According to the Beirut municipality FB page, Sioufi and St Nicolas gardens in Achrafieh will be renovated soon with the works at Saint Nicolas already underway. I was going through the blog’s archives and Saint Nicolas’ garden was supposed to be renovated four years ago but it never happened. Telecom Ministry also bragged about installing free WIFI in the garden but it never worked, at least not with me.

In all cases, it’s good to hear they’re renovated these gardens but what matters is whether there will be any space for children to play, and who will manage the gardens and keep them clean.