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 […]

Plans for the old Corning Hospital building: Kids’ Perspectives

Plans for the old Corning Hospital building: Kids’ Perspectives

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 in Community Voices, Unique Area Businesses

Every time a new business comes to town or a renovation project is in the works, I hear conversations about what could have been, what should have been, or what could be. Every idea comes from a certain perspective, although I’ve learned over the years that many of them are shared throughout this small town. Recently, I […]

Getting to the Bottom of TOP

Getting to the Bottom of TOP

  The Good:  Bex Marshall rocked TOP last Wednesday night. The Bad: Little more than a dozen people got to enjoy it. The Ugly: Their biggest act to date draws their smallest crowd.   Since opening its doors a little over a month ago, the new That Other Place has hosted a number of live acts, […]

Beekman 1802 Popping Up on Market Street

Beekman 1802 Popping Up on Market Street

Beekman 1802 is one of the “fastest growing lifestyle brands in the country,” according to Nasdaq, and it’s coming to Market Street for the Summer. Targeting a May 23rd open date (just another reason to celebrate during GlassFest weekend) the pop-up mercantile is scheduled to stay open for about 6 months.   If you haven’t […]

Hand + Foot is a reminder that everything is okay

Hand + Foot is a reminder that everything is okay

It was a few years ago on a Friday evening when I learned a valuable lesson about trust. I was driving to New York City to see Harper Blynn and traffic started piling up outside the Lincoln Tunnel. Conceding that my pre-show plans were ruined, I decided to let the night re-plan itself; it was clear that […]

The Vape Flavorium

The Vape Flavorium

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Misc, Unique Area Businesses

Try vaping before you buy another pack of cigarettes.

Corning’s Pizza War

Corning’s Pizza War

Corning has plenty of good / rational people. However, strike up a conversation about the best pizza place in Corning, and you’ll find yourself in a bar fight.

Classic Movies at The State Theatre

Classic Movies at The State Theatre

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in Area Fun!, Local Trips, Unique Area Businesses

The lineup right now consists of The Shining, The Big Labowski, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Seeing a movie at The State feels like a good time with a very big group of friends.