Archive for the 'Prague 7' Category

Public Transport Strike on Thursday

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Major disruption expected in Prague

Snow Updates (December 2, 2010)

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

9:25am: Journalist/blogger Grant Podelco (@grantpodelco) is snowed in at his home in the village of Černý Vůl, just to the north of Prague. (Source) 9:00am: Motorists are advised to avoid Kbelská street (Prague 14), Průmyslová street (Prague 10) and the Jižní spojka between Michelská street and the Lanový most bridge (Prague 4), all of which [...]

No DPP Strike Tuesday but Threat Remains

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Public transport unions held talks with city officials today but could still take industrial action later this week

Public Transport Strike Next Tuesday?

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Industrial action by DPP employees could bring Prague to a standstill

HC Sparta Sacks František Výborný

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Hockey team parts company with the most successful coach in its history

Google Launches Street View for Prague

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Photos of most of the addresses in the city are now at your disposal via Google Maps

Shoot Your Mouth

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Got a big mouth? How big? Big enough to win a prize? Shoot Your Mouth is a new monthly open mike night. What are they looking for? Make us laugh. One Night, one mic, one grand prize. The audience decides your fate. Your stories. Your jokes. No notes. No script. Bring the stories, jokes, and [...]

Czech Real Estate Price Map

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

The website has a cool Google Maps mash-up, showing the price in crowns-per-square-meter of real estate around the Czech Republic. Link

Neo-Nazis Attack Sri Lankans Outside Holešovice Club

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Neo-Nazis reportedly beat up a group of Sri Lankans after chasing them out of the Misch Masch club in Prague 7-Holešovice on June 19. Five men have been arrested in connection with the incident, one of whom is said to have taken part in the far-right D?lnická strana’s (“Workers Party’s”) May 1 march in Prague. [...]

Kaplicky’s books arrive before the library building

Friday, February 13th, 2009

“Czechs Thursday brought symbolically hundreds of books to the Prague Letna public park at a rally in support of a new National Library (NK) building designed by Czech-born architect Jan Kaplicky who died in mid-January.”

Demonstration for Kaplicky’s Library

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

If you are fans of the late Jan Kaplický’s architecture, you can join a demonstration in support of his national library project this Thursday (6:30pm) at Old Town Square. The civic group Democracy builds. Face the National Library!, which is organising the event has already attracted over 22,000 supporters in their Facebook campaign since the [...]

Pics from Vystaviste Fire

Friday, October 17th, 2008

The stories are all over the news today, the fire took down half of the Vystaviste Industrial Palace. Some possibly relevant information in consideration of arson: “The whole exhibition grounds, including the Industrial Palace, is leased by Incheba company whose assistant director is Vaclav Kocka, a friend of senior opposition Social Democrat (CSSD) leader Jiri [...]

DOX Gallery

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

“In Prague Holesovice close to Orten’s square, a new, ambitious centre of art opens, lining up to the two most extensive Czech private Galleries. Its name sounds international : DOX. Those three thousand cubic metres will be to disposition to Czech and foreign artists according to selection of renowned curators. The first of them is [...]

Under the Letna Metronome

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Here’s a great article about what’s underneath that massive slab of stone that used to hold up the statue of Stalin.

Prague Public Drinking Ban

Monday, July 7th, 2008

From today (July 7th), a new law comes into effect banning the drinking of alcohol in various public areas of Prague. It is now no longer legal to drink alcohol within 100 meters (109 yards) of metro station entrances, schools, medical institutions, and children’s playgrounds. Public drinking is also banned in specific areas — mainly [...]

Czech Beer Festival

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

With seating for 10,000 drinkers, the first Český pivní festival (Czech Beer Festival) rolls out the barrels at the Výstavište fairgrounds in Prague 7-Holešovice from May 23rd until June 1st. Link

‘MetroBus’ in Prague?

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

ROPID, the agency responsible for public transport in the greater Prague area, is planning to introduce Berlin-style “MetroBus” BRT services on several busy routes, according to Pražský deník. Link (in Czech)

Forbes: Prague Zoo Among World’s Best

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

According to a article unearthed by today’s Mladá fronta Dnes, the Prague zoo is one of the world’s 10 best. Link

Dog Day Afternoon

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Here’s the flyer… Here’s the space where it’s happening this afternoon! I’ll now use my incredible literary skills to transcribe the flier because I am at a complete loss to improve on it one iota. Dog Day Afternoon “The Weekend Starts Here” Cocktail and Shopping party! A great opportunity to shop for fabulous stuff while [...]

New Letna Bohemia Bagel

Friday, June 29th, 2007

I just had a fantastic late breakfast at the just-opened Bohemia Bagel in P7. (Eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, biscuits with sausage gravy – 160 CZK) Letna is lacking on the food front so this is a very welcome addition. Well done BB team. Dig the long diner bar. It’s located just across from the Park Hotel [...]