Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Wine festival at Grébovka canceled over coronavirus concerns |
26 May 2020

The grape growing season has barely gotten under way, but Prague 2 has already decided to cancel the annual vinobraní harvest festival at the Grébovka villa, which would normally have taken place in September, due to the coronavirus.

Prague breweries to give away free beer to celebrate the reopening of pubs |
25 May 2020

In an effort to get people back to the pubs, as well as celebrate the general re-opening of a Czech cultural institution, several local establishments have been or will now be offering guests a complimentary pint.

Czech pubs, restaurants, and castles reopening today |
25 May 2020

Tourist attractions and businesses in the Czech Republic that have not already opened will finally be allowed to go back into business as of May 25, but some restrictions are still in place. A complete list of the rules that apply as of today, in Czech, can be found on the Health Ministry website. Further changes will come June 8, when the capacity of people at events is set to increase again, if the situation allows.

Minister: Easing of anti-coronavirus restrictions has not had negative impact |
25 May 2020

The gradual easing of anti-coronavirus restrictions in the Czech Republic has not had an impact on either the number of new Covid-19 cases or the mortality rate, Czech Health Minister Adam Vojtěch told journalists at a press conference on Friday.

Works by David Černý bring the city into the 21st century |
25 May 2020

Prague often seems like an open-air gallery of Baroque statues. But there is a lot of modern art as well, and much of it comes from one local artist, David Černý.

Czech Republic currently has the highest inflation in European Union |
22 May 2020

The Czech Republic currently has the highest inflation in the European Union, according to Eurostat, the statistical arm of the EU. Annual inflation in the EU fell to 0.7% in April from 1.2% in March and 1.7% in April last year. The Czech Republic's annual inflation rate in April was 3.3%, which was down from 3.6% in March but up from 2.4% in April 2019.

Too soon to return to the office? Czech research explains why working from home matters |
22 May 2020

The recent closure of non-essential Czech working spaces and the subsequent rise in employees taking home office may have lowered the risk of infection from the novel coronavirus — and contributed to the relatively mild outbreak in the country at large, says a new survey.

New boutique cinema Přítomnost to open in Žižkov |
22 May 2020

A new cinema in Prague's Žižkov district seeks to be like your living room, but with a full bar. The 70-seat theater is opening May 25 in the Radost building. Behind the project is the film distributor Aerofilms and the Spectaculare Festival of music and performance.

New rules for Prague public transport would remove smelly passengers |
22 May 2020

Smelly passengers might soon get booted off of public transportation, if the Czech Transport Ministry's first update of rules in 20 years take effect. Another change will make it possible for people to take up more than one seat if necessary.

Mexicans in Prague rank the city's absolute best tacos, margaritas, and guacamole |
21 May 2020

With a little help from their friends, LasSaboritas have chosen the best Mexican cuisine in the Czech capital.

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