Ahoj, Monday! Your morning cup of Prague for Sept. 18

A quick guide to start the week ahead with news, tips, and hacks for Prague and Czech Republic.

Expats.cz Staff

Written by Expats.cz Staff Published on 18.09.2023 07:30:00 (updated on 17.09.2023) Reading time: 2 minutes

📰 WEEKEND NEWS RECAP

✔️ TO-DO THIS WEEK

❓ POLL OF THE WEEK

Last week, we asked you if Foodora was right to fire a driver who had been captured on camera urinating next to his car. A total of 73 percent of you agreed with the company's decision.

This week, we're wondering: with Prague politicians calling for a ban on e-scooters in the Czech capital, what do you think of shared scooters in Prague?

AGENCY PROPERTIES

Retail space for rent, 290m<sup>2</sup>

Retail space for rent, 290m2

Dudova, Praha 2 - Vinohrady

Apartment building for sale, 400m<sup>2</sup>

Apartment building for sale, 400m2

Palackého, Jablonec nad Nisou

Apartment for rent, 2+kk - 1 bedroom, 46m<sup>2</sup>

Apartment for rent, 2+kk - 1 bedroom, 46m2

Trávnická, Kostelec nad Orlicí

Apartment for sale, 3+kk - 2 bedrooms, 70m<sup>2</sup>

Apartment for sale, 3+kk - 2 bedrooms, 70m2

Churáňovská, Praha 5 - Smíchov

Should Prague ban e-scooters in the center of the capital?

Yes 76 %
No 13 %
The should be banned across all Prague 11 %
276 readers voted on this poll. Voting is open

📻 LISTEN ON YOUR MORNING COMMUTE

This Wednesday, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra will play hits from The Beatles at Prague's Municipal House. If you can't make it, you can enjoy this recording of Prague Proms' Beatles Night from 2010, featuring hits like Can't Buy Me Love and Eleanor Rigby conducted by Carl Davis:

📺 WHAT TO STREAM THIS WEEK

This week marks the 101st anniversary of the birth of legendary Czech long distance runner Emil Zátopek, who won three gold medals at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki. His wife Dana Zátopková, who won a gold medal in the javelin throw at the '52 Olympics, was born on the same day: September 19, 1922.

Their story is recounted in director David Ondříček's drama Zátopek, which was the Czech Republic's submission to the 2021 Academy Awards. Zátopek is currently streaming on Czech platform Voyo, operated by TV Nova.

☕ YOUR MORNING CUP

Through September 24, Czech charity Světluška's popup Cafe Potmě is brewing at Karlovo náměstí in Prague. The unique cafe invites patrons to enjoy their coffee in complete darkness to recreate the experience of those with visual impairment.

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