1 US$ For Every Wish You Write To The CCCL Children

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Go to ewishforlife.org and add your wish to the Christmas e-Tree installed at the CCCL for all the children to see. For every wish you write, 1 US Dollar will be donated to the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL).

Share this initiative with your friends and family and let’s reach 5000 wishes before Christmas is over.

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The Christmas e-tree installed at the CCCL

#EatLikeNicole: Labneh And Red Berries Buche De Noel

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Nicole Maftoum is a Lebanese dietitian and she’s preparing healthy and home-made Labneh-based Buches de Noel this year. It’s a pretty cool idea and I’ve been told by a friend that it’s delicious. The only bûche I like is the bûche aux marrons but this one looks like it’s worth a try.

If you’d like to order one, Check out Nicole’s website [Here].

Mikhail Kalashnikov Died Back In July According To LBCI

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Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the famous Ak-47 assault rifle died yesterday according to Russian officials at the age of 94. However, it seems LBCI reported him dead back in July for some reason.

The AK-47 — “Avtomat Kalashnikov” is the world’s most popular firearm, with over 100 million guns spread worldwide.

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Thanks Pierre!

Follow @tmclebanon For Road Updates In Lebanon

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Most of you probably didn’t know that but we have a Lebanese Traffic Management Center which consists of 30 employees who work in shifts (teams of 10) 24 hours a day. The center shares information related to all roads in Lebanon, whether they are closed due to heavy snow, or there’s a lot of traffic etc …

To make things even better, the Lebanese Traffic Management Center has a twitter account (@TMCLebanon) which is updated with screenshots and useful info sometimes several times within an hour.

SUV Rams Lebanese Restaurant (Zahle) in North Hollywood, Los Angeles

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This is a couple of months old but I just found it online on [lacantdrive.com].

Check out what the website said about the driver. It’s hilarious!

OK, hold the phone, someone’s been messing with my falafel pita. I took this photo while crawling in sluggish traffic this Tuesday afternoon. Seriously, how fast could you possibly be going on Victory Blvd. (going east, just west of Coldwater Canyon) that you would careen your SUV into this Lebanese restaurant? Maybe the driver got the gas and brake pedals confused. Maybe the driver was texting or was too engrossed in a phone conversation and lost focus on what he/she was doing. Your guess is as good as mine. I don’t know about you, but if I don’t like someone’s hummus, I just write a bad review on Yelp. But in North Hollywood, I suppose you can make a bigger statement by ramming the offending establishment…that’s how they role in NoHo, yo