam Road, under a canopy […]

April 22, 2020

Two post offices in the neighbourhood resume operations

Recently, the post offices at T.T.K.Road, Alwarpet and R.A.Puram have resumed their operations. However, they work only for limited hours. At Teynampet Sub- Post Office, services including speed/registered posts, parcel, cash withdrawal/ deposit from the savings bank account will be […]

April 21, 2020

Mylapore Head Post Office resumes its services. Open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. only

Mylapore Head Post Office resumes its services. Open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. only

Mylapore Head Post office on Kutchery Road has resumed most of its services now. However, the post office has restricted its working hours. It now works only from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on all days except Sundays. Following the […]

April 16, 2020

Listing services open on Mylapore mada streets

This is a listing of nooks and services open to people on the mada streets around Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore. We will be updating it daily. Started list on April 15. Save for banks, all shops closed on North Mada […]

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 10, 2020

Useful contact: small bike repairs, punctures

Roving community activist Baskar Seshadri was in a bad spot last night when the tyre of his bike dropped flat. Since he does the rounds of the area to help people in need even as he get his personal jobs […]

December 12, 2019

Books are sold by weight at Sri Sankara Hall in Alwarpet

Books are sold by weight at Sri Sankara Hall in Alwarpet

Sri Sankara Hall in Alwarpet is hosting one of its kind sale where books are being sold by weight. Booksbyweight, a Mumbai based firm that sells pre-owned books by their weight has curated an exhibition cum sale here till this […]

October 1, 2019

Rent your space this December Season

Rent your space this December Season

Want to rent your flat or a portion of your house or a room in your apartment in the Mylapore area to a rasika during December Season? One way of getting queries is to place an advert on the website […]

September 25, 2019

Smart parking system to be launched at Marina soon

Smart parking system to be launched at Marina soon

Soon, Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) will roll out its smart parking facility at the Marina beach zone. Motorists will have to pay a fee for parking their vehicles from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the service road here. The […]

September 25, 2019

Sri Kapali Temple’s new wedding hall open for bookings

A kalyana mandapam that was recently constructed on land belonging to Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore at Greenways Road, R. A. Puram is now open for bookings. The executive officer of the temple, D. Kaveri says, “We have been receiving bookings […]

September 20, 2019

Mylapore Post Office can ship kolu dolls within India, abroad

Mylapore Post Office can ship kolu dolls within India, abroad

This Navaratri, Mylapore Head Post office is offering a facility to pack and deliver kolu dolls, at a subsidised rate. People who wish to ship Navaratri dolls to their friends within India and to foreign countries can avail this facility. The Post Department […]

September 15, 2019

9445190698. Phone number to complain against illegal banners in Mylapore area

9445190698. This is the cell phone number you must use to complain against illegal banners/flags set up in public spaces. A patrol vehicle of Chennai Corporation have been deployed for  the Teynampet zone ( includes Mylapore area) to act on […]

February 22, 2019

EVENTS AHEAD: workshops, shopping, music, comedy

EVENTS AHEAD: workshops, shopping, music, comedy

WORKSHOPS PASTEL ART Learn pastel sketching skills with trained artist Saravanan K. Take away your drawings and a personal pack of artist-grade pastel colours. On Feb 23 & 24, 11 a.m. At Ashvita Bistro, 11, Bawa Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 9094187411. […]

February 22, 2019

New laundry at San Thome

Laundrex Dry Cleaners has opened a new store on San Thome High Road near the Employment Exchange bus stop. As a part of its inauguration offer, they are giving a 50 % discount. The sevices include laundry, dry cleaning, darning, roll […]

February 20, 2019

Vet clinic relocates to Luz

Vet clinic relocates to Luz

Sri Krishna Vet Clinic run by Dr. Sujatha at 4th Street, Abhiramapuram has now relocated to Luz. “The building at Abhiramapuram is undergoing a demolition so I had to move out”, she said.

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