The days for the 400 Bar at Mall of America may be over before they ever really got started.After debuting a sign on the mall's fourth floor back in June, the ex-West Bank venue was expected to open back in July as part of a complex featuring a restaurant and the Midwest Music Museum. The museum ope ... More >>
Our "Really bad ideas" category was created for this story.A 17-year-old somehow escaped serious injury after plunging from the Mall of America's second floor to the first just after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. Witnesses reported that the teen was doing a handstand on a railing before falling, ... More >>
The hallowed 400 Bar has returned! As a sign, at least.As reported in February, the 400 Bar will be part of a 25,000 square foot complex featuring a concert venue, the Midwest Music Museum, and a restaurant at the Mall of America. With the opening of the museum this week, a familiar landmark is rebo ... More >>
Ground was broken today on the biggest expansion in the Mall of America's 22 year history.THE BACKSTORY: Mall of America to undergo big glassy expansion MOA spokesperson Tara Niebeling told us the image at the top of the this post is a rendering of the project she sent exclusively to City Pages. The ... More >>
For a good while now, the Hard Rock Cafe has been a dinosaur that isn't aware that it's already extinct. This summer, the international eatery chain will open a new location at the Mall of America, but the news was rightfully overshadowed by the 400 Bar moving there with the promise of actual rock o ... More >>
On Black Friday, Serge Vorobyov, a 29-year-old Apple Valley resident, gave folks at the Mall of America early Christmas presents. He tossed $1,000 in one dollar bills from the upper floor of the mall's packed rotunda while singers fittingly performed "Let It Snow" on the lower level.WAY BETTER THAN ... More >>
Think back to the days of rectangle-shaped pizza sprinkled with mini pepperoni cubes that fit perfectly into your school lunch tray. Yeah, we're glad to be past that, too. What would've been your ideal kind of pizza as a kid? This weekend, you can watch kids show off their creative culinary talents ... More >>
After more than 20 years, Mall of America officials have decided it's time for a logo makeover.SEE ALSO: Vikings' new jersey design leaked [IMAGE] Yesterday, a press release unveiled the Megamall's new logo (visible above) and tagline -- "Always New."
There are 30,000 air-purifying live plants, including 400 trees, in the Mall of America. And there are also thousands of aphids trying to eat them.SEE ALSO: Sarah and Bristol Palin receive a lukewarm welcome at Mall of America So officials have decided to one-up the aphids by releasing a whole shit ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom --In the wake of yesterday's Boston attack, people throughout the country are understandably on high alert.SEE ALSO: Boston Attack: Hennepin County judge finished race 20 minutes before explosion That's apparent this morning at the Mall of America, where an entrance on the west ... More >>
Shoppers at the Mall of America on Saturday evening got more entertainment than they bargained for, as the mall's eastern rotunda was packed with more than 1,000 people, including hundreds of Native Americans, for an Idle No More protest flash dance.SEE ALSO: Twitter sparks Mall of America shooting ... More >>
They've already garnered endless praise from locals, and recently opened a second location at the Mall of America, but Tim McKee's northeast Minneapolis Japanese joint Masu Sushi and Robata has made the Travel Leisure magazine's short list as one of the very best sushi restaurants in the country.S ... More >>
On August 11, 1992, the Mall of America first swung open its doors and became the nation's largest retail and entertainment complex, changing Minnesota forever. Now, on this August 11, the behemoth mall will celebrate its 20th birthday with plenty of free eats, including a custom-made cake by Buddy ... More >>
See also:Masu Sushi Mall of America has an opening dateBest Japanese Restaurant: Masu Sushi & RobataMasu Sushi & Robata goes the extra mile for happy hourTurn your head away from the steady stream of shoppers and it's not hard to imagine that the new Mall of America restaurant is the Nordeas ... More >>
See Also: Cupcake will try its luck at Mall of America Top 10 cupcake shops in the Twin Cities Kevin Van Deraa wins $50,000 on TV's 'Cupcake Champions' Flush from his win of Cupcake Wars' "Cupcake Champion" series, Cupcake owner Kevin VanDeraa was looking into opening a second location on Grand Ave ... More >>
See Also:Masu Sushi to open in former Soul Daddy space at the Mall of AmericaSushi Fix: Yes, you can get great sushi from a food truckWe already have good sushi on-the-go now that the Sushi Fix food truck is open, but Minneapolis is about to have another downtown option when it comes to quick rolls. ... More >>
Mpls/St. Paul Magazine broke the news that popular Northeast sushi joint Masu Sushi and Robata, a restaurant created under the guidance and consultation of Tim McKee, will open a second location. Interestingly enough, it's slated to make its home at the former Soul Daddy space in the Mall of ... More >>
Wait 'till you see this recreated in cookie dough!A historic event isn't truly a cultural touchstone until it's a muse for artists. The Metrodome collapse has already achieved such status, having been sculpted in the tastiest architectural medium: gingerbread. Check out the deflated Mall of ... More >>
The now widely-circulated Fox Sports video inside the collapse of the Metrodome's roof shows two holes open in the Teflon roof and dump tons of snow into the Red Zone.Although the video is just 30 seconds, it reveals a lot about how the roof failed. We've got a Zapruder Film-like frame-by-frame a ... More >>
The Metrodome roof gives way and snow pours into Mall of America Field.Fox has just released video of what the collapse of the Metrodome looked like from inside, and it is nothing short of amazing.It starts with water dripping in, then an ominous sagging, before a hole rips in the skylight and to ... More >>
Tough sledding.The snow fell, and fell, fell some more. The Metrodome collapsed. The airport was forced to shut down. The buses stopped running. The Mall of America closed early. Hundreds of people watched in grim resignation as city snowplows buried the cars they were supposed to have move ... More >>
Friz Freleng, Warner BrothersGet. In. Mah. Belly. From rabbit to curry to cupcakes, you're sure to find something to eat this Week in Food. Monday 11/8 Throw that wascally wabbit in the soup pot! Learn how to cook rabbit and other French-inspired dishes at Cooks of Crocus Hill in St. Paul. It ... More >>
The Body made a stop recently at the Mall of America to promote his new book, "American Conspiracies."
The man's name has not yet been released.
Taste is often lost in the strip-mall dining experience
More farce at the stadium of the absurd
Our big-ass mall is blogging about fashion.
The light rail will be closed from the 46th St Station to the end of the line at the Mall of America this weekend during construction work.
The section between 46th Street and the Mall of America will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 3:30 a.m. Monday.
We know the whole world is jealous of our shopping-eating-everything behemoth Mall of America, but do we really need another one out there?
Apparently Fall Out Boy has no intention of trying to keep fans listening to their awfully painful pop-punk music. Their terrible attitude this weekend at the Mall of America sure isn't doing their shitastic brand any good.
The MOA theater will be the first in the state and third in the nation to install the D-BOX technology that allows the theater seats to move along with the movie action.
The newlyweds had their first "ups and downs" (har har) this morning as they married on a roller coaster in Nickelodeon Universe this morning.
Bring yarn. Lots of yarn.
A Colorado man is accused of calling the FBI and threatening to kill President Obama and blow up the Mall of America.
The Industrial Workers of the World filed labor charges Wednesday against the Mall of America and Metro Transit after an incident Aug. 31.
What do you get when you cross a former Viking and a failed business? A lawsuit
At the Mall of America, Pokemon packed 'em in
Goths at the mall, poets at Penumbra, and Christians on the dance floor
How to stop worrying and learn to love the megamall