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Starmark launches RAY ON RAY - the Starmark Calendar 2021
Kolkata/TWF: Kolkata’s leading bookstore chain Starmark, in association with the Society for the Preservation of Satyajit Ray Archives, launched RAY ON RAY—the Starmark Calendar 2021, as a tribute to Satyajit Ray on the occasion of his birth centenary. Sandip Ray unveiled the calendar at a closed-door event.
Symi…a little bit of Greece on a Kolkata street
A trip to Symi—a Greek island—inspired Trishna Mukherjee to open a quaint eatery, by the same name, on a South Kolkata bylane…Dover Lane to be precise. Seasoned restaurateur Debalina Chakrabarty joined her in this enterprise.
Just a few more hours and we shall bid adieu to 2020—a year which witnessed a major upheaval as all human activities almost came to a standstill. We went through a dark phase and hopefully it is coming to an end as we prepare to embrace 2021 with spirited fervour. Here’s a look at what Kolkata has on offer to ring in the New Year with hopes for a healthy and a happy new year.
Come and relive your college canteen days at the Canteen Pub & Grub! But of course, this one is much more flamboyant with stylised wall graffiti, wooden furniture recycled from railway sleepers, neon signs, potted plants greening up the interiors, floral wallpaper, an assortment of framed photos and an 80’s inspired floor adding uniqueness to the contemporary setting. As I entered, my eyes fell on rows of bottles silhouetted against a huge glass wall and as daylight trickled through them, the visual impact was stunning!
Kolkata/TWF: Starmark, Kolkata’s popular destination for books and more, has spread out a Christmas fare to bring good cheer during this festive time.
As one steps inside the first floor of The Lords and Barons on 20B Park Street, the spacious and charming interiors welcome you into its ‘old world’, yet contemporary, environment. Essentially British in its use of rich brown mahogany-like wood panelling, the intricate carvings help enhance the rich look. And it is here that a royal breakfast is being served every day from 7am to 11 am. The breakfast menu—introduced around mid-November at this popular F&B outlet—is not only extensive but very traditionally English.