Tag: Times House

Mansion House Pedestrian Bridge opens on Monday

Pump up your tires and put on your sunscreen. Monday will be a beautiful day in Jim Thorpe as the long awaited re-opening of the Mansion House Pedestrian Bridge finally happens. The bridge was dedicated in June 2018 and opened for the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy…

Jim Thorpe celebrates Earth Day – a better late than never post

Today Jim Thorpe celebrates its 16th annual Earth Day. Organized by Race Street’s Horizons Gift Store owner Shelli Holland, activities include a river clean-up, live music, hula hoops, rock climb, book readings, crafters, and much more. Click here for more info. The Race Street Park…

Valentine’s Day and WinterFest in Jim Thorpe

Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you know Jim Thorpe was named the 2012 Best Romantic Getaway by Philadelphia Magazine? Lovers flocking to town this weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day know and know why. With Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute band) concerts at the Mauch Chunk Opera House both…

Baby it’s cold outside

If you love winter, come on up to Jim Thorpe all week long for some snowshoeing and cross-country skiing along the trails and downhill skiing at nearby Blue Mountain Ski Area. If you like to look at the beautiful scenery but prefer shorter doses of the great outdoors…

Butter Crumb Cake = Love

Times House guests have come to expect delicious baked goods for breakfast. Many of them are family recipes – Mom’s Irish Bread, Aunt Cass’ Apple Cake. Today I’m sharing a favorite recipe and remembering a favorite person – my former mother-in-law, Jean Villano, who died late…