City Landmarks – Goan Union Hall

Karachi Goan Union Hall building has such a pleasing look that it uplifts the mood of entire neighborhood. Just like Goans of Karachi have rocked the social and cultural scene ...

City Walk – Sarafa Bazaar & Gao Gali

By the start of 17th century, the port in Thatta was dysfunctional due to the accumulation of silt. Sindhi merchants who operated from there decided to setup a new port ...

City Landmarks – Jabees Funland

Have you ever wondered why Seaview has such great energy even on dullest of days? It is perhaps the only multi-class space left in the city. Clifton used to be ...

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City Landmarks – Kumar Cinema, Napier Road

Kumar Cinema looks like a residential block from the main Napier Road. ...

City Markets – The Book Bazaar on Wheels

The Book bazaar on wheels. It will make a catchy name for ...

City Portraits – Abdul Hayee – Painter, Kaala Pani

The Karachi walla met Abdul Hayee, the veteran painter under the shadow ...

City Faith – Christmas Carols in Karachi

The Karachi Walla’s happy night out. Karachi’s diversity – well documented and ...

City Faith – Dhikr, Swahili and Shidis at a shrine in Karachi

It felt as if I was in a different timezone, a far ...

City Hangouts – A-one Restaurant

The Karachi Walla has been out of sync with the city but ...

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City Landmarks – Coach Emad Football Academy, Singo Lane, Lyari

Breathtaking. The moment you enter from the gate and adjust to the view, it takes your breath away. Lyari and its resilient people have always been inspiring and what you see and what you experience at Coach Emad Football Academy inspires you the way very few things could in this city. I often struggle with […]

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City Portraits – A. Rohani, Painter, Patel Pada

I remember looking at Rohani sb’s work for the first time at State Bank Museum which is the finest museum in the city and has been very well managed for many years now. Not only does it serve as great museum for coins and the history of currency but also serves as a fantastic art […]

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City Culture – Hussain’s vinyl collection

Hussain’s vinyl collection should not be dismissed as a shop’s merchandise for it also serves as an important archive. This city has a dearth of museums and very few collections of art are there in public spaces. Sharing music archives is still an after thought. Digitization has improved accessibility of music in general but one […]

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City Landmarks – Amchem Goa

On the Instagram page, it says that Amchem Goa is love and we agree. This cute little family run shop is off Mansfield Street near Zahid Nihari in Saddar. It is small and not particularly well stocked but has all the charm of a small family owned business in a small community. Where you can […]

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City Hangouts – Chullu Kebab Nayab, Clifton Block 5

An instant favorite. Chullu Kebab Nayab is such a welcome addition to affordable everyday eateries in Clifton. Karachi always had a wide variety of regional cuisines and Irani cafes have been integral part of that rich tradition. Sadly most of them have either closed or changed hands, losing their authenticity in the process. While Chullu […]

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