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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. Coming To 'Roost;' A New Chef-Driven Eatery Gears Up For Darien Opening

    Coming To 'Roost;' A New Chef-Driven Eatery Gears Up For Darien Opening

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Ada's Kitchen + Coffee in Greenwich is getting a sibling.The chef-driven local eatery, voted "Best Breakfast" and "Best Coffee Shop" in Greenwich for this year's "Best of the Gold Coast," will open Roost in Darien in early 2018.Located in the center spot of the new construction at 1950 Post Road, Roost will feature scratch-made breakfast, ...

  2. Be Aware Of Porch Pirates, Advises Norwalk Police Department

    Be Aware Of Porch Pirates, Advises Norwalk Police Department

    NORWALK, Conn. --  'Tis the season ... for porch pirates.The Norwalk Police Department urges Fairfield County resident to protect their packages with the following tips:Have your package delivered to your workplace.Require a signature for delivery.Schedule the delivery when someone will be home.Ask a trusted neighbor or friend to pick it up.Arrange for the package to be left at the ...

  3. Here's How To Score Deals This Cyber Monday, Darien

    Here's How To Score Deals This Cyber Monday, Darien

    Planning on letting your fingers do the shopping this CyberMonday? According to BlackFriday.com, there are the best and worst things to buy.Best:Experiences and online courses: Sites like Groupon often offer deep discounts on Cyber Monday. Groupons for experiences like spa visits, rope courses and meals out make great gifts, and Cyber Monday is a great day to find even bigger discounts ...

  4. Darien Native Chloë Sevigny Talks 'Addiction' In New York Times

    Darien Native Chloë Sevigny Talks 'Addiction' In New York Times

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Actress Chloë Sevigny, whose long career includes parts in "Boys Don't Cry,"  "Zodiac," "Big Love," and "American Horror Story," is back -- this time discussing her role as an addict in "Downtown Race Riot."The former Darien native plays a ’60s flower child circa 1976 in a play presented by the New Group at the ...

  5. Westport's Melissa Joan Hart Stars In New Holiday Lifetime Movie

    Westport's Melissa Joan Hart Stars In New Holiday Lifetime Movie

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- The minute Thanksgiving is over it's time to think Christmas. Which is where the actress -- and Westport resident -- Melissa Joan Hart comes in.Her new Lifetime movie, "A Very Merry Toy Store," which used Connecticut as its backdrop, airs Sunday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. Most scenes were shot in Bristol and New Britain (See previous Daily Voice story HERE.)Hart ...

  6. Here's What To Buy, What Not To Buy On Black Friday, Fairfield County

    Here's What To Buy, What Not To Buy On Black Friday, Fairfield County

    Do you have a game plan for Black Friday?According to BlackFriday.com, here's what you should -- and shouldn't -- buy. The Best Things to Buy Smartphones: The newest models will likely come with gift cards or even be completely free with a trade-in. And with three new iPhones and the Google Pixel 2 debuting this fall, older models and less-popular brands will be thirsty for business. ...

  7. These Fairfield County Stories Of Thanks Made Us Cry

    These Fairfield County Stories Of Thanks Made Us Cry

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The "thanks" in Thanksgiving is all about helping others and taking comfort in the bounty we have. Which is why we dug into our archives to bring you some of the stories we've run this year of local residents that have touched our hearts -- and reminded us what being grateful is all about. Norwalk mom of three Devyn Taylor created an online ...

  8. Tell Us Your Thanksgiving Traditions, Darien

    Tell Us Your Thanksgiving Traditions, Darien

    Happy Thanksgiving.How are you celebrating today? If your'e like most folks, you've got certain traditions -- 82 percent of Americans say they have special ones this holiday.According to MiLegacy, a new social network, 43 percent of Americans have food-related traditions, while another 39 percent have timeless family rituals.For many (34 percent) hearing family updates and stories is ...

  9. Norwalk Restaurant 'Spreads' Its Reach With New Greenwich Location

    Norwalk Restaurant 'Spreads' Its Reach With New Greenwich Location

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Talk about spreading the love. Sorry, we couldn't resist. The Spread, a South Norwalk restaurant known for its New American seasonal fare and neighborly vibe, is opening a second location -- soon (as in the next few weeks) -- in Greenwich. The six owners, who live locally (think Greenwich, Stamford, Westport and Norwalk) are deeply invested in the community -- and ...

  10. Do You Have Your Black Friday Game Plan, Darien?

    Do You Have Your Black Friday Game Plan, Darien?

    Black Friday is here and retailers are touting deep discounts across every product category. But how do you know which deals are actually worth your time and money? Check out BlackFriday.com, the authority on all things Black Friday, with live updates and premium content to help you get the most out of the biggest shopping holiday of the year. What follows is an abbreviated list of do's ...

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