Meet Loop Scooters: The First Electric Scooter Sharing Service in Lebanon & The Middle East

Loop Scooters is a fully integrated and eco-friendly electric scooter sharing service in Beirut that gives you access to a fleet of electric scooters whenever you need to commute. The service was first launched on May 18 and it's the first of its kind in Lebanon and the Middle East. So far they've launched one station at Berytech 1294 in Beirut Digital District but they've already secured funds to support their trial operation of 55…

Beirut Cultural Festivals 2017: An Unprecedented Journey into the Story of Beirut

Beirut Cultural Festivals is the best thing that came to Beirut last year. Beirut were in dire need of a grandiose spectacle that serves its history right and match its modern and busy life. Last year's festivals which kicked off in their first edition were nothing less than spectacular. In brief, they begun with a wonderful 3D mapping production projecting the story of Beirut under a large dome to hundreds of spectators followed by a…
Architecture

What’s Happening to Beirut’s Rose House (La Maison Rose)?

1 month ago
La Maison Rose is one of the oldest mansions in Ras Beirut that was built in the 19th century overlooking the lighthouse in Manara. Back in 2014, British artist Tom Young, who fell in love ...
Beirut

Barcelona Defeats Real Madrid 3-2 Once Again in Beirut’s El Clásico

1 month ago
A friendly El Clásico was organized last Friday at at the Camille Chamoun stadium between ex-Barcelona and Real Madrid players. The teams should have included legends such as Ronaldinho, Gianluca Zambrotta, Francesco Coco, Eric Abidal ...
Baladi

First Bike Lane Prototype Introduced in #Beirut

2 months ago
After getting its first bike sharing station, Beirut just got its first official bike lane. The assembly of the first bike lane prototype was completed two days ago and the first bike tour will take ...
Beirut

Two Reminders That We’re still Living in a Jungle

2 months ago
Some guy got into a fight on Friday night with a bouncer at a night club in Beirut so he decided to pull out his gun and fire into the air before he was stopped. ...
Beirut

AUB Pays $700,000 to Settle Lawsuit

2 months ago
Now that’s a first! The American University of Beirut has agreed to pay a financial penalty of $700,000 to settle a lawsuit after being accused of assisting three organizations linked to Hezbollah. One example was ...
Beirut

10 Funny Signs from Today’s Protest

3 months ago
Whether you’re with or against the protests today, one thing is for sure: Lebanese always know how to come up with the funniest and wittiest posters. Enjoy 🙂 Photo Credits to Bernadette & Anis ...
Beirut

Fiasco at the Lebanese-Canadian Hospital

3 months ago
A young man wrecked the Lebanese Canadian hospital in Sin el fil after his 36 year old brother passed away unexpectedly. Based on what I’ve read, his brother had a severe stomach pain and was ...
Beirut

Meet “Festou2 Bae”: Barbar’s Own “Salt Bae”

3 months ago
I’m sure you all know by now Nusret Gökçe: the Turkish chef who broke the internet with his fancy sprinkling salt move. Well Barbar just introduced its own “Salt Bae” or “M3allem”. I just wish ...
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