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 […]

Ten Things from Corning You Didn’t Know You Need in Your Life, But Totally Do

Ten Things from Corning You Didn’t Know You Need in Your Life, But Totally Do

Posted on Feb 2, 2016 in Misc, Shopping, Uncategorized, Unique Area Businesses

Sure, we’re not as trendy as Brooklyn’s Fulton Street, and you won’t find the same cosmopolitan flare of Paris’ Champs-Élysées, but Downtown Corning has a uniqueness of its own that deserves to be celebrated. And its definitely got a leg up on Ithaca, but that’s another story… The businesses in Corning are significantly more interesting than […]

This Art Idea is a Fine One

This Art Idea is a Fine One

Owning original works of fine art is out of reach for many.   As someone whose disposable income always seems to be trailing a step behind the prices of my favorite artists’ works (I’m looking at you, Martin Poole), I’m fortunate to be related to one of them (thanks to years of birthday & Christmas presents, I’ve amassed a nice collection […]

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 […]

Stay Classy, Corning!

Stay Classy, Corning!

I come from a family of educators, and believe strongly in lifelong learning.  Our community has its fair share of traditional schools where one can earn various diplomas and certificates… and when one thinks “education,” it’s easy to focus on those more career-oriented programs and institutions.  But there’s nothing wrong with learning just for fun, and we’ve […]

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 […]

The Source Is Making Moves

The Source Is Making Moves

Posted on Aug 15, 2015 in Food & Drink, Local News, Unique Area Businesses

Starting August 24th, you’ll no longer be able to walk into 88 W. Market for one of The Source’s deliciously blended juices… …but don’t fret, you’ll only need to step across the street to 85 W. Market to enjoy all of your favorite healthy alternatives. As their business continues to grow, in both popularity and […]

Hidden Corning

Hidden Corning

  We’re debuting a series of posts that will take a look above, below, around, and behind the things you see in Corning everyday.  Hidden Corning will reveal details and stories about interesting features of the City and its environs that are not exactly in plain sight. Today we take a look at the Athens Hotel. […]