Your Hipster Guide to GlassFest 2016

Your Hipster Guide to GlassFest 2016

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Area Fun!, Corning Museum of Glass, Parks and Rec

If you’re like most hipsters, you probably think it’s a bad idea to show up to a popular festival celebrating glass, the material that single-handedly built a Fortune 500 company in our backyard. You wouldn’t be caught dead enjoying cotton candy, for example, unless it could be photographed ironically for your latest Instagram series on […]

The Studio’s Turning Twenty, And You’re Invited To The Party

The Studio’s Turning Twenty, And You’re Invited To The Party

The Corning Museum of Glass opened The Studio in 1996, to give artists a place to practice their craft and for the community and students to learn more about the art of glass making – an art that has quite literally put Corning on the map. In the twenty years since its founding, The Studio has […]

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Reasons to Love Living in a Tourist Town

Corning is a tourist town. There’s just no sugarcoating it. In fact, Corning is the third most visited city in New York, coming in behind NYC and Niagara Falls, respectively. The Corning Museum of Glass is the biggest contributor to those tourism numbers, attracting more that 460,000 visitors to the city in 2015 alone. Our […]

Urban Corning’s Top 10 Posts of 2015

Urban Corning’s Top 10 Posts of 2015

We’d like to start this post by saying, thank you. Thank you to all of our readers. Because of you, 2015 was one of Urban Corning’s best years to date. In just 365 days we got to learn more about some of the really amazing people that call Corning home, helped usher in incredible new businesses, […]

It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again…

It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again…

  Point: Hey, remember the last episode of HBO’s The Sopranos? Counter-Point: Yeah, the one everyone hated? P: No, the one that ended in the middle of that Journey song. C-P: That’s the one. P: I always loved the end of that show C-P: You know, most people hated it.  Especially those who didn’t watch […]