Want to celebrate summer in a very unique way in Syracuse? You can now get an amazing tour of downtown Syracuse New York, all on Syracuse Pedal Tours, while enjoying an ice cold beverage.

Celebrate summer here in Central New York and let them take you and your group around downtown Syracuse. On these pedal tours, you're able to play your own music, bring your own food and drinks and pick where you want to stop. They are currently booking for the summer of 2021, and dates are filling up quick:

Syracuse Pedal Tours offers a unique one of a kind way to experience Syracuse in a safe and enjoyable way with us serving as your tour guide and DD. Our 13 seat bike features room for 8 peddlers and 5 riders and has a speaker for you to play your own music off of. We offer tours for groups of between 7-13 people (we do not add people to groups)"

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When you're on these tours, you pick bars among Wolfs Biergarten, Press Room Pub (if you start from our Middle Ages Bike) Shaughnessys in the Hotel Syracuse, Blu Tusk, Kitty Hoynes, Clinton Street Pub, Oh My Darling and all the different Armory and Evergreen Square bars to pick between. You visit 2 bars for about 35 minutes each on your tour.

Even if the bars you want to visit are close to each other we can pedal around the city and come back later. We want to make sure you get your pedals worth in because that is the funnest part and why you rented the bike."

They are booking now for summer of 2021, and they are filling up fast. If you're looking for a unique drinking/summer experience, check them out.

Take A Look Inside The Abandoned ShoppingTown Mall In Dewitt, NY

Onondaga County currently owns the ShoppingTown Mall located in Dewitt New York near the Syracuse area. As of today, the mall is abandoned. The future of the building will go to someone who has the best vision for it. Onondaga County has issued an official request for proposals (RFP) for ShoppingTown Mall. The property will be resold to the buyer with the best plan for revitalizing the vacant property.
Proposers will need to have a demonstrated history of producing "high quality projects," according to the statement. They will also need to produce financial information related to the project."
According to CNY Central, proposals are due by 4PM on April 27th. You can find them online here. Jordan Harmon was able to tour the property and take plenty of photos recently with permission from Onondaga County:
The main purpose of this shoot was to document this historical structure before any alterations occur. I grew up with this mall, I can remember coming here as a kid. This was the place my family did our back to school shopping and the place where I’d blow my allowance at Fun Junction playing laser tag. To see it now is shocking to say the least. The former owner of the mall clearly made no effort to maintain it, let alone stop the hundreds of leaks in the roof.