One year to the day after a violent melee at the MOA was caught on camera, folks listening to Dave Sinykin's drive-time show on KFAN yesterday evening got quite the scare.Just before a commercial break, Sinykin's sidekick hit the breaking news sounder and relayed reports that nobody wanted to hear: ... 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.
Be one of the first folks to sample Town Hall's newest brew, MPLS (Minneapolis Pale Lager Style), wh ... More >>
Just so we're all caught up, One Direction is a British boy band. They are an extremely popular British boy band who got a springboard from the talent competition The X-Factor. So popular, in fact, that they can fill New York's Madison Square Garden with little more than a couple of grins from their ... More >>
Public transportation is about to get a whole lot sexier.This Sunday, hundreds of pantless people will look to bring a little (more) strangeness to everyone's favorite local mass transit with the fourth annual No-Pants Light Rail Ride. The event, which is being held in conjunction with several ... More >>
Multiple fights broke out yesterday afternoon in different parts of the Mall of America, some of it captured on shoppers' cell phone cameras.
Various estimates put the size of the brawling crowds between 50 and 200 youths, who fist-fought and threw chairs as shoppers caught in the middle darted ... More >>
See cake contest Sunday, Cake Boss's Buddy Valastro on Tuesday.If you're crazy about cakes, this is your week, with not one but two special events for bakery buffs. On Sunday you can watch professional cake decorators put their craft to the test at the Mall of America. And on Tuesday, cake de ... More >>
Bristol Palin dishes about Dancing with the Stars and the bad-boy father of her baby.Bristol Palin, once Alaska's most famous unwed teenage mother, will be bringing her real life soap opera to the Mall of America and signing copies of her new book, "Not Afraid of Life."
The memoir is notable ... 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 >>
It's festival week! Pay homage to the state's dietary staples: rhubarb, beer, and dairy products. Enjoy free bacon and set your sights on making the world's largest meatball. God bless a Minnesota summer.
Did you know? The record for the World's Largest Meatball was set three time ... More >>
Just in case actually visiting the thing isn't enough to whet your curiosity/appetite/desire to wander inside large cacophonous buildings, hear this: The Learning Channel is set to launch a reality series devoted our monument to consumerism."Mall Cops: Mall of America" kicks off at 9 p.m. May 27. ... 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 >>
No, they weren't in drag. It was Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes Day on Sunday at the Mall of America, and plenty of guys showed up, game to hoof around for a good cause: The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, & Gender Violence. The tube socks are a nice touch, don't you think?
You probably missed the Hannah Montana karaoke contest out at the Mall of America where creepy dads dressed hot like the teen sex symbol and belted their hearts out for their young daughters. It just feels too wrong to attend.
"The Gruen Effect" is what happens when a good mall layout causes task-oriented shoppers to forget the purpose of their quick trip to the store and begin shopping aimlessly. It's also the very threshold that the designers of the Mall of America want visit