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Reading Time: 4 minutes Imagine you are lost in the world of delectable sweetness; filling your mouth with the goodness of sweets or having a chit chat early in the morning sitting beside your friend with a cup of strong milk-less tea near the railway station. The feelings are sumptuous and they make your day worthy. The food restaurants in Narayanganj gives you such a feeling of ecstasy. Let us explore some of the most vintage and scrumptious food joints in the city of Narayanganj.      New Bose Cabin Established in 1921, the New Bose Cabin is one of the most prominent food joints situated in Folpotti, between no.1 and no.2 Railway gate. The founder, Late Nripen Chandra Bose aka as Bhulu Babu opened it as a small tea stall where he also served light snacks only. The initial menus were the famous butter biscuit and heavy milk-less tea. Over the years, it grew up…

Reading Time: 4 minutes As one of our esteemed clients mentioned in his interview, home is where you find peace. It is the place where you can rest, take solace and spend some time with the most precious people in your life; your family. That is why everyone needs to find a home that will fulfill all their requirements, needs, and dreams; the following listings have the capacity to do all that! They are, after all, some of the best apartments of October 2019. So why not get to know a little more about them. And who knows, maybe these apartments are just the type of property you’ve been searching for! Lovely 2,400 Sq. Ft. Apartment in Shiddheswari Shiddheswari is always a popular choice to live among parents thanks to the presence of some of the best educational institutes in the country. The area also has the renowned Khondokar Goli which hosts a number…

Reading Time: 6 minutes November is a month a lot of amazing things happened in. Some in the form of festivals, some in the form of annual or monthly events and so on. Like the previous month, November 2019 also packs a lot of interesting events that you might want to explore. Even with social media, keeping track of so many events or festivals may still cause you a bit of a hassle.  To reduce your hassle, we prepared a list of events that will happen in the coming month. Here, we will discuss all the significant events that will happen in November 2019. Let’s dive into it, shall we? Dhaka International FolkFest Date: 14-16 Nov Time: 6:00 pm – 12:00 am Place: Bangladesh Army Stadium It’s hard to find people who are not fond of music. Music soothes the soul. So calling it soul food would not be an overstatement. Sometimes it’s…

Reading Time: 1 minute When it comes to real estate, most people worry about the legal aspects the most. That is understandable for anyone who’s unfamiliar with legal terms and processes since mischievous individuals can take advantage of legal loopholes and overcomplicated terms. As such, many potential real estate investors and home buyers take a step back in fear of legal complications. So it’s no surprise that there are many questions people about the legal aspects of real estate. That is why, on this episode of Bproperty Talks, one of Bproperty’s very own legal experts sit down and answer some of the prominent legal questions about property verification, ownership, mutation process as well as the cost of ownership transference. So without further ado, let’s take a look at the final episode of season 1 of Bproperty Talks! Episode 4 – Legal Terms and Aspects of Real Estate While legal terms and aspects of real…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Starting a journey with someone is always an adventure. And one of life’s biggest adventures takes place when two people get married, move in, and start their lives together. Like all journeys, the journey of marriage needs items to help them along the way; which comes in the form of furniture. The furniture in a newlywed’s home helps them start on the right foot by making the beginning smoother and more intimate. Since we are on the verge of the ‘Wedding Season’ in Bangladesh, let’s take a look at some essential furniture in a newlywed’s home. A Large Wardrobe for Two People Even at the risk of sounding stereotypical, I would like to stay that this particular piece of furniture will probably be for the wife than it is for the husband. In fairness, there are plenty of people, regardless of gender, who are passionate about their clothes and have…

Reading Time: 6 minutes Have you ever wondered how different areas of Dhaka got their names ? We did and so we started digging into the mysteries behind the names and created a series called “ How Different Areas of Dhaka Got their Names ”. In the first part, we already uncovered the mysteries behind the interesting names of Shahbag, Sat Masjid Road, Gandaria, and Dhanmondi. In this part, we will find out how Farmgate, Asad Gate, Pilkhana, Elephant Road, Hatirjhil, Hatirpul, and Bhuter Goli got their names as well as the stories behind them. Farmgate Before we discuss how Farmgate got its name, we need to talk about Sir Philip Hartog. He was a British chemist and educationalist. He spent most of his life doing educational development as well as promoting it. As a reward, in 1930, Hartog received the honors of the Knight Commander of the Order of the Britsh Empire. However, Sir…

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the mid-70s or 80s in Dhaka, Rampura had been considered a focal point of cultural amalgamation for the people living in the town. Rampura is still the center for cultural diversity that accommodates people coming from all walks of life irrespective of class, creed, economic background or identity. It, to date, offers the most inclusive neighborhood to people; both those new to Dhaka and long-term residents of Dhaka. The TV center Let us turn our clock back 30 years. Bangladesh Television during the 90s had been the only medium of showbiz entertainment. Many of us spent our childhood watching ‘The Arabian Nights of Alif Laila’, ‘Aj Robibar’, ‘Ityadi’, ‘Mati o Manush’, or the movies in the early afternoon on black and white TVs on BTV. The boom of media technology happened due to the action plan by BTV. The TV channel from our childhood left a mark on our…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Fondness over aged things is not uncommon. Some say it’s classy, some just like the look of it, and then there are those who actually love to collect vintage stuff. If you are someone who just loves aged or old stuff, odds are you also love aged furniture too. As an ardent lover of vintage objects, while you can always buy old furniture from flea markets, garage sales or from an online store, you might also want to know if there is a way you can give your furniture an aged look. That said, there are multiple ways to transform your furniture into a finely aged item. But depending on the look that you are going for, the technique may vary. For example, if you are a ‘shabby chic’ kinda person, you may like a weathered look on your furniture. Luckily there is a technique to transform your furniture in…

Reading Time: 1 minute The importance of having the right commercial space is immense regardless of the type of business; it is more than just real estate. Whether your business is a startup or a multinational organization, the perfect space will be a key ingredient in your formula for success. For businesses, the office space houses your operations and creates your organizational aura both for your employees and for your clients. So for a business, knowing how to navigate the commercial real estate landscape is vital. The best way to quickly learn something is to ask questions and find answers. And that is what our latest episode of Bproperty Talks is all about! In the second episode of Bproperty Talks, our head of Primary and Land Division answered some of the most prominent questions regarding buying and selling land. In this episode, Mr. Nafis Shahnawaz, the Head of Dhaka Central, sits down with our…

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is no one more synonymous with culinary art in Bangladesh today than the master chef Alpana Habib. She personifies modern Bengali home cooking and has garnered worldwide acclaim for her talent. She is also a TV personality and writer. In fact, her latest cookbook, ‘Alpana’s Cooking’ was awarded the prestigious Gourmand International Cookbook Awards this was. The only other person from Bangladesh to win this honor was the legendary Siddqua Kabir in 2012, whom Alpana Habib considers her idol. On the latest edition of Bproperty Bites, we sat down with the culinary genius herself and got to know a bit more about her and her secret to cooking delicious food. “I Started Reading Siddiqua Apa’s Book When I Was in 6th Grade” Even when Ms. Habib was little, she had a keen interest in cooking and culinary. She had a habit of sneaking into the kitchen, moving things around…