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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. Westchester Coffeeshop Is Haven For Activists

    Westchester Coffeeshop Is Haven For Activists

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- It's beginning to look a little bit like a post office at The Black Cow Coffee Co. in Croton.That's because, for the past five weeks, a host of area residents have commandeered a center table in the middle of the cafe for a postcard writing campaign complete with pens, postage, mailing labels, talking points and, of course, plenty of caffeine.Cortland resident ...

  2. Nominate Your DVlicious Favorite Burger, Westchester

    Nominate Your DVlicious Favorite Burger, Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Who has the perfect patty in Westchester County? Send your nominees for "DVlicious Best Burger" to dvlicious@dailyvoice.com by noon Friday, March 3. Finalists will be narrowed down and selected for voting next week. We prefer to focus on locally owned businesses that are not chains.

  3. Tarrytown's Coffee Lab Roasters Wins DVlicious 'Best Coffee In County'

    Tarrytown's Coffee Lab Roasters Wins DVlicious 'Best Coffee In County'

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Coffee Lab Roasters in Tarrytown is "top brew" in the county, at least according to Daily Voice readers.The popular java spot won our "DVlicious Best Coffee in Westchester" with 33 percent of the vote. Go HERE for earlier story.The cafe will be awarded a DVlicious certificate as well as the joy in knowing it percolates with Westchester pride.Coffee ...

  4. Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Oscar Shout Out To Yonkers Tuxedo Shop

    Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Oscar Shout Out To Yonkers Tuxedo Shop

    The Oscar red carpet question "Who are you wearing?" has local significance to Actor/Composer/Playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda.In a New York Times article, the "Hamilton" star gives a shout out to San Marko in Yonkers for the outfit he wore on Sunday to the 89th Academy Awards. Miranda had been nominated for Best Original Song for “How Far I'll Go" from the movie, ...

  5. Westchester Natives Take Center Stage In Flubbed Oscar Best Picture Fiasco

    Westchester Natives Take Center Stage In Flubbed Oscar Best Picture Fiasco

    Westchester natives Jordan Horowitz, of Scarsdale, and Fred Berger, of Mamaroneck, were on the Oscar stage Sunday, Feb. 26 among those accepting the award for "Best Picture" for "La La Land," when the music stopped. Literally.Emblematic of the 2015 Miss Universe pageant and the now infamous Steve Harvey flub, presenter Faye Dunaway, after some confusion with fellow ...

  6. Will Coffee Lab Roasters Win? DVlicious Contest Nears End, Westchester

    Will Coffee Lab Roasters Win? DVlicious Contest Nears End, Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Tarrytown's Coffee Lab Roasters is in the lead for our DVlicious "Best Coffee in Westchester," but anything can change.Voting ends 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, so vote now. The five finalists have been profiled; here's a recap while you sip and click.The Black Cow Coffee Co., Croton, PleasantvilleCoffee Lab Roasters, TarrytownFirst Village Coffee, ...

  7. ABC's 'Quantico' Films In Westchester

    ABC's 'Quantico' Films In Westchester

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR,  N.Y. -- "Quantico," starring Priyanka Chopra is shooting at Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Briarcliff Manor on Friday, Feb. 24, according to On Location Vacations.The ABC show has been in the area before; in July 2016, Daily Voice readers saw filming along Main Street and Broadway in Tarrytown."Quantico," now in its second season, follows Alex ...

  8. The Heights In Lewisboro Raises The Bar With Music & More

    The Heights In Lewisboro Raises The Bar With Music & More

    LEWISBORO, N.Y. -- Access to live music, inventive cocktails and good food just got easier thanks to the opening of The Heights and Brother's Vic's Lounge, a new 6,000-square-foot concert venue/banquet hall/restaurant owned by Lewisboro resident Victor Ponzo.The space, technically in Vista, but with a South Salem P.O., features a lounge area in the front and a banquet area in the back. ...

  9. Ann Patchett's 'Bel Canto' Comes To Big Screen, Films In Westchester

    Ann Patchett's 'Bel Canto' Comes To Big Screen, Films In Westchester

    YONKERS, N.Y. --  "Bel Canto," the Ann Patchett novel about a world-renown opera singer who becomes trapped in a hostage situation, is filming at Alder Manor in Yonkers, according to OnLocation Vacations.The long-in-the-works adaptation of the bestselling 2001 novel, stars Julianne Moore, Ken Watanabe and Christopher Lambert.Filming took place Feb. 16 and 17 and is going on ...

  10. When Tragedy Strikes, Westchester Author Goes Abroad To Live Life Anew

    When Tragedy Strikes, Westchester Author Goes Abroad To Live Life Anew

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. --  If you're going to be sad, why not be sad in Florence? At least that was the thinking of Pamela Hull, who, three years after her husband of 36 years passed away, decided to go abroad.At the time Hull was living in New Rochelle and had two grown kids.She had a career as an interior designer and painter and had dabbled in writing. Her first book, "Where's My ...

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