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#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…

Pune’s Amrut Tulya Chaha Vs. Irani Chai
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Pune’s Amrut Tulya Chaha Vs. Irani Chai

August 16, 2016

Tea being the most widely consumed drink in the world after water, it was just a matter of time before we pinned the two most distinguished tea styles in Pune to a test. Early morning, mid day, evening or nighttime, drinking tea doesn’t have a “right” time per say. Let’s take a look at the two oldest and most-loved forms of tea in our city today.

6 Must-Visit Seafood Spots in Pune
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6 Must-Visit Seafood Spots in Pune

August 11, 2016

Pune is home to some of the country’s finest eating joints (we’re hagoras like that) and that includes seafood spots. Although there are many places that serve really delectable seafood, I tried picking out my favourites. Here goes…

You Know You’re in Pune When…
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You Know You’re in Pune When…

August 05, 2016

Ok, so, we’re Punekars, right? Opinionated and all that. Our supreme talents of dishing out assumptions, theories, judgments etc. are unmatched. We probably get all that energy from those afternoon naps we so religiously take. With an attitude like that (famous for it and loving it goooo Pune!), isn’t it obvious that, by now, aamchi Pune has its own special trademarks? You simply cannot miss these, you know? So, here goes… Boss, you’re in Pune when…

Joshi Wadewale vs. Garden Vada Pav Center: The Verdict
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Joshi Wadewale vs. Garden Vada Pav Center: The Verdict

August 02, 2016

The intoxicating aroma of freshly prepared vada pav along with the spicy yet sweet chutney inside a soft bread is probably the fastest way to get a Punekar to clamp down on his brakes. That being said, let’s put the two heavy hitters of the Pune Vada Pav scene to the test.

5 Types of People We Encounter in Pune’s Gyms
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5 Types of People We Encounter in Pune’s Gyms

July 28, 2016

The gym culture in our fabulous city has changed over the years; from black ally, shady tin roof gyms to world class brands, Pune has come a long way. That being said, the kind of people you are most likely to run into has changed dramatically too; here’s a list of a few oddballs you might invariably run into…

8 Insanely Good Biryani Joints in Pune!
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8 Insanely Good Biryani Joints in Pune!

July 22, 2016

I happened to read the article on a Punekar’s favourite dishes to eat during the monsoon season and was a tad disappointed about not finding Biryani on the list. But then again, there’s no season to enjoy some steaming, scrumptious Biryani, no? I could blabber on about how flavourful the dish is, how it feeds our souls… was probably Jesus’s favourite food etc. But that’s not what you’re here for. So, getting right to the point, here are some of the places that serve the good stuff in Pune.