A Thanksgiving tradition returns Thursday with the sixth annual Walk to End Hunger inside the Mall of America. This year’s event has been expanded beyond its 5K family-fun walk to raise money for 12 Twin Cities area hunger-related charities.
Imagine having to dress up an almost five-million-square foot space for the holidays! The daunting task is a reality for Brett Baudette, design manager at MOA. He says they “kick in to holiday gear” in mid-September, contracting out to about 100 workers who normally build inside the stores. “It’s a team of construction workers,” Baudette said. “It’s kind of a fun change for them.” They’ll spend $250,000 on new decorations and labor, with most of the work executed in the middle of the night.
Being located inside a popular mall and being considered a “hotel restaurant” — two things that can go hand-in-hand with dining only for convenience and necessity. FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar had both hurdles to overcome when they opened earlier this spring.
Just in time for the holidays, a new kind of store is opening at the Mall of America. Earlier Tuesday, Verizon Wireless unveiled what it calls its first “Destination Store.” The store opens Wednesday night and replaces the old Verizon store on the second floor of the mall.
The mall attack in Kenya is resonating here in the Twin Cities, where we have the Mall of America and several other high-profile shopping centers.
There are a lot of restaurants at the Mall of America, but when Masu sushi and robata opened up, some wondered if mall-goers would be into it. Already a hit in northeast Minneapolis, the mall was a bit of a risk.
Thousands came together at the Mall of America Saturday to raise money for an organization that helps families dealing with autism.
Have you been dreaming of the chance to live with strangers while having every move you make captured by cameras 24/7? Then head to the Mall of America for an open casting call of CBS’s ‘Big Brother’!
The Mall of America, Minnesota’s top tourist attraction, expressed strong opposition Wednesday to a plan to add a sales tax to clothing.
The group Idle No More held a major gathering early Saturday evening at the Mall of America. Idle is a protest movement focusing on the rights and interests of the First Nations peoples of Canada and Native Americans.
The Holiday shopping season is in full swing at the Mall of America, and this year there’s something new to help make shopping even easier – an app.
The Mall of American is tightening its parental escort policy during the busiest days of holiday shopping.
The movie theaters at Mall of America were shut down tonight, and extra police are at the mall.
The Mall of America is celebrating its 20th birthday. Mall officials brought out a huge cake to celebrate. It was somewhat of a replica of the Mall, including Nickelodeon Universe.
Authorities have identified the man who died Friday when a concrete slab fell on a U-Haul truck in a Mall of America parking ramp.