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 >>
Brace yourselves shoppers, the Brit boy band sensation One Direction is coming to the Mall of America... well, at least their merchandise is. This spring, the band that won the hearts of tweens around the world with "What Makes You Beautiful" will open a store at the mall for a limited time.
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In the mood for a beer fest this weekend? Of course you are. If you missed out on tickets to the Great Taste of the Midwest in Madison, Wisconsin, there is a fest you can hit right here at home. Last summer's Minneapolis Beer Fest is making a comeback with a new name and a new location. Now sporting ... More >>
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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 >>
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If ever there was a loaded dish, it is this. A dish full of fat, cream, cheese, and nostalgia, and so hearty it can redeem the saddest, most downtrodden day. When eaters speak of comfort food, so often they speak of macaroni and cheese. After scouring the Twin Cities for the dishes, armed w ... More >>
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 >>
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.
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We'll be happy to see these go.
Trends come and go so quickly--some of them not quickly enough. (A few we're not missing: Cabbage Patch Kids, Tickle Me Elmo, jelly shoes, and pegged jeans.)
Here's a recap of the food and dining trends of 2010 that the Hot Dish hopes will die a quick death by ... 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.
There are, on occasions, reasons to visit the Mall of America--say, to get married at the Chapel of Love or to pick up the newest plaid swooshflex at LIDS. Between the parking and the walking to your destination, inevitably you're going to be there long enough to work up an appetite. The best ... More >>
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 >>
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."