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Painting Beirut’s slums

When we hear about real estate developers working in poor neighborhoods, it often means they are tearing them down to build towers and looking...

Cool new music video shot in endangered Dalieh

Something fun today in a mad world! Check out this new video by The Wanton Bishops recalling vintage Beirut action flicks and it is shot in...

Beirut’s stolen coast and the growing fight to get it back

Activists have put together this great new video looking at how Beirut's natural rocky coastline has basically been stolen from the public, destroyed and...

What happened to Beirut’s “Shoreline Walk”?

One of the great things about the internet is that there is just so much floating around out there–like all the plans for Beirut...

How the historic Adloun coast is becoming “Nabih Berri Port”

After several weeks of organizing and documentation by activists, the minister of environment has called for a halt to a port project that threatens...

How activists reclaimed Beirut’s coast and why it matters

As I have written previously, a new boldness appears to be gaining strength among Lebanese activists in the context of the garbage crisis and...

Nowruz celebrations defy the barricades

Nowruz celebrations fell on a stormy Saturday this year so only a few in the Kurdish community came out: Later that evening, a group of...

Historic shore in Byblos to be privatized?

The picturesque coastal town of Byblos is known largely for two things: ancient ruins and overpriced beach resorts. Like much of the 220 kilometer...

Major project by celebrity architect revealed in Dalieh

Activists have claimed that a multi-million dollar real estate project by world-renowned architect Rem Koolhaas is being planned for Dalieh, one of the last...

Coast erasing in Batroun

A new project seems to be chewing away the coastline in Batroun.  I was able to get a few shots when I was passing...