Salt City Market

Chris Bolt / WAER News

A former parking lot at a prime downtown location will now be bustling with food vendors, customers, and residents.  Community, business, and elected leaders cut the ribbon today to officially open The Salt City Market off Salina, Clinton, and Onondaga Streets. 

Kevin Kloss / 88.3 FM WAER

The food scene in Syracuse is quite different from what it was even 5 years ago. Take Syracuse’s downtown dining week for example: Back in 2015, 26 restaurants participated. This year, there are 46.

John Smith/WAER News

A long talked about need for a grocery store in Downtown Syracuse is about to go well beyond what a traditional store looks like and launch the careers of those who aspire to open a food related business.  The Allyn Family Foundation officially broke ground today on the 25 million dollar Salt City Market which is set to open by December 2020. 

If you've ever felt the burden of needing to decide what you want to eat before heading out to dinner, you're not alone. But, if things continue to progress the way they seem, that won't be a problem for Syracuse residents next year.

The Salt City Market is scheduled to open in the fall of 2020, offering a food hall with culinary options as diverse as the city itself. On this episode of The 315, Joe Lee and Kevin Kloss chat with Market Manager, Adam Sudmann and two potential venders about how the food hall could impact the Syracuse area. 

Scott Willis / WAER-FM 88.3

It’s been just over a year since two 40-foot concrete sidewalls tumbled off a railroad bridge onto South Clinton Street in Syracuse.  Thankfully, no one was hurt, but the news was startling to those who live, work, and drive near the railroad viaduct that winds its way through the city.  Officials later learned that an inspection two years prior found several structures of the bridge posed at least some hazard.