What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 in Best of Corning

We have a wide variety of fun events happening in Corning this weekend leading up to Halloween. With art events, Kal Penn, unique opportunities to enjoy food and wine, and dancing all leading up to candy on Monday, you will definitely want to spend your time on Market Street this weekend. Friday We’re starting off […]

An Urban Corning Guide To: The Perfect Fall Weekend

An Urban Corning Guide To: The Perfect Fall Weekend

Time to grab your long-awaited pumpkin (don’t-call-it-spice) latté and hit the streets of the Gaffer District! The warm colors of autumn leaves are starting to pop in the picturesque city of Corning, NY as the first day of fall arrives. Whether you have never visited our beautiful city, or haven’t been in a while, we’re […]

Corning at 29: Coming to Terms with Actually Liking Your Hometown

Corning at 29: Coming to Terms with Actually Liking Your Hometown

It was really a weird thing when friends, visiting from their ‘semi-glamorous-big-city-traveler-book-publisher-professional-photographer-literal-rocket-scientist-subway lives’ would come to see us in little Corning and say, “What’s the deal? Corning’s like… fun, now.” And it was even weirder when I, living my ‘half-finished-farmhouse-two-cats-one-dog-one-husband-failing-to-garden-working-at-a-museum life’ replied with, “I know, right?” Here’s a quick breakdown: I grew up in South […]

The Corning Attitude

The Corning Attitude

Posted on Jun 17, 2016 in Best of Corning

We’ve all been to those places where there, without question, are just no “good vibes.” Everyone seems to be down and out, lacking enthusiasm, and overall – not excited to be where they are. But then you come to Corning. As someone who didn’t grow up in Corning, and hasn’t spent a ton of time […]

The Studio’s Turning Twenty, And You’re Invited To The Party

The Studio’s Turning Twenty, And You’re Invited To The Party

The Corning Museum of Glass opened The Studio in 1996, to give artists a place to practice their craft and for the community and students to learn more about the art of glass making – an art that has quite literally put Corning on the map. In the twenty years since its founding, The Studio has […]

Train Service Announced from Corning to New York City!

Train Service Announced from Corning to New York City!

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in Best of Corning, Local Trips, Misc, Uncategorized

  (While this was originally posted as an April Fool’s Day story, we are actively working with members of the community – including our local representative of the Empire State Passenger Association – to explore the possibility of restoring passenger rail service to the Southern Tier) Corning-ites rejoice.  An endless bounty of all things Gotham is […]

Why Wegmans Is The Superior Supermarket

Why Wegmans Is The Superior Supermarket

There are few things that ignite as much debate amongst friends in different corners of the country than who has the better grocery chain. You’ve got Piggly Wiggly and Publix down South and Stater Bros. out on the West Coast. Throw Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods in the mix and the sparks are sure to fly. […]

Don’t Miss Tonight’s 2300°. Just Don’t.

Don’t Miss Tonight’s 2300°. Just Don’t.

Tonight is 2300° at the Corning Museum of Glass. If you don’t know what that means, you’re probably not from Corning and you can stop reading this post; we won’t hold it against you… for long. If you do live in Corning, you should definitely be there. 2300° is a party thrown by an internationally […]