Byblos Got its First Bike Sharing Station as Well!

The bike sharing system is spreading across Lebanon. Beirut got its first bike sharing station two days ago and Byblos followed today. Let's hope that this project will expand outside Beirut to include all of Lebanon's coastal towns. I am trying to get more information regarding the whole initiative. I tried checking their but it's not up yet. According to this DailyStar article, Beirut's municipality will provide one station of 12 bicycles for every university…

AUB Kicks Off #BoldlyAUB Campaign With The Largest Donation in its History

Two years after receiving the largest single donation in its 147-year history donation, the American University of Beirut received this week an even bigger donation presented by the Semaan Foundation. The amount of money donated was not disclosed as per the donor's wish, but AUB’s vice president for development, Imad Baalbaki stated that the university has already raised $275 million of its target, not including the donation made by the Semaan foundation and that the…
Automotive

First Bike Sharing Station Launched in Beirut

5 days ago
We finally have a bike sharing system in Beirut thanks to efforts from Jawad Sbeity in collaboration with Beirut’s governor Ziad Chebib and Beirut’s municipality. The first sample station was set up yesterday near Le ...
Baladi

Stunning Drone Footage Over The Majestic Mount Sannine

1 week ago
Check out this beautiful drone footage taken over the majestic Mount Sannine by Ziad Orfali. There’s also a GOPRO footage skiing down “Al Bahsa” slope. Enjoy! ...
Baladi

Al Kassouf Grand Hotel

1 week ago
Check out these beautiful shots that I took from inside the iconic Al Kassouf Hotel in Shweir, which was built in the 1930s and damaged during the war. According to a 2013 post on Shweir.com, ...
Art

World-Renowed Street Artist Retna Paints Ashrafieh and Ouzai

2 weeks ago
Marquis Lewis, known as Retna, is an American contemporary street artist of African-American, El Salvadorian and Cherokee descent. During the holidays, Loft Investments by Ayad Nasser in partnership with curator19.90 flew in Retna to Beirut ...
Baladi

A Message from 1 Lebanese Minister & 10 Little Engineers

3 weeks ago
Minister Nicolas Sehnaoui served as a Minister of Telecommunications between June 2011 and February 2014 yet unlike most ministers, he didn’t fade away when his term ended but on the contrary has become even more ...
Baladi

Lebanese Blogs 2016 Year in Review: BlogBaladi Among The Most Viral Blogs

3 weeks ago
Lebanon’s most popular blog aggregator Lebanese Blogs has published “The 16 Most Viral Lebanese Blog Posts of 2016” based on hard data gathered and analyzed from the thousands of posts that were published and indexed ...
Baladi

Nougatini, Fine Chocolate Since 1968

1 month ago
I received a box last week from Nougatini with a variety of their products as well as their brand new Nougatella jar. It took me a second to recognize the brand but as soon as ...
Baladi

FINALLY! A Nice Christmas Tree & Decoration On Beirut’s Martyrs Square

1 month ago
I passed by this morning and spotted what looked like a nice Christmas tree on Martyrs Square. I went to get my coffee and drove back to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. The tree is ...
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