Nordstrom Rack is expanding across upstate New York. The company recently announced new Rack stores opening in Buffalo and Albany in fall 2015.
“We have been focused on growing our store presence throughout upstate New York and are excited to bring a Nordstrom Rack closer to home for customers in Syracuse,” said Geevy Thomas, president of Nordstrom Rack. “Destiny USA represents the best of shopping in the area with a terrific mix of retail, entertainment and restaurants and we look forward to serving customers when we open.”
The new Rack will be located on the first level next to The Cheesecake Factory and across from the Armani Outlet. Other anchors include Lord & Taylor, Macy’s and JCPenney along with a great mix of specialty and off-price retailers such as H&M, Saks OFF 5th, T.J.Maxx and DSW among others.
“The community has been asking for a Nordstrom Rack for several years and we’re proud to say that they will be joining our first level in 2015,” said Sara Wallace, director of marketing at Destiny USA. “It’s a huge achievement for us and we’re thrilled to have them broaden our offering and help fulfill the demand for regional fans of the brand.”
Nordstrom Rack is the off-price retail division of Nordstrom, Inc., offering customers a wide selection of on-trend apparel, accessories and shoes at an everyday savings of 30-70 percent off regular prices. The Rack carries merchandise from Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com, as well as specially purchased items from many of the top brands sold at Nordstrom. The Rack is designed to provide the ultimate treasure hunt to style-savvy customers.
Syracuse, NY- The American Red Cross is holding its monthly blood drive on Destiny USA’s first level, across from Forever 21 on Saturday, January 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Visitors can stop by anytime during those hours and donate blood to provide critical support to those in need.
WHAT: American Red Cross Blood Drive
WHEN: Saturday, January 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: First level of Destiny USA, across from Forever 21
Syracuse, NY- Find some great deals on winter clothing during Destiny USA’s Centerwide Winter Clearance Sale on Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Destiny USA retailers are offering great sales for shoppers during the busy holiday weekend from Thursday, January 15 to Monday, January 19.
Participating stores will host sales racks outside their storefronts, as well as post additional sales to www.destinyusa.com/sales.
WHAT: Centerwide Winter Clearance Sale
WHEN: Thursday, January 15 to Monday, January 19
WHERE: Stores across Destiny USA
Destiny USA will be open regular hours during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Syracuse, NY- Country music star Easton Corbin is set to perform at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Destiny USA on Thursday, January 15, with music starting at 8 p.m.
Easton Corbin has released two hit studio albums in 2010 and 2012, with another, It’s About to Get Real, coming later this year. Corbin is best known for his singles “A Little More Country Than That,” “Roll With It,” “Lovin’ You Is Fun” and “All Over the Road,” which all peaked within the Top 10 of the US Country Charts, with two reaching No. 1.
WHAT: Easton Corbin live in concert
WHEN: Thursday, January 15 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, third level of Destiny USA’s Canyon Area
COST: $25 advance, $30 door
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill or visit their website, www.countrybarsyracuse.com.
Syracuse, NY- Destiny USA’s Winter Fun Day Pass is redeemable now for families to enjoy a fun-filled day at Destiny USA’s entertainment venues, while saving money.
The Winter Fun Day Pass allows guests to receive admission into four of 11 participating entertainment venues at one low cost from January 5 to February 28, with some blackout dates. With each Day Pass purchase, guests will receive a barcoded card to be used at four venues, along with a free Carousel ride. A guest has 24 hours to use the Winter Fun Day Pass starting with the first entertainment venue they choose.
WHAT: Destiny USA’s Winter Fun Day Pass
WHEN: Passes can be purchased and used now through February 28
WHERE: Purchase the Day Pass online at www.destinyusa.com/winterdaypass, or visit Destiny USA’s temporary Guest Services desk, located on the third level of the expansion, between Dave & Buster’s and World of Beer
COST: Children’s Day Pass- $38 plus applicable sales tax (ages 11 and younger – age and weight restrictions apply), Adult Day Pass- $48 plus applicable sales tax
WHO: The participating venues are 5Wits, Amazing Mirror Maze, Billy Beez, Canyon Climb Adventure, Dave and Buster’s, LazerTag, OptiGolf, Pole Position Raceway, Revolutions Entertainment, Sky Tykes and WonderWorks
Blackout dates apply for all venues from February 14 to February 22. For more information on the Winter Fun Day Pass, please visit www.destinyusa.com/winterdaypass.
Syracuse, NY- IHOP (International House of Pancakes), a family restaurant chain that serves famous pancakes and a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items, is now open on Destiny USA’s third level. It is located between 5Wits and Margaritaville, which is due to open in early 2015. IHOP’s mission is to make breakfast an experience to remember for everyone.
IHOP Restaurants have been serving customers for 56 years and offer an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. IHOP has restaurants in all 50 American states and the District of Columbia, Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
IHOP will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
Syracuse, NY- Margaritaville is looking to hire about 200 employees, ranging from bartenders and servers to line cooks at their Destiny USA location, opening in early 2015. Anyone interested in applying can visit their restaurant on the third level of Destiny USA’s Canyon Area on January 4, 5 or 6 to put in an application and get an interview on the spot.
WHAT: Margaritaville’s Hiring Event
WHEN: January 4 through 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Margaritaville, third level of Destiny USA’s Canyon Area
WHO: Margaritaville is hiring bartenders, servers, line cooks, hosts and more
Prospective employees are asked to bring copies of their résumé and dress in business casual attire. Margaritaville management will be doing interviews on the spot with anyone who arrives and fills out an application.
Syracuse, NY- Destiny USA is open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s so guests can shop, dine and play with family and friends for the holiday. Retailers will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on December 31 and January 1, with many restaurants and entertainment venues open through the night to ring in the New Year.
DAVE & BUSTER’S: An early New Year’s Eve ball drop celebration will be held at Dave & Buster’s on December 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. Food, drink and play packages start at $27.99 for the early event. Then join Dave & Buster’s for an exclusive celebration starting at 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Packages start at $39.99 for the later event. RSVP is required at this website: https://dnb.ticketbud.com/syracuse-evening-2014.
WORLD OF BEER: Boots n’ Shorts will perform for free at World of Beer from 9 p.m. to midnight on New Year’s Eve.
TOBY KEITH’S I LOVE THIS BAR & GRILL: DJ Slammin’ Sam will start music at 9 p.m. for Toby Keith’s New Year’s Eve Party. There’s a $10 cover, which includes a champagne toast, party favors and more. Visit www.countrybarsyracuse.com for more details.
Even more restaurants and entertainment venues at Destiny USA will be open through midnight. Check with those businesses for their New Year’s Eve hours.
Syracuse, NY- Destiny USA invites the Syracuse community to join us as we light the first candle on the Menorah at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16 to celebrate Hanukkah, which begins at sundown. The Menorah will be located on the first level of the Canyon Area, and Destiny USA will light one more candle each evening throughout Hanukkah.
WHAT: Lighting of the Menorah to celebrate the beginning of Hanukkah
WHEN: Tuesday, December 16 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: First level of Destiny USA’s Canyon Area
Rabbi Rapoport of Chabad will be at Destiny USA on December 16 to bless the Menorah at the lighting ceremony.