PRxNE17: Time to Show Off Again, Corning

PRxNE17: Time to Show Off Again, Corning

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 in Area Fun!, Best of Corning, Local News

Another conference is coming to town this weekend, and excuse us for geeking out a bit over this one – we’re marketing people, after all. The Northeast District of PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) is hosting their annual one-day event at The Radisson on Friday 4/28, and attendees will have plenty of time to explore […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Lifelong Wineglass Marathon Victory

A Lifelong Wineglass Marathon Victory

Posted on Oct 6, 2016 in Interviews, Local News, People of Corning

The Wineglass Marathon brings individuals from all over the world to run for different reasons. For a special mother-son pair, their reasons were each other. I had the opportunity to sit down with Hollie Hughes, my former cross country coach, and her son Jonah, to talk about their experience. Hollie ran while pushing Jonah in […]

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 […]