Incentive, Scenery Drew Woody Harrelson’s 'Wilson' To Minnesota A new Woody Harrelson movie is being shot in Minnesota. The film "Wilson", starring Harrelson and Laura Dern, is based on a Daniel Clowes novel of the same name that is set in Oakland, California. Producers decided the film should be shot in the Twin Cities.
Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In MinnesotaFun does not always equal spendy.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets For Fourth Of JulyWe're working for the weekend, and not just any weekend but the Fourth of July weekend! That means there are a ton of events around town to celebrate the holiday.
Best LGBT Pride Events In MinnesotaJune is National LGBT Pride Month and Minnesotans have five marvelous LGBT-friendly ways to celebrate.
Casfesjian's Carousel Opens At Como Park ZooOne of Minnesota's summertime icons is back in business. The sweet calliope music of Casfesjian's Carousel is in the air outside the main gate of the Como Park Zoo in Saint Paul.
St. Paul Seeks To Clear Up Como ConfusionThe St. Paul City Council wants to clear up confusion for drivers around the Como Park area. Council member Amy Brendmoen wants to change Horton Avenue to Como Avenue. She says it's an overdue renaming of the city's street grid.
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.
DeRusha Eats: Half Time RecHalf Time Rec is a St. Paul institution. It was even the backdrop for the movie "Grumpy Old Men." This place defines dive bar. Scott and Steve Mars are the brothers who've tried not to mess this place up the past five years. "It is a dive bar, and we take pride in that," Scott said. "We want to keep it a fun dive bar atmosphere."
Boy, 10, Helping Raise Awareness of Genetic DisorderStone Buchanan is a 10-year-old boy with a chronic medical condition called neurofibromatosis, or NF. Stone is working to help others just like him by raising awareness about the genetic disorder.
A Day In Como ParkParks, lakes, activities, romantic strolls, pubs and delis... St. Paul's Como Park neighborhood has it all.
Como Park Carousel Turns 100It's a historic day at St. Paul's Como Park as the former State Fair carousel turns 100. Volunteers who maintain Cafesjian's Carousel threw a centennial celebration Saturday and gave out free rides for a short time.
Minnesotans Enjoy Warm Memorial Day WeatherThe Memorial Day holiday in Minnesota is proof of how much difference a year can make. Memorial Day 2014 in Minnesota was quite different than Memorial Day 2013. Temps soared into the 80's in the Twin Cities on Monday.
Best Parks In MinnesotaMinnesota's beautiful parks are a major part of what makes this state special. Here are a few that need to be seen to be believed.
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.