Hokey Pokey’s Knows …

Hokey Pokey’s Knows …

Posted on Jul 21, 2015 in Uncategorized

Hokey Pokey’s has been a Corning tradition since the late 1980s. If you’ve been there this summer, you’ve noticed they’ve added a new twist that’s neither chocolate nor vanilla. All summer long Lorraine and Randy Stanton are dressing in 50s garb and piping classic songs of the era through their outdoor sound system at 37 […]

Getting to the Bottom of TOP

Getting to the Bottom of TOP

  The Good:  Bex Marshall rocked TOP last Wednesday night. The Bad: Little more than a dozen people got to enjoy it. The Ugly: Their biggest act to date draws their smallest crowd.   Since opening its doors a little over a month ago, the new That Other Place has hosted a number of live acts, […]

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 […]

CATS at CPP High: Get there NOW!

CATS at CPP High: Get there NOW!

Posted on Apr 26, 2015 in Uncategorized

Guys, if you did not see CATS at Corning-Painted Post High School yet, you simply must drop what you are doing and go today. The last show is at 2:30 p.m.! I left last night, speechless. First off, I hate that freaking show. I am one of those rare freaks who’d rather put a screwdriver […]

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 […]

What Do We Need in Downtown Corning?

What Do We Need in Downtown Corning?

Posted on Feb 7, 2015 in Uncategorized

The upside to always having a few empty storefronts in a commercial area like Corning’s Gaffer District, is that they provide places for fresh new businesses to go.  We’ve seen several great places open in recent months – some that filled specific niches… but what are we still lacking? (in no particular order)   Record […]