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Jeanne Muchnick

Features Editor jmuchnick@dailyvoice.com

Jeanne Muchnick, Daily Voice Features Editor, has covered everything from baby advice for Parents Magazine to travel finds for The Rough Guides to human interest features for The New York Times to lifestyle insights for prevention.com. She has been a Senior Editor at top national women's magazines including Woman's World and Woman's Day and was instrumental in the launch of Gannett's InTown, Rockland and Putnam magazines. She is also the author of Dinner for Busy Moms. Among her favorite things to write about: Her neighbors and surrounding communities. So email her and fill her in on what's happening near you.

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  1. Westchester Restaurant Lands On Food & Wine's 'Best' List

    Westchester Restaurant Lands On Food & Wine's 'Best' List

    Blue Hill at Stone Barns, in the Mount Pleasant hamlet of Pocantico Hills, is one of the best farm-to-table restaurants in the country, at least according to the experts at Food & Wine Magazine.New York’s thriving farm-to-table movement started with James Beard Award-winning Chef Dan Barber, says the article. Barber's groundbreaking philosophy towards sustainable dining, emphasis on ...

  2. Westchester Woman 'Flips' Over HGTV  Show

    Westchester Woman 'Flips' Over HGTV Show

    Westchester plays a prominent role in an upcoming edition of Emmy Award Winning HGTV's Flea Market Flip.That's because Melissa Panszi Riebe, a New Rochelle resident, was a contestant, along with her friend Ken Dingledine. The two best friends never thought they'd get on -- Riebe says it was a five-page application and her Skype interview with the casting director wasn't a great ...

  3. Two Bands Rock It At Benefit Concert At Port Chester's Cap Theatre

    Two Bands Rock It At Benefit Concert At Port Chester's Cap Theatre

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Do good and rock it at the same time.On Tuesday, Sept. 26, “Rock The Cure,” a benefit for the American Cancer Society will be held at Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre.Headlining and supporting the cause is Brooklyn’s Lizzie and the Makers, as well as Garcia’s local favorites and Grateful Dead tribute band, Stella Blue’s Band. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness ...

  4. Netflix Show With Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci, Films In Westchester

    Netflix Show With Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci, Films In Westchester

    The new Netflix series "The Irishman" with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci is filming Tuesday, Sept. 19 off the Saw Mill River Parkway in Ardsley, according to On Location Vacations.According to Entertainment Weekly, the gangster movie marks the ninth collaboration between Martin Scorsese, who is directing it, and De Niro, who plays Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, a mob hitman who ...

  5. He's Gotta Have It: Spike Lee Gets His Java Fix In Westchester

    He's Gotta Have It: Spike Lee Gets His Java Fix In Westchester

    Film Director Spike Lee, known for movies like "She's Gotta Have It" and "Do The Right Thing," has been spotted two times at First Village Coffee in Ossining, first on Monday, Sept. 11 and then again on Monday, Sept. 18.No one's quite sure what the actor/producer is doing in town but First Village did recently win "best latte" by Westchester Magazine so ...

  6. Katonah Mom 'Rocks' It With Inspirational Messages On Stones

    Katonah Mom 'Rocks' It With Inspirational Messages On Stones

    Tara Unger is hoping to bring more kindness and inspiration into the world -- or at least into her small part of Northern Westchester.Two days after the riots in Charlottesville, VA in August, the Katonah mom felt she had to do something to both help make sense of the world -- and teach her kids they are responsible for how their future will look.And so, she started painting ...

  7. Hillary Clinton Talks About Life In Northern Westchester In 'What Happened'

    Hillary Clinton Talks About Life In Northern Westchester In 'What Happened'

    For everything ex-Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton has accomplished in her life, many folks still want to know the basics, as in where she gets her hair done and what she likes to eat for breakfast.It's all outlined in "A Day in the Life," a chapter in her the longtime Westchester resident's newly released book, "What Happened" with ...

  8. Rockland's Challah Fairy Brings Her 'Magic' To Westchester

    Rockland's Challah Fairy Brings Her 'Magic' To Westchester

    Chanalee Fischer's busy season is right around the corner: Rosh Hashanah. The "Challah Fairy" — who sells her challahs from her New City storefront — says her twist on the traditional, Jewish bread is exactly what helped her business take off.Fischer began baking challah in her house when her kids were young, which led to sharing her homemade baked goods with friends.Word of ...

  9. Somers Family Serves Up Slices At New Croton Falls Pizzeria

    Somers Family Serves Up Slices At New Croton Falls Pizzeria

    Expect some "love" baked into your pizza when you visit Frank's Pizzeria in Croton Falls.That's because this three-month-old pizzeria -- it opened on West Cross Street June 7 --  is family owned with Frank Lulgjuraj, his wife Suzana, and kids Alex and Ava, often behind the counter.Lulgjuraj, who previously owned a pizzeria/restaurant in Brookfield, Conn., said he's happy to ...

  10. Resale Revitalized: Westchester Store Holds Re-Opening Celebration

    Resale Revitalized: Westchester Store Holds Re-Opening Celebration

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- When's the last time you got to shop and do good?Fantastic Finds, an upscale resale shop at 400 King Street in Chappaqua's Talbot’s shopping center is hosting a grand re-opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.All proceeds from sales benefit Support Connection, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) Westchester not-for-profit that provides free, year-round ...

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