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Mumbai: Bandra residents battle to reclaim playground

The plot had been earmarked a playground since 1981 Yet another open space in the city is in danger of being gobbled up by real estate, and this time around, it’s one acre of prime property just off Carter Road in Bandra West. The plot, with an estimated value of Rs 100 crore, has been earmarked in the Development Plan …

Mumbai: No action against errant Bandra eatery because BMC workplace shuts at 5 pm?

Door No. 1 There’s no overtime in BMC’s book, no matter the illegal activities going on brazenly. It turns out that’s the reason Door No. 1 in the ONGC Colony lane at Bandra Improvement is continuing to run regardless of a closure notice from the civic body– mid-day discovered the dining establishment operating surreptitiously in the evening, while keeping shutters …

Actor Salman Khan’s NGO become blacklisted by BMC for failure to run dialysis center in Bandra

Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan’s Being Human Foundation, a charity outfit that actually works for the underprivileged within the education and health sectors, is likely to be blacklisted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for maybe not running a dialysis center in Bandra. After providing two show-cause notices into NGO final thirty days, the BMC’s health department is currently in the process …

You can get a cruise ride now from Bandra Just for Rs 1600/-

Witness the Arabian Sea in all its glory aboard the #MumbaiMaiden, be it a sunny, breezy morning ride or a romantic evening cruise, surrounded by the shining lights of the Bandra Worli Sea Link. Boarding point just before the toll plaza on bandra worli sea link. Small power boats will take the passengers to the cruise ship. Having a cruise-like …

My House Hunting Experiences in Bandra

I had no intention of coming to Bandra, but I had to sell my house in Powai and was now looking for a rented apartment. I was living in Hiranandani Powai and over the years had made some good friends who I could hang out. What I never realised that my inexperience of never renting an apartment would change my …

Is Hill Road going to be gentrified after the Road widening?

The shoppers have been coming to Hill Road when the road was a narrow and only one vehicle could pass through it. I find myself at wits end explaining to people that wherever there are pedestrians, hawkers would be inevitable. Hill road leads to Bandstand and Mount Mary, 2 popular destination. There is a recent new age attraction of having …

Watch the making of Bachchan’s Mural at Durga Society Kadeshwari Marg

A 230-foot-tall mural of his iconic look from Deewar (1975) created on a wall of Durga Society near Kadeshwari Mandir Baug in Bandra (West). Abhishek Kumar Singh, the curator of the project, says it is his “tribute to Bachchan on his 75th birthday.” via midday 230 feet high and 30 feet wide. The largest mural in the country had to …

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We won’t RT if politicians or Celebs are tagged. If there are more than 2 handles mentioned in the tweet, we won’t consider a retweet. If you try to put words in our mouth or suggest what we should RT we will block you. Please make sure the tone is not self congratulatory or condescending. We will not RT the same. We …

Trupti has replaced the iconic CBTL at Linking Road

The time has come for Indian Brands to take centre stage. Most of the coffeeshops have scooted in face of competition from Starbucks. One such coffeeshop to shut shop last year was CBTL (Cafe Bean Tea Leaf). Now the place is occupied by TRUPTI, which is the Indian Brand. This is its 3rd outlet in Mumbai. The first one was …

Is the 365 days Mumbai Food Truck Park in Bandra a good idea?

The Mumbai Food Truck Park gathered lot of attention from the young. This is good news for the young whose lifestyle is of eating out but not having money in the wallet. My Argument For 365 days Food Truck Park in Bandra The number of pretentious food places in Bandra is beyond proportions. These pretentious restaurants hype up Bandra’s cool …

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