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Hooters finds historic home in Prague

June 4, 2010 at 12:12 PM

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, June 4 (UPI) -- U.S. restaurant chain Hooters said its first Czech Republic outlet will open Friday in a building with a 1763 facade and a basement that dates back to 1381.

Hooters called the new location in Prague one of its most unique.

The new restaurant extends the franchise's reach to 42 states and 29 countries. The chain -- famous for dividing patrons' attention between food, sports channels on television and waitresses in short shorts -- opened its first restaurant in Clearwater, Fla., in 1983.

Hooters of Prague is the 459th Hooters in operation. In the Czech Republic, the restaurant will be managed by Na Zdravi Ventures, a.s., a Czech company that includes six U.S. and two Czech partners, Hooters of America Inc. said in a statement.

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