The Journey to Corning as a Lesbian

The Journey to Corning as a Lesbian

Posted on Apr 7, 2015 in Community Voices, Top Posts

Being in Corning for over 8 years has given me a general idea of the pros and cons of small-town living. I’ve run into people I’d rather avoid, but I’ve also made friends I’d never meet in larger cities. I always felt like Corning has been open and receptive to me as an “outsider,” however, my perspective comes […]

Random Acts of Kindness Bring Warmth to Corning

Random Acts of Kindness Bring Warmth to Corning

Last month on the Urban Corning Facebook page, we posted a few pictures of hats and scarves that had been left around town. They each had a note that read, “I am not lost! If you need me, take me. God Bless.” The post went viral, amassing more than 35,000 views and hundreds of likes and […]

Hand + Foot is a reminder that everything is okay

Hand + Foot is a reminder that everything is okay

It was a few years ago on a Friday evening when I learned a valuable lesson about trust. I was driving to New York City to see Harper Blynn and traffic started piling up outside the Lincoln Tunnel. Conceding that my pre-show plans were ruined, I decided to let the night re-plan itself; it was clear that […]

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.

UrbanCorning’s Top 13 in 2013

UrbanCorning’s Top 13 in 2013

Posted on Dec 12, 2013 in Area Fun!, Best of Corning, Top Posts

Here are my favorite things to happen in Corning in 2013!

It’s Official! Corning is America’s Most Fun Small Town

It’s Official! Corning is America’s Most Fun Small Town

Posted on Oct 8, 2013 in Area Fun!, Best of Corning, Top Posts

Corning, NY, Voted the Most Fun Small Town in America!

Corning’s Most Fun Small Town Video!

Corning’s Most Fun Small Town Video!

Posted on Sep 27, 2013 in Area Fun!, Best of Corning, Top Posts, Videos

Corning’s Video Submission for Rand McNally’s Most Fun Small Town in American Contest!

Video: Inside the Crystal City

Video: Inside the Crystal City

Posted on Sep 9, 2013 in Local News, Top Posts, Videos

This video was created by Forbes Magazine to go with their article on Corning Inc. It shows quite a bit of our town and features interviews with some locals you probably know.