Who’s Biking to Work Tomorrow?

The Chain Effect is organizing for the second year in a row a "Bike to Work" event whereas thousands of people will be leaving their cars at home and hitting the streets of Beirut with their bikes. All participating bike shops will be offering free bike rental and there will be three different bike stations for people living outside Beirut. For those living outside Beirut, all you need to do is park your car and…

Qabrikha Gets 24/7 Electricity After EU Solar Farm Becomes Operational

I posted about this story a couple of months ago but I didn't have much info on it. As it turns out, it's an EU-funded project that helped build a 250kWh solar farm in the town of Qabrikha South of Lebanon. This is a great project, which tackles two issues in one go: compensating for the power shortage that is endemic in Lebanon, while also minimizing pollution caused by auxiliary generators in almost every neighborhood…
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Watch this Awesome 3D Mapping Show During the 2018 #LaNuitDesMusees Edition

2 days ago
Cre8mania prepared a stunning 4-minute 3D Mapping show projected on the National Museum of Beirut during the 5th edition of La Nuit des Musées that took place last weekend. Check it out: ...
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#ForwardWithLebanon: Lebanon and the EU

5 days ago
Since 2011, it feels like most of the work being done by the international community in Lebanon, has been geared towards refugees. While the refugee crisis has required a lot of support from the rest ...
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“Antwork” Turns One

1 week ago
I’ve been meaning to write about Antwork for quite some time, and I thought their first anniversary would be a great opportunity to shed the light on this revolutionary co-working space in Lebanon. Add to ...
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Nadine Labaki ‘s Movie “Capharnaüm (Capernaum)” is Competing for the Palme D’or This Year!

1 week ago
The official selection for the 71st Cannes Film Festival was just announced and Nadine Labaki’s movie “Capharnaüm (Capernaum)” is officially competing for the Palme D’or! The movie was directed Nadine Labaki and co-written by Michelle ...
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Hiking to Protect The Lebanon Mountain Trail!

1 week ago
Fadi Baaklini and Kamal Rizk, a businessman and an architect, are hiking the Lebanon Mountain Trail on a 30 days epic journey in order to help raise funds for the protection of the LMT. Their ...
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Dutch Ambassador Jan Waltmans Joins Eves on Wheels for a Bike Ride in Tripoli Mina

2 weeks ago
What began as a simple photography project to celebrate women and their bicycles in Tripoli has turned into frequent bike rides around Lebanon, and a regular call to celebrate life with women on bikes. The ...
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Earth Hour Celebrated at City Centre Beirut

2 weeks ago
I dropped by City Centre Beirut last Saturday to take part in their Earth Hour activation. For those who are not familiar with the movement, Earth Hour is a global initiative that aims at turning ...
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LibanPost Honored Elie Saab with a Stamp

3 weeks ago
LibanPost unveiled yesterday the latest edition of its collectables stamps, including a stamp dubbed “Elie Saab-Le Timbre” in recognition of the world renowned fashion designer’s accomplishments. The unveiling took place during an exhibition held at ...
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