Coming Home for Bare Bones Café

Coming Home for Bare Bones Café

The following is a guest post from a dear friend and Urban Corning contributor, Amelia Harnas. We miss her when she’s not in Corning and we’re glad to know it’s feeling more like home every day! For the past two weeks, I’ve been living in Brooklyn. I’ve been taking care of an apartment and a […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

This weekend is full of ways to get in the holiday spirit.   Saturday is jam-packed with holiday sales and activities! Start with a trip to the winter farmers market to stock up on local produce and materials for the week. Between the holiday season, and the cold weather, I’ve been in a cooking and […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 in Area Fun!, Rockwell Museum

Happy weekend!  Don’t let this chilly weather keep you inside this weekend. Get out and explore Corning!   FRIDAY We’re kicking of your weekend with a rockin’ good time. Anna Coogan & Willie B will be taking the stage at Rockwell Roadhouse tonight! There are snacks and a cash bar there too! Rockwell members are […]

What’s Going On? – Wineglass Weekend

What’s Going On? – Wineglass Weekend

It’s Wineglass Marathon Weekend, which easily makes it one of the busiest of the year. Here’s a rundown (get it?) of what’s going on. Friday Start the festivities Friday evening, with the return of the Urban Arts Crawl. From 5-8pm, enjoy artist demonstrations, gallery talks, exhibit openings, art-centric activities, wine and beer tastings, and more, […]

It’s Small Business Week!

It’s Small Business Week!

From April 30th through May 6th, we celebrate the small businesses in our community that continue to bring life and local goods to our small town. Corning thrives on small businesses. Everyone knows everyone and supports one another as well. So, Corning, this week is for you.  Many businesses will be having sales and specials […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Oct 13, 2016 in Area Fun!, Local Arts, Rockwell Museum

We have an art-filled weekend for you here in the Southern Tier! Three events. Two days. One awesome weekend. Friday: Tomorrow night, the Rockwell Museum is celebrating 40 years with an extra-special Rockwell Roadhouse. Two live bands will be performing, including Red Dog Run and Bronwen Exter Trio. They are having a happy hour with […]

Corning at 29: Coming to Terms with Actually Liking Your Hometown

Corning at 29: Coming to Terms with Actually Liking Your Hometown

It was really a weird thing when friends, visiting from their ‘semi-glamorous-big-city-traveler-book-publisher-professional-photographer-literal-rocket-scientist-subway lives’ would come to see us in little Corning and say, “What’s the deal? Corning’s like… fun, now.” And it was even weirder when I, living my ‘half-finished-farmhouse-two-cats-one-dog-one-husband-failing-to-garden-working-at-a-museum life’ replied with, “I know, right?” Here’s a quick breakdown: I grew up in South […]

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 […]