Last Minute Guide to New Year’s Eve

Last Minute Guide to New Year’s Eve

Posted on Dec 30, 2014 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink, Misc, Uncategorized

If you don’t already have plans for New Year’s Eve, and are wondering what your options are, Urban Corning is here to help.  We’ve rounded up your various early, late, and next-day options for ringing in 2015 Cystal City-style. First things first… if you don’t want to drive, or do drive but don’t want to […]

All aboard The Polar Express!

All aboard The Polar Express!

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

If you’re reading this at the time of original posting, you still have time to jump on the train by heading down to The Rockwell Museum for a community showing of The Polar Express at 6 p.m. tonight. The event is free for kids and teens, with accompanying adults paying just $5. Families are invited […]

Your Ticket to Holiday Cheer

Your Ticket to Holiday Cheer

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in Best of Corning, Community Voices, Uncategorized

Last week two Corning men proved anyone has the power to make someone’s day, building community in the process. Since it’s averaged over 1000 views per day (after debuting on December 4th), chances are you’ve already seen this video… but if not, take a look and come back (we’ll wait). We sat down with the creators to […]

Ode to Gold

Ode to Gold

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pardon me a minute while I wax rhapsodic about foliage … October is the best time to be alive in New York. Flawless blue skies. That thick, low fog that floods the valleys and obscures the mountain tops. (I’m from the Midwest- yes, those are mountains.) Crisp mornings, warm afternoons and pleasant evenings that beg […]

Centerway Walking Bridge Earns National Recognition

Centerway Walking Bridge Earns National Recognition

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Local News, Parks and Rec, Uncategorized

Corning’s Gaffer District just announced that the Historic Centerway Walking Bridge has been named the American Public Works Association (APWA) Historic Restoration & Preservation Project of the Year! Okay, so it’s not a Grammy and it’s not exactly the Most Fun Small Bridge in America – although it should be. But it’s still pretty cool […]

Get One of These.  Now.

Get One of These. Now.

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 in Area Fun!, Best of Corning, Misc, Uncategorized

I know what you’re thinking (because I kinda was), “In the information age, when just about every bit of world knowledge is only fingertips away on my (insert device of choice here)… what could I possibly need anymore at a public library?”  Before the other day, I was more apt to visit this Library. In […]

A World Traveler in Corning

A World Traveler in Corning

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in Local Trips, Misc, Uncategorized

Polish people have a lot of weird traditions. I’m very proud of my heritage, but it doesn’t come without a few head-scratchers. Each year on the day after Easter, known as “Smingus Dyngus” or simply “Dyngus Day,” it’s common to pour water on your friends and family. The Polish-American version of this holiday includes pussy […]

The Best Convenience Mart Ever

The Best Convenience Mart Ever

Posted on Jul 3, 2014 in Food & Drink, Local News, Uncategorized

You know you’ve been urbanized when 1.3 miles to the grocery store is just too far. The new Riverside Tops opened last week and, already, it’s changing everything. This opening is the second of two long-awaited improvements in the bedroom community that is Riverside/Painted Post, making that gruelling two-mile commute from downtown Corning ever so much […]