HERITAGE

India’s Oldest Surviving Auction House Still Runs At Russell Street In Kolkata!

Russell Exchange – where everything is saleable At the third strike of the hammer, you can buy almost everything at this auction house – from period furniture, glass and china ware, cameras to books, a...

Paramount Sherbet – Cooling Kolkata Summers From Almost 100 Years!

Somehow, I always felt, there lies multiple Calcutta inside our very own Kolkata. The city with its old world charm has always fascinated me along with the new-age facilities. In this hot scorching Indian...

9 Facts About The Kolkata Tram That Will Forever Change The Way You Look...

Trams! Coz we like it slow at times. In this supersonic age, life rarely gives us an opportunity to stop and notice things around us, leave alone taking things slow. But Kolkata, our dear city...

Kolkata’s Obsession With Bengali Cuisine & What Makes It Special!

The taste of Bengal   Alu-dum, Bhaja, Bhapa, Bhorta, Chorchori, Chop, Cutlet, Ghonto, Kosha, Paturi, Poshto, Shukto … rings a bell? Drooling already? These names are enough to make us miss home no matter which part of...

9 Facts About The Eden Gardens Stadium That You Probably Didn’t Know

1. Eden Gardens Stadium is built on the grounds of the park-Eden Gardens. The park still exists behind the stadium and even has a Burmese style Pagoda in it wikimapia.com 2. Ultimate football maestro Pele has...