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New Menu Launch at Cha Bar, Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

October 26, 2016 2 comments

New Menu Launch at Cha Bar

Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

The Oxford Book Store¬†(managed by Apeejay Surrendra Group) at Park Street, Kolkata has been my¬†favourite hunting ground since my school and college days in St. Xavier’s School & College.

Inside the Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

Inside the Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

Especial during my BCom days (1993 – 96), when my college got over at 9:40 am, I was often the first person to step inside the iconic book store.

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Carmelite Convent, Outrum Street

April 24, 2015 14 comments

Carmelite Convent

Outram Street

For the last 80 years the colonial styled bungalow at 4, Outram Street have served as the residence of the Carmelite Nuns, who barely step out to show themselves to the world.

Carmelite Convent , $ Outrum Street, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Carmelite Convent , 4 Outram Street, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Its hard to believe that the colonial styled 200 years old bungalow, which once belonged to a Muslim raja, houses a nunnery.

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Happy Street, Fun and Games on Park Street, Kolkata

March 25, 2015 17 comments

Happy Street, Fun and Games on Park Street, Kolkata

An Initiative of Times of India

I am no stranger to Park Street as I had spend a decade and half in St. Xavier’s School and College, which has been a second home for me.

Happy Street, Park Street, Kolkata, a Times of India initiative

Happy Street, Park Street, Kolkata, a Times of India initiative

But on 22 March 2015 I entered Park Street from the Chowringhee end and was greeted by a a totally unfamiliar scene.

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