Valentine’s Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, which means it will likely spill into the weekend. Restaurants are sure to be busy. But eating out isn’t the only way to celebrate romance. Here are some ideas for unique outings to enjoy with someone special.
Don’t have your plans set yet to ring in 2014? We’ve found some fun ways to celebrate the end of 2013 and a fresh start in 2014. Here are some great events for all ages you can still drop in on today and tonight.
Halloween is almost here. Have you checked out the metro’s haunted houses? There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones?
A week after its birth, a baby giraffe will make its debut at the Como Zoo. The zoo says the baby female giraffe was born 5-feet-8-inches tall and 130 pounds last Sunday.
The Como Zoo has welcomed a new baby monkey to its primate building. The baby, a white-faced saki monkey, was born on Saturday and is now on display with its parents.
Polls say gorillas are one of America’s most favorite zoo animals. And that’s no secret to the folks at Como Park and Conservatory. That’s why they’ve dedicated $11 million to an exhibit redesign featuring seven charismatic gorillas who are part of Gorilla Forest.
There is now another reason to go to Como Zoo. The new Gorilla Forest just opened Thursday morning at the St. Paul facility. There are seven gorillas in the exhibit, and six are new to Como Zoo. The Gorilla Forest is the largest all-mesh gorilla enclosure in North America.
By mid-March, most of us are sick of winter and ready for a getaway. Getting out of town can be expensive, but there are some places you can at least pretend to be in the tropics.
Como Zoo’s 23-year-old female polar bear, Berlin, has made a strong recovery after undergoing major surgery at the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medical Center.
The polar bear who was displaced from her zoo in Duluth during flash flooding earlier this year is now on public display in St. Paul.
Not to be outdone by the Minnesota Zoo’s new Lynx kitten, the Como Zoo sent out a picture of their new Flamingo chick.
Nearly a month after flooding washed out much of the Northland, a Duluth zoo is celebrating a big step forward.
Kids love to be outside but you have to make sure they’re hydrated and protected in this kind of heat.
A couple of seals were actually able to make their way out of the park Wednesday. They, along with some other zoo animals, are now coming to the Como Zoo in St. Paul.
The Como Zoo opened a permanent display Wednesday that centers around one of the animal kingdom’s most dedicated and busy fathers: the male seahorse.