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Buffalo Wing Festival Makes Sports Illustrated’s Summer Events List

We want attention for our unique offerings as a city, but often, some of us bristle when the attention centers around chicken wings.  Then again, there are those of us who feel we should have capitalized on the wing thing a long time ago, and in a bigger way.

Never mind, we say, once we have the rest of the nation’s attention, we can get them to focus on all of our other goodies.  And the truth is, nobody does wings like us…nobody.

Sports Illustrated chose Buffalo Wing Fest as number ten on their list of ’10 budget-friendly summer sporting events ruled by oddity.’  The article details our traditions of ‘running of the chickens,’  Wing Eating Chapionship, and as a little bonus, they take a look at going out on Chippewa Street.

You can check out this shoutout and the rest of the list online.    

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