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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.

Jeanne Muchnick's Contributions

  1. Steak This Good Is Rare: Westchester Steakhouse Serves Hudson Valley Pride

    Steak This Good Is Rare: Westchester Steakhouse Serves Hudson Valley Pride

    The name says it all: What had previously been Spark Valley Steakhouse in Yorktown Heights is now Hudson Valley Steakhouse.It's the same owners. And the same great service and food -- just a new name.Elvis Cutra, Klevis Tana and Timmy Prengjoni -- the first two are brothers-in-law; Prengjoni is their uncle-in-law -- say the revised moniker, which they changed two weeks ago, better ...

  2. Hillary Clinton Westchester Business Council Appearance Draws Record Crowd

    Hillary Clinton Westchester Business Council Appearance Draws Record Crowd

    Westchester resident and 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attracted a record crowd at The Business Council of Westchester’s  (BCW) Annual Fall Dinner held Monday, Nov. 20 at The Hilton Westchester with overflow tables that spilled out into the hallway.The former first lady, secretary of state and U.S. senator from New York was at the Rye Brook hotel to receive ...

  3. Westchester's DeCicco & Sons Puts Family First

    Westchester's DeCicco & Sons Puts Family First

    DeCicco & Sons is all about family. And that means their extended family of employees. Which is why, come Thanksgiving -- and Christmas -- they are closed.The owners know that might be bad for business -- folks inevitably forget the yams or need more milk -- but they put people over profit.“Our employees take such good care of our customers every day," said Chris DeCicco. ...

  4. For Westchester Chef, 'Happiness' Is Serving Free Meals On Thanksgiving '

    For Westchester Chef, 'Happiness' Is Serving Free Meals On Thanksgiving '

    No Thanksgiving plans? No worries.And no payment either.Bonnie Saran, the chef/owner of Little Drunken Chef is once again, as is her tradition, opening the doors to her Mount Kisco restaurant for those looking for camaraderie and a meal.Come Thanksgiving day, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. anyone who walks through the door will be treated to an early afternoon feast of turkey, mashed potatoes, ...

  5. Westchester Radio Personality Starts Podcast Series

    Westchester Radio Personality Starts Podcast Series

    Watch this.Or rather, hear this. Talk Radio Personality and Entrepreneur Debbie Nigro of New Rochelle is now helping clients, brands, and personalities with podcasts.Among them: Manfredi Jewels in Greenwich, home to some of the rarest timepieces from around the world.Each of the eight episodes of her new series, "The Rare Watch Man" features in-depth interviews with Manfredi ...

  6. Cross River's Tambor Leaving Hit Show Amid Sex Harassment Allegations

    Cross River's Tambor Leaving Hit Show Amid Sex Harassment Allegations

    Northern Westchester's Jeffrey Tambor is leaving the hit Amazon show "Transparent" that's garnered him numerous accolades, including two Emmys, after claims made earlier this month that he is under investigation that he behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner.The Cross River resident issued a statement Sunday, Nov. 19 saying how, in the wake of accusations of sexual ...

  7. New Westchester Restaurant Focuses On Organic, Local, Non-GMO

    New Westchester Restaurant Focuses On Organic, Local, Non-GMO

    Expect a menu filled with organic, gluten-free, non-GMO and locally sourced food at Eda's Garden in Yorktown Heights. The new restaurant, which had its soft opening Saturday, Nov. 4, has also just unveiled its website."We want to show diners that healthy is delicious and can be satisfying,' said Yorktown Heights longtime business Owner Adil Mustafaj. "We also want the ...

  8. National Apple Cider Day = Apple Cider Doughnuts From A Westchester Farm

    National Apple Cider Day = Apple Cider Doughnuts From A Westchester Farm

    The old saying "an apple a day" couldn't be truer on Saturday, Nov. 18 -- National Apple Cider Day.Celebrate with a trip to your local farmer's market or a Westchester farm where you can bite into a taste of Fall with the cinnamony, sugary goodness of fresh apple cider doughnuts -- paired, of course, with apple cider. Here's where to go: Acorn Farm & Garden Center, ...

  9. One For The Books: Pound Ridge Native Loses Final Round In 'Jeopardy!'

    One For The Books: Pound Ridge Native Loses Final Round In 'Jeopardy!'

    He's still a winner in our books.Austin Rogers, the "Jeopardy!" contestant who's gained celebrity for his antics and outfits, came in third among the winners in the 2017 Tournament of Champions final, which aired Friday, Nov. 17 on WABC-TV.The Pound Ridge native and Fox Lane High School grad, who now works as a New York City bartender, started the night in second place behind ...

  10. Talking Turkey: Westchester Chef Reveals Cooking Secrets For Thanksgiving

    Talking Turkey: Westchester Chef Reveals Cooking Secrets For Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is one week away -- any idea what recipe you're going to use?We went to Peter X. Kelly of the Xaviars Restaurant Group which owns and manages Xaviars X2O on the Hudson in Yonkers and Restaurant X and Bully Boy Bar in Congers.Roast turkey, he said, is one of those meals people look forward to all year. However, very often the results can be less than stellar. His secret? ...

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