Beirut Municipality to Plant 7000 Trees By 2019

The Municipal Council of Beirut City is set to plant about 7000 trees, within a year from this date. The types of trees that are expected to be planted are Barakititium, Jacaranda, Olive, Albizia, Magnolia, pine, Ficus, and Chorisia which were selected based on a study that showed their aesthetic value and diversity of colours. It's not clear where the new trees will be planted and while this is a good initiative, Beirut is in…

Beirut’s Wall of Kindness Being Vandalized

I have no idea why anyone would do such a thing but the Wall of Kindness that was installed in Sodeco a month ago has been vandalized on three occasions now, forcing those who came up with the idea to move the wall to a new location on Abdel Aziz street. Here's the message posted on Lebanon's Wall of Kindness FB page: 3 attempts at reinstalling the Sodeco Wall have been met with further vandalism,…
Automotive

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

1 year ago
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 ...
Art

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

1 year ago
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 ...
Architecture

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

1 year 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 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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 ...
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