You Need To Visit The Corning Museum Of Glass… This Week

You Need To Visit The Corning Museum Of Glass… This Week

We’re big fans of the Corning Museum of Glass, as we’re sure you can tell. We’re not the kind of people that need any specific reason to visit the museum because, for us, the museum is the reason to visit. But we’re also not so naive to think that everyone has the same mindset, and sometimes, […]

Don’t Miss Tonight’s 2300°. Just Don’t.

Don’t Miss Tonight’s 2300°. Just Don’t.

Tonight is 2300° at the Corning Museum of Glass. If you don’t know what that means, you’re probably not from Corning and you can stop reading this post; we won’t hold it against you… for long. If you do live in Corning, you should definitely be there. 2300° is a party thrown by an internationally […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

As you’ve probably already figured out, there’s always something fun to do on the weekends here in Corning. We’ll get right down to our favorites. 2300° at the Corning Museum of Glass: December 17 The Crystal City’s hottest event is back for round two! Tonight’s 2300° celebration at the Corning Museum of Glass runs from […]

What’s Going On: Sparkle Weekend

What’s Going On: Sparkle Weekend

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

As always, there’s a lot going on throughout Corning this weekend. Check out some of the highlights below: 41st Annual Sparkle, December 5 There’s a reason that Sparkle’s dubbed the crowned jewel of the Gaffer District’s Crystal City Christmas events schedule. Running from 5-9pm, Market Street will close to feature craft and food vendors, family […]

What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

Posted on Nov 19, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

Well, Corning, you’re in for a treat. The next few days are chock full of entertainment. From world class museum events and beer tasting, to local bands and food truck madness, there’s a little bit of everything for everyone to enjoy. Check out some of the highlights below, complete with event details. 2300° at the […]

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 […]

Savoring the Remains of Summer (Or: How Not to Strangle Your Kids Before School)

Savoring the Remains of Summer (Or: How Not to Strangle Your Kids Before School)

Posted on Sep 1, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local Trips, Parks and Rec

The telltale morning fog has begun to nestle into our valley, and ensures us of one thing… Autumn is on its way. But by mid-morning it breaks and gives way to 90-degree days, reminding us that summer is not quite over. If you’re anything like me, that seasonal phenomenon holds you in a weird transient […]

I just did something for the first time! NO! Not THAT, silly! This is not that kind of blog!

I just did something for the first time! NO! Not THAT, silly! This is not that kind of blog!

Posted on Feb 16, 2015 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass

I’ve lived in the greater Elmira/Corning area for nearly 16 years; 10 of those years as a parent. And I just did something here that I’ve never done before. I spent an afternoon with my family at the Corning Museum of Glass. Now, we’ve been there a million times, of course. We attended the Little Gather […]