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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. Meet The Fairfield County 18-Year-Old Who Just Published Her First Book

    Meet The Fairfield County 18-Year-Old Who Just Published Her First Book

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Senior year of high school is hard enough. Add in demons, a sleeping curse and an unwanted prince determined to marry you and what do you get? A new book by a Fairfield 18-year-old."Thorn in My Side" by Mary Quinn, is, at its heart, a book about issues of image/expectations, high school life, and the power of friendship. But it's also about one girl's quest ...

  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. Darien Filmmaker Earns Social Impact Award For Documentary On Syria

    Darien 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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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.

  8. Keith Richards & Patti Hansen Sell Wares To Benefit Ridgefield Nonprofits

    Keith Richards & Patti Hansen Sell Wares To Benefit Ridgefield Nonprofits

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- An Italian rococo giltwood console, an English silver-plated flatware service by Walker and Hall of Sheffield, and a set of eight Waterford crystal wine glasses are among the items being auctioned off by Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards and his model wife, Patti Hansen.The sale, which includes items from the couple's Upper East Side apartment as well as their ...

  9. 'Lovin It:' McDonald's Delivers Burgers & Fries Throughout Fairfield County

    'Lovin It:' McDonald's Delivers Burgers & Fries Throughout Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --- McDonald’s is now delivering across Fairfield County — thanks to a national partnership with UberEATS.Customers can place McDonald’s orders on the UberEATS mobile app or on UberEATS.com, using the same account used for Uber rides. The app will track orders as an UberEATS delivery partner brings food directly from the restaurant to customers’ doorsteps. The ...

  10. Fear, Family & Fairfield County Form Backdrop To New Novel By Jane Green

    Fear, Family & Fairfield County Form Backdrop To New Novel By Jane Green

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Fairfield County once again takes center stage in Jane Green's new book, "The Sunshine Sisters."The novel tells the story of three sisters who come back to their childhood home in Westport when their estranged mother -- who lives at Compo Beach, (possibly on Minuteman Hill) -- is diagnosed with a terminal illness.It's a story rife with old jealousies, secret ...

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