Buffalo in the 80’s: Remembering Ziggy & Zon’s, one of WNY’s all-time most interesting shops

By Steve Cichon

The mention can bring only two reactions, either a confused, rumpled brow for those who never made it to the store with the strange-sounding name or a wide smile as the memories of one of Western New York’s all-time most interesting shops come flooding back.

Before the arm and leg, it was Ziggy & Zon’s that made the Airport Plaza famous with its menagerie of unique and hard-to-find-elswhere stuff.

In the days before the internet, it was one of those places you might go if you really needed it but weren’t sure where to buy it.

This ad appeared in The News in March, 1985.