The Kitten That Brought Market Street to Its Knees

The Kitten That Brought Market Street to Its Knees

  A stray kitten spent a weekend car hopping throughout Corning.  “Lily” has since found her forever home (presumably being kept as an indoor cat).  We were on the scene two Sundays ago when Lily was extracted from her last automotive shelter – as were quite a few other members of the Corning community.  Each of them now has a […]

The Source Is Making Moves

The Source Is Making Moves

Posted on Aug 15, 2015 in Food & Drink, Local News, Unique Area Businesses

Starting August 24th, you’ll no longer be able to walk into 88 W. Market for one of The Source’s deliciously blended juices… …but don’t fret, you’ll only need to step across the street to 85 W. Market to enjoy all of your favorite healthy alternatives. As their business continues to grow, in both popularity and […]

Hidden Corning

Hidden Corning

  We’re debuting a series of posts that will take a look above, below, around, and behind the things you see in Corning everyday.  Hidden Corning will reveal details and stories about interesting features of the City and its environs that are not exactly in plain sight. Today we take a look at the Athens Hotel. […]

We’ve Found Your Fourth of July Fireworks

We’ve Found Your Fourth of July Fireworks

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local Trips

It’s that time of the year again. There’s an entire weekend ahead of us for grilling out, setting up yard games and enjoying whatever cold beverages you choose to enjoy on a summer’s day, all while celebrating the 239th anniversary of the founding of the United States of America. Chances are that as your days […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Journey to Corning as a Lesbian

The Journey to Corning as a Lesbian

Posted on Apr 7, 2015 in Community Voices, Top Posts

Being in Corning for over 8 years has given me a general idea of the pros and cons of small-town living. I’ve run into people I’d rather avoid, but I’ve also made friends I’d never meet in larger cities. I always felt like Corning has been open and receptive to me as an “outsider,” however, my perspective comes […]

Random Acts of Kindness Bring Warmth to Corning

Random Acts of Kindness Bring Warmth to Corning

Last month on the Urban Corning Facebook page, we posted a few pictures of hats and scarves that had been left around town. They each had a note that read, “I am not lost! If you need me, take me. God Bless.” The post went viral, amassing more than 35,000 views and hundreds of likes and […]