Awesome Shots from The Egg – Beirut

The Egg was built in 1966 by Lebanese architect Joseph Philip Karam. It was one part of a modernist set of buildings, a sort of multi-user complex including an egg-spaced shell and two high towers with spaces for leisure and offices. The egg-shaped cinema was designed to hold 1,000 seats and is 24 meters wide and 11 meters high. Only one tower was finished but it was destroyed during the Civil War and the Egg…

Huge Gaming Event Happening in #Beirut this July

In collaboration with Virgin Radio Lebanon, Mindwhisk events are organizing for the first time in the country, a huge gaming event entitled "Gamers Unite 2019", which will take place between July 17 and 21 at the new Biel in Furn El Chebbak. The winners could claim up to 50,000$ of cash prize, in a total of 3 tournaments: Dota 2, PUBG PC and CSGO. Tickets are already on sale on on the following link.…

Sursock Museum Cites Economic Constraints, to Close Twice Per Week Now

2 months ago
Starting Monday February the 18th, the Sursock museum will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The sad Facebook announcement came as a result of “economic constraints” it is facing: In the face of increasing economic ...

An Amazingly Handy Bus and Van Map of Greater Beirut

2 months ago
I recently came across some fantastic maps for bus routes running in Greater Beirut, drawn by [LebaneseBuses] and [Bus Map Project]. You can find other routes leading outside Beirut on the website: There’s an Android app for ...

First Indoor Karting Circuit Opens in #Lebanon

3 months ago
CityKart is Lebanon’s official indoor karting and will be open as of today! The indoor Karting circuit is an impressive 300m within a 3,500SQM indoor area and is located next to BHV Dora. Unlike normal ...

Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Beirut Episode

4 months ago
Christiane Amanpour’s Netflix special “Sex & Love Around the World” will feature an episode in Beirut. The series, which is a “contextual, acculturated dive into how adults in six, big global cities celebrate love and ...

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

4 months ago
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 ...

“French in the city: à Beyrouth” – M6 Report Online

6 months ago
On the third episode of the show “French in the city”, which airs on M6 every Saturday night, David Ginola took his community to Lebanon, by following French people’s daily lives, who’ve been residing in ...

Beirut is Getting its First Avocado Bar

8 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 ...

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

1 year 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 ...