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The Utrecht story of Luc Stolk

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Luc Stolk, a young sustainably responsible entrepreneur, recycles old bicycle frames into cheerful, high-quality city bikes. His company Lust For Rust is inspired for and by the city of Utrecht. In this item we will find out who Luc is, what he does and what places he likes to visit.

About 5 years ago, Luc moved from neighbouring Nieuwegein to the vibrant city of Utrecht. When asked why, he immediately has an answer available. “I have been visiting Utrecht from an early age. The city is very cosy, the people are kind, and it feels like people really care and look after each other”. Luc feels completely at home in Utrecht and he is pretty convinced he will be staying here the rest of his life. “Apart from what I already have accomplished here, this city just shows so many similarities with my personal values: solidarity, conviviality and development on a social and business level. ”

Luc’s hotspots
Like many of us, Luc is always in for a delicious bite. “One of my favourite spots in Utrecht is restaurant FICO. Next to its beautiful location in the Veilinghaven, this restaurant serves amazing food. It may be a bit more expensive than your average bistro, but it’s still affordable and worth every penny. ”

Luc is convinced that Utrecht has even more to offer to its residents and visitors. “The slogan of Lust for Rust is: from the city, for the city. I think more people can be meaningful for the city when getting their input and inspiration from the city. Utrecht is a city with many  intelligent and enterprising people. I think we should work together more. “

My tips
  • For relaxation, Luc likes to go to the Amelisweerd nature reserve. “I think it's a wonderful way to escape the hectic pace of the city. I just cycle or walk a bit and get a breath of fresh air for a few hours.”

  • FICO

    Food and drink

    "Next to its beautiful location in the Veilinghaven, this restaurant serves amazing food.”

  • Ubica

    Food and drink

    "I am a regular guest at Ubica. It's always fun, with lots of young and hip people. The food is good and if you fancy a dance, you can hit the dancefloor in the weekends (when there is no pandemic occurring of course).”

  • Looking for a good spot to work quietly while enjoying a cup of coffee? “This is the place I go when I need a little peace and quiet or a different work environment. I drink a nice cup of coffee and eat a simple snack. The interior creates a relaxed atmosphere to do your work.”

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