Dive Shop, brand new adventure park, sharp tongues, party hard and raising a toast(ada)!
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What: The Dive Shop by Lacadives, 14C, Boran Road, lane opposite Elco, Bandra (W), visit the Facebook group here, start at Rs 250.
Why: A sneak peek into this pretty cottage reveals a new store that will cater to all your needs down under: flippers, wet suits, cameras, snorkels and more. You can also hang in the garden and gorge on baked treats by Pune-based Cookies + Cupcakes.
When: You’d like a sea biscuit (or two). Set to launch April 25.
What: Taco Fresco, 8-9, Mangal Bhavan, junction of 14th and Khar Pali Road, next to Café Mangii, Khar (W), call 9820811218 or visit www.tacofresco.com.
Why: Actual Mexican food – pico, guacamole and all – is finally here! Chicago-based chain Taco Fresco is opening shop in Bandra, and promising healthy, authentic cuisine.
When: It’s time to raise a toast(ada). Slated to open next week. Watch out for the bpb review!
What: Della Adventures, take the Khandala exit on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, 10 am to midnight daily, call 09870971000 or visit www.dellaadventure.com, Rs 500 cover charge.
Why: Zorbing, motorcross dirt biking, rappelling, jet skiing, zooming around in an ATV: this newly-opened park offers an insane variety of adventure sports as well as a full bar and three restaurants (advance booking required). Overnight accommodations open in May.
When: You want to visit Rock-a-Della Centre.
What: Monochrome suede moccasins for women, Undercolors of Benetton, 14 Cusrow Bagh, Colaba Causeway, Rs 3,000.
Why: Treat your weary feet to these buttery soft loafers, super comfy and still hip. The neutral grey version is most practical, but we couldn’t resist them in acid yellow and candy orange.
When: You want a sharp tongue.
What: Bachelorette party supplies from Trio, call Radhika at 9833737095 or email
, start at Rs 30.
Why: Because your last night of singlehood should be taken lying down. Let Radhika spice up the revelry with attractive (and cheesy) equipment - dick of cards, x-rated toothpicks, inflated love dolls - sourced from around the globe.
When: You want to party hard. Email her for a product brochure.
Event Round-Up: Paan Vodka Float, Tulsi Martini and other desi cocktails at Out of the Blue until May 14; DJ Johnny Deep spins at Bonobo tonight at 10 pm; attend short film club Shamiana’s screening at the Eros Preview Theatre on April 17 from 6.30 to 8.30 pm.
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