Well-Needed Traffic lights Finally Installed on Sami El Solh Highway

I noticed a few days ago that traffic lights were finally installed on the Sami el Solh highway, at the chaotic meeting point linking Furn el Chebbak, Badaro, Adlieh and Tayyouneh. The lights are not functional yet but it's about time they installed them! Hopefully, this step will help reduce big accidents in the area and organize traffic a bit, even though it seems a bit far-fetched.

Major Earthquake fears in Bisri Valley where Dam is Planned

While NGOs and environmentalists have been vocal for quite some time about the dam that is set to distort the beautiful Bisri Valley, the World Bank has already commenced constructing the $600 million project, reckless about the underlying seismic catastrophe that is lurking. The Bisri Valley was the epicenter of the March 16, 1956 5+ magnitude twin earthquakes that took place somewhere in between the Bisri and the Roum faults . 6,000 homes were destroyed,…
Food

Woodbees Zalka Closing This Week For Good

3 weeks ago
Woodbees announced earlier this week that they will be closing their branch in Zalka branch permanently as of the 28th of April. They did not specify if they’re planning to re-open soon but it doesn’t ...
Baladi

The Story Behind “The Drunken Soldier”: A Lebanese-Australian Anzac Dessert

3 weeks ago
The Nassar family have been preparing a special Lebanese-Australian Anzac Day dessert for years now, consisting of a tiramisu topped with Anzac biscuits mixed with a milk-based sauce including five different types of liquors and ...
Baladi

Moto Ambulance Project Officially Launched by UNDP & Bank Audi

3 weeks ago
Quick and efficient responses for medical emergencies are almost always hindered by traffic congestion especially in the cities. For that purpose, Bank Audi and the UNDP unveiled a great initiative where they supplied Civil Defense ...
Lebanon

CitySightseeing Buses Coming to #Beirut

3 weeks ago
City Sightseeing is the world’s largest open-top, double-decker sightseeing tour bus operator, and it’s apparently coming to Beirut very soon. According to Beirut.com, the buses will have 16 different stops in Lebanon’s most historical sites, ...
Fun

Mariam Nour Denies UFO Landing in #Lebanon

4 weeks ago
A YouTube channel called “Alien Planet” shared a video claiming there was a UFO spotted landing somewhere in Lebanon. The video is one of the worst CGIs I’ve seen and the background music is just ...
Lebanon

Lebanese Mory Hatem Loses in The Voice Canada’s QuarterFinals

4 weeks ago
C’était une aventure extraordinaire ! Merci pour tous vos encouragements Je vous aime ❤️ À très bientôt ! It was an unforgettable adventure !  Thank you for all your supports ! See you again soon ❤️ #Lavoixtva#Moryhatem ...
Food

The Cheesecake Factory Closing By End of April in #Beirut

4 weeks ago
The Cheesecake Factory will close its Lebanese branch in Verdun for good next Tuesday, April 30th. The international brand, which has been open for three years now, has failed to compete with other similar restaurants ...
Lebanon

No Lebanese Movie Featured in First Cannes 2019 selection

1 month ago
While additional films will be added to the official selection before it begins on May 14, it is highly unlikely that any Lebanese movie will make it to this year’s Cannes festival. Lebanon will be ...
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