We’re Getting Social – Again

We’re Getting Social – Again

Posted on Mar 24, 2016 in Area Fun!, Local Arts, Local News, Rockwell Museum

What do fine art, hot glass, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, vodka, Market Street, a flute and a tuba all have in common? The Urban Arts Crawl, that’s what. The second installment of the wildly popular Urban Arts Crawl is tomorrow, from 5-8pm, and it’s promising all of the above and so much more. And yes – […]

We’re Getting Social

We’re Getting Social

Posted on Feb 22, 2016 in Area Fun!, Local Arts, Local News, Uncategorized

Urban Corning has really grown over the last year, and we’ve had a lot of fun doing it. We’ve loved hearing what our readers have to say about our content, and we genuinely appreciate each and every one of the 4,151 people who have felt compelled enough to connect with us across social media. Seriously. […]

Ten Things from Corning You Didn’t Know You Need in Your Life, But Totally Do

Ten Things from Corning You Didn’t Know You Need in Your Life, But Totally Do

Posted on Feb 2, 2016 in Misc, Shopping, Uncategorized, Unique Area Businesses

Sure, we’re not as trendy as Brooklyn’s Fulton Street, and you won’t find the same cosmopolitan flare of Paris’ Champs-Élysées, but Downtown Corning has a uniqueness of its own that deserves to be celebrated. And its definitely got a leg up on Ithaca, but that’s another story… The businesses in Corning are significantly more interesting than […]

This Art Idea is a Fine One

This Art Idea is a Fine One

Owning original works of fine art is out of reach for many.   As someone whose disposable income always seems to be trailing a step behind the prices of my favorite artists’ works (I’m looking at you, Martin Poole), I’m fortunate to be related to one of them (thanks to years of birthday & Christmas presents, I’ve amassed a nice collection […]

Corning Incorporated gets a high-five for supporting the arts

Corning Incorporated gets a high-five for supporting the arts

Posted on Oct 7, 2015 in Corning Museum of Glass, Local News

Yesterday in New York City, Corning, Inc. was recognized at a nation-wide gala for its exceptional involvement with the arts that enrich the workplace, education, and community. The Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), part of Americans for the Arts, recognizes ten businesses each year for their contributions. In addition to Corning, Inc., this year’s honorees included Ameriprise […]

Exhibit A: Not Your Mother’s Art Gallery

Exhibit A: Not Your Mother’s Art Gallery

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Local Arts, Unique Area Businesses

There’s some artwork in Corning right now that is worth seeing; and I’m not talking about the new wing at CMOG. Ann Welles is the owner of Exhibit A on Market Street and I’ve known for many years about her eye for unique, poignant artwork and upcoming artists. This time, she’s outdone herself. Ann found […]

Twenty Dollars and Two Hours

Twenty Dollars and Two Hours

Parking in Corning has its limitations and frustrations, but one thing is for sure: when you’re parked on Market Street, you get two hours before needing to move to the next zone. I’ve always wondered what a visitor or tourist is able to accomplish in that amount of time, so I found a test subject […]

Corning’s Backside Facelift

Corning’s Backside Facelift

Alleys are pretty utilitarian places.  Take your typical Market Street block.  If the Market Street side is the pretty face, then the alley is the… well, let’s leave it at this: the best you might be able to say about a typical alley is that it provides a place to keep the dumpsters and delivery traffic. […]