Como Zoo Welcomes Baby Western Lowland GorillaZoo staff say their 15-year-old Western Lowland Gorilla Alice gave birth to a healthy, female baby on Wednesday.
Working For The Weekend: Oktoberfest, Chairlift Rides & Fall FlowersWe have activities to starting thinking about...one involves a unique way to see the fall foliage and another gives reason to pull out the lederhosen.
'Music Under Glass' Returns To Como ZooWould you like to see a free concert Sunday? Head over to Como Park Zoo and Conservatory in St. Paul for "Music Under Glass." Artists will play in the sunken garden.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Jan. 23)Now that the bitter cold has passed, Minnesotans are finally getting their chance to head out and enjoy the winter weather. But even if you'd rather shelter in place, there's plenty to do this week in the Twin Cities!
Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In MinnesotaDon't let Earth Day pass by without taking time to value its meaning.
Como Zoo & Conservatory Hosts Winter Flower ShowWinter is in full bloom right now at the Como Park Conservatory. The Winter Flower Show is in full swing at the conservatory and a huge variety of sights and smells are on display, all for free!
Como Park Zoo Introduces Baby GiraffeZoogoers are looking to the "Skye" Monday at St. Paul's Como Park! The zoo introduced the 20-day-old giraffe named Skye to the public, who is the 18th of her kind to be born there in 20 years. Skye weighs 145 pounds and is already 6 feet tall, but she is likely to double in size in her first two years, according to zoo officials. Giraffes can grow as tall as 18 feet.
What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In MinnesotaThere's no need to leave Minnesota for a great vacation this holiday season.
A Day In Como ParkParks, lakes, activities, romantic strolls, pubs and delis... St. Paul's Como Park neighborhood has it all.
Minneapolis-St. Paul: 5 Free Things For VisitorsLike 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.
Best Spots For Picnics In MinnesotaEnjoy the great outdoors with a picnic. For some of the best picnic spots in the state, check out this list of must-visit locations.
Como Zoo To Help April Fools' PrankstersThe 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.