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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Mumbai Greens


Mumbai Greens: Powai Garden, gateway to a simpler time

October 17, 2021 8:37 pm

Visitors to the park are first greeted by a large water display, a teaser for the massive Powai Lake that lies five minutes away.

Mumbai Greens: Hanging Gardens, a tranquil haven in bustling city

October 11, 2021 5:49 pm

Also known as the Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, this peaceful oasis overlooks Marine Drive and the gorgeous Arabian sea beyond with one of the best views in all of Mumbai

Mumbai Greens: The three gems of Jogeshwari

October 07, 2021 10:20 pm

Named in honour of the officers who lost their lives during the 26/11 attacks, the recently renovated Hemant Karkare, Vijay Salaskar and Ashok Kamte parks are nestled amongst Joghaswari’s vibrant urban sprawl.

Matoshree Meenatai Thakre Shilpagram: A park for preserving folk art and craft

September 26, 2021 4:57 pm

Opened to the public in October 2018, three years after the BMC began developing it into Mumbai's own Dilli Haat-style space, the idea behind this ambitiously themed park is still to be fully realised.

Mumbai Greens: Garden under a flyover

September 20, 2021 7:05 pm

The idea for the garden originated from the residents of the 40 buildings on either side of the flyover.

Amid high-rises and a bustling IT crowd, a ‘forest park’ in Malad West comes as a breath of fresh air

September 12, 2021 1:28 pm

With around 4,500 trees of 67 species, a jogging track, playground and a mini-theatre, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Vanodyan attracts hundreds of visitors everyday.

Potholes in Mumbai: Corporator asks BMC to find alternate solution to cold mix materials after complaints rise

October 05, 2021 11:46 am

According to data from BMC’s pothole tracking website, so far over 900 have been reported in the city.

Bhakti Park Udyan: A green gem hidden away in Mumbai’s eastern suburb

September 06, 2021 4:34 pm

This column is a tour of Mumbai through some of these neighbourhood gardens, parks and grounds which citizens have fought for and guard jealously. The series kicks off with Bhakti Park Udyan.