Ye Olde Northside Hidden Gem

Ye Olde Northside Hidden Gem

Posted on Apr 6, 2018 in Area Fun!, Local Trips, Townie Turned Tourist

If you’re looking for a place to hang out on Friday night, it’s not likely that your friends will suggest the Painted Post Tavern. That’s because the Tavern, now known as the Benjamin Patterson Inn, is a historic structure built in 1796 and hasn’t been an operational “tap room” in nearly a century. However, there’s been […]

Schedule Some “Me-Time” GlassFest Weekend

Schedule Some “Me-Time” GlassFest Weekend

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Best of Corning, Local Trips

As the festivities of GlassFest quickly sneak up, and thousands of visitors are expected to stay in our beloved downtown, it’s important to not forget to plan ahead. Getting caught up in all that GlassFest offers is easy to do, but we feel that you also deserve a little “me-time.” So whether you’re a local, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Train Service Announced from Corning to New York City!

Train Service Announced from Corning to New York City!

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in Best of Corning, Local Trips, Misc, Uncategorized

  (While this was originally posted as an April Fool’s Day story, we are actively working with members of the community – including our local representative of the Empire State Passenger Association – to explore the possibility of restoring passenger rail service to the Southern Tier) Corning-ites rejoice.  An endless bounty of all things Gotham is […]

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, […]