What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass

Music, theatre and holiday celebrations; sounds like a good weekend in the Southern Tier!   THURSDAY and FRIDAY “Once” is coming to the Clemens Center this weekend! This show is the winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including BEST MUSICAL. The actors play their own instruments on stage and tell a beautiful story of songwriting […]

Rail Forum Recap

Rail Forum Recap

What started as an April Fools post by our very own Dave Rochelle, has now turned into a Southern Tier anomaly. Last night, Urban Corning had the honor of hosting 46 people eager to learn more about the possibility of adding a railroad route from Corning, NY to New York City. We are so thankful […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

The downtown area is taking a chill pill this weekend thanks to the monstrous turnout at GlassFest. However, there are a couple of events going on in the surrounding area that you should definitely attend (or not, you can make your own choices). Here we go: “Your Outfit Is Trash!” Although normally a downright insult, for […]

Your Hipster Guide to GlassFest 2016

Your Hipster Guide to GlassFest 2016

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass, Parks and Rec

If you’re like most hipsters, you probably think it’s a bad idea to show up to a popular festival celebrating glass, the material that single-handedly built a Fortune 500 company in our backyard. You wouldn’t be caught dead enjoying cotton candy, for example, unless it could be photographed ironically for your latest Instagram series on […]

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 […]

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Corning is a tourist town. There’s just no sugarcoating it. In fact, Corning is the third most visited city in New York, coming in behind NYC and Niagara Falls, respectively. The Corning Museum of Glass is the biggest contributor to those tourism numbers, attracting more that 460,000 visitors to the city in 2015 alone. Our […]

You Need To Visit The Corning Museum Of Glass… This Week

You Need To Visit The Corning Museum Of Glass… This Week

We’re big fans of the Corning Museum of Glass, as we’re sure you can tell. We’re not the kind of people that need any specific reason to visit the museum because, for us, the museum is the reason to visit. But we’re also not so naive to think that everyone has the same mindset, and sometimes, […]

What’s Going On? – A  Very St. Patty’s 2300°

What’s Going On? – A Very St. Patty’s 2300°

Posted on Mar 17, 2016 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass

We’re in for a treat, Corning. Somehow the stars aligned, and the gods of all things fun and festive granted us a time when St. Patrick’s Day and 2300° collided into the most perfect fusion of Irish themed shenanigans with just a splash of the Crystal City’s own unique flair. Really, what more could we […]