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Ghalghoul: a neighborhood erased

Before and after pictures were at the heart of the project to rebuild downtown Beirut following the Lebanese war. These images filled the pages...

Remembering Karantina… who does?

Today Karantina is home to the massive concert and frequent rave venue "Forum De Beyrouth," where Snoop Dogg, Arman Van Buuren, Cirque Du Soleil and...

Vintage block

For those of us who grew up after the civil war, it's hard to imagine what Beirut once looked like. But lost among the...

Civil (war) engineering

So you want to save on building materials? Fill an old oil barrel with rocks, plop some cement on top, and you have half...

Ain el Remmaneh

A few blocks away from where the civil war started in 1975.If only Jesus, bikinis and Iran could get along more often-- maybe we...

Aoun, Geagea and Lebanese news judgement

Yesterday, LBC interrupted its regular programing to bring us a live speech by Samir Geagea, head of the Lebanese Forces.Much of his monologue was...

Abandoned Clemenceau villa

Like many abandoned Beirut mansions, this one in Clemenceau is covered in a jungle of weeds.I wonder what this place would look like if...

Goodbye to “Au Peche De Vigne”

Sometimes we notice things before they are gone. A few days ago, I was passing by Roma Street in Hamra when I noticed the...

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