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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. Stew Leonard's In Yonkers Welcomes Spring With New Farm Arrivals, Contest

    Stew Leonard's In Yonkers Welcomes Spring With New Farm Arrivals, Contest

    YONKERS, N.Y. -  Stew Leonard’s Little Farm in Yonkers will open for the season on Saturday, April 29.And that means greeting some new arrivals.The birth of two baby cows, two goats and two sheep are planned for 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Yonkers (1 Stew Leonard Dr., 914-375-4700)To honor the blessed event, Stew’s Little Farms is hosting a celebration that includes snacks, balloons, and ...

  2. Westchester Party Site Holds First-Ever Pop-Up In Ardsley

    Westchester Party Site Holds First-Ever Pop-Up In Ardsley

    ARDSLEY, N.Y. -- Booked Parties, a children's birthday party resource website and booking platform, will host its first pop-up shop for Booked Marketplace on Thursday, April 20 at LIFE The Place To Be in Ardsley from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.The event will bring together 125 to 150 local moms; this will be a selling event for new and incoming merchants on the Booked Parties website.A percentage ...

  3. Mamaroneck's Frankie & Fanucci's Brunch Lets You Be Your Own Bartender

    Mamaroneck's Frankie & Fanucci's Brunch Lets You Be Your Own Bartender

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- The DIY (Do It Yourself) craze now extends to brunch where, at Frankie & Fanucci's Wood Oven Pizzeria in Mamaroneck, you can act as your own bartender, mixing and matching a variety of Prosecco cocktails.The restaurant's new Social Brunch features "Pour Your Own' Cocktails" in its Self-Pour Taproom. And that includes the new Prosecco Bar where diners ...

  4. Westchester College Lecturer Wins Pulitzer Prize

    Westchester College Lecturer Wins Pulitzer Prize

    PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Du Yun, a lecturer in the School of the Arts at Purchase College, SUNY, has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize in music for Angel's Bone, her groundbreaking operatic work about human trafficking.The Pulitzer jury described it as a “bold operatic work that integrates vocal and instrumental elements and a wide range of styles into a harrowing allegory for human trafficking in ...

  5. Are You A 'Divorce' Fan? HBO Show Films In Hastings

    Are You A 'Divorce' Fan? HBO Show Films In Hastings

    HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. --  Sarah Jessica Parker's HBO show, "Divorce," filmed near Hastings High School on Wednesday.The show's cast was recently in Pleasantville shooting (see earlier Daily Voice story HERE.)"Divorce," where Parker plays a middle-aged woman going through a drawn-out divorce, also stars Thomas Haden Church.Shooting is taking place at Mt. Hope ...

  6. Get Carb Happy: It's National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, Westchester

    Get Carb Happy: It's National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- In the mood for some cheesy goodness?Go ahead and indulge. Wednