The Gardens Naccache: The Hottest New Venue in Town

The Naccache Gardens is a new cluster of restaurants, cafes and bars that recently opened in Naccache 50 meters away from Spinneys. There are currently ten outlets open there, including three Lebanese restaurants Enab, Beit Salwa & Assafir, Caribou coffee shop, Yoshii , Smoking Bun , La Pizzaria, Sud, La Petite Table, Heights and a Mexican place called Bandidos. I was at the opening two days ago and it's a really cool new space. Unlike…

Man Kills Four People in Achkout After Dispute Over Dog

A General Security officer called Tony Abboud el Chidiac killed four of his neighbors because his daughter was being harassed by their dog. Chidiac killed three members of the same family as well as another neighbor who went down to see what was happening. The victims were identified as Jean-Paul Hoballah, Paul Hoballah, Isabelle Hoballah and Antoine Chidiac. LBCI shared gruesome pictures of the victims but I'm refraining from posting them. Here's what NNA said:…

We’ll Be Getting a Better Mecanique Service Soon (Hopefully!)

1 year ago
We’re finally getting a new company to handle the mecanique in Lebanon and they are already making very ambitious promises. Mecanique in 15 minutes, 13 new Mecanique centers, drive-through cashiers, a better infrastructure and no ...

The Latest Victim of Hate Crimes Against Arab Americans Is Lebanese Khalid Jabara

1 year ago
Update [Sept 27, 2017]: The Jabara family was interviewed by CNN, where they ask how many red flags one must raise to prevent further killings. They don’t understand how a violent felon was able to ...

Waking Up To A Horrific Terror Attack in Nice

1 year ago
VALERY HACHE / AFP – Getty Images I got back home around 10:30 PM yesterday and was chatting with a close friend of mine in Nice while watching the Jounieh fireworks. An hour later, he ...

Tripoli School Teacher Beats Up Student, Breaks Two Fingers

1 year ago
via lebanonfiles I still can’t believe these things still happen in Lebanese schools. The kid was apparently beaten up, taken to the hospital and the mother was told that he “fell accidentally” and injured himself. ...

After Two Years, We Finally Have a Lebanese President … in Brazil

1 year ago
Michel Temer has officially become acting President in Brazil after the Senate suspended Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff. The 75 year old vice-president of Lebanese origins “was a key figure in the recent upheaval”. Who is ...

Beirut Results Are in! At Least 40% voted for Beirut-Madinati

1 year ago
Beirut-Madinati has indeed lost but the big surprise is that the difference in votes was around 15,000 only! It is also worth noting that the difference was 7,156 votes between Elie Yahchouchi (39,089) who got ...

Beirut Madinati Candidates Announced – Nadine Labaki on The List

1 year ago
Beirut Madinati just announced today at 4PM their candidates’ list for the Beirut Municipal elections at Ain el Mraisse in Beirut. Half men, Half women including technocrats, social activists and Lebanese actress and director Nadine ...

Yorgui Teyrouz: The Man Behind DSC Lebanon Running With Beirut Madinati

1 year ago
I learned this afternoon that Yorgui Teyrouz, a civil rights activist, the founder of Donner Sang Compter Lebanon and a good friend of mine, is running on the Beirut Madinati list for the Beirut municipal ...