Racism at Beirut Swimming Pool Getting Worse

Sporting Club has gone up a notch in imposing racist laws against foreign helpers by forcing their employers to dress them in a specific way, otherwise they will be kicked out without a refund. The woman who reported this incident also mentioned a friend of hers showed up with an Indian woman, who was lecturing at a nearby conference, but she wasn't allowed in because she "looked" like a helper to them. Yes we allow…

Inkript: Proudly Made in Lebanon Technologies to Facilitate Our Every Day Lives

We're known as Lebanese for our ability to set off with nothing and make a go of it in whatever country they landed in, yet while the tradition of emigration is still very much alive, the level of desperation back home is getting higher by the way, and Lebanon and its people have so much to offer if only given a chance. Luckily, there are still well-established companies that still believe in our country and…

What You Didn’t Know About 1971 Miss Universe Georgina Rizk

2 days ago
For as long as I can remember, I knew that Georgina Rizk was married to Walid Toufik. I don’t know how I missed the part where she was married to a leading figure of the ...

El Hawa Saratan

3 days ago
According to a 2011 study, 93% of Beirut’s population and a big majority of areas outside Beirut are exposed to high levels of air pollution largely caused by diesel generators. Add to that the increasing ...

Uruguay Street is Back

4 days ago
Three years after shutting down, Beirut’s Uruguay Street was reopened for business last week. The street was renovated and reopened with nine new pubs and bars including Wicked, Sugar Fish, Monkey Bar, Mojito, Duval, LA ...

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Praising Wael Arakji’s Play

6 days ago
Wael Arakji has delivered another strong performance with the Dallas Mavericks against Croatia as part of the NBA Summer League games. Wael played for a total of 13 minutes and 47 seconds, scoring 4 points ...

Low-cost Irish Airlines Ryanair establishes new Beirut-Cyprus Route starting October

1 week ago
A lot of low-cost airlines have been recently expressing interest in Beirut, to be added to their destinations. The latest of these is Ryanair, the Irish airlines which has been booming during the last few ...

2019 Mercer Report: Beirut 53rd Most Expensive City WorldWide, Fourth Among Arab Countries

1 week ago
Mercer’s 2019 Cost of Living Survey ranked Beirut as the 53rd most expensive city in the world, and fourth among Arab cities after Dubai (#21), Abu Dhabi (#33) and Riyadh (#35). “Mercer’s widely recognized survey ...

Wael Arakji impresses in first participation with Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League

1 week ago
After not entering the basketball court against Brooklyn Nets on Friday, Wael Arakji made his debut with Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League, during yesterday’s match against the Houston Rockets. Arakji played for a ...

Dent de Lait – Eco Children’s Center: A First of its Kind in #Lebanon

1 week ago
This post is long overdue but since we were celebrating Brian’s 4th birthday few days ago, I thought I write about Dent de Lait where we held his previous two birthdays (Time flies!). Back in ...