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Unique Travel Experience Involving Strangers Gains Popularity

11:51 PM, Nov 6, 2013

Are you sick of staying in pricy and impersonal hotels when you travel? There is a less expensive and exotic alternative, if you're willing to stay with strangers. Two on Your Side recently checked out the growing popularity of a website called AirBNB.com to find out the pros and cons of this unique travel experience.

Akron Man Gives Back for His 50th Birthday

6:55 PM, Nov 4, 2013

When Jeff Aichinger turned 50 a few weeks ago, he knew he didn't want to celebrate with a big party or gifts -- at least no gifts for himself.

Return Of The Adirondack Moose

11:44 AM, Nov 4, 2013

Unique Place: Bella Kids Consignment Shop

9:17 AM, Nov 3, 2013

This week's Unique Places took us to Bella Kids Consignment Shop in Williamsville.

Live It Fit: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

9:07 AM, Nov 3, 2013

Daybreak Sunday Health and Fitness Expert Dr. Derek Alessi explained tips to maintain a healthier lifestyle once you've reached some of your wellness goals.

Unique Eats at the English Pork Pie Company

5:24 PM, Nov 2, 2013

You might have driven past the English Pork Pie Company on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo dozens of times without knowing you were passing one of the biggest businesses for British ex-pats in the whole country.

Adopt A Pet: Lovebug

9:40 AM, Nov 2, 2013

Saturday morning on Daybreak, we met "Lovebug", a cat up for adoption from the Buffalo Animal Shelter.

John Beard as Santa Behind the Scenes

2:57 PM, Oct 31, 2013

This is what happens during the commercial breaks on Daybreak! John Beard - dressed as Santa for Halloween - just can't fight the feeling and has to dance! We'll call this one "The Funky Santa."

Daybreak Got the Holidays Confused...

2:57 PM, Oct 31, 2013

The Daybreak team is laughing about Christmas beginning earlier and earlier each year- just check out their Halloween Costumes!

Lockport School Music Video Goes Viral

11:49 AM, Oct 30, 2013

Between low test scores, drugs and violence, schools are often in the news for all the wrong reasons. But 2 On Your Side is happy to share with you a positive video made by a Lockport school that's now getting national attention for sending a powerful message, without saying a word.

Unique Eats: Lexi's Kitchen at the Lexington Co-Op

12:58 AM, Oct 29, 2013

Inside a spot that many visit for local and organic groceries, you can get some pretty tasty prepared lunches.

Unique Places: The World Champion Basketball Team From Buffalo

10:29 AM, Oct 28, 2013

A long time ago, back in the good 'ole days when basketball players used peach baskets, couldn't dunk and scored about as frequently as a Big Ten game, the best team in the world resided in Buffalo.

Bigfoot In The Adirondacks

8:59 AM, Oct 28, 2013

Whitehall, NY has been a hot bed of Bigfoot activity for hundreds of years.

Tech Trend: Smartwatches

3:47 PM, Oct 27, 2013

Chances are you use your watch to tell time, but times are changing, with so-called "smartwatches" becoming more and more popular.

Lit It Fit: Eating Healthy At Work

7:07 AM, Oct 27, 2013

2 On Your Side Health and Fitness Expert Dr. Derek Alessi wrapped up his healthy-at-work program on Sunday Daybreak.

Adopt A Pet: Chance

10:09 AM, Oct 26, 2013

Chance from the Buffalo Animal Shelter stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios.

Chef Binks Celebrates National Oatmeal Day

10:04 AM, Oct 26, 2013

Chef Binks stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios to give some tasty recipes for National Oatmeal Day.

Unique Places: Buffalo's Sattler Theatre

11:00 AM, Oct 20, 2013

The Sattler Theatre on Buffalo's East Side may be dark and disheveled now, but it has the potential to be great once again after 99 years of history.

Camp Huntington: Adirondack Retreat

10:42 AM, Oct 20, 2013

Camp Huntington , located in the center part of the Adirondacks on Raquette Lake and now a SUNY Environmental Education Center, was once a playground of the rich and famous.

Live It Fit: Dr. Derek Alessi Starts Company Health Initiative

8:17 AM, Oct 20, 2013

Dr. Derek Alessi, seen often on Daybreak Sunday, has kicked off a program working with local companies to train workers on how to exercise and eat healthier while at work.

Adopt A Pet: Phoebe

9:37 AM, Oct 19, 2013

Suzanne Laba of the Buffalo Animal Shelter stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios with Phoebe, a female American Bulldog/Boxer mix who is currently up for adoption.

Police Officers Give Back

3:39 PM, Oct 17, 2013

Two of Lockport's finest are giving back to the people and the hospital that saved their lives ten years ago. 

WNY Mom Opens Daycare, Changes Lives

1:25 PM, Oct 17, 2013

We are celebrating a great Western New York mom, who found something missing while searching for a daycare for her twins. Instead of accepting it, she did something about it.

