Monthly Archives: June 2005

Artyčok: Rebirth on the terrace

Written by: Tim Gosling Photo: Dorothea Bylica Alberto Courne unveiled an Italian restaurant on a sunny Prague 2 street-corner in June of last year. After a two-month restoration and “attitude adjustment”, Artyčok is again welcoming diners with a new menu. The original Artyčok met its fate around Christmas, on the return of the owner-and-manager from…

Read more

New varietals, new flavors

Written by: Libor Ševčík Fortunately, the desire to always discover something new is a part of human nature. And among vintners there are people who try to help nature out by creating new grape varietals. photo: archiv Creating a new grape varietal takes lots of trial and error over years or even decades. The approval…

Read more

Original beauty

Written by: Štěpánka Strouhalová Photo by: Věroslav Sixt Zdeněk Wudy Antique furniture in the hands of woodworker Zdeněk Wudy can have more lives than a cat. He can repair almost anything – and if not, he makes beautiful, accurate replicas like those for the Prague Municipal House or the Loos Villa. IT’S HARD TO FIND…

Read more

Cultivating creativity

Written by: Renée LeMoine Photo by: Vojtěch Vlk “Our team just got a great new project that requires a truly unique solution. Typically, we come back to the same remedies for similar problems. We need to start stimulating fresh ideas, or the competition will get the next great project. Environment is an important factor for…

Read more

Milan Jirásek : Long-distance management style

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo: Petr Poliak The Czech Olympic Committee’s chairman is the head of the Olympic movement in this country, and his job is managerial as well as representational. How has the physician Milan Jirásek, who has held this post for nine years, dealt with his duties? How would you rate your development…

Read more

IT services spanning all sectors

Written by: Jason Hovet Photo by: LuminumWhile IT services remain in demand from finance and telecom firms, players in other sectors are also buying into its benefits. These newcomers are also looking for more than a little help as IT outsourcing becomes key for cost-cutting. Photo: allphoto images WITH GROWTH IN SPENDING for IT services…

Read more

ISSUE #114

Get Bluetooth from a BlackBerry The BlackBerry handset represents a reliable and safe way to have your email and organizer at hand anytime, thus improving the efficiency of business communication. Synchronization software keeps all of your messages, reminders for meetings, and other information as current in your device as on the corporate server. The Java-based…

Read more

Roses from the web

Written by: Jiří Vašek Buying less expensive computer components and durable household goods over the internet is common. So why not flowers? The addressee can easily be on the other side of the world and will receive a fresh bouquet. Perhaps surprisingly, there are nearly a hundred online florists in this country offering a wide…

Read more

Pasta da Czechia

Written by: Jason Hovet Photo by: Tomáš Kubeš The success of the largest domestic producer of pasta – Moravian-based Adriana – has given a new meaning to “rolling in the dough”. Zbyněk Navrátil & Jiří Pavlík ADRIANA GOT ITS START in 1993 and has gone through many ups and downs-including weathering a financial crisis-but has…

Read more

The faces of municipal power

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo by: Tomáš Kubeš Unlike parliamentary deputies, senators, and ministers, Czech mayors come face to face with their voters every day. There are 6,245 mayors in this country, and we spoke with seven of them about what motivates them and what obstacles they face. Tomáš Chalupa (31): Patriot from Prague 6…

Read more
Back to top