Bhootnath market to become Lucknow’s first ‘Smart Market’

The Bhootnath market is much loved by the people of Lucknow for its affordable shopping and delicious street food. Located in Indira Nagar, the place is always bustling with activity. From huge showrooms to reasonably priced shops, household items to fashion accessories and food joints- the place has a distinct essence of the old markets […]

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Plastic Ban in UP: Here’s How to deal with it like a Pro

Why do we need a Plastic ban in Uttar Pradesh? With lakes frothing up, oceans filling up with garbage and rising global temperatures, it won’t be wrong to say that we are on the brink of an environmental disaster and it is us humans, who are to be blamed. Our carelessness and disregard for the […]


Dastangoi Aam aur Awaam ke Naam

Oblivious to the scorching heat and troubles of mundane life, there they sat, a group of like minded people, eating the choicest mangoes in the aura of poetry and traditional storytelling i.e. Dastangoi.   Nothing less than soul pleasing was the event ‘Aam ki Daawat aur Dastangoi’ organised by a  group of literature and culture […]

Picture of a dastangoi storytelling session in progress at Lucknow

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Monsoon in Lucknow: Here’s how to stay Healthy & Safe

The earthy smell of rain hitting the soil, hot tea, steaming bhuttas and fresh pakoras – there is something magical about the monsoon season that can bring a smile to anyone’s face. After a long spell of the sweltering heat, rains finally blessed the city two days ago, saving us from the torment of the […]


Book Release: Lucknow Ka Coffee House 1

    Indian Coffee House at Hazrat Ganj in Lucknow used to be esteemed hangout place for Lucknow’s celebrities from the yesteryears. Any mention of Lucknow’s history would be incomplete without a reference to the Indian Coffee House. The place has been like a second home to poets, writers, critics, scholars, intellectuals, and stalwarts from […]


A dance/aerobics session in progress during the Happy Streets event in Lucknow on a Sunday morning.

Time to take over Lucknow roads with Happy Streets 1

  This past Sunday the sight at Chatori Gali, Marine Drive near Samta Mulak Chowk was as impressive as it can get – long stretches of traffic-free roads brimming with walkers, runners and cyclists. People engaged in all sorts of activities and families and friends having fun together. Had we asked you to imagine being […]


How to equip yourself for a summer trip to Lucknow

  The splendour of Lucknow is such that it can charm anyone who steps foot here for the first time. Right from the tehzeeb, the monuments, the culture, the food and the chikan – there is nothing not to love about this magnificent city. It is no surprise that Lucknow is a very popular destination […]

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A tray full of dates for fast breaking during Ramzan or Ramadan

Holy month of Ramzaan ushers in Happiness, Festivities

  Though Lucknow is known for its easy- going pace and its leisurely Nawabi way of life, it is during the holy month of Ramadan that the city comes alive in full zest. The city, especially areas in old Lucknow witness unparalleled activity during the entire holy month. More than just about festivities around Iftar […]


Summer vacations: Make the most of it

As adults, when we think of summers, we think of the soaring temperatures and the general icky feeling that is associated with the uncomfortable heat. But for kids, it means summer vacations – the time of the year when children can have some real fun. All year long, they are occupied with tough study schedules, […]


Summer coolers to beat the heat this season

It’s that time of the year again when the sun in all its blazing glory is determined to make our lives difficult. The summers are in full swing and in spite of living in the gastronomical paradise that Lucknow is, there is only so much comfort that the scrumptious local delicacies can give you. If, […]