Urban Corning’s Guide to Crystal City Christmas

Urban Corning’s Guide to Crystal City Christmas

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Area Fun!, Top Posts, Uncategorized, Urban Corning Guide

Now that the tree’s been lit and the community’s best have paraded down Market Street, it’s officially Christmas in the Crystal City. Nearly every year, Country Living Magazine names Corning one of the “Best Small Towns For Christmas,” and for good reason. Downtown Corning thrives during the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, there’s an […]

What Makes Community: A Corning Outsider-Turned-Insider’s Perspective

What Makes Community: A Corning Outsider-Turned-Insider’s Perspective

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 in Community Voices, Interviews

Over the last several weeks, our Urban Corning team has had the pleasure of welcoming Victorian Strobel, a senior at Keuka College. She’s had an opportunity to become more well versed with our Corning community, and we thought it would be a nice opportunity to gather some input from an outsider-turned-insider’s perspective. Here’s what she […]

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 […]

Sparkle: Worth Risking Frostbite for 40 Years

Sparkle: Worth Risking Frostbite for 40 Years

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 in Area Fun!, Best of Corning

I grew up in Buffalo. [You have to know that right away for 2 reasons: the first is that I’m about to share some thoughts on an outdoor event in Winter and my perspective (of snowfall, cold temperatures, etc.) may be different from yours; the second is that I’m weirdly proud of that crazy city so I’ll take […]