What’s Going On?

What’s Going On?

As the leaves start to change and pumpkin spice products fill the shelves, it’s impossible to not embrace fall. Big Flats and Corning are helping to get you in the fall spirit this weekend with festivals on Saturday and Sunday.   FRIDAY Start your weekend off right at 5pm today at the Grand Opening of […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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, […]

Holiday Shopping Has Never Been More Fun

Holiday Shopping Has Never Been More Fun

Posted on Nov 25, 2015 in Food & Drink, Local Arts, Unique Area Businesses

Thanksgiving is a time to remember the people who are most important to us and the moments we get to share with them. In our digital world, it’s easy to find SNL clips and Internet memes assuming argumentative, dysfunctional family time; but when you truly get a chance to replace your mobile device with a glass of […]

What’s Going On: Thanksgiving Weekend

What’s Going On: Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted on Nov 25, 2015 in Area Fun!, Local News

Happy (almost) Thanksgiving, friends! In typical holiday fashion, there’s a ton of things going on throughout Corning and the surrounding area. Here’s a breakdown of our favorites: Small Business Saturday: November 28 This Saturday is all about skipping the mall and online shopping to support the true blue local businesses. Head down Market Street or […]

Halloween on Market Street: The Best of the Best

Halloween on Market Street: The Best of the Best

Posted on Nov 2, 2015 in Area Fun!, People of Corning

If there are two things we love here at Urban Corning, it’s our downtown and anytime the community comes together to celebrate something. And, it’s even better when the two coincide. The same was true this Saturday, when hundreds of families made their way down Market Street, decked in their finest Halloween garb. We were lucky […]

Oak’s Will Drown Your Sports Sorrows

Oak’s Will Drown Your Sports Sorrows

Posted on Oct 28, 2015 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink

In the month of October, there is a disproportionate amount of sports-related depression* in the air. This season is called “fall” because that’s probably what your favorite team has done or is about to do before the month is up. The “big four” major leagues are now in season (or post-season) and it’s time to consider where […]