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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. New Web Series Highlights Fairfield County Football Star

    New Web Series Highlights Fairfield County Football Star

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Before you watch the Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, think about those still waiting in the wings. One of them is Norwalk resident -- and former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman --  DJ Morrell.At 23-years-old, Morrell felt on top of the world when he was recruited for the Bills. However, all that changed in the blink of an eye when the team brought in Rex Ryan as a new head ...

  2. 'Love' Is On The Menu At Stamford's FreshCo Eatery

    'Love' Is On The Menu At Stamford's FreshCo Eatery

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Farnaz Jarmatz -- most folks call her FaFar -- is fulfilling her dream by recently talking ownership of FreshCo. Bagel Shop & Locally Sourced Eatery in Stamford."It's been something I've wanted for a long time," said the White Plains, N.Y., resident who has long wanted to create a community-minded cafe where people can eat good food, socialize and feel ...

  3. Who Has Fairfield County's Best Coffee? Nominate For The DVlicious Best

    Who Has Fairfield County's Best Coffee? Nominate For The DVlicious Best

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County is full of places to get your caffeine fix, but if you want to perk up with the strongest espresso, the richest cappuccino or the most thoughtfully made cuppa joe, there are a handful of absolute musts.Tell us: Where do you like to go for your morning java jolt? We are interested in locally owned places only -- no national chains - for our ...

  4. Craving Classic Diner Food? Stamford Diner Takes Over City Limits Space

    Craving Classic Diner Food? Stamford Diner Takes Over City Limits Space

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- After nearly 15 years of service, the iconic City Limits Diner in Stamford, previously owned by the Livanos Restaurant Group, has changed hands and is now The Stamford Diner. Owner Ari Thanos, a Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. resident, took over the new local Jan. 3 and said he and his staff want to bring the classic diner back to the Stamford area.To that end, he said there is a ...

  5. Enjoy Darien's Hottest Cocoa For National Hot Chocolate Day

    Enjoy Darien's Hottest Cocoa For National Hot Chocolate Day

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --- There's one good thing about winter weather: indulging in a mug of frothy hot chocolate. And if someone adds marshmallows -- all the better!Tuesday, Jan. 31 is National Hot Chocolate Day giving Fairfield County residents the perfect excuse to come in from the cold and have a "meltdown" with drinks that warm frosty fingers and toes.Bethel: Molten ...

  6. What You Don't Know About Gulls May Surprise You

    What You Don't Know About Gulls May Surprise You

    There's no doubt birds are clever animals. The speech capacity of parrots is well known, as is the mental acumen of crows and ravens. One species of crow, found only on the Pacific island of New Caledonia, has become particularly adroit at using tools to obtain hidden or hard to access food. You need not venture to the other side of the globe, however, to witness birds using ingenious ...

  7. Chuck's Steak House In Danbury Wins 'DVlicious Best' In Fairfield County

    Chuck's Steak House In Danbury Wins 'DVlicious Best' In Fairfield County

    DANBURY, Conn. -- Daily Voice readers have spoken.Chuck's Steak House in Danbury is the winner of our DVlicious "Best Steakhouse in Fairfield County" contest, with 50 percent of the vote.The longtime staple, here 44 years, is known for serving top-quality steaks and seafood with an extensive salad bar. Go HERE for earlier Daily Voice story.Chuck's Steak House will receive a ...

  8. Ring In The Year Of The Rooster With Fairfield County's Dumplings & Dim Sum

    Ring In The Year Of The Rooster With Fairfield County's Dumplings & Dim Sum

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The Chinese New Year starts Saturday, Jan. 28, ushering in the Year of the Rooster, and leaving behind the Year of the Monkey. The celebration, which lasts for 15 days, is the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar.For many, it means celebrations including dragon dances, reunions, family dinners and the handing out of red envelopes. For others, it ...

  9. Last Chance To Vote For DVlicious Best Steakhouse In Fairfield County

    Last Chance To Vote For DVlicious Best Steakhouse In Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD  COUNTY, Conn. -- Have you voted?Our DVlicious "Best Steakhouse in the County" contest ends Thursday, Jan. 26 at 4 p .m.Profiles have run on each. Visit the links below for a recap, then let your fingers do the clicking.Blackstones Steakhouse, Norwalk, GreenwichChuck's Steakhouse, DanburyGabriele's Italian Steakhouse, GreenwichJoseph's Steakhouse, BridgeportMichael ...

  10. DVlicious Best Steakhouse In Fairfield County Contest Continues To 'Sizzle'

    DVlicious Best Steakhouse In Fairfield County Contest Continues To 'Sizzle'

    FAIRFIELD  COUNTY, Conn. -- Chew on this, Fairfield County. The five finalists in our DVlicious "Best Steakhouse in the County" continue to vie for the "prime" spot ... it's up to you who will win. You have until 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 to vote.Profiles have run on each. Visit the links below for a recap, then let your fingers do the clicking.Blackstones Steakhouse, ...

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