Think Black Friday is the Twin Cities’ busiest shopping day of the year? Think again. At the Mall of America in Bloomington, Dec. 26 has taken over the top spot, fueled by shoppers eager to return or exchange gifts, and sales that have become more appealing.
This week, youth soccer players from 17 countries, and all over the nation, take to the fields at the National Sports Center in Blaine as part of the Schwan’s USA Cup – the largest soccer tournament in the western hemisphere. Though the heat has been oppressive, there are still nearly 25,000 people in attendance.
The day after Thanksgiving is not just about Black Friday, for many it’s when they run out to grab the perfect tree – something that can be different for anyone.
This Saturday, it’s going to get busy in St. Paul. An estimated 100,000 people are expected be downtown for a number of events Saturday.