Local Art Plug | Mikey Truskolaski

Local Art Plug | Mikey Truskolaski

Have you seen these paintings? They are on the walls at Holme’s Plate. Some friends and I went there after CMoG’s 2300? and I overheard people talking about them, so I thought I’d give the artist a plug, because 1) He’s a blog fan and 2) I have...
Outsider Art @ 171

Outsider Art @ 171

This past year I went to the local TEDx Conference, and one of the speakers was?Connie Sullivan-Blum with the ARTS Council of the Southern Tier Finger Lakes. Her talk, titled “Picking & Scrapping: The art of getting by” introduced me to something known...
Fortress of Solitude | A Frozen Chemung River

Fortress of Solitude | A Frozen Chemung River

One of my favorite winter hikes is along the Chemung River levee on the first warm(ish) day after a big freeze. The ice builds up along the river’s edge, and as the water recedes, leaves large chunks just sitting along the shore. You can walk the Levee from...
Join HealthWorks Today & It’s Free Until March!

Join HealthWorks Today & It’s Free Until March!

Today, January 14th, HealthWorks is holding an Open House until 9:30PM! Not only can you join with no fees, but you get the rest of January and all of February free! UrbanCorning readers can register for this promotion online by clicking here. I approached them at the...
Corning’s Parking Problem

Corning’s Parking Problem

I’ve lived in smaller towns and big cities. I have received maybe 2 parking tickets in my lifetime, up until I moved to Corning. Now I estimate that I receive at least one ticket every 2 to 4 months. I’m not alone in my ticketing woes; I get more emails...