Buffalo in the 80’s: Imagining the owner of a Hills trucker hat

By Steve Cichon

Hills is where the toys are!

I can imagine the grandfather who would have worn this cap buying his grandchild a popcorn and Icee while pumping a quarter into the horse ride in the front vestibule at Hills while grandma was inside buying housecoats.

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.