The GlassBarge is Launched!

The GlassBarge is Launched!

Posted on May 17, 2018 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass, Local News, Top Posts

The Corning Museum of Glass launched GlassBarge today in Brooklyn! It’s the start of a four-month tour as the barge will be traveling north on the Hudson River and westward along the Erie Canal, stopping in several Upstate New York cities on its way to Corning, NY. If you’re not familiar with this project, it’s a unique celebration […]

Why Springtime in Corning is Especially Exciting

Why Springtime in Corning is Especially Exciting

Ok, people, tell Netflix you’re NOT going to watch another episode. Get off that therapist couch, throw your phone away (after reading this and posting it to Facebook), and run outside – it’s SPRING! I don’t care if you still need a winter jacket and three scarves, the calendar hits April on Sunday and there’s […]

Urban Corning’s Top 5 Posts of 2017

Urban Corning’s Top 5 Posts of 2017

We’d like to start this post by saying, thank you. Thank you to all of our readers. Because of you, 2017 was one of Urban Corning’s best years to date. In just 365 days we got to learn more about some of the really amazing people that call Corning home, helped usher in incredible new […]

So What’s Really Happening With Northside Blodgett?

So What’s Really Happening With Northside Blodgett?

Posted on Dec 14, 2017 in Community Voices, Interviews, Local News, Top Posts

In the last several months, you may have noticed a lot of conversations taking place around the fate and future of the former Northside Blodgett Middle School. What’s happening? Why is it being torn down? What will replace it? Who’s in charge? These are all valid questions, and as with any new project, some curiosity […]

Urban Corning’s Guide to Crystal City Christmas

Urban Corning’s Guide to Crystal City Christmas

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Area Fun!, Top Posts, Uncategorized, Urban Corning Guide

Now that the tree’s been lit and the community’s best have paraded down Market Street, it’s officially Christmas in the Crystal City. Nearly every year, Country Living Magazine names Corning one of the “Best Small Towns For Christmas,” and for good reason. Downtown Corning thrives during the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, there’s an […]

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 […]

Meet Corning’s Mayor-Elect: Bill Boland

Meet Corning’s Mayor-Elect: Bill Boland

Bill Boland is a space exploration enthusiast and Corning’s next mayor. He believes that Corning, like Saturn’s moon Enceladus, has all the right resources in place to make amazing things happen. In 2005, NASA discovered geysers erupting from the surface of Enceladus. It’s thought that tidal pressure causes water underneath the moon’s icy surface to […]

5 Things to Know about Runners in Corning

5 Things to Know about Runners in Corning

The Wineglass Marathon is quickly becoming one of the most popular small races in the world, as evidenced by its coverage in Runner’s World Magazine and its waitlist of nearly 1,000 people. It was ranked as the overall 10th Best Marathon in the World by The Active Times in 2014. So it’s no surprise to see […]