Tag: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Get your Irish on in Jim Thorpe

Sure and Begorrah, Parade weekend in Jim Thorpe is bound to bring your Irish out. While the 19th annual Carbon County St. Patrick’s Day Parade doesn’t begin until 1 p.m. on Sunday, there’s lots of smiling for Irish eyes to do before then. Irish and…

Jim Thorpe is Most Fun Small Town in America Finalist

Rand McNally announced yesterday that Jim Thorpe is the top vote-getting finalist in its 2013 Best of the Road, Most Fun Small Town in America contest. The other four finalists are Lombard, IL, Corning, NY; Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH; and Nocona, TX. That’s no surprise to…

Heritage festivals and the Real Diamond in Jim Thorpe this weekend

Be it Polish, Italian, Puerto Rican or Lithuanian, there are festivals all over Pennsylvania in late summer and early fall that let us pause to remember and enjoy the traditional foods, music and dress of our ancestors. (Jim Thorpe celebrates the Irish big time…

A merry March in Jim Thorpe

Though the glorious St. Patrick’s Day Parade weekend is behind us, there’s still plenty of fun to be had this March in Jim Thorpe. (Scroll down for parade video.) As always, the Mauch Chunk Opera House has a plethora of talent lined up to…

Top o’ parade weekend to you

With the Irish Tricolor flag waving across Broadway, green lights and paper shamrocks bedecking borough windows, not to mention the tent back up on the deck at the Molly Maguire, it can mean only one thing – it’s St. Patty’s Day parade weekend in…