Capharnaüm gets #Lebanon’s first #GoldenGlobeAward Nomination ahead of US release on December 14

Is there a place in the world where Nadine Labaki's chef-d'oeuvre hasn't been watched yet? After "The Insult" made it to the final round of the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards on January 23, 2018, it was time for "Capharnaüm" to make it to the last 5 in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Golden Globe Awards on December 6, 2018. The film will compete with "Girl" from Belgium,…
Beirut

Beirut is Getting its First Avocado Bar

3 months ago
Avocado bars have been trending for quite some time now worldwide and Beirut is finally getting its first Avocado bar, a restaurant that features fresh avocado in all its dishes. The place is called L’Avo ...
Beirut

Controversial Article 49 of the 2018 Budget Paving the Way for Naturalization?

8 months ago
You’d expect the Lebanese parliament to make the new 2018 Lebanese budget available online or in the papers, especially that it’s the first budget we pass since 2005 but I couldn’t find it anywhere and ...
Architecture

New BIEL Excavations Sneak Peek

10 months ago
After we got some early info of the plans and renders of the new, bigger BIEL set to open in the Tahwita region earlier this month on Gino’s Blog, I managed to get my hands ...
Beirut

Awesome Beirut 360-degree Shot

1 year ago
Check out this beautiful 360-degree shot of Beirut. You can closely check out DownTown Beirut as well as its surroundings. It was captured by Maher Iskandar who has been shooting some awesome drone shots and ...
Beirut

Beirut Street Named after PM Saad Hariri

1 year ago
Beirut Municipality issued a statement yesterday where they agreed unanimously to name one of Beirut’s streets after PM Saad Hariri. Streets are usually named after martyrs, historic and famous people but it’s also common to ...
Beirut

Beirut Airport Expansion Planned To Accommodate An Additional 5 Million Passengers

1 year ago
The airport was originally built in 1992 to accommodate 6 million passengers and obviously need a whole revamp, not just an expansion plan. However the real problem is not only in the airport’s capacity but ...
Beirut

Here’s why Uber did not show up to the #CareemDanceOff

1 year ago
I’m sure you’ve all seen Careem’s billboards challenging Uber to a dance off on October 22 at 4pm. I thought it was a fun challenge but I wasn’t really expecting Uber to show up, unless ...
Automotive

Formula E in Beirut?

1 year ago
Back in 1999, 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 ...
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