Farm(er’s Market) to Table

Farm(er’s Market) to Table

Posted on Jul 5, 2018 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink, Shopping

Every Thursday, Riverfront Park gets an early start. Tents get unfolded and set up, tables move from vans to walkway, carts of colorful produce are artfully placed on display, and the scent of fresh donuts starts to float around – the telltale sign that the farmer’s market has begun. And each week, I make my […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

This weekend is packed full of booze, music and great food. Although, isn’t that almost every weekend? Friday: Get Artsy End your work week with a little art. Head over to your favorite glass museum (Corning Museum of Glass, in case you didn’t know) and check out their guest artist, Davide Salvadore. Yes, his name […]

The Intern Tries… Coffee on Market St.

The Intern Tries… Coffee on Market St.

Welcome to a brand new series on Urban Corning called “The Intern Tries…” My name is Felicia, your friendly neighborhood Urban Corning intern. I’ll be your host in a tour around Corning’s best and worst places to eat, drink, and be merry. Our first topic? Coffee. I am going to start this off with a […]

9 Gifts You Can ONLY Buy in Corning

9 Gifts You Can ONLY Buy in Corning

The holiday shopping season is upon us and businesses in Corning’s Gaffer District are prepared for the post-Thanksgiving rush. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Museum Store Sunday (new), and Cyber Monday come in quick succession. While you’re considering where you’ll go for gifts this year, the following is a short list of things that are […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pumpkin Spice

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pumpkin Spice

The arrival of pumpkin-flavored everything seems to have replaced cooler weather as the key harbinger of Autumn… since we’ve been knee-deep in pumpkin spice since somewhere around back-to-school week. Whether you’re an avowed aficionado, hopelessly indifferent (that’s me), or somewhere in between – we’ve got four homegrown pumpkin treats that rise above the rest of […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

As the leaves start to change and pumpkin spice products fill the shelves, it’s impossible to not embrace fall. Big Flats and Corning are helping to get you in the fall spirit this weekend with festivals on Saturday and Sunday.   FRIDAY Start your weekend off right at 5pm today at the Grand Opening of […]

Finding Community At The Farmers Market

Finding Community At The Farmers Market

If you ask most people what their favorite day of the week is, they’ll almost always respond with Friday or Saturday. Not me. From the start of June through the end of October, my favorite day is Thursday. Hands down, without a doubt. Thursdays are Farmers Market days. Each Thursday morning, during the months mentioned […]

Card Carrying Books & Gifts OPENING

Card Carrying Books & Gifts OPENING

Happy Tuesday! Today we are introducing Card Carrying Books & Gifts, a new bookstore on Market Street! The owners, Sarah Blagg and Randi Hewit, stand for all things equality, and we will be featuring a monthly blog post from the store.   On Wednesday, August 30th, the Card Carrying team was delighted to introduce Corning’s […]