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 […]

4 Reasons Market Street is Getting Better

4 Reasons Market Street is Getting Better

1) More Candy I’m the guy who can’t leave Old World Cafe without buying some of those candy paper dots with the glue on them or a long rope of licorice. The worst part about Old World is how they present their candy in beautiful, antique display jars that make me feel sentimental about diabetes. Well […]

The Kitten That Brought Market Street to Its Knees

The Kitten That Brought Market Street to Its Knees

  A stray kitten spent a weekend car hopping throughout Corning.  “Lily” has since found her forever home (presumably being kept as an indoor cat).  We were on the scene two Sundays ago when Lily was extracted from her last automotive shelter – as were quite a few other members of the Corning community.  Each of them now has a […]

Hidden Corning

Hidden Corning

  We’re debuting a series of posts that will take a look above, below, around, and behind the things you see in Corning everyday.  Hidden Corning will reveal details and stories about interesting features of the City and its environs that are not exactly in plain sight. Today we take a look at the Athens Hotel. […]

Beekman 1802 Popping Up on Market Street

Beekman 1802 Popping Up on Market Street

Beekman 1802 is one of the “fastest growing lifestyle brands in the country,” according to Nasdaq, and it’s coming to Market Street for the Summer. Targeting a May 23rd open date (just another reason to celebrate during GlassFest weekend) the pop-up mercantile is scheduled to stay open for about 6 months.   If you haven’t […]

Market Street One-Way Win-Win

Market Street One-Way Win-Win

Posted on May 5, 2015 in Food & Drink, Misc, Top Posts, Uncategorized

Spring is finally here, and all of us who have suffered through another long winter long for al fresco everything.  Well, maybe not everything (NSFW). Just the other night I was in Ithaca and stopped to eat at Viva Taqueria.  When I saw how busy & crowded the place was, my first thought was to yell “cucaracha!’ in an […]

Why Everyone in Corning Should Care About Academy Place

Why Everyone in Corning Should Care About Academy Place

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Best of Corning, Local News, Misc, Top Posts, Uncategorized

Corning has many things in great abundance, but undeveloped land is not one of them.  With a mere 3.1 square miles of land to work with, how we use and re-use our existing assets becomes very important.  How do we go about continually attracting new residents to our City – and enjoying the benefits those new residents can bring (from cultural […]