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Scooter Joe's Wheel & Water Rentals

Scooter Joe's Wheel & Water Rentals in beautiful St. Joe ... we offer family friendly Surrey bikes, beach cruiser bikes, tandem bikes, electric bikes, scooters and water rentals

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Benton Harbor - St. Joseph YMCA Family Center

Our Y community is a team of men, women, and children who are committed to the community. Stop in and see your newly renovated YMCA! And visit our website for information about all of our summer camps! www.bhsjymca.org Be sure to download our APP!

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Benton Harbor Public Library

Providing unlimited access to our world.

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Berrien County Youth Fair

BCYF.org is the official website of the Berrien County Youth Fair, in Berrien Springs Michigan. For over 50 years, families have made a tradition out of attending the Berrien County Youth Fair.

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Blossomtime Festival Inc.

The Grand Floral Parade is always held the first Saturday in May. Over 200,000 spectators annually enjoy the more than 125 units that roll down the street which includes floats, bands, clowns, antique cars and many other special units.

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Coastline Children's Film Festival

The mission of the Coastline Children's Film Festival is to bring high quality independent films and animation for children and young adults to the area.

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Curious Kids' Museum

Come to where Learning is Fun! We have permanent & traveling hands-on exhibits for toddlers-teens. This beach side setting is the perfect place to explore water exhibits, a climbing wall, Dance Recollections virtual reality room, a pin wall and more!

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Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

Located on the St. Joseph River between Niles and Buchanan. 105 acres of gardens, scenic woodlands, trails, and nature center. Thirteen sculptures on the grounds and an art gallery. Railway garden and nature adventure garden, cafe and gift shop.

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Hidden Pointe Fun Park

18 Holes of mini golf, arcade, softball & baseball batting cages. Newly installed Go-Cart Track! Concessions available or bring a picnic basket. Fun for the whole family!

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Nye's Apple Barn & Farms

Our Farm Market is literally seconds off of I-94, on your way Silver Beach. Quality locally home grown fruits/veggies. We grow our own raspberries, peaches, pears, plums, apples, grapes and vegetables, Amish baked goods, jam, honey, syrup.

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Piggott's Farm Market & Bakery

Piggott's Farm Market & Bakery offers the freshest Michigan produce in season. We feature all of your favorites including, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, apples, tomatoes, pumpkins, fresh baked goods, fresh cut Christmas trees and much more!

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Red Arrow Club for Endurance Running and walking Sports (SWMI RACERS)

The Red Arrow Club for Endurance Running and walking Sports (RACERS) formed in 2012 as a 501(c)3 non-profit by a group of friends to promote running and walking in Southwest Michigan to stay active and healthy while supporting community events.

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Sarett Nature Center

Provides quality environmental education to folks of all ages in our community.

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Silver Beach Carousel Society

The Silver Beach Carousel is located just below the bluff in the Silver Beach Center in downtown St. Joseph. The Carousel includes 48 hand-carved, hand-painted figures - you only need one token to ride the carousel.

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St. Joseph Library

Creatively serving the community with diverse resources and learning opportunities.

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Whirlpool Compass Fountain

Enjoy Michigan's largest Splash Pad! The Whirlpool Compass Fountain is located just below the bluff and steps away from downtown St. Joseph.

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Wednesday Round Up: Summer Looks from Lana's

Written by Tess Carragher on 07/13/2016

Lana’s Boutique is a shopping destination for Michigan’s Great Southwest. For this Wednesday’s Round Up, staff at the St. Joseph boutique shared some of their favorite summer looks, perfect for a day right off Silver Beach. 

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Member Monday: Friends By Design

Written by Tess Carragher on 07/18/2016

Friends by Design
318 State St.   |   St. Joseph, MI 49085

The name “Friends by Design” has stuck with Susan Mason for 20 years. Strong friendships between women bloom with shared appreciation of clothes, accessories, and other expressions of personal style, so when Susan entered the retail world in early 2014 she aimed to create a place where these bonds could be cultivated and flourish. Friends by Design opened in March 2015, true to Susan’s long-term vision. 

 

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Wednesday Round Up: Traditional Chicago-Style Hot Dog Toppings with The Hot Dog Kart

Written by Tess Carragher on 07/06/2016

Standing at the corner of Broad and State St., the Hot Dog Kart is a destination for residents and visitors, with a hotly anticipated arrival each season. They are famous for their Chicago-style hot dogs, loaded with the traditional toppings.  For this Wednesday’s Round-Up, let’s talk Chicago-style hot dog toppings (as well as a great family business!). 

So what is a Chicago-style hot dog? It's a combination of tangy, sour, sweet, and seems strange at first glance. Here’s the building blocks:

7.6PoppyseedBun7.6TheFrank     7.6YellowMustard

poppyseed bun + all-beef franks + yellow mustard

7.6WhiteOnion7.6Tomatoes7.6DillPickleSpears

chopped white onions + tomato wedges + dill pickle spears

7.6SportPeppers7.6CelerySalt  7.6SweetPickleRelish

sport peppers + celery salt + sweet green relish



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Whitney Behnke

Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

 Tess Carragher

Tess Carragher

Membership Coordinator
St. Joseph Today

Jill Stone

Former Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

Lauren Kniebes

Co-Owner
Lazy Ballerina Winery