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Mehak's favorite flip flops

The Bombay Diaries: Shoes!

Mehak came to Mumbai a few years ago to pursue her design degree and went on to work here as well. That’s where we met, hit it off and stayed connected since. Although she now lives in Chandigarh, she never really left this city and her romance with Mumbai continues. Needless to say I was...

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Ola Cabs Blog Post

Ola ! Where’s my cab ?

Yesterday’s autorikshaw strike in Mumbai hit the city hard and many had to suffer long waits or long walks in the excruciating heat to reach their destinations. The bright side was that more Mumbaikars became aware of carpooling through #MumCarPool on Twitter, started by us on Sunday to help people coordinate and a also new free service called...

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Auto rickshaw driver

Auto Strike? Strike Back With Smart Mumbaikar!

Monday morning blues in Mumbai were multiplied manifold with an auto rickshaw strike today. While we have seen many of these strikes recently, what’s encouraging is to see how smart Mumbaikars are coming up with economical, ecofriendly and sustainable solutions to such situations in the city. SmartMumbaikar is a free Mumbai based vehicle pooling Facebook...

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live music

Weekend Gigs: Live Music

Nothing spices up a sultry summer evening like LIVE music! From Bollywood to House to Rock, all happening in the city this evening. Here are some of our picks. Malt and Pepper Groove to some of most danceable hip hop numbers as DJ Sanjay spins his mixes. Time: 8 pm onward Contact: 022-22037357 / 022-...

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Children cycling by the sea on Kashid beach

Weekend Getaway: Kashid calling !

It’s never too late for a getaway, whether for a day or a weekend! So I’m back with a recommendation! Tucked between Alibag and Murud Janjira is the quiet and quaint beach town of Kashid.  Just 135 kms away from our buzzing city, this tranquil North Konkan beach is perfect for both day trips and...

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Trio infront of Pune University

3 idiots on a bike raise 85 lakhs for a cause!

As we published our post about Dr.Contractor and his friends taking off on 1st April on their non stop Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai cycle ride to raise awareness and funds for St. Judes Child Care Center, the trio had begun their journey amidst much fan fare and good wishes. The amazing feat was covered in a little short...

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Riding all the way…

A banker, a cardiologist and a media man, are coming together to cycle for cause in a few hours from now at midnight. When Jaideep Khanna (Head, Investment Bankaing, Barclays Bank) and Dr. Ashish Contractor (Head of Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai) met at the local Gym over a decade ago, little did...