Month: June 2012

It’s date night in Jim Thorpe

A carriage ride or stroll down the most romantic street in the Poconos, an intimate dinner for two, a classic film at the Mauch Chunk Opera House , live music and a deck party at the Molly Maguires or Penn’s Peak – whatever style…

Jim Thorpe bids Two for the Road a fond farewell

Business owners and residents gathered at the Josiah White Park on Monday to thank Rand McNally and USA Today Best of Road judges Dusty and Nikki Green for visiting Jim Thorpe – the first town on their tour of Most Beautiful Small Town in…

Remembering the Day of the Rope

The Ancient Order of Hibernians¬† remembered and prayed for the Molly Maguires on Saturday during the annual Day of the Rope Mass at the Old Jail and Museum where the Mollies were put to death 135 years ago. The sashed AOH members and others…

Jim Thorpe welcomes Best of Road judges Dusty and Nikki Green

After a long day of schedule confusion, the town of Jim Thorpe was thrilled to welcome Rand McNally and USA Today Best of Road judges Dusty and Nikki “Two for the Road” Green, who will help determine if Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania is the “Most…

Judges will find more than beauty in Jim Thorpe

  Victorian architecture and incredible vistas – Jim Thorpe has plenty of both to enjoy all year long. This weekend, however, a wide variety of events are taking place that exemplify why the town nestled in the mountains and in the running for Most…