Red Olives distinguishes itself as the only fine dining multi cuisine restaurant in Powai. It’s immediately apparent that it’s not your typical restaurant. The ambiance is striking. Warm lighting, deep wooden tones, and privacy curtains give it elegance and class
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India has a plethora of Chinese restaurants, some decent and some avoidable. However, there aren’t really any restaurant chains that offer a mix of South East and East Asian food together. That’s where Bowl House steps in.
In what is a huge blessing for nature lovers, the parks in Powai are amongst the best parks in Mumbai. Each park has its unique appeal, which ensures that there is somewhere for everyone at all times of the day. This guide to the top 5 parks in Powai will help you find the perfect […]
Happy Durga Puja everyone! Durga Puja has at last arrived. And this year, the Powai Bengali Committee has gone all out with a captivating Durga Puja display that’s housed inside a replica of the West Bengal’s Bishnupur Temple. Here are some photos
Yesterday was the first day of immersions for Ganpati idols this Ganesh Chaturthi. People who had kept the Lord in their homes for a day and a half flocked to Powai Lake to send him on his way. Here are some photos from the colourful, auspicious occasion.
To prevent any unpleasant incident that may spoil the forthcoming Ganeshotsav festivities, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to place two 70×30 metre nylon safety nets at both ends of the Powai Lake to protect devotees from crocodile attacks.
Today Powai resident Retired Commander Sanjeev Saikia shares with us one of the simple pleasure of his life here in Powai — the birds who visit his house. He says: We all are so busy with our day to day life in Powai, that we hardly get any time to enjoy the small gifts of […]
Recently Powai.info received an email from a reader who’s concerned about the real estate situation in Powai, particularly the unavailability of property despite all the construction going on. He wonders whether there’s a need for an informational website to facilitate transparent real estate transactions. What are people’s opinions and experiences regarding real estate dealings in […]
Powai Vihar residents are set to get relief from traffic jams and potholes which had become an annual feature during monsoon. The said road will also improve connectivity between Chandivili and Hiranandani commuters, although officials said traffic congestion had increased on this stretch due to a spurt in vehicles, in the past couple of years.
Days after the rotting carcass of a crocodile was found and removed from Powai lake, lab tests have shown that the lake water is not contaminated as feared, BMC said on Monday. The water quality has shown a marked improvement, according to the test results, stated hydraulic department officials.
The aptly named Forest Park, located off Forest Street in Hiranandani Gardens in Powai, is a park that feels more like being in the woods. There are walking tracks, and seats nestled randomly and cozily into the foliage. It really is hard to believe that the park is located in the middle of a developed […]
Retired Commander Sanjeev Saikia, who took these delightful photos of Powai Lake, has been kind enough to share with us some more stunning photos, this time of flowers in Powai. These flowers, with their intricate form and bold colours, are a real visual treat.
Kosho is a hidden gem of a restaurant in Powai. Once you discover it, you’ll want to tell all your friends and family about it, and return again and again. Kosho serves outstanding Chinese, Indian, and Italian cuisine that is both inexpensive and delicious.
There is some good news. According to officials from the civic hydraulic department, the Powai lake overflowed at 8.15 pm on Monday. While the lake does not supply drinking water to Mumbai, it caters to non-potable supplies to industrial units at Aarey Colony and Powai.
Hiranandani Gardens wears a deserted look today, as Mumbai is shut down due to the Bharat Bandh in protest of rising fuel prices. All shops are closed, and there are no auto rickshaws or taxis on the roads. Here are some photos.
When Mr Siddharth and Mrs Moli Das decided to move to Powai ten years back after having lived in Ghatkopar, it was an area that was developing at a fast pace and was an affordable option.
After years of braving chaos at intersections at Powai’s JVLR, traffic signals have still not begun working and there is still no respite. Anil Balaram of Powai says, “Just when you turn into the Hiranandani Gardens from JVLR, the signals do not work leading to complete chaos.
After the perfect give for a friend or loved one? There’s no need to look far because there are plenty of shops in Powai that sell attractive gift items, such as toys, books, music, handicrafts, home furnishings, jewellerly, and other novelty items. Whether you’re buying something for a child, a friend, or a relative there […]
Heritage Garden is another spacious, well maintained park in Hiranandani Gardens, Powai. Although it’s not as large as Nirvana Park or Hiranandani Park, it still has plenty of room to walk, relax, or play. Step inside Heritage Garden and take a look in these photos.
Whether you feel like fine dining a la carte, or just a simple no-frills thali, Powai has some of the best Indian cuisine restaurants in Mumbai. Many of them serve buffets at lunch time too, so you can feast until you slumber (unless of course, you have to head back to the office). Here are […]
If you’re craving authentic American baked goods, there’s a fabulous solution. Order them from TH Bakes! TH Bakes makes all kinds of cakes and cupcakes, and delivers regularly to Powai. But the best thing is that proceeds are used to fund Tender Hands — an NGO that rescues and rehabilitates street children and commercial sex […]
The road leading to the Powai’s Raheja Vihar through Panch Shristi and Chandivili bi-lanes, has become a nightmare for commuters due to potholes that have cropped up on the road. Though the concreting work has been completed, it has not been able to meet the month end deadline as new pot holes have cropped up.
True to its name, Hiranandani Gardens provides a number of parks and gardens for those seeking to relax amongst nature. Although this park isn’t as attractively landscaped as Nirvana Park, it’s still very well maintained and offers quite a few distinct benefits.
If you’re looking for something entertaining to do with your friends or family, fortunately there are plenty of options in Powai. In fact, people from other parts of Mumbai regularly come to Powai because of all the fun activities that are on offer. These activities are some of the best in the city, and include […]
The Sahara Arts & Crafts Shopping Festival is on now until June 13, 2010. It features a dazzling variety of handicraft and handloom products from all over India. These photos show some of what’s on offer. Shop ’til you drop!
The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) isn’t just a grooming ground for engineers, it’s also home to rich flora and fauna. The 566 acres of the Powai campus act as the city’s lungs and a carbon sink, but campus expansion has forced the institute authorities to trim the green cover a bit. This has also […]
Brihanmumbai Corporation Officials had promised in a recent meeting that the work of beautification of the lake would be over by April 30. But the residents and civic activists from the area point out that it is going to be more than one month after their commitment but the work has not finished yet. The […]
New restaurants have been popping up all over Powai in recent years. As a result, there’s now a wide range of cuisine to choose from. No longer do you have to restrict yourself to standard Indian or Chinese fare. You can be adventurous and tempt your taste buds with all kinds of food from around […]
Those feeling depressed or thinking about ending their life can walk into Hiranandani Hospital, Powai for a free counselling session any time of the day or night. The Vandrevala Foundation, a charitable organisation, has launched a 24×7 counselling centre for people suffering from stress, depression and other mental health conditions.
In an ongoing effort to develop the scenic Powai Lake into the best angling location in the city, the Maharashtra State Angling Association (MSAA) is releasing lakhs of fingerlings in the lake this month. Their effort apart, this certainly indicates that the quality of water in the lake has vastly improved.