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  • John McGivern's Main Streets: Bloomington

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Bloomington with John McGivern's Main Streets! Bloomington is full of hidden gems and big attractions that make our city unique, including:

  • Spruce Shadows Farm, a working lamb and goat farm located right next to Mall of America
  • Mall of America, the nation's largest retail and entertainment complex, built on the grounds of the former Metropolitan Stadium and home of indoor theme park Nickelodeon Universe
  • Normandale Japanese Garden, a tranquil escape on the grounds of Normandale Community College
  • The Jim Klaseus pickleball courts, where residents and visitors alike gather to play the hugely popular sport of pickleball
  • Bush Lake Ski Jump, a 70-meter tall jump that towers over west Bloomington
  • Mhiripiri Gallery, home to one-of-a-kind African sculptures and paintings
  • The WE Mural, part of the Creative Placemaking project, an initiative to fill the South Loop district with public art displays
  • Nine Mile Brewing Company, Bloomington's first brewery that is rooted in the local community
  • Wally's Roast Beef, an unassuming deli with lip-smacking good sandwiches