The Ztohoven artist-activist group opened this space in October 2014. Its name and ideals carry on the traditions of the dissident and political thinker Václav Benda, who first formulated the theory of the functioning of alternative culture (or “underground” culture) in the essay titled Paralelní polis. Continue reading
This musical club of Holešovice belongs, according to DJs addressed by UK’s Guardian, among the 25 best spots in Europe. Foreigners have mostly heard about it so they seek the site quite a lot. Yet it is not what you would probably expect. The opposite may be true. Continue reading
Made from a shipping container and aimed at the presentation of NGOs, this season-only cultural center does not lack a comfortable seating area and diverse programs. Containall is operated by what once was a civic association founded in early 2013 upon the initiative of a group of friends to transform into a non-profit company in December 2013. Continue reading
The operation opened in March 2012. Previously, there used to be a spot called Boží mlýny that I loved very much so I was a little disappointed to hear it would no longer be located in these beautiful cellar premises. However, Pražírna is just as good – maybe even a bit better and nicer in this or that.
This non-smoking cafe with a unique atmosphere and name …
…… offers not only delicious fresh coffee from its own roaster, the homemade meals and the cakes, but also one ingredient that can be found nowhere else: the nice & cozy atmosphere that you can feel already at the entrance; surrounding you, it makes you suddenly forget all your problems, or at least some of them – like where you can have coffee! Continue reading
You remove plastic seats from an old Tatra T3 tram to introduce a bit of design, you put a couple of comfortable big chairs to the large glass windows, you take some tables outside for those who can’t do without a fag, you hang discarded school boards on the wall – well, aren’t they hot now? – and that’s it! Now that you have a quite nice & cool room, you catch a creative cook, tie him to the kitchen stove, put a couple of mixed nice bartenders and food & coffee experts behind the bar, and you have a recipe for a great cafe restaurant.