Product Test: SmarTrike

6:16 AM, Oct 14, 2013

Product Test: SmarTrike

Unique Places: Biking Through Grand Island

7:21 AM, Oct 13, 2013

In this week's Unique Place, Channel 2's Maryalice Demler takes us on a bike ride on West River Road in Grand Island.

Dr. Derek: Planning and Preparing Meals

7:19 AM, Oct 13, 2013

Our health and fitness expert Doctor Derek Alessi talked about taking time to plan and prepare meals this morning on Daybreak.

Chef Binks and Maria Genero Share Pumpkin Seed Recipes

10:07 AM, Oct 12, 2013

Chef Binks squared off against Maria Genero on Daybreak Saturday to see who made the best pumpkin seeds.

Help a Cat Find a Home

9:14 AM, Oct 12, 2013

Saturday morning on Daybreak, our friends from the Buffalo Animal Shelter stopped by to show off a cat that needs a good home.

Alden Students Cycle, Climb Their Way to Being Fit

6:20 AM, Oct 9, 2013

A climbing wall, miniature spinning bikes and other tools are used at Alden Primary to keep kids fit.

The Gardens of Eden

9:13 PM, Oct 6, 2013

Generation after generation, farms keep the country fed, yet how often do people stop to think about all the work that goes into the things we eat?

Dr. Derek: Whole Grains

8:37 AM, Oct 6, 2013

Our health and fitness expert Doctor Derek Alessi joined us live at our Daybreak studios Sunday morning to talk about whole grain foods and maintaining a healthy diet.

Unique Eats at Scharf's Schiller Park German Restaurant

4:31 AM, Oct 6, 2013

We're doing Unique Eats Oktoberfest style this week, as we headed to a German restaurant that's been around for decades. 

Adopt A Pet: Diamond

4:54 PM, Oct 5, 2013

Suzanne Laba of the Buffalo Animal Shelter stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios with Diamond, a female American Staffordshire Terrier who is currently up for adoption.

Teachers Use App to Increase Student and Parent Involvement

3:23 PM, Oct 1, 2013

Teachers across Western New York are finding new ways to integrate technology into the classroom to not only help students learn, but also help parents stay involved. Of course, there's an app for that.

Dr. Derek: Choosing Selective Carbs and Fats

7:32 AM, Sep 29, 2013

Our health and fitness expert Doctor Derek Alessi joined us live at our Daybreak studios Sunday morning to talk about choosing selective carbohydrates and fats as part of maintaining a healthy diet.

Unique Eats at Emerson Commons

9:40 AM, Sep 28, 2013

The food court that's connected to Buffalo PS 302, the Emerson School of Hospitality, is a bustling lunch stop on Chippewa Street.

Adopt A Pet: Josie

9:37 AM, Sep 28, 2013

Suzanne Laba of the Buffalo Animal Shelter stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios with Josie, a female labrador retriever/terrier mix who is currently up for adoption.

This is Daybreak September 24th

6:28 PM, Sep 24, 2013

Oliver is Beating the Odds, Family Giving Back

10:46 PM, Sep 23, 2013

2-year old Oliver Laub was diagnosed with a rare childhood brain cancer last year. He's been fighting hard for that year, enduring surgery, radiation and other procedures, Oliver is doing well and his family is now giving back. Oliver's Great-Grandfather, Frank Enders has started a collection drive for bottles and cans, raising money and awareness one nickel at a time.

Learning From Trees

3:01 PM, Sep 22, 2013

The allure of nature can be a funny thing sometimes. Interest in one aspect of the wild often can lead to a wealth of knowledge you might never have expected. 

Dr. Derek: The 100 Day Plan

7:45 AM, Sep 22, 2013

Our health and fitness expert Doctor Derek Alessi joined us live at our Daybreak studios Sunday morning to talk about his book, The 100 Day Plan to lose weight before 2014.

Buffalo Spree: Curtain Up Preview

11:29 AM, Sep 21, 2013

Buffalo Spree's Donna Hone says that if you're somebody who likes to see things first, you have a lot of options this theater season.

Unique Eats at Kentucky Greg's

9:21 AM, Sep 21, 2013

It started as a barbecue truck in Florida. Now, Kentucky Greg's Hickory Pit is here in Western New York serving up Kentucky-style BBQ in Depew.

Adopt A Pet: Lucy

9:20 AM, Sep 21, 2013

This Is Daybreak September 17th

4:09 PM, Sep 17, 2013

Dr. Derek: Choosing Dietary Supplements

7:22 AM, Sep 15, 2013

Our health and fitness expert Doctor Derek Alessi discussed dietary supplements on Daybreak Sunday morning.

Adopt A Pet: Mr. Jones

10:08 AM, Sep 14, 2013

Suzanne Laba of the Buffalo Animal Shelter stopped by the Daybreak Saturday studios with Mr. Jones, a male Pit Bull Terier/Boxer mix, who is currently up for adoption.

Unique Eats at Kung Food

10:00 AM, Sep 14, 2013

Enter Kung Food, a year-and-a-half old Taiwanese-Japanese restaurant on Main Street just across from the southern tip of UB's South Campus.

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