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Meher Mirza

  • The history bloggers of Mumbai, a treasure of stories and pictures

    This World Heritage Week (November 19-25), we put the spotlight on a handful of blogs that showcase Mumbai's heritage structures like never before. Mumbai is racing into the future more than ever before, but with one foot firmly rooted in the past. We celebrate World Heritage Week by showcasing...

    Friday, 21 November 2014 - 7:03pm
  • The Wind Rises: Robert D. Stephens gives us a bird's eye view of South Mumbai

    It's pretty clear that Robert D. Stephens loves South Mumbai. For his lengthily-named Mumbai Articles: Contemporary Aerial Photographs of Mumbai, Stephens ascends into the skies via various airplane rides, to capture South Mumbai from Apollo Bunder to Dadar.

    Friday, 14 November 2014 - 6:50pm
  • The Ballad of Ballard Estate

    Take a walk through Ballard Estate to see history come alive

    Friday, 14 November 2014 - 6:38pm
  • Turning the pages of time

    The J. N. Petit Library at D. N. Road, Fort, harkens back to a time when knowledge for its own sake was still important

    Friday, 7 November 2014 - 7:42pm
  • Of monumental proportions

    Voted as the second best railway station in the world—the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) stands tall and proud over South Mumbai

    Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 7:57pm
  • Motherhood matters

    We unravel the history behind the crumbling Parsi Lying-In Hospital on Prescott Road

    Friday, 17 October 2014 - 7:23pm
  • A spoonful of sugar

    Nepean Sea Road's newest patisserie, Sugar OverDose, takes the cake (and the macaron and the blondie and the truffle)

    Friday, 10 October 2014 - 7:21pm
  • Post haste

    What better way to celebrate National Postal Week than with a closer look at the GPO—a happy hybrid of Gothic and Islamic architecture

    Friday, 10 October 2014 - 6:58pm
  • The impact of the Mahatma

    Nothing glows as warmly in Gandhiji's memory as Mani Bhavan but SoBo is peppered with buildings that bear his touch

    Monday, 6 October 2014 - 7:12pm
  • A lost world

    A hidden gem in Mazagaon is Mumbai's very own Chinese temple

    Monday, 29 September 2014 - 6:53pm