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Dec 14, 2014, 12:30 ET
First Sgt. Robert Renning proposed to his girlfriend on stage at the Mall of America Holiday for Heroes event in front of 3,200 military men and women. She said yes. Renning first made national headlines in July 2014 after heroically pulling a stranger from a burning car.

Mall of America® welcomes more than 3,000 military members and their families to celebrate Holiday for Heroes

This morning, more than thirty two hundred military members, veterans and their families attended the Holiday for Heroes event at Mall of...

Nov 25, 2014, 10:51 ET
Mall of America released its 2014 holiday shopping survey featuring responses from more than 1,000 U.S. consumers on their likes and dislikes, spending habits and shopping strategies when it comes to holiday gift giving.

Mall of America Releases 2014 Holiday Shopper Survey

Today, Mall of America released its 2014 holiday shopping survey featuring responses from more than 1,000 U.S. consumers on their likes and...

Nov 15, 2014, 14:38 ET
Hundreds of people laced up their shoes at Mall of America to break the Guinness World Record for the most people tying their shoes simultaneously, all in honor of World Diabetes Week.

Mall of America® breaks a Guinness World Record in celebration of World Diabetes Week

WHAT:  At 10 a.m. this morning, more than 250 people gathered at Mall of America® to "lace up for diabetes" and successfully...

Sep 12, 2014, 10:56 ET
Pharrell Williams RAW for the Oceans Available at G-Star Mall of America (PRNewsFoto/G-Star at Mall of America)

Pharrell Williams for G-Star RAW

G-Star's RAW for the Oceans collection is now available at Mall of America (south avenue on the first floor). In partnership with Bionic Yarn, the...

Aug 11, 2014, 12:38 ET
The Intern's assignment: Wishing Mall of America a happy birthday in style! www.youtube.com/officialmoa (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

After 22 years, Mall of America® continues to grow and thrive

 Mall of America® celebrates its 22nd birthday today, August 11, and after more than two decades, the nation's largest entertainment and...

May 11, 2014, 12:31 ET
50,000 pink warriors walked the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen's Race for the Cure at Mall of America on Mother's Day. (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

Mall of America® welcomed 50,000 guests for Race for the Cure on Mother's Day

Approximately 50,000 participants gathered at Mall of America® today to honor those affected by breast cancer at the 22nd annual Susan G....

Apr 15, 2014, 19:24 ET
Mall of America pays back tax preparers rewarding them with gift cards and discounts. (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

Mall of America® pays back to tax preparers

 They've been burning the midnight oil for weeks now, trying to save everyone money, and now it is our turn to help them. Now that they have...

Mar 18, 2014, 19:09 ET
Mall of America breaks ground for $325 million expansion project adding 750 thousand square feet. Pictured left to right: Mall of America owner Paul Ghermezian, Chairman Charlie Vig, DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben, Mall of America Vice President of Development Kurt Hagen, MN Rep. Ann Lenczewski, Mayor of Bloomington Gene Winstead, President of Mortenson Construction David Mortenson.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

Nation's Largest Mall is Getting Even Bigger

 Mall of America®, the nation's largest retail and entertainment destination, Mortenson, a U.S.-based construction and development...

Feb 10, 2014, 18:19 ET

The GRAMMY Museum and Midwest Music Museum Present: Ladies and Gentlemen . . . The Beatles!

 Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!, a traveling exhibition curated by the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum, will make a stop in Bloomington,...

Jan 17, 2014, 16:45 ET
Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton recognizes Mall of America for commitment to employees serving the nation.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

Governor Mark Dayton proclaims Mall of America® a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Company for support of military employees

 Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General Richard Nash recognized Mall of America® today for completing the...

May 15, 2013, 14:00 ET
Always fresh. Always exciting. Always new. This is Mall of America(R), as reflected in the new logo making its debut today.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

Mall of America® Revitalizes Brand with Launch of New, Dynamic Identity

Always fresh. Always exciting. Always new. This is Mall of America®, as reflected in the new logo making its debut today. Twenty years young,...

Feb 14, 2013, 14:31 ET
11 couples say "I do" for Valentine's Day at world's largest "grown" ice castle at Mall of America.  The couples braved 20 degree temperatures in front of the castle that spans one acre.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

Eleven couples say "I do" this Valentine's Day at world's largest "grown" Ice Castle, at Mall of America®

Eleven couples, 22 cold hands and 22 warm hearts, braved cold temperatures and simultaneously married at the world's largest "grown" ice castle...

Apr 06, 2012, 12:33 ET
U.S. Travel's "Vote Travel" Bus Stops at Mall of America.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

U.S. Travel's "Vote Travel" Bus Tour Stops at Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minn. to Promote Tourism

 The U.S. Travel Association's "Vote Travel" bus tour made its only Minnesota stop at Mall of America®. U.S. Travel launched the national...

Mar 17, 2012, 13:42 ET
836 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans invade Nickelodeon Universe to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Largest Gathering of Ninja Turtles.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

836 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fans Invade Nickelodeon Universe to Break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Largest Gathering of Ninja Turtles

 Fans dressed as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles united in Mall of America to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS largest gathering of ninja turtles...

Feb 14, 2012, 11:51 ET
Couples exchange vows with their valentine on Ferris Wheel at Mall of America to celebrate National Ferris Wheel Day during Love Makes the World Go Around Week.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

Couples Soar to Wedded Bliss on Ferris Wheel at Mall of America on Valentine's Day

In celebration of National Weddings Month, five couples were simultaneously wed on the Ferris wheel at Mall of America today, on Valentine's Day...

Nov 25, 2011, 13:05 ET
Three hundred lucky winners took home cash and prizes totaling $30,000 for the world's largest QR Code simultaneous Snap+Win event on Black Friday at Mall of America.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

First Time Black Friday Midnight Opening Draws 15,000 Guests to Mall of America®

  Mall of America® welcomed more than 15,000 shoppers on Black Friday at midnight, generating the largest opening of any Black...

Jul 18, 2011, 16:25 ET

Big Haul Raffle at Mall of America® Benefits Youth Charities

One lucky person will win a Ford Platinum F150 Supercrew 4x4 pick-up truck, a new ATV and $2500 in cash from the Big Haul Raffle in Mall of...

Apr 22, 2011, 12:36 ET

Mall of America® Continues to 'Go Green' on Earth Day With Announcement of LED Lights to be Installed in the Parking Ramps

On Earth Day, Mall of America® announces its plan to replace 5,400 metal halide and high pressure sodium fixtures in the parking ramps with...

Dec 15, 2010, 17:20 ET

Mall of America® Rewards Twitter Followers With VIP Parking

The Saturday before Christmas is known as the second busiest shopping day of the year. In fact, the National Retail Federation just announced that...

Dec 04, 2010, 14:29 ET
Mall of America(R) unwraps the holidays with a Holiday Music Festival featuring performers from around the world, grand new holiday decor, plus the much anticipated re-opening of The LEGO(R) Store featuring the world's largest LEGO Model, a LEGO Robot standing at more than 34 feet tall, and six other new structures made with hundreds of millions of LEGO bricks.  (PRNewsFoto/Mall of America)

The LEGO® Store Grand Re-Opening at Mall of America®

Mall of America® unwraps the holidays with a Holiday Music Festival featuring performers from around the world, grand new holiday decor, plus...