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.
Did you know redheads are more honest than blondes or brunettes? And bearded men are more honest than balding ones — those are just some of the findings from a social experiment done last year. This year’s test is wrapping up on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Tuesday. The Chief outlined her plan to visit downtown businesses with Sheriff Rich Stanek. She has gone on a walking beat […]
The City of Minneapolis says Nicollet Mall is due for a makeover. It’s been more than 20 years since the main street through downtown Minneapolis has been updated. The city is calling the bid process for the Nicollet Mall update a competition.
Author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s history of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted, tells the behind-the-scenes story of the show. She shares a look at well-known Minneapolis sites from The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
After two sloppy snowstorms walloped Minnesota this month, spring finally arrived on Friday.
It’s got to be a sign that summer is on the way, and Thursday was the first day of the farmers market on Nicollet Mall.
Officials with the Twin Cities Marathon said Wednesday they’ll dedicate one of their races to the victims of the bombing attacks at the Boston Marathon.
Minneapolis is making plans for a major transformation of Nicollet Mall.
Nice Ride Minnesota is celebrating its fourth season back with a unique ice sculpture in downtown Minneapolis.
When subzero weather hits, some people take to coffee shops and gyms. Others, like Chris Sanders, have their own ways of dealing with the cold.
If you want to catch an intimate and informal concert with Prince at the Dakota this week, it’s going to cost you more than 200 balloons. Closer to $200, actually.
Holidazzle is a time for families to enjoy the downtown stores and restaurants. But one fancy local dining spot is selling curbside — and it’s a hit.
WCCO employees, friends and family all suited up and had their chance to shine during the Holidazzle Parade on Nicollet Mall Thursday night.