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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. Home-Cooking Comes To Stamford's Cove Island Beach

    Home-Cooking Comes To Stamford's Cove Island Beach

    STAMFORD, Conn. --- Home-cooked comfort food is on the menu at Magee's Curbside, which is now back at Cove Island Beach in Stamford.The eatery serves up specialties like "The Black Knight," pulled pork, candied bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, pickled red onion, and Curbside sriracha, or "The Gobbler," slow roasted turkey breast, autumn seasoned stuffing, cranberry ...

  2. How Cute Is Your Pet, Fairfield County? Pet Valu Wants To Hear From You

    How Cute Is Your Pet, Fairfield County? Pet Valu Wants To Hear From You

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Does Fido or Mittens have the look? Pet Valu is once again hosting a casting call for pets to be featured in its yearly calendar. Winning pictures will be unveiled later this year in the 2018 calendar, which will be in Pet Valu stores this November. As in years past, all calendar proceeds are donated to local groups that prevent animal cruelty.The open casting ...

  3. New Canaan Filmmaker Earns Social Impact Award For Documentary On Syria

    New Canaan Filmmaker Earns Social Impact Award For Documentary On Syria

    GREENWICH, Conn. — Documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman, who grew up in Darien and New Canaan, has been nominated for an Academy Award and has won an Emmy Award. But on Friday night, he earned an award that hits much closer to home. The Greenwich International Film Festival presented the award for Best Social Impact Film to "City of Ghosts" at its opening night party. The ...

  4. Norwalk Native Brings Disco Back In Greenwich Film Fest Movie

    Norwalk Native Brings Disco Back In Greenwich Film Fest Movie

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Alex Morsanutto's film, "Hi-Glow Retro," featuring a host of Fairfield County locations, is being shown Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4 as part of the Connecticut Shorts at the Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF).Morsanutto, a Norwalk native and founder of NYC-based Silvermine Productions, describes his 15-minute film as “’Saturday Night Fever’ ...

  5. Dunk Into National Doughnut Day, Fairfield County

    Dunk Into National Doughnut Day, Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --- It seems every day is something, be it be nice to your sister day, national wear a hat day, national coffee day, and so on, but nothing seems to get folks more excited than national doughnut day, which falls on the first Friday of June.In other words: If you look hard enough, you'll find deals on Friday, June 2. A sampling follows; feel free to add more in ...

  6. No Passport Required: 6 Westport Summer Staycation Ideas

    No Passport Required: 6 Westport Summer Staycation Ideas

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Looking for a vacation without having to deal with I-95 traffic or ever-widening TSA restrictions? Consider a staycation close to home. What follows are some of the area's summer highlights. Feel free to add more in our Comments or on our Facebook page.Enjoy a Foodiefest: The Chosen Cholent, specializing in-pulled smoked brisket, smoked fried chicken, smoked short ...

  7. Attention Foodies: Hey Stamford Announces First Food Festival

    Attention Foodies: Hey Stamford Announces First Food Festival

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- The city that eats together will be treated to the bounty of area food trucks and local restaurants' with the first @HeyStamford Food Festival.The event -- rain or shine --  is slated for Saturday, August 26 at Mill River Park in Stamford. In addition to local emerging chefs, innovative area-based food trucks, and craft beer, there will also be live music -- think ...

  8. Win Free Doughnuts For A Year With New Donut Crazy Contest

    Win Free Doughnuts For A Year With New Donut Crazy Contest

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Do you dream of doughnuts and the perfect flavor combination?If so, you can make your fantasy a reality with the new Donut Crazy Flavor Contest, being held in conjunction with CTbites.If your flavor is selected as the winner, you'll get a free dozen doughnuts every month for a year. Ths shop will also sell your doughnut for a limited time. Go HERE to ...

  9. Sweeten Your Day At Wilton's New Pastry Hideaway

    Sweeten Your Day At Wilton's New Pastry Hideaway

    WILTON, Conn. -- It may still be cool for this time of year, but inside the new Pastry Hideaway in Wilton, it's warm and toasty, thanks to the aroma of freshly-baked croissants and other house-baked goodies.The new shop, which opened May 2, also serves up muffins, cakes and, according to one Facebook post, "to die for" monkey bread.In addition, you'll find breakfast pastries, ...

  10. DVlicious Asks: Who Has Fairfield County's Best Hot Dogs?

    DVlicious Asks: Who Has Fairfield County's Best Hot Dogs?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Who has Fairfield County's best hot dogs?Nominate your favorite eatery by sending suggestions to dvlicious@dailyvoice.com. Send by 6 p.m. Friday, June 2. Finalists will then be narrowed down and the voting will begin.

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