Is Market Street Living for You?

Is Market Street Living for You?

I’ve lived on Market Street for more than 15 years, so I’m a go-to guy when people want to know, “what’s it like?”  It’s not perfect, but for me there’s nowhere else in town that really comes close.  When I moved here in 1997 there were roughly a dozen low to mid-end options.  Today Market Street boasts […]

Why We Love The Wineglass

Why We Love The Wineglass

Posted on Sep 28, 2015 in Area Fun!, Best of Corning, Local News

Look, we’ve heard it all before: “I didn’t know my street was going to be closed… There are little paper cups all over my front yard… I had to leave for work fifteen minutes earlier than normal.” And, our personal favorite, “How am I supposed to get to Wegmans?!” We get it, if you’re not […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Volo Adds to Market Street Mix(ology)

Volo Adds to Market Street Mix(ology)

Posted on Sep 13, 2014 in Area Fun!, Food & Drink, Misc

When the sign first went up for the new place at 74 E. Market Street, we speculated on the meaning of the name Volo.  Anyone who attended the grand opening last Friday would have a hard time arguing against the Urban Dictionary’s top definition: “a hot spot.” I’m well into my second decade living in […]