Thursday, the Laborers' International Union of North America wrapped up its second day of picketing outside Ridgedale Shopping Center, calling on workers to swap tools for signs. Organizers say for months they've been gathering evidence of safety violations on construction sites that are accessible ... More >>
Ah, the salad bar. Long the haven for vegetarians and dieting diners, the classic steakhouse staple has arguably lost some its luster since it was first introduced in the 1950s. But on the 12th floor of the Nicollet Mall Macy's, lunchtime diners can still find one of the few bona fide all-you-can-ea ... More >>
Around 10:30 this morning, a fire broke out at the Macy's in Minnetonka's Ridgedale Mall. According to a WCCO report, the fire is "in the roof of a construction area." The store has been evacuated and firefighters from a number of area fire departments have been called to the scene.
Megan and Liz Mace are like your two best girlfriends from back when you were still an innocent young thing, able to cure your broken heart with a pint of Ben & Jerry's and a girls'-night-in screening of Titanic. The 20-year-old fraternal twin sisters and former high school cheerleaders have bee ... More >>
From musical stage dreams to becoming an elf, these favorites are worth another look
There's still a couple months left in 2012, but it'll be tough to defeat Rebecca Hill for Bad Mom of the Year.ANOTHER BAD MOM 2012 ENTRANT: Mother of four allegedly left children in sweltering car while she tried on swimsuits Hill, 37, was arrested along with her 12-year-old daughter at the Macy's i ... More >>
The resurgence of frozen yogurt shops in the Twin Cities is a lot of things: unexpected, illogical, a boon for the sprinkles industry, and a welcome trend to the health-conscious who lurk among us. But the most notable thing about this craze is that it seems to be showing zero signs of stopping. Wit ... More >>
The Mall of America might lure tourists from all over the world and boast a bajillion stores, but Edina's Southdale Center has history, and the folks at PBS think it's kind of a big deal. The nation's first enclosed regional shopping center, Southdale has been named one of the "10 Buildings That Cha ... More >>
It appears the Mall of America isn't immune to economic malaise. Cincinnati-based Macy's announced today that it is closing the Bloomingdale's store at the MoA after a 20-year run.
"Always strive to excel, but only on weekends."-Richard Rorty
The staid Dickens tale gets a welcome new spin
Warm plate of comfortFrozen fingers and runny noses require tender care as we ease our creaking bodies into the blustery cold that is the ridiculous weather we Minnesotans endure each year. It's our Midwestern badge of courage to compare temperatures and snow coverage with the rest of the world. ... More >>
BY CINDAL LEE HEARTRock 'n' roll and fashion have always had a delicate and important relationship. But on the same token rock 'n' roll has always held a bad-boy reputation - that is until Eric Hutchinson came along with his fan-favorite single "Rock 'n' Roll." We have come to learn that this fre ... More >>
Macy's annual fashion extravaganza, Glamorama, will be held this Friday at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Minneapolis. The evening is one of the poshest fashion events that our fair city has to offer. You may be wondering, "What does one wear to such an event?". Never fear, we've got you covered ... More >>
Photo by Tricia Little of Sweet Shibui Photography Eat your heart out buttercream mint. Don't get me wrong--it's not that we don't like babies. Babies are incredibly special. But when we show up at a baby shower with an authentic, organic, celebrity-endorsed Sophie the Giraffe for a friend's ... More >>
This shit just got real. Real silly.
The roller coaster ride that is Royce White's tenure with the Gophers takes another turn.
Never the mind the hints ahead of a middle-of-the-night video clip: the Gophers star basketball recruit is still suspended.
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The Twin Cities got a sneak peak of fall fashion trends this weekend, and Stacey's got the wrap-up.
A Minneapolis woman was craving a new wardrobe so badly that she forced her two daughters to help her steal from downtown Minneapolis department stores, police say.
Glenn David Dyer, 26, pleaded guilty today of first-degree criminal damage to property during the Republican National Convention. Dyer admitted her intentionally smashed the Macy's display window with a hammer.
The daily barrage of major company layoffs can be quite the downer, but Minnesota was saved from the latest news from Macy's retail stores.
The newspaper could be in bankruptcy by later this month, but you wouldn't know it from reading the paper's website.
Unexpected visitors on the porn set
Think Black Friday was bad? Try living at the Mall of America for a whole week
Tailgating, Seventh Street-style
Maybe you can bottle genius and sell it in a store
An architecture tour you can take with your pants around your ankles
Australia using Manilow to clear the streets, Macy's bows to gay-haters, the dictionary for corporate BS, Orson Welles commercial outtakes, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Since local taxpayers anted up $189 million to build the megamall, it's public space and must allow free speech, says attorney Larry Leventhal