How many times have you heard it? “There’s nothing to do in Syracuse.”

Well now, there’s no excuse for weekend boredom. Writer and media insider Linda Lowen has finally written Central New York’s first guidebook for visitors and locals alike. 100 Things to Do in Syracuse Before You Die offers great ideas under five categories: Food & Drink; Music & Entertainment; Sports & Recreation; Culture & History and Shopping & Fashion. All the information is presented in easily-digestible form… 130 words or less for each entry.