First Bike Sharing Station Launched in Beirut

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 Gray and facing Samir Kassir's garden. According to Sbeity, this will be followed by 25 other stations that will cover all of Beirut by the year 2020. All in all, 500 bikes will be available for use. Quoting Sbeity, "this…

Beirut Chants: 29 Free Concerts Celebrating Diversity & Promoting A Culture of Peace

This year marks the 9th edition of Beirut Chants, a festival that has become one of the Christmas season’s most anticipated events. Every year during Christmas, concerts are organized in all of Beirut's historical churches and features famous international and local musicians, artists and choirs. The festival started in 2009 and is meant to promote the values of humanity, peace, citizenship and tolerance through music and it's open to all people of all ages, economic status and religions. We have some of the…
Beirut

Stop Sharing This Christmas Street Decoration Video, It’s in Malaga not Beirut

1 month ago
I’ve seen the below video being shared at least 10 or 12 times with captions such as “Rue Foch”, “Christmas in Lebanon”, “This is Lebanon” etc. Unfortunately, this is not in Rue Fosh in Beirut, ...
Automotive

You Don’t Need a Driver License or a Plate to Drive Electric Scooters in Beirut

3 months ago
I shared a picture of a scooter parked illegally and having a Chinese license plate a couple of days ago and I asked how does one fine this driver? As it turns out, it was ...
Beirut

My Dinner with Lebanese Michelin-Starred Chef Greg Maalouf at Liza in Achrafieh

3 months ago
Lebanese cuisine is without a doubt one of the most easily recognized and beloved food around the world. Highly diverse Mezza options, exceptionally healthy ingredients and cooking methods, as well as the fact that the ...
Beirut

Pictures from Friday’s Harvest Moon in Beirut

4 months ago
It is called a harvest moon and it gives out the impression that the moon is a lot bigger than usual. This full moon rises with the setting of the sun and is at the nearest ...
Art

Cirque Du Soleil is Coming to Beirut: A Magical Show Not To Be Missed!

4 months ago
I remember first hearing about Cirque du Soleil a few years back when they came to Beirut but I didn’t give it much attention or bothered to check it out online. Earlier this year, I ...
Beirut

How Beirut Martyrs Square Looked in 1995

5 months ago
Here’s a rare video shared by Old Beirut of Martyrs Square and its surrounding back in 1995. Saifi village, Al Amin Mosque, Virgin Megastore and several other buildings weren’t built yet. I think the only ...
Animals & Wildlife

Beirut Municipality Drops “Dog Ban” Proposal

5 months ago
Photo Credits: Animals Lebanon Beirut Municipality has dropped its proposal to ban dogs on sidewalks in Beirut and clarified that they will put in place regulations and procedures to improve safety and public hygiene, and ...
Beirut

Beirut Municipality Wants to Ban Dogs On Sidewalks

5 months ago
Photo Credits: Achrafieh2020 Beirut’s Municipal Council met on Tuesday and issued a proposal to Beirut’s Governor Ziad Chbib to ban dogs, motorbikes and Arguile on all sidewalks on the Corniche Waterfront, as well as in ...
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