'Scuba Claus' Visits MOA's SEA LIFE AquariumYou better watch out, you better not cry -- Scuba Claus is coming to town! This sea-worthy Santa made his annual visit to SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium at the Mall of America Tuesday.
Create A Twizzard At The Mall Of AmericaOften we're told to put down our smartphones, but at Mall of America they are asking you to pick it up! This weekend, you can take part in a Twizzard at MOA. The Mall of America is asking guests to use their phones to create an indoor blizzard using Twitter.
Shop Local Pop-Up Comes To MOA Just In Time For Black FridayMall of America debuted a new concept on this Black Friday called "Shop Local." It's a holiday pop-up shop supporting small, local businesses.
MOA Entices Holiday Customers With Experience ShoppingMany malls are struggling for customers in the lead up to one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Online sales and fast checkouts have people staying at home -- and that is why the Mall of America in Bloomington is trying something new to lure customers.
MOA Store Helps You Give While Holiday ShoppingWith the season of giving almost here, many of us will be shopping for our loved ones while also supporting our favorite charities. A new store at the Mall of America allows you to do both at the same time.
Bloomington Police: No Extra MOA Security After Paris AttacksA Bloomington police official says there are no plans to increase security at the Mall of America following the Paris terrorist attacks. Deputy Bloomington Police Chief Mike Hartley tells The Associated Press that police already had an increased presence at the nation's busiest shopping center.
Charges Dropped Against 12 MOA Black Lives Matter Protesters; 17 Still Face ChargesAll criminal charges were dropped Tuesday against the leaders of the Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America last December -- but many are still not off the hook. Thousands of people filled the rotunda just before Christmas last year to protest the killings of black men at the hands of police
Teen YouTube Star Bethany Mota Speaks Against Bullying At MOAA 19-year-old YouTube sensation is using her story about being bullied to empower others. Bethany Mota has nearly 10 million subscribers on her YouTube channel, where she posts video blogs about a variety of issues that impact young people.
Trespassing Charges Dropped Against Alleged MOA Protest LeadersThe activist group Black Lives Matter says that all substantive trespassing charges against the alleged organizers of last year’s Mall of America protest have been dropped.
Crayola To Open Family Attraction At Mall Of America In 2016The Mall of America will become even more colorful next year. Crayon maker Crayola said Thursday it will open its family attraction Crayola Experience at the Bloomington megamall in the summer of 2016.
Minnesota Children's Museum To Open 'Pop-Up' Space At MOAThe Minnesota Children's Museum said Wednesday that it's going to open a "pop-up" play space at Mall of America. Museum officials said the new storefront space will feature hands-on exhibits that help children develop important skills through play, much like the exhibits at their downtown St. Paul location.
Mall Of America Confirms Free Wi-Fi System Coming By Holiday SeasonA Mall of America representative confirmed Monday that the mall plans to have a free Wi-Fi system in time for the holiday season.
A Look At MOA Security In Wake Of Video ThreatShoppers at the Mall of America seem undeterred after hearing about a video purportedly made by al-Qaida-linked rebels that urges Muslims to attack shopping malls. The video specifically mentions the Bloomington shopping mall.
Mall Of America To Hold Flute Marathon ConcertThe sounds of the flute will resound in the Mall of America this weekend. The mall is holding a flute marathon concert on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Sears Court. The Upper Midwest Flute Association is hosting the concert, with proceeds benefiting a scholarship fund for young flutists.
Charges Expected To Be Filed Against MOA Protest OrganizersIn the next few days, the Bloomington City Attorney Sandra Johnson expects to file criminal charges against the organizers of Saturday's protest at Mall of America.