The Great Chili Cook-off (Ithaca)

The Great Chili Cook-off (Ithaca)

Posted on Feb 20, 2011 in Uncategorized

If you looking for something fun to do today. There’s a Chili Cook-off / Winterfest up the road in Ithaca. It was originally scheduled for Yesterday but was moved to today.

Fire up your night! Mt Fuji.

Fire up your night! Mt Fuji.

Posted on Feb 17, 2011 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink

As you might expect, there are a good amount of theatrics during the cooking. Various utensils seemed to narrowly miss my face (I sat to the chefs side; that seems to be the danger zone). First the rice is cooked. Eggs are broken. Knives are flying. Fires are set. They must pay a lot for insurance.

Big Flats is “Unusual”

Big Flats is “Unusual”

Posted on Feb 16, 2011 in Local News

Big Flats is Unusual, at least it is according to The Wall St Journal article “New beer has same unusual name as upstate NY town.”

Fiber Optics and You

Fiber Optics and You

Posted on Feb 15, 2011 in Local News

It was recently announced that construction on a new fiber optic broadband network will begin in June (2011). This opens the door for telecommunication providers in our area to offer enhanced services like mobile 4G and unbelievably fast internet for home.

A Day Made of Glass

A Day Made of Glass

Posted on Feb 13, 2011 in Corning Museum of Glass, Local News

Corning, Inc put out this cool video showcasing their existing and [hopefully near] future glass technology applications. It’s a future I’d like to be part of…  You know, a future when technology actually simplifies and enriches our lives.

Declemente’s is Awesome and You Should Be There

Posted on Feb 12, 2011 in Best of Corning, Food & Drink

Declamente’s is awesome and you should be there right now. It’s a popular lunch spot, but it always feels like it should be busier for dinner hours. The food is great. Their Portions are big. You can eat on a budget. And the atmosphere is nice.

Old World Cafe

Old World Cafe

Posted on Jan 16, 2011 in Best of Corning, Food & Drink

Old World Cafe (1 W. Market St, Corning, NY) is my staple lunch spot in Corning. Located smack-dab in the middle of Market St (in Centerway Square), you really can’t miss it. On a weekday lunch hour, it is swarming with locals looking to grab a homemade sandwich and cup of soup.

Laser Show today at CMoG

Laser Show today at CMoG

Posted on Jan 16, 2011 in Corning Museum of Glass

There’s a Families Explore event at CMoG today called Families Explore Space. A few different astronomy groups will be there with various activities and presentations. A couple of the cooler sounding ones are a mobile planetarium and a Laser light show. The Laser show starts at….