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. Stew Leonard's 'Whips' Up Summer With New Frozen Pineapple Treat

    Stew Leonard's 'Whips' Up Summer With New Frozen Pineapple Treat

    DANBURY/NORWALK, Conn. -- A taste of Disney has come to Fairfield County: Stew Leonard's is now dishing up its new Dole Pineapple Whip.The soft-serve treat — it's vegan, dairy-free, cholesterol-free, fat-free, and lactose-free — is made with all-natural colors and is produced in a peanut-free facility. Fans say it tastes like frozen pineapple.The ice cream department manager at the ...

  2. After Crowdfunding, Danbury Band Is Ready To Rock With New CD

    After Crowdfunding, Danbury Band Is Ready To Rock With New CD

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A lot of local love -- and blood, sweat and tears -- have gone into this Saturday’s performance of Phoenix Tree.The band recently debuted its new crowdfunded studio album and will unveil its songs at Billy Bean’s Pub in Danbury on Saturday, May 27 at 10 p.m.The album was a year in the making, from concept to prep and crowdfunding (via Indiegogo) which included ...

  3. 7 'Must Read' Summer Books: Bethel Bookstore Owner Shares Top Titles

    7 'Must Read' Summer Books: Bethel Bookstore Owner Shares Top Titles

    BETHEL, Conn. -- With the Memorial Day weekend comes the start of beach reading season. So, what should be on your list? We went to Alice Hutchinson, owner of the independent Byrd's Books in Bethel, for some ideas.Adult TitlesInto the Water by Paula Hawkins: The author of "The Girl On The Train" returns with this addictive new novel of psychological suspense about a single ...

  4. 'Little Stones' Showcases The Power Of Women At Greenwich Film Festival

    'Little Stones' Showcases The Power Of Women At Greenwich Film Festival

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- A documentary about empowering women will have its East Coast premiere at the Greenwich International Film Festival, being held June 2 to 4."Little Stones" follows four female artists in Brazil, India, Senegal, Kenya, Germany and the U.S. as they use art  -- graffiti, dance, music and fashion  -- to combat violence against women, and to empower women and ...

  5. Start Your Shopping 'Spree' At This Darien Store

    Start Your Shopping 'Spree' At This Darien Store

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Live in a town long enough and you know what it needs.That was basically the driver behind Spree, the women's clothing store opened by Lindsay Westbrook in August 2011. As someone who has always loved clothes -- and dreamed of opening her own boutique -- the Darien resident saw a hole in the market for fun, stylish, and affordable clothes for women.The rest, as they ...

  6. Have You Voted, Fairfield County? DVlicious Best Bagel Winner Is Up To You

    Have You Voted, Fairfield County? DVlicious Best Bagel Winner Is Up To You

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- In the mood for a smear? Or like yours toasted? Five finalists are in the running for Fairfield County's DVlicious best bagels. If you're not hungry yet, you will be when you read each profile. But first, vote.You have until 4 p.m. Monday, May 30 and can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.Bagelman Danbury, BrookfieldBagel King, Bridgeport, FairfieldStew ...

  7. Barbecue Bliss: Five Finger-Licking 'Must Try' Fairfield County Caterers

    Barbecue Bliss: Five Finger-Licking 'Must Try' Fairfield County Caterers

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- It's barbecue season! Or, at least it will be once the rain stops and Memorial Day jump starts the unofficial start of summer.This year, let someone else to the grilling. We've rounded up five companies willing to do the work for you. Your go-to not on the list? Tell us about it in our Comments or add to the discussion on Facebook.Clambakes of Connecticut: ...

  8. It's A 'Wonderful Life' In Greenwich: New Film Explores Old Area Estate

    It's A 'Wonderful Life' In Greenwich: New Film Explores Old Area Estate

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Everyone has that favorite aunt or that favorite childhood home where memories were forged. For Sam Ketay, who grew up in White Plains and Armonk, N.Y.,  his aunt's estate in Greenwich where everyone would gather for family dinners, holidays, weddings and swim parties, fit both those bills.And so, when the filmmaker was thinking about the kind of documentary he ...

  9. In A Rush? Java Up At One Of Fairfield County's Drive-Thru Starbucks

    In A Rush? Java Up At One Of Fairfield County's Drive-Thru Starbucks

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Ya gotta love a drive-through Starbucks. And luckily, Fairfield County is full of them. Got a favorite? Tell us. Meanwhile here's where to go when you're in a rush and/or have a sleeping toddler in the car and/or are just too lazy (or it's raining too hard) to get out and walk across the parking lot.Bethel: Big Y Plaza, 87A Stony Hill Rd., 203-797-8265; open ...

  10. Your Mother Wants You To Eat: Kosher Food Truck Coming To Westport

    Your Mother Wants You To Eat: Kosher Food Truck Coming To Westport

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- There are food trucks and then there's the kosher food truck.Somewhere, your mom (or grandmother) is kvelling.Fairfield County residents will be treated to the delicacies of The Chosen Cholent --  pulled smoked brisket, smoked fried chicken, smoked short ribs, and of course, cholent (a traditional Shabbat stew) -- at the first-ever Southern Connecticut Jewish Food ...

  11. Prev Page 1 of 76 1 2 3 4 5 Next
    1 - 10 of 760 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.