Next year, it will only be a story to tell the kids. After 22 years, those storybook floats are going dark. This is the final season for the Target Holidazzle parade. The parade’s a lot to look at, especially if you’ve never seen it before. Friday’s parade was Alicia Harris’ first. “I heard it’s going to be my last, so sad,” Harris said. The news hit Claudia Fuglie especially hard.
Friday night marked the beginning of the end of downtown Minneapolis’ Holidazzle parade, and WCCO-TV was there to capture the luminous celebration. Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello emceed the parade’s opening night, which coincided with the official lighting of the WCCO Weather Watcher.
The whole WCCO family is excited about our latest addition – the WCCO Rooftop! It has an outdoor kitchen, a working gas fireplace, locally grown plants and an amazing view above Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. There’s green, local, lush landscape to use for an array of purposes, including outdoor camping segments and even musical guests. The plants are mostly locally grown, and the soil is locally sourced from Mississippi Top Soils in Cold Spring.
Thirty-one years ago on Thanksgiving Day, a massive fire in downtown Minneapolis robbed the Northwestern National Bank of its iconic weather ball. But on Friday, a new twist on the weather ball concept was shining over Nicollet Mall.
St. Louis has an arch while San Francisco has its iconic Golden Gate. But for generations of Minnesotans, it was a colored ball perched atop a downtown Minneapolis bank that many remember.
The Minneapolis City Council has unanimously approved the design concept selected for a proposed revamping of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.
A design concept has been selected for a proposed revamping of Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. The City and the Minneapolis Downtown Council have picked James Corner Field Operations to redesign the Mall.
It seems a far cry from those dreary winter days when the flu bug is biting, but under September’s sunshine, the influenza season is on the minds of many as they walk down Nicollet Mall.
Minneapolis Police say that the bomb threat that temporarily closed Nicollet Mall Monday afternoon was a prank call. The bomb threat was called to the Walgreens on the 800 block of Nicollet Mall.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak walked backwards down Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday, stopping to promote both the finer points and the not so finer points of the historic street.
A French chef living in Minnesota who’s known for a burger? It’s certainly not the way Vincent Francoual would’ve predicted it but as he plans a celebration for his restaurant’s 12th year in business, he certainly can’t complain.
It was roughly 16 years ago that Vincent Francoual, a native of France, moved to Minnesota. But before he arrived, he had one important question – where is Minnesota?
Minnesota has beautiful places to plan a romantic proposal. Here are just a couple of those spectacular proposal spots to start your “happily ever after” with the love of your life.
It’s been sitting empty since last winter. But now, the former Neiman Marcus building in downtown Minneapolis is off the market. The state’s largest gas utility, CenterPoint Energy, has inked a deal to purchased the property, according to Twin Cities Business.
Free musical performances (and other attractions) are taking to Nicollet Mall this weekend as a part of the Dakota Street Festival.