Holiday Shopping Has Never Been More Fun

Holiday Shopping Has Never Been More Fun

Posted on Nov 25, 2015 in Food & Drink, Local Arts, Unique Area Businesses

Thanksgiving is a time to remember the people who are most important to us and the moments we get to share with them. In our digital world, it’s easy to find SNL clips and Internet memes assuming argumentative, dysfunctional family time; but when you truly get a chance to replace your mobile device with a glass of […]

4 Reasons Market Street is Getting Better

4 Reasons Market Street is Getting Better

1) More Candy I’m the guy who can’t leave Old World Cafe without buying some of those candy paper dots with the glue on them or a long rope of licorice. The worst part about Old World is how they present their candy in beautiful, antique display jars that make me feel sentimental about diabetes. Well […]

Oak’s Will Drown Your Sports Sorrows

Oak’s Will Drown Your Sports Sorrows

Posted on Oct 28, 2015 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink

In the month of October, there is a disproportionate amount of sports-related depression* in the air. This season is called “fall” because that’s probably what your favorite team has done or is about to do before the month is up. The “big four” major leagues are now in season (or post-season) and it’s time to consider where […]

Corning Incorporated gets a high-five for supporting the arts

Corning Incorporated gets a high-five for supporting the arts

Posted on Oct 7, 2015 in Corning Museum of Glass, Local News

Yesterday in New York City, Corning, Inc. was recognized at a nation-wide gala for its exceptional involvement with the arts that enrich the workplace, education, and community. The Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), part of Americans for the Arts, recognizes ten businesses each year for their contributions. In addition to Corning, Inc., this year’s honorees included Ameriprise […]

The Essential [Conference Visitors’] Can’t-Miss List

The Essential [Conference Visitors’] Can’t-Miss List

Posted on Aug 8, 2015 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink, Local Arts, Local Trips

Every so often, Corning plays host to a large conference like the 2015 Wine Bloggers Conference, a 4-day summit featuring hundreds of wine enthusiasts and writers from all parts of the United States and Canada – or the 2016 Glass Art Society Conference, a 3-day experience for visitors from all around the world to meet their fellow artists, […]

Root Root Root for NASCAR at The Glen

Root Root Root for NASCAR at The Glen

Posted on Aug 5, 2015 in Uncategorized

I’m not a fan of NASCAR. I never watched the sport growing up and wasn’t really into cars in general. However, since I’ve lived in Corning, I have become fond of NASCAR weekend at Watkins Glen International for many reasons… most of which I can mention on this blog. The sports I did grow up […]

Don’t Burn Your Bridge Street

Don’t Burn Your Bridge Street

Posted on Jul 23, 2015 in Best of Corning, Misc

Ok, Corning, let’s lace up the honesty shoes for a minute: if you primarily hang out on Market Street to do your shopping, your eating and drinking, or your casual strolling, then you probably carry some dissenting views about Bridge Street… downtown Corning’s “other” street. Maybe you hung out at Lando’s as a teenager and don’t […]

Exhibit A: Not Your Mother’s Art Gallery

Exhibit A: Not Your Mother’s Art Gallery

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Local Arts, Unique Area Businesses

There’s some artwork in Corning right now that is worth seeing; and I’m not talking about the new wing at CMOG. Ann Welles is the owner of Exhibit A on Market Street and I’ve known for many years about her eye for unique, poignant artwork and upcoming artists. This time, she’s outdone herself. Ann found […]