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Krispy Kreme donuts were all the rage back in 2003 when the store opened it's location on Erie Boulevard near Thompson Road.

The party didn't last long as a public IPO failed and almost bankrupted the company along with a new trend called the "Atkins Diet" which limited the amount of carbs a person consumes.

The store closed in 2007 and now has weeds growing from the structure.

Kevin Tampone from Syracuse.com comes on 570 WSYR and gives a preview of plans to renovate the vacant building into a Dunkin Donuts.

Listen to the full interview below and read the full story, HERE