Month: July 2012

Don’t worry, be happy in Jim Thorpe

While the sub-head of syndicated columnist Allen Abel’s article in Saturday’s edition of the Ottawa Citizen read “Optimism scarce on the streets of Jim Thorpe,” this writer along with many who visit, live and work on these same streets would heartily disagree. This is a…

Jim Thorpe’s Olde Time Christmas in July and so much more

Though Jim Thorpe didn’t win the Rand McNally/USA Today Most Beautiful Town in America title this week, those who know Jim Thorpe love Jim Thorpe and know the truth. The truth is this Most Beautiful Town finalist could have won at least four of the…

It’s sidewalk sale weekend in downtown Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe’s streets were made for walking. From the Train Station to the Old Jail and Race Street to the Opera House Square, Jim Thorpe’s merchants and residents will set up tables for the historic district’s 6th annual sidewalk sale today and tomorrow from…

Happy 4th, happy July in Jim Thorpe

Happy Independence Day from the Times House Bed and Breakfast in beautiful Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania! (Scroll down for videos from Rand McNally/USA Today’s Best of the Road rally judges Rusty and Nikki Green during their June visit to help them decide if Jim Thorpe…