The family of the boy who was thrown off a third floor balcony at the Mall of America in 2019 filed a lawsuit against the mall Tuesday.
The state-run community vaccination site at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota is prioritizing 16 and 17 year olds this week to get the Pfizer vaccine, the state Department of Education says.
They say all the world's a stage. For three former stage managers they've found a new one coordinating COVID-19 vaccinations at MOA. Kelly O'Connell has the story of three artists who were forced to switch careers and are now working to end the pandemic.
A Minneapolis-based studio released their latest drone film project capturing footage of the Mall of America and its theme park, Nickelodeon Universe.
As businesses struggled with the pandemic and unrest over the summer, the Mall of America opened a space for local, minority-owned businesses to showcase their products. It’s called ‘Community Commons’ and it’s on Level 2 South near Macy’s. Since it opened in October, it’s helped grow 17 brands. This month, they welcomed in a new batch of businesses. One of the tenants, Andre Sackman, came up with his business idea during the pandemic. He began designing clothing under the brand name ‘Love Disorder’ that normalizes discussions about mental health something he never felt comfortable talking about in his youth. https://www.lovedisorder.com/ ARWAY Bags also calls ‘Community Commons’ home now. The founder, Marit Woods was born in Liberia. Her goal is to enact social change through art and to engage Liberian youth in the art sector. She and her team design and create beautiful custom-made bags sourcing their materials from Liberia. https://www.arwaybags.com/ And casual wear is high fashion these days and Daniel Johnson is all about the sweatsuit with his brand, LVLS House of Hoodies. Johnson had a store on Lake Street but rioters burned it down during the unrest. He now has two locations, one in Rochester and the other in the Mall of America. https://lvlshouseofhoodies.shop/
A new attraction is bringing the fair-inspired fun to the Mall of America.
Turquoya Williams, the owner of Soul Sistas is on a mission to make people feel safe. She sells safety items such as mace and alarms inside Mall of America after her own close encounter.
A permanent COVID-19 vaccination site will be opening at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota this week, according to the governor's office.
After falling behind on mortgage payments following the onset of the pandemic, the Mall of America is now current on its mortgage, according to a spokesperson for the mall.
This would typically be the time of year malls would be bustling with holiday shoppers and kids dressed up for their pictures with Santa. But with COVID-19 restrictions in place, there won’t be any in-person visits with Old St. Nick. Still, malls are finding ways to keep the tradition alive, online. The Mall of America constructed the Candy Cane Institute, an interactive virtual experience that starts with a tour of the elves workshop and ends with a Santa visit. The cost for the 10-minute virtual holiday experience is $20 and it runs through December 24.
Santa is still working hard this year at the North Pole getting ready for his big night on December 24th. The jolly elf joined the Buzz with details on how you can Zoom with him through the Santa Experience at the MOA. He also made sure to ask Kelly and Dawn what they'd like for Christmas.
With restrictions in place in Minnesota, stores still saw plenty of foot traffic on Friday, but the COVID-19 pandemic made it a Black Friday like no other.
Just two weeks away from Black Friday, many are trying to figure out how some favorite traditions will play out. For the kids, there are alternatives to sitting on Santa’s lap and they're popping up all over the Twin Cities metro.
The Mall of America says it will open some of its space to Twin Cities businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest.
More than 200 workers at the Mall of America may be laid off by the end of September, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
An Elk River man has been charged in Hennepin County District Court after he was caught with a hidden camera in a Mall of America fitting room and at stores, swimming pools and one high school throughout the Twin Cities area.
A Minneapolis charter school damaged during the riots following the death of George Floyd will be opening a site at the Mall of America this fall, according to a mall spokesperson.
After sitting idle for nearly five months, Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America opened up again on August 10.
Nickelodeon Universe is reopening at the Mall of America on Aug. 10.
Through the heat, a group of demonstrators made their way Sunday from the Mall of America to 38th and Chicago in Minneapolis, the corner where George Floyd was killed more than 40 days ago.