Liquid Shoes Is Legit

Liquid Shoes Is Legit

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in Food & Drink, Unique Area Businesses

Almost two months ago, I received a text from some friends letting me know that Liquid Shoes, the brewery we had been anxiously waiting to visit for months, was finally open for business. Just a few hours later, I was at the bar enjoying the first taste of what would quickly become one of my […]

The Intern Tries… Coffee on Market St.

The Intern Tries… Coffee on Market St.

Welcome to a brand new series on Urban Corning called “The Intern Tries…” My name is Felicia, your friendly neighborhood Urban Corning intern. I’ll be your host in a tour around Corning’s best and worst places to eat, drink, and be merry. Our first topic? Coffee. I am going to start this off with a […]

9 Gifts You Can ONLY Buy in Corning

9 Gifts You Can ONLY Buy in Corning

The holiday shopping season is upon us and businesses in Corning’s Gaffer District are prepared for the post-Thanksgiving rush. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Museum Store Sunday (new), and Cyber Monday come in quick succession. While you’re considering where you’ll go for gifts this year, the following is a short list of things that are […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pumpkin Spice

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pumpkin Spice

The arrival of pumpkin-flavored everything seems to have replaced cooler weather as the key harbinger of Autumn… since we’ve been knee-deep in pumpkin spice since somewhere around back-to-school week. Whether you’re an avowed aficionado, hopelessly indifferent (that’s me), or somewhere in between – we’ve got four homegrown pumpkin treats that rise above the rest of […]

It’s Small Business Week!

It’s Small Business Week!

From April 30th through May 6th, we celebrate the small businesses in our community that continue to bring life and local goods to our small town. Corning thrives on small businesses. Everyone knows everyone and supports one another as well. So, Corning, this week is for you.  Many businesses will be having sales and specials […]

Plans Unveiled for Old ‘Panasia’ Building

Plans Unveiled for Old ‘Panasia’ Building

Posted on Apr 1, 2017 in Food & Drink, Local News, Unique Area Businesses

The building at 20-22 W. Market St. has been vacant since the short-lived asian fusion restaurant Panasia shut down. With all of its kitchen equipment and decorations still in place, there has been much speculation about what type of business could occupy the space, but so far there’s been little interest. However, on Friday, a new lease […]

The Transformative Power of Alcohol

The Transformative Power of Alcohol

The Source at Factory No. 2 might be Corning’s most eclectic business. They have a combination of goods and services that you thought you’d never see all together under one roof. But, oh, what a sweet roof to be under. For years, they have been making their own chocolate, which is good enough for me. They […]

Finding Truth About The Salem Witch Trials In Corning, New York

Finding Truth About The Salem Witch Trials In Corning, New York

We’re all familiar with the Salem Witch Trials. We all know that in one infamous New England town, in 1692, women were accused of being witches by the hundreds and those who couldn’t prove their innocence, however hard they tried, were burnt at the stake. We’ve known of these distant events since our youth, and movies […]