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  • Solid surfaces

    A man-made wonder, solid surfaces are what’s hot for 2019’s furniture and interior solutions.

  • Rickshaw Art by Protibha: Where Your Purchase Makes a Difference

    The crude artwork on the back plates of rickshaws plying the rural and urban streets in Bangladesh, with their vivid colour combinations have grabbed attentions for a long time now. But as society’s tastes did not favour this particular form of art and its artists,

  • Making art mainstream

    Galleri Kaya is set to celebrate their 15th anniversary through an exhibition featuring a selection of art works done between 1957 and 2019 by 43 modern and contemporary artists from Bangladesh and India, from 15 to 20 July, 2019.

  • Day Care Play Zone

    The Little Ducklings Day care, preschool, and play zone

    Parents nowadays have to worry about a lot, but most common is the issue of having someone to care for the child, especially during office hours, p articularly if both parents are working. Fortunately, that support can be in the form of a beautiful social venture known as ‘The Little Ducklings – Day Care, Preschool and Play Zone,’ launched in January, 2019.

  • Charcha: the quaint little book store

    Walking down the seemingly random lanes of Mohammadpur, you don't expect anything but chaos. Charcha bookstore is a completely unexpected sight, almost a relief to the eyes as you stumble upon it while trying to dodge the unruly bike that nearly runs you over.

  • Dumplings of Fury for the hungry

    Dumplings, sui mais and potstickers—call them whatever you want but they are all the current rage right now. Bringing to you the latest is Dumplings of Fury that offers an array of authentic Chinese dumplings.

  • One stop care with Mimosa organic solutions

    Are you exhausted trying out a gazillion drugstore products that just don't seem to work? If you're someone with sensitive skin, the nightmare of finding the right skincare products that won't cause an allergic reaction is well-known.

  • Immerse yourself in luxury

    Think sumptuous luxury, access to a swimming pool and gardens with long walkways, combined with your very own private golf session, the finest gourmet cuisine, and, possibly, the best team of staff to cater to your every need.

  • Ridesharing roundups

    With the increasing number of vehicles on the congested streets of Dhaka, getting from one point to another has become quite the struggle.

  • White Elegance at klubhaus

    In this melee of the colours that weddings are, perhaps the best bet to truly stand out, especially as the guest or the best mate of the bride or groom, is by opting for the regal and classic white.

  • One Perfect Day @ WOMAN'S WORLD

    Alam says, “We never followed a typical trend. For us, the trend we uphold is not a particular style of makeup, but rather, we create styles that uphold each bride's uniqueness”.

  • Stepping Stone Learning Centre: a new approach to early childhood development

    There is an important connection between preschools and future academic success. Studies also show that children who attend preschools prior to formal education are likely to be more socially adept.

  • Create your maison de luxe with Altzari Furniture

    In Bangladesh, we embrace the time-honoured tradition of having luxury furniture as heirlooms. Altzari Furniture aims to provide families with such exquisite furniture that are going to last lifetimes, so that people have something meaningful to pass on to their future generations.

  • Bringing Foreign Flavours Home with California Fried Chicken

    California Fried Chicken is a place that lives up to its name with some of the best chicken meals in the city. But that is not all it offers. This long-time restaurant has a whole different side to it when you take a look at their cakes and pastries, and what goes behind creating each and every piece.

  • Berey Othar Golpo: Country's First Radio Show On Parenting

    Think of the biggest endeavour you ever had to take on. Completing a thesis or running in a marathon? Was any one of them done without prior preparation? We never imagine starting a critical task without seeking consultations or undergoing some form of training.

  • Zurhem sets summer on fire

    The ambiance was befitting the label that is Zurhem. As the impeccably dressed A-list guests walked the red carpet, a dazzling BMW sign greeted the audience for what was one of the most anticipated fashion events of the season. The Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden poolside was transformed into a runway, seemingly straight from the settings of a '90s Miami show of one of the biggest names in the industry.

  • A palatial experience

    Imagine escaping from the hustle and bustle of urban life to a location where the only noises one can hear are perhaps their own thoughts.

  • Tracing the path of Odrishho Rongin Osru

    It's not every day that you would sit with a book of poetry, the cosmopolitan hustle and bustle has robbed us of a variety of quiet pleasures. We want things is 'twenty-words-or-less' to accommodate our shrinking attention span. Yet, the tired souls need that missing element to be human. Odrishho Rongin Osru (Colours of Invisible tears) may be that bridging element, if not more.

  • Royal treats at Amrit Restaurant

    Drawing inspiration from pages of history, Restaurant Amrit has launched its new menu that is a representation of Mughal influences in our culinary traditions, with an emphasis on the famed “dumpakht.”

  • Garlic 'n Ginger: Multi cuisine redefined

    Although it is hard finding places in the enormous Jamuna Future Park, Garlic 'n Ginger draws you in with its big letters on a wooden sign. It is a unique multicuisine restaurant with exceptional dishes, breath-taking interiors, and impeccable service. Garlic 'n Ginger started with a vision to become a local brand that can compete toe to toe with the foreign franchises in the country in terms of taste and quality. “We

  • Beautiful Anger exhibition by Rubina Akhter

    Although a graduate from art college, Rubina Akhter was never really fond of painting. And yet, the artist in her found solace in strokes of bold colours every time she was faced with emotions too complex emotions for words. For the past twenty years, it has been art that has helped Rubina Akhter navigate her way through life. And soon enough, she found herself bemused with the huge stockpile of art that she had created over the years.

  • Comically Drawn-inspiring to be inspired

    And let's not forget the merchandise, from posters to figures to custom art; nothing is too big or too small for the crowds of fans! Social media has made it easier to connect and showcase an individual's work, and Comically Drawn- a venture from Puja Sarkar, is already making the rounds in this virtual gallery. For its beginnings, Sarkar's own words are the best to relate, “It just happened.”

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    Men's grooming with Trim: Salon and Spa

    In the world of fashion and self-care, the salon does not only belong to women. With time and trends changing, men have established

  • Utsho Bangladesh

    Dating as far back as 25 years, a vision to create a safe shelter with quality education to underprivileged children took form. At the heart of an attempt to make the lives of children from impoverished families a little better, stood a visionary --Mahbooba Mahmood Leena, Executive Director of Utsho Bangladesh.

  • Woman's World in an era of new firsts

    The glitz, the glamour and the red carpet were all a part of the launch of 'Kona by Farnaz Alam'. From top models of our country to ace photographers, from some of the best makeup artists to the best beauty bloggers, A-list guests attended the inauguration ceremony.

  • Signature Lounge by Standard Chartered at HSIA Rejuvenate your travel experience

    Standard Chartered Bank, Nakshikatha and Westin have teamed up to create and operate “Signature Lounge” at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) for the bank's Priority Banking clients and Premium card holders. The exclusive lounge was inaugurated on November 25.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Uber Premier: Easy ride for a busy life

    Almost a year since its launch in November of 2016, Uber strives to keep on “revolutionising the way millions of people think about getting around cities,” as proclaimed by Arpit Mundra, General Manager, Uber Dhaka, in a press release.

  • Refresh your Italian senses at Amaya, Amari

    'Ciao Dhaka' festival that was held between November 2 to 10, was a sneak preview to all gastronomic devotees regarding the new Italian section available at the buffet section in Amaya, Amari.

  • Gourmet Bazar Banani — The new store in town

    As I took the elevator up to attend the opening of Gourmet Bazar's Banani store, I wondered at the oddity of having a super market on the third floor of a building.

  • Brac Inn and The Artisan have it all

    Brac is known for creating change. They have created jobs for millions, helping many take a leap of faith and succeed in reaching the pinnacle of success.

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