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In a victory for public space campaigners, the partial reopening to the public of the Horsh Beirut park took place Saturday.Ayoub hopes that the park will enable Beirutis to change their lifestyles and develop healthier and more sociable habits.The opening of the park was facilitated by a large number of civically minded activists who had volunteered their Saturday to ensure the smooth running of the first day. They handed out leaflets to visitors reminding them of the municipality's many rules for the park (some reasonable, like no weapons, others more tedious, like no ball games) and helped out with various errands. However, Ayoub was pragmatic, and saw the need for a gradual approach to appease the authorities.While many parts of the park were in good condition Saturday, some areas were in a state of disrepair.However, this did not dampen the hopeful spirits of some of the first visitors to the newly opened horsh. It is hoped that trial system will evolve into a regularly open park for all to enjoy.
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