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Did You Know... The Mall of America Has No Central Heating?

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Monday was the 50th day of the 2013 - 14 winter that included subzero temps, as thermometers throughout the Twins Cities registered lows bottoming out at 10 degrees south of nil. -10 degrees on March 3rd? Ugh. Tough winter. Maybe you ought to plan a trip to the mall to escape the cold? Because while it was predictably and unfortunately frigid outside, Monday was also the 7,874th consecutive day that it's...

The Mall of America Will Be Even Bigger With $300 Million Expansion

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Can you imagine the Mall of America being bigger than it already is? The massive mall already takes hours and hours to fully navigate, and now, the Mall of America is set to add a $300 million expansion, the first phase of a proposed $2.5 billion full-scale expansion. The Mall of America just closed on the financing to set this first phase expansion into motion -- these new additions on the north side of the MOA...

Barbie Dream House to Open at Mall of America

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It does seem fitting to open the life sized interactive Barbie Dream House at the Mall of America to the public on Valentine’s Day, with all the 30,000 square feet of pink. Inside house are ten fun-filled rooms, a pink elevator, and a dream kitchen which includes colorful appliances and an interactive cupcake station. For visitors' pleasure and for a full experience, the Barbie Café offers unique snacks and beverages. There is also a pop star stage and fashion runway where kids can become a star -- all for catering to the young girls' imagination. The Dream House is located on the third level in...

It’s Always Sunny in the Twin Cities

[caption id="attachment_268" align="aligncenter" width="624"]Photo Credit: Nattapol Pornsalnutwat Photo Credit: Nattapol Pornsalnutwat[/caption] You know the situation: You wake up in the morning on a beautiful, sunshiny day with big plans to hit the beach with a cooler and friends or take the kids to the park. You pull back the drapes, expecting to be greeted by the bright, warm sun. Instead, you are faced with grey skies laced with dark, heavy clouds and pouring rain. Shoot. This must mean you’ll be spending your day in bed. Or maybe you’ll have to fight the kids to keep them inside, hoping to entertain them with broken toys and movies...