He’s learnt a lot in that time but there are still a few things he doesn’t understand about living in Prague.
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PraguePig.com suspects that this gambling bar in Kladno, Central Bohemia isn’t officially licensed by CBS Studios Inc.
Get there early. The car park gets very busy after dark.
Many thanks to James K. of Praguebeats for the photo!
Halali, a Prague-based company specializing in insurance for hunters, is in an increasingly acrimonious dispute with a swingers’ club that used to occupy the basement of its office on Jungmannova street. [Corrected]
Masopust, the Czech equivalent of Shrove Tuesday/Carnival/Mardi Gras, is a potent mix of silly costumes, cold weather, alcohol, and unhealthy food — a combination perfectly captured in this photo from the Valasske muzeum v prirode (Wallachian Open Air Museum) celebration in Roznov pod Radhostem, Zlin Region (south Moravia).
Since 2002’s floods, Prague has tested its emergency sirens at noon on the first Wednesday of every month, routinely frightening tourists and newcomers to the city.
But what if that’s not enough?
What if you want to hear the emergency siren on demand, 24 hours a day, seven days a week?
PraguePig.com is here to help:
The audio track on this video was taken from the official Prague website, where, rather bizarrely, the city makes MP3s of its various test sirens available to play and download.
So now it can be siren day, every day.
The arrest last month (February 19th, 2015) of a man in connection with the killing of
Jewish historian Jiri Fiedler, and his wife Dagmar Fiedlerova apparently clears up one of last year’s most mysterious murder cases — but an unusually high number of Prague killings remain unsolved.
PraguePig.com is confused. Does the beaver represent the gynaecology clinic, the dental department (zubní oddělení), or both?