Here’s How Beirut’s F1 Grand Prix Would Have Looked Like

Lebanon almost won the bid to host an F1 track back in 1999. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone was fond of the idea and F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting visited Lebanon to inspect the proposed track. His response was also a provisional thumbs-up. “There’s far from a green light at this stage,” he said but “I see nothing today that would stop the project from going through.” The plan was to build a 4.1 KM racing…

Beirut Stinks So Let’s Shine The Traffic Lights First

Garbage smells, mosquitoes invasion, allergies, diseases and then you find this guy cleaning the traffic lights one by one in Down Town Beirut, and the concerned ministries giving us warnings on Twitter. On another note, here's what Ziad Abi Chaker, one of Lebanon's leading garbage entrepreneurs, advises us to do to protect ourselves and our homes: In regards to the bad smells in Beirut and suburbs, these are due to the removal of the 7…

The Ultimate Guide to Dealing With Garbage in Lebanon

If you're having trouble dealing with the garbage situation in Lebanon, follow the below guidelines: 1- Keep a picture of our current Environment Minister with you at all time. It's a very efficient blocking tool. 2- Make use of all these mosquitoes to create new local dishes. Mosquito Hrisse can be our new local secret on Snapchat. Chou we2fit 3al Fattet Shrimps? 3- If you can't stand the smell and have to take out your…

What The Naameh Residents Are Going Through Because Of The Landfill

The garbage crisis is first and foremost a health crisis and Naameh residents are the most affected by this crisis. Residents neighboring the landfill should have been given a financial indemnity as promised and moved outside the area long time ago. No one should be allowed to live near this poisonous and toxic landfill. The air is contaminated with various toxic substances, the water is contaminated by the landfill, the flies roaming around the garbage…
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Beirut Marathon’s Typo (“Strat” Instead of “Start”) Explained

1 year ago
I was earlier today at the Beirut Marathon Youth Race that was taking place in Dbayyeh and the banner at the beginning of the race said “Strat” instead of “Start”. I thought it was a ...
Health

To Control Mosquitoes, We Must Dispose of Trash Correctly

1 year ago
The Environment Minister tweeted today that “the rise in the number of mosquitoes is the result of higher seasonal temperatures and a environment embracing bugs”. While we all are aware of that fact, someone should ...
Automotive

Beirut Meets F1 on May 22!

1 year ago
Earlier yesterday, LiveLoveBeirut shared a picture of a Red Bull F1 car spotted spinning in Beirut. The picture was actually taken from a Red Bull Showrun in Lima, Peru and it was just a teaser ...
Art

Museums Night Was Great, But …

1 year ago
Eleven museums were taking part in the 3rd edition of “Museums Night” (“La Nuit des Musees”) yesterday and opening their doors from 5 PM till midnight. The tours started at 5 sharp and free shuttle ...
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