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A Day In Como Park

Parks, lakes, activities, romantic strolls, pubs and delis… St. Paul’s Como Park neighborhood has it all.

08/30/2014

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Minneapolis-St. Paul: 5 Free Things For Visitors

Like many places that endure long, difficult winters, Minnesota comes alive when the weather warms up. So many people from the Twin Cities — as Minneapolis and St. Paul are known — head to lakes in northern parts of the state that the city’s attractions truly open up to out-of-towners. And as in any urban area, some of the best are free.

07/03/2014

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Best Spots For Picnics In Minnesota

Enjoy the great outdoors with a picnic. For some of the best picnic spots in the state, check out this list of must-visit locations.

05/30/2014

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Como Zoo To Help April Fools’ Pranksters

The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is helping pranksters again this April Fools’ Day. The zoo has set up four fake hotlines to help fool your co-workers, family and friends. Each hotline has a special pre-recorded message. You can trick people into calling Mr. Lion at 651-487-8266, Ms. Ella Fint at 651-487-8267, Ms. Wolf at 651-487-8268 or Ms. Anna Conda at 651-487-8289.

03/27/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Minnesota For Spring Break

Minnesota is not usually first on the list for spring break, but it should be. This article will show you why.

03/08/2014

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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Minnesota

Make Valentine’s Day a special time for both you and the kids.

02/14/2014

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Best Places To Host A Wedding Reception In Minnesota

After the exchange of vows, these local venues and settings will provide a wedding reception that will never be forgotten.

10/03/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Minnesota Area

Head to one of these destinations for an inexpensive day trip within two hours of the Twin Cities.

06/29/2013

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ComoTown Opens This Weekend, Debuts Zip Line In June

Just in time for the warm temperatures, the amusement park at Como Park opens Saturday.

04/26/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Mother’s Day Ideas

It’s only a couple of weeks until Mother’s Day. Have you made plans for the special mom in your life? If you’d like some ideas of things to do besides go out to eat, consider one of these options.

04/23/2013

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Best Alternatives To Trick-Or-Treating In Your Neighborhood In Minnesota

Here are some of the best alternatives to neighborhood trick-or-treating in Minnesota. These Halloween events are not only scare-free but kid-friendly and tons of Halloween fun as well.

10/19/2012

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