An Exclusive Sneak Peek into ABC Verdun, Beirut’s Newest Mall

Last week, I was able to get into the new ABC in Verdun. I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek into what's in store in the 50,000 SQM complex. I was astonished to see it was basically complete, despite remembering seeing construction works when I passed by few months ago. What was immediately clear to me was how massive it was, definitely one of the biggest in Lebanon and right in the heart…

La Plume de Pierre (Pierre Sadek Foundation) Caricatures on Display at The Sursock Museum

Pierre Sadek was Lebanon's leading political caricaturist and a genius. During my AUB years, I spent countless hours looking through old archives and checking his brilliant newspapers caricatures from the 70s and 80s. Following his death in 2013, the Pierre Sadek Foundation was established and "La Plume de Pierre", The Pierre Sadek Award for Editorial Cartoons, was kicked off. The annual award for new editorial drawings/caricatures was created to safeguard this caricaturist’s legacy and promote…
Art

Said Akl Graffiti Vandalized in Gemmayze

4 months ago
Said Akl’s graffiti in Gemmayze was recently vandalized. Few months ago, someone added some lipstick on the poet’s lips but now it got totally ruined. Said Akl is considered one of the most important modern ...
Automotive

Uber Beirut Fares Drop by 15%

4 months ago
I ordered an Uber for my wife yesterday to take her from work to our home in Jeita and was surprised when I got charged $13.36 only. It usually used to cost me around $17-18 ...
Beirut

A Lavish Sunday Buffet at The Four Seasons Beirut

4 months ago
I love the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut. It’s definitely one of my favorite hotels in the capital. It seems that I always keep coming back for their amazing breakfast, but sometimes, I just pass ...
Automotive

Red-Light Enforcement Cameras Installed in #Beirut

4 months ago
The Traffic Management Center (TMC) is teaming up with Sensys Gatso Group, the leading provider of traffic safety solutions delivering systems, to install the first Red-light systems in Beirut. The red-light cameras were first tested ...
Architecture

Dar Group Commissioned To Rehabilitate & Extend Beirut Port

4 months ago
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 ...
Automotive

FIA President Jean Todt is in Beirut

4 months ago
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 ...
Advertising

AUBMC Celebrated Valentine Differently This Year

4 months 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

4 months 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 ...
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