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Garth Brooks Saved My iPod

Garth Brooks Saved My iPod

Anyone who has a computer and an iPod will feel my pain when I tell you that a couple of weeks ago my computer crashed and ultimately erased all of the songs that it was hosting.

I was literally left with the four sample songs that my computer came with when I first purchased it, and with 800+ songs left to recover, I began reevaluating what songs meant the most to my musical collection.

One of the first albums that I grabbed in my search to rebuild was a box set I had purchased years ago by Garth Brooks and it got me thinking, was this the only album set I really needed?

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The Great Debate: Tims Tops Dunkin

The Great Debate: Tims Tops Dunkin

Last week, 2 Your Town asked you the viewers to help us settle the longstanding debate of Tim Hortons vs. Dunkin Donuts and today we have declared a winner.

With 440 votes cast, Tim Hortons is Western New York's choice as the best coffee, best food, best prices, and ultimate favorite choice for your morning drive.

Not a total washout, Dunkin Donuts received about 30% of the votes in every category.

 

The Great Debate: Dunkin Donuts vs Tim Hortons

The Great Debate: Dunkin Donuts vs Tim Hortons

It's a decision that most Western New Yorkers make every morning: Dunkin Donuts or Tim Hortons.

For most that decision is almost instinctual, but with both chains having a strong following we have to ask, who's better?

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Teens & self-esteem: Your teen’s self-esteem dependent on you

Teens & self-esteem: Your teen’s self-esteem dependent on you

So what is self-esteem, more importantly low self-esteem? Low self-esteem is a distorted view of self that affects many beliefs and assumptions that one has about oneself. Low self-esteem generally forms in childhood and is usually fully set by age 8 to 10.

In 2008 Dove (yes the soap) released Real Girls, Real Pressure: A National Report on the State of Self-Esteem. The Dove Self-Esteem Fund commissioned the report and learned that there was at the time and may still be a self-esteem crisis in the country. This crisis affects every aspect of a young girl’s life such as looks, performance, and relationships.

Pete Gallivan's Best Tastes in Buffalo

Pete Gallivan's Best Tastes in Buffalo

2 On Your Side’s own Pete Gallivan is struggling to come up with just one Best Taste in Buffalo, but he is offering up some great eats in his latest blog.  Check it out here.

Remember that you can continue to nominate your favorite restaurant, just send us an email at neighborhoods@wgrz.com with a short description of why it’s your favorite and a daytime phone number.

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 9

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 9

Following is one of several stories written by members of the Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Writers’ Club. Members of the club were asked to write a brief essay about why they enjoy Mary Queen of Angels School, or their fondest MQA memory. For more information about the school, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, please visit www.mqangels.com

By Savannah M., Grade 6

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 8

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 8

Following is one of several stories written by members of the Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Writers’ Club. Members of the club were asked to write a brief essay about why they enjoy Mary Queen of Angels School, or their fondest MQA memory. For more information about the school, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, please visit www.mqangels.com

By Jamie Z., Grade 8