Masa’s Brunch Reviewed by Minnesota Monthly

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Masa Minneapolis has recently started serving Sunday brunch. With bottomless sangria and mimosas in addition to their egg-centric Mexican dishes, the weekend just got better. Read the full article here.

“While the Twin Cities are home to many incredible Mexican joints, Masa’s territory lies in a bit more elegance than larger-than-life burritos.”

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Cafe & Bar Lurcat: A Celebrity Foodie Hot Spot!

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Mick Jagger and Prince both wined and dined at Minneapolis’ foodie hot spot, Cafe & Bar Lurcat!
“This equal parts cozy, equal parts hip restaurant is clearly the preferred dinner spot of rockers.” via People.com PeopleLurcat

Nice Ride Minnesota in GQ!

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GQ recently selected Minneapolis for their April 2015 Travel Manual, and highlighted Nice Ride Minnesota!

“First of all, you’re going in the summer, when the university’s let out and the sun is hot and you can enjoy Minneapolis for what it really is: one of the coolest small cities in the country. Hit up Nice Ride Minnesota, the city’s bike-share program, near your hotel downtown, then head for the banks of the Mississippi, which is lined for miles with bike paths.”

Best Bike-Share Programs

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USA Today shares the 10 best bike-share programs to tour great cities, including Nice Ride Minnesota!

“With a network of cycling paths and eager riders, Minneapolis ranks among the top cities for biking and bike commuting. So it’s no surprise its sharing program has found a loyal following.”

Read the full article here.

New to Minneapolis: SEE Eyewear

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In this week’s edition of l’étoile’s Guide to Style and Shopping, Shopping Editor Alexandra Katz shares the opening of SEE eyewear! Brand new to Minneapolis, SEE is located in the heart of Uptown on Hennepin Ave. SEE’s original collection is designed by the world’s top creative talent, producing a highly edited assortment of eyeglasses, sunglasses and readers.

“Settling in the heart of Uptown, this trendy boutique is all luxury but without the price tag.”

Travel the Twin Cities with Nice Ride Minnesota

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It’s official, Nice Ride Minnesota is the eco-friendly way to travel around the Twin Cities! Both Where Twin Cities and Twin Cities Living featured the bright green bikes in their Twin Cities travel features.

The popular bike-share program is the ideal way for locals and tourists to tour Minneapolis and St. Paul. With 170 stations between the two cities, Nice Ride Minnesota is a convenient way to get from point A to point B!

 View the entire Where Twin Cities digital edition here.

 

View the entire Twin Cities Living digital edition here.

2013 Nice Ride Minnesota Season Adds 24 Bike Stations

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The press event kicking off the 2013 Nice Ride Minnesota expansion was a major success! Every news station and media outlet featured today’s ride and rally! Check out the coverage on 5 Eyewitness NewsFOX 9Star TribuneMinnesota Public Radio and CBS Minnesota. We’re thrilled to be a part of the 4th season of Nice Ride Minnesota!

Nice Ride Minnesota, the popular bike-share program, celebrated the addition of 24 new stations today with a rally and kick-off ride at the Historic Fort Snelling. The 2013 expansion brings the total system up to 170 bike share stations and 1,550 bright green bicycles.

Bill Dossett, Nice Ride Minnesota’s executive director, kicked off the event along with speeches from Paul Labovitz, Mississippi River and Recreation Area superintendent, Dave Spalding, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota senior vice president of business development, Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County commissioner, Jayne Miller, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board superintendent and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak.

Thank you to the National Park Service, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and countless others for the success of this expansion, which brought thirteen new stations along the Mississippi River.

Nice Ride MN: Model for Bike-Share Programs

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Nice Ride Minnesota serves as a model and offers guidance for other bike-share programs around the world. The New York Times article talks about how the New York City’s Citi Bike, which will launch on Memorial Day, took ideas from other bike-share programs around the world.

“In Minneapolis, a largely car-dependent public needed to be convinced that bike sharing was not  ‘a crazy socialist notion,’ said Bill Dossett, the executive director for Nice Ride Minnesota, which operates from April to November.”

Read the full article here.

Nice Ride Bike Share Wraps Up Successful Season

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The green Nice Ride bikes are being packed up for the season. Nice Ride executive director Bill Dossett tells Minnesota Public Radio that nearly 275,000 trips were made in Minneapolis and St Paul this season. Congratulations to all who help make public bike sharing a success. Read the full story at MPR.

Best Bike Cities in North America: Minneapolis!

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Outside magazine recently named Minneapolis as one of the best bike cities in North America (no surprise here)! According to Outside, “this tight-knit community of bicyclists is the envy of many in the North American cycling crowd.” Not to mention, “there’s always the option to pick up a bike share bike from Nice Ride Minnesota.”

Check out the article.