‘Smash therapy’ business gets a little loud and Destiny USA drops the hammer

Syracuse, N.Y. — A business that allowed customers to smash glass bottles, old appliances and other stuff to relieve stress says it got the boot from Destiny USA this week after neighboring stores complained about noise.

“We received notice that we are no longer permitted to operate in our current location,” Smash Syracuse posted, below a photo of a pair of boots, on its Facebook page.

“Don’t worry, the real kicker is, we have a Bigger and Better location secured! We will let you guys know where as soon as we can, but we think you’ll be happy with our choice. Can’t wait to see you all, let’s bring back the SMASH to Syracuse.”

“I can confirm that they were tenants of Destiny USA and that they had become a little bit of nuisance to other tenants,” said Nikita Jankowski, a spokesperson for Destiny.

Owners Steven Shortino and Jerod Schoonmaker opened Smash Syracuse on May 1 on the second floor of the mall’s newer section, the same floor…

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