St. Joseph is made up of people, places and amenities that are unlike any other Midwest city. We’re bold. We’re curious. We’re quirky. We’re uncommon in the best of ways.
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What started 160 years ago has returned in a new way. Ask hundreds of customers and visitors, and they’ll say it’s right on time.
Built in 1873, the Buchanan County Courthouse, with its majestic white pointed dome, stands as an architectural icon during the day and casts a warm stately glow over downtown St. Joseph in the evening light.
There’s a lot of history, hard work and tradition packed into the Barbosa’s restaurant legacy in St. Joseph.
A visit to the St. Joseph museums is … Quirky. Surprising. Curious. Impressive. Enlightening. And totally worth a day, or an afternoon, or a full weekend with the family.
What does it take to become a local legend in sandwich-making? The recipe calls for a family history of food know-how, plus a generous amount of business savvy.
Listen to "Are You In Love" from St. Joseph's own Simon Fink. The historical and present-day references in this song merely tease at the breadth and depth of the traits characterizing our people, places and events: brainy, creative, curious, fearless, genuine, innovative, inspired, kind, passionate, quirky, resilient, spirited, uncommon, visionary and more! The song is available for purchase here.