William F. Austin Interviewed by Delta Sky

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William F. Austin, CEO of Starkey Hearing Technologies, is featured in the October issue of Delta Sky. He discusses the past, present and future of the hearing industry as well as the work that the Starkey Hearing Foundation is doing to provide the gift of hearing to people in need. Read the full story here.

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William F. Austin Inducted into the Titans of Technology Hall of Fame

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William F. Austin has built Starkey Hearing Technologies “into one of the foremost providers of hearing-aid technology.” As a leader in corporate giving, Austin provides over 100,000 hearing aids to people in need every year. To recognize his efforts, he will be inducted into the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Titans of Technology Hall of Fame. Read the full article here.

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DeRusha Eats: Café & Bar Lurcat Minneapolis

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Jason DeRusha | WCCO CBS Minnesota recently stopped by Café & Bar Lurcat Minneapolis and dined just like Mick Jagger and Prince! He spoke with Chef Adam King and General Manager Michelle Jensen about how Café & Bar Lurcat is still hot after 13 years.

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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.

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!

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View the entire Twin Cities Living digital edition here.

Nice Ride to add at least 41 bicycle stations to the Twin Cities over the next 16 months

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Nice  Ride MN, Minnesota’s public bike share program, is expanding with the help of new grants. Nice Ride Executive Director Bill Dossett said that federal grants and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota funding would allow for the installation of 24 new stations, complete with the unmistakable green bicycles. Read full story in the Southwest Journal.

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.