Buffalo Bike Tours, John Young’s Mumbo Buffalo’s Original Chicken Wing (online July 2022) Public Art - Table of Contents
John Young, King of Wings mural
Jefferson at Carlton Avenues, Buffalo, NY - site of John Young’s first Wings N Things location.
James J. Cooper III
Baker Tyshawn D. Tyson
June 15, 2022 Photos
Site of John Young’s first Wings N Things location. It is a recreation of a mural originally by William Cooper and Dalton Easton that hung inside the shop
"For those not aware, Young is considered
"Part of celebrating the legacy of John Young and his early-on chicken wing creation is the new aforementioned mural, which was made possible thanks to support from the community."
Rising (online July 2022)
"In 1961, he opened a store located at Carlton and Jefferson, specializing in Blair Products, but soon focused exclusively on food. His first restaurant, Wings N’ Things, was started with his sister Dorothy Young and friend, Julius Blazer. Young moved to High Street and Jefferson Avenue, and became known for selling whole chicken wings dipped in mumbo sauce. In 1966, Young’s now-thriving business moved again to East Utica St and Jefferson, where he filed his business at the County Clerk’s office as John Young’s Wing N’ Things" - Buffalo Bike Tours, John Young’s Mumbo Buffalo’s Original Chicken Wing (online July 2022)