After closing down at the end of 2012, the 400 Bar is following through on plans to relocate. Its new digs will be quite a different feel than the West Bank corner it occupied for decades, though. When the 400 returns in June, it'll be on the fourth floor of Mall of America. According to Minneapoli ... More >>
Chris Kallal might be up to his old tricks.Back in April 2010, Kallal was flying high. That month, the former Metromix reporter threw a launch party for his new business, foodie-focused PR firm Twincy. All was celebratory until two Minneapolis police officers walked in and slapped handcuffs on him. ... More >>
If you're heading out for dinner tonight, you might want to double check on your reservations. The ridiculous temperatures have forced several of our favorite dinner spots to close and one even seems to be suffering from frozen pipes.
A longtime friend of the man who made it rain dollar bills on the Mall of America rotunda last Friday got in touch with City Pages and said Serge Vorobyov's originally hoped the stunt would help him patch things up with his ex-wife, Olivia.THE BACKSTORY: Serge Vorobyov makes it rain money on Mall of ... More >>
Last December, Michele Bachmann went on Jan Markell's radio show and said she spent 2012 fretting about the Obama administration's alleged efforts to implement Sharia law here in the United States.SEE ALSO: The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozens Over th ... More >>
This past Saturday, the boy band One Direction opened a pop-up store at the Mall of America, and Gimme Noise decided to observe what sort of youth-cultivated bedlam might result. Called 1D World, the store will occupy the northwest corner of the mall's rotunda for the next six weeks.Upon receiving t ... More >>
It's clearly the summer of beer, or so our events list would suggest: Town Hall releases its latest brew, and the Twin Cities Beer Festival takes the Mall of America by storm this Week in Food. 8/7 Be one of the first folks to sample Town Hall's newest brew, MPLS (Minneapolis Pale Lager Style), wh ... More >>
California Home and Design pours some serious Haterade on the Mall of America in its list of "25 Buildings to Demolish Right Now."America's largest mall is featured as one of 25 "eye-searingly awful" buildings that Home and Design's staffers and team of 15 architects would "take a wrecking ball to" ... More >>
Related:Top 20 best Minnesota songs: #20-11Top 20 best Minnesota musiciansFirst Avenue's 20 best concertsCountless songwriters have found inspiration in the Land of 10,000 Lakes over the years, and even more have hit upon something revelatory about Minnesota without ever becoming full-time residen ... More >>
Minnesota residents no longer have to take a trek out to National Harbor, Maryland, to visit a Peeps & Company retail store: a new location has opened right in the Mall of America.
Though the Mall of America may be boasting the largest indoor "indie" music festival this weekend, the best bet for Gimme Noise readers looking to get into some air conditioning and in front of some real live independent music is this weekend's Crush Fest at Cause. Headlined and organized by Drea ... More >>
"Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless."-Calvin (Calvin & Hobbes)
Nick VlcekPalin almost signed City Pages the last time she visited MOA.Undeterred by a tomato thrower and the smaller-than-anticipated crowd that greeted her the last time she tried to move product at the Mall of America, Sarah Palin has booked a return engagement. Personifying the phrase "h ... More >>
City PagesThe guy in the circled cart narrowly escaped the snowpocalypse when the Metrodome roof collapsed.Someone was inside the Metrodome and on the sideline as the roof of the Metrodome began to collapse, according to a video analysis.A commenter pointed out to us that despite official word th ... More >>
www.wikipedia.comThe Today Show spotted one of these at a Boston food court!Along with the grotesqueness of gargantuan Cinnabons and too-salty, lukewarm fried rice, here's one more reason not to eat at mall food courts: You may be more likely to get sick at a food court than a regular restaur ... More >>
Many charities are feeding folks at Thanksgiving.While many of us enjoy the warmth of family and overindulging in a huge meal on Thanksgiving, some other folks are not as fortunate. However, there are ways you can help to make the holiday better for those in need -- by volunteering, collecting fo ... More >>
Former Hills star Lauren Conrad is considered a fashion icon to many, so it only makes sense that she will be visiting the Mall of America, a retail hub with multiple GAP stores. You can meet her today as she's be signing copies of two recently published books in front of Best Buy.
Karl Rove came. He spoke. He signed autographs. And he got away without getting arrested while promoting his first book, "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight." Code Pink has attempted citizen arrests of Bush's brain at stops in California. There were rumors of so ... More >>
The Hulkster talks about the tabloids, wrestling, and Rocky 3.
Likely spurred by the "popularity" of the Paul Blart's "Mall Cop," we'll get an inside view of life at the Mall of America through the eyes of the people protecting you while you spend your life away.
"If everyone is dead, is that still necrophilia?"
Pigs are celebrating SpongeBob's birthday in style. A local company awards the world's largest cupcake to a farm.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sponge Bob Square Pants children's TV show, the Mall of America is doing the two things they do best: Make it big and unite the fatties.
We're pretty sure every Minnesotan will soon be living inside the Mall of America and never leaving our indoor mecca. Next up: A Mayo Clinic to keep you alive forever.
With this issue, as with so many things, I turn to Mojo Nixon for guidance.
Film producers don't recognize Richard Dawkins
Is fine dining possible with kids? Dear Dara finds out.
Black Friday at the Mall of America: Wish you were here. Wait a minute, you are here.
Come for the dancing, stay for the dancing
Desaparecidos watch malaise overrun America's heartland
It's better than HBO! Riding the mean streets of Minneapolis on Metro Transit's busiest bus route.
Mainstream advertisers start to eye queer dollars
Your favorite places to eat, shop, and play!
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
Nordstrom is slated to open its in-store mammography clinic--for well-insured and cash-paying clients only--later this month. According to clinic supervisor Judy Johnson, many women are too busy to get mammograms. "But all women have time to shop."
The Living Dead of the Night
Being a collection of notes on the art and science of sleeplessness, with a helpful sidebar on the commercial attractions of the night.
Days and nights at the most maligned workplace in the country--the U.S. Postal Service.