New Horizons For The Rockwell Museum

New Horizons For The Rockwell Museum

For those of you who’ve been paying attention, you’ve probably noticed some exciting things happening at the Rockwell Museum. In November 2015, it became a prestigious Smithsonian Affiliate, and just recently joined us in launching the wildly successful Urban Arts Crawl. Perhaps the most exciting happening, however, was when the museum dropped “of Western Art” […]

Savoring the Remains of Summer (Or: How Not to Strangle Your Kids Before School)

Savoring the Remains of Summer (Or: How Not to Strangle Your Kids Before School)

Posted on Sep 1, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local Trips, Parks and Rec

The telltale morning fog has begun to nestle into our valley, and ensures us of one thing… Autumn is on its way. But by mid-morning it breaks and gives way to 90-degree days, reminding us that summer is not quite over. If you’re anything like me, that seasonal phenomenon holds you in a weird transient […]

The Essential [Conference Visitors’] Can’t-Miss List

The Essential [Conference Visitors’] Can’t-Miss List

Posted on Aug 8, 2015 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink, Local Arts, Local Trips

Every so often, Corning plays host to a large conference like the 2015 Wine Bloggers Conference, a 4-day summit featuring hundreds of wine enthusiasts and writers from all parts of the United States and Canada – or the 2016 Glass Art Society Conference, a 3-day experience for visitors from all around the world to meet their fellow artists, […]

We’ve Found Your Fourth of July Fireworks

We’ve Found Your Fourth of July Fireworks

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local Trips

It’s that time of the year again. There’s an entire weekend ahead of us for grilling out, setting up yard games and enjoying whatever cold beverages you choose to enjoy on a summer’s day, all while celebrating the 239th anniversary of the founding of the United States of America. Chances are that as your days […]

A World Traveler in Corning

A World Traveler in Corning

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in Local Trips, Misc, Uncategorized

Polish people have a lot of weird traditions. I’m very proud of my heritage, but it doesn’t come without a few head-scratchers. Each year on the day after Easter, known as “Smingus Dyngus” or simply “Dyngus Day,” it’s common to pour water on your friends and family. The Polish-American version of this holiday includes pussy […]

Harris Hill Putt Putt: Some Things Never Get Old

Harris Hill Putt Putt: Some Things Never Get Old

Thinking back to my childhood, I believe the first time I ever went to Harris Hill was for the birthday party of the first friend I ever made at school. I think we were maybe 8 or 9 years old. I remember other kids being astonished that I’d never been there before, had never played […]

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.

Corning’s Parking Problem

Corning’s Parking Problem

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in Local News, Local Trips, Top Posts

I get more emails asking me to address Corning’s parking issues, than any other topic. I’m not alone in my ticketing woes; the system seems rigged against us.