Dar Group Commissioned To Rehabilitate & Extend Beirut Port

It looks like Beirut Port is getting a major makeover that will include rehabilitating and extending the existing cargo area and infrastructure. I'm looking at the pictures of this new Port and it's too good to be true. We are talking about "5 administrative buildings over an area of 18,000 m2, a 10,000-m2 warehouse, a parking area for 700 cars and 250 container trucks, and a 2,000-m2 park". Yes you heard me a park! In…

FIA President Jean Todt is in Beirut

FIA President & ex-Scuderia Ferrari General Manager Jean Todt visited today the students of the Master’s degree in Road Safety Management at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut. Todt also serves as UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety and was here to discuss road safety issues. This is Todt's second visit to Beirut after 2010. I wish we had known before about his visit; I would have loved to meet Todt! Jean Todt insisted on…
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AUBMC Celebrated Valentine Differently This Year

1 month ago
American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) decided to celebrate Valentine differently this year by organizing a small romantic dinner for a couple to thank them for their endless devotion and being a source of ...
Beirut

Learn to Love #Beirut

1 month ago
So a French astronaut shows interest in our city which he happens to find beautiful, and we just take this opportunity to roll out all our anger and negativity. A foreigner shares his fascination with ...
Beirut

Beirut as Seen From Space

1 month ago
French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet shared yesterday a stunning shot of Beirut taken from the International Space Station. Pesquet has never been to Beirut yet but none of us Lebanese have seen Beirut the way he ...
Automotive

First Bike Sharing Station Launched in Beirut

2 months 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 ...
Art

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

3 months ago
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 ...
Beirut

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

3 months 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

5 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

5 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 ...
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