Smash Your Stress Away In Henrietta

FeaturesTop FeaturesMarch 31, 2021 Smash Your Stress Away In Henrietta By John Addyman Have you had a moment when you were angry or frustrated enough that you could just tear something down or smash it to bits? Think of that piece of pottery that wouldn’t glue back together properly or

Read More »

Smash Therapy offers chance to smash away stress

Henrietta, N.Y. — A new business is offering guests the space and tools to mercilessly smash away stress without shame. Smash Therapy opened last week at Frontier Commons on Jefferson Road. Guests have the opportunity to break old electronics, glasses, plates and more, and not even have to worry about the

Read More »

Smash Therapy leaves Destiny USA in Syracuse after noise complaints

But almost immediately, noise generated by the attraction became an issue. And on May 3, mall management informed Shortino and business partner Jerod Schoonmaker that Smash Syracuse would have to operate during mostly non-mall hours. The public reception “was outstanding,” said co-owner Steven Shortino. “We were sold out the first

Read More »

Smash Solutions Turns Rage Into Cash

Steven Shortino, founder and creator of Smash Solutions, found a way to turn rage into cash. After years of studying safety features, designs, and other important aspects of developing and maintaining a rage room as a business, he has finally found a sustainable way to run it. And he is

Read More »

Deemed too noisy, Rochester-based rage room pulls out of Destiny USA

Initially, it looked like an entertainment business that started in Rochester would be a smashing success in Syracuse at Destiny USA. The second location of Smash Therapy, which for fees of $15 to $55 lets people vent frustration by destroying dishes, electronics and even car windshields with crowbars, baseball bats and sledgehammers, opened

Read More »

Rage Rooms: The Cure For Handling The Pandemic in CNY?

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (NCC News) – Over the past year, the pandemic has impacted everyone’s lives in some way. Many people were either effected physically by the virus, mentally or both. Max Putter, a 5th grader from Central New York, has had an extremely difficult time this past year and is looking forward

Read More »