Contact Us
New Canaan Daily Voice serves New Canaan, CT

Menu

New Canaan Daily Voice serves New Canaan, CT

Nearby Towns

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.

Jeanne Muchnick's Contributions

  1. Will Westport Native Win An Oscar For 'La La Land?'

    Will Westport Native Win An Oscar For 'La La Land?'

    WESTPORT, Conn. — It's anyone guess who will win when the Oscar envelope is opened Sunday, Feb. 26, but "La La Land" certainly has the edge -- and the buzz.And Westport has a stake in the game with Staples High grad Justin Paul up for two awards for his songs in the award-winning film."La La Land" received 14 nominations, tying the record. Paul received nominations ...

  2. More Than An Area Code: 203 Brand Takes Off For Fairfield County Duo

    More Than An Area Code: 203 Brand Takes Off For Fairfield County Duo

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A deeply rooted pride for Connecticut led a brother and sister team to start The Two Oh Three, apparel that highlights everything "203."  The lifestyle line, which began in 2014, includes shirts, hoodies, hats, cups, keychains, decals, koozies and even a doormat."To be honest, I don’t think I was able to truly appreciate this area until I went off to ...

  3. Ridgefield Market Owner Is On A Mission To Heal

    Ridgefield Market Owner Is On A Mission To Heal

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Nature's Temptations is more than a market. For Ridgefield Owner Jeff Konchalski, the organic grocery shop is his life's calling.The desire to get -- and stay healthy-- started as a young boy based on the fact that Konchalski was sick a lot. He had spinal meningitis and so was unable to participate in many of the activities his peers were doing. At 15, he started ...

  4. 'Risky Ideas' Fuel Darien Designer's Success

    'Risky Ideas' Fuel Darien Designer's Success

    DARIEN, Conn. -- When the home furnishings store Carey Karlan worked for suddenly went out of business, the Darien resident figured that was her sign to start her own interior design company.Last Detail was formed in 2006 and now, 11 years later, is busier than ever. Her office, located in Stamford, has projects in Darien, New Canaan, and Greenwich, as well as in New York City, ...

  5. The Heights On New Canaan Border Raises The Bar With Music & More

    The Heights On New Canaan Border Raises The Bar With Music & More

    NEW CANAAN. Conn. -- It's just a hop across the N.Y./Conn. border to The Heights and Brother's Vic's Lounge, a new 6,000-square-foot concert venue/banquet hall/restaurant that opened in the South Salem space formerly occupied by The Willows.Owner Victor Ponzo, an ex-Wall Street executive, said he's long wanted to open a place where residents can enjoy good food and music.  His new ...

  6. Fairfield County Entrepreneurs Celebrate Mardi Gras With Mardi Bra

    Fairfield County Entrepreneurs Celebrate Mardi Gras With Mardi Bra

    COS COB, Conn. -- Lucy Langley and Laura Delaflor admit they never would have imagined that a meeting 10 years ago, when their kids were on the YMCA Marlins swim team, would have led to a partnership collecting and distributing new, unused underwear to those in need.The Undies Project started with an idea Langley had in 2014 after volunteering at Neighbor to Neighbor, a local non-profit ...

  7. DVlicious Fairfield County Coffee Contest Heats Up: Vote Now

    DVlicious Fairfield County Coffee Contest Heats Up: Vote Now

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Had your locally brewed cup of joe yet?We asked for your favorites as part of our DVlicious "Best Coffee in Fairfield County" contest; five coffeehouses are now in the running. Have you voted? Profiles on each have run to help you decide. Here's a recap while you sip and click.Cafe Xpresso, NewtownCoffee Barn, WiltonNeat, DarienSource Coffeehouse, ...

  8. Fairfield County Mom Encourages Folks To Put On Their Game Face

    Fairfield County Mom Encourages Folks To Put On Their Game Face

    BETHEL, Conn. -- Imagine rooting for your team -- with colorful face paint --- while also treating your skin to a facial.Sound too good to be true? Bethel Art Teacher Adrienne Austermann -- despite not having a business background or skincare experience -- has you covered.Her new product, FanMasque, allows fans to wear their team's favorite shades -- on their face --  and not worry ...

  9. Fairfield Mom Finds Second Career In Wine Business

    Fairfield Mom Finds Second Career In Wine Business

    FAIRFIELD. Conn. -- Lisa Goldman, a special education teacher serving children from birth to age three, was looking to make extra money when she heard about a wine tasting direct sales company. The minute she heard OneHope Wine donates 50 percent of its profits to partner causes, she was "in.""I just like the philosophy and the idea of giving back," she said. ...

  10. Take Your Valentine For A 'Sweet' Meal, Fairfield County

    Take Your Valentine For A 'Sweet' Meal, Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- A lot of love goes into designing a Valentine's menu — and Fairfield County is ablaze with options. A sampling follows; feel free to add your own to our comments or Facebook page. Another way to keep your Valentine's "hot?" Check out our previous story on fireplace dining.Cafe Xpresso, Newtown: Indulge your sweet tooth with the chocolate mousse or ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 62 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 620 articles

Welcome to

New Canaan Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.