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6 of Pune’s Best Pocket-Friendly Eats (Part I)
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6 of Pune’s Best Pocket-Friendly Eats (Part I)

September 13, 2016

On an average, we eat three square meals a day and about two snacks in between. I, on the other hand, seem to be eating every 2 hours, which means food can get pretty expensive, for a staunch Punekar like me. Here’s a list of foods which you can enjoy on a budget and where you can find them.

12 Facts About Lord Ganesha’s Being You Probably Weren’t Aware Of
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12 Facts About Lord Ganesha’s Being You Probably Weren’t Aware Of

September 06, 2016

One of the most revered and popular Gods in Hindu Mythology is Lord Ganesha. To a foreigner, he might seem unusual, but believe it or not, our beloved Bappa has a lot of hidden secrets behind his body. He is etched into the psyche of each and every devoted Punekar. Our love for him is so strong that he invokes the highest sentiments in our minds. Here are some facts about Bappa’s being you probably weren’t familiar with…

Pune’s Yummiest Chaat Joints
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Pune’s Yummiest Chaat Joints

September 01, 2016

Chaat! The very word sends your tastebuds into overdrive. It’s sweet, tangy, spicy, cold and hot all into one. Most chaat dishes have originated in Uttar Pradesh; Bhel and Sev puri have their birth place in Mumbai. But not all offer the tantalising experience at a very pocket-friendly price. Let’s list a few of the best chaat places in town, shall we?

Which is The Best Mall in Pune? Countdown…
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Which is The Best Mall in Pune? Countdown…

August 30, 2016

Nothing like spending the evening or the entire day at a mall; good food, good shopping, movies and most of all free air conditioning. Malls have become the hallmark of a developed city and aamchi Pune has its fair share of them. It was only a matter of time before we ranked our top five. You may or may not agree, but nothing like some good ol’ retail therapy.

4 Deliciously Unusual Desserts in Pune
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4 Deliciously Unusual Desserts in Pune

August 24, 2016

Sugar is almost as addictive as any other drug on the planet, with the happy hormones they release. Admittedly, I am a sucker for a good dessert. Unbeknownst to many, in our evolving Pune, there are a few new and outrageous desserts that have emerged. A few of those sweet-toothed adventures are written below. Life is too short to not indulge in a sinful dessert pleasure!

#PunekarInFocus: Sanam Thadaney of Studio6
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#PunekarInFocus: Sanam Thadaney of Studio6

August 21, 2016

A lot of designers use their own name for their business. But in my case, I decided to have a brand identity that would emphasise on my experience, my dedication to the design work that I do and giving off the one-man show aura. So coming up with Studio 6 – Creative House as my brand name, giving a personal touch to it by highlighting my initials (S and T) and 6 that sums up my birthday, as per numerology, within the logo.

6 Supposedly Haunted Places in Pune
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6 Supposedly Haunted Places in Pune

August 19, 2016

Our city is known for a lot of things; culture, history, food, education, the IT industry, so on and so forth. Amidst all the bright lights and swanky malls, there are places that will send a chill down your spine. Whether you are a believer or a skeptic, it’s always good to keep an open mind. Time to gather your wits and go through the following list…