The Story Behind Marché Adonis’ Success

Ricardo Karam hosted Jamil Cheaib, one of the two Lebanese brothers behind Marché Adonis, the most popular Middle Eastern/Lebanese supermarket in Montreal. Adonis started with one branch back in 1979 and has since expanded to over 10 branches and 2900+ employees. The group's biggest achievement was signing a partnership agreement with Metro, a leading food retail in Quebec with roughly 1000 grocery stores. Metro acquired a majority stake of 55% in the group but the…

Lebanon Has 2,405 Churches, 1,502 Mosques & 3,315 Schools & Universities

A study by International Information, a Beirut-based research & consultancy firm, revealed that there are 3,907 churches and mosques in Lebanon as well as 3,315 schools and universities. The study also listed the churches/mosques for every sect, and mentioned which town has the largest number of churches and the largest number of mosques . Here's the breakdown by sect: Maronite: 1647 churches Orthodox: 391 churches Catholic: 234 churches Armenian & others: 133 churches Sunnite: 599…
Critiques

Central Bank Wants to Repay Up To $25,000 To Depositors Starting June 2021

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Lebanon’s Central Bank issued a statement on Sunday claiming that they’re working on a plan with the banks to repay up to $25,000 in “fresh” dollars covering deposits done before Oct 17 2019. The payments ...
Information

A Short-Term Action Plan for Lebanon’s Electricity Sector

1 week ago
Lebanon is headed towards total darkness in few weeks time if EDL doesn’t get funds to buy fuel from the government. We’ve heard this before back in March before the government granted it 200 million ...
Baladi

Le Bristol Hotel Has Offered All Its Furniture to Beit El Baraka

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The legendary Le Bristol hotel had to shut down last year due to the economic crisis. The 70-year old five-star hotel is an iconic establishment that hosted various prominent figures across the decades such as ...
Baladi

Al Wadi Al Akhdar: A Proud Ambassador for Lebanese Specialties Since 1979

1 week ago
Al Wadi Al Akhdar is easily the Lebanese diaspora’s most recognizable brand around the world. In 2021, Al Wadi Al Akhdar celebrates four decades of love and pride in our Lebanese culinary heritage. That’s 40 ...
Baladi

Visit Our Lady of Lebanon (Harissa) Virtually

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The month of May is a time of honor and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary for Catholics around the world. In Lebanon, the most visited shrine is Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa whereas ...
Critiques

Over 57 Millions of Captagon Pills Coming From Lebanon Were Seized by Saudi Arabia

2 weeks ago
Last week, Saudi Arabia decided to issue a ban on all produce coming from Beirut after seizing millions of captain pills hidden inside pomegranates. Few hours later, Saudi’s Center for International Communication shared an infographic ...
Architecture

Henry Loussian’s Museum is Now Open!

2 weeks ago
Known as the keeper of Beirut’s past, Lebanese collector Henry Loussian has finally opened his Batroun house, his own Sistine Chapel, to the public. The announcement was made on Instagram where he invited people to ...
Art

A Mural Tribute To Egyptian Feminister & Writer Nawal El Saadawi in #Beirut

2 weeks ago
“Homeland is where love and freedom reside ..”. A mural tribute to outspoken Egyptian feminist and writer Nawal El Saadawi was set up in Beirut yesterday by Roula Abdo, a Lebanese artist. The event was ...
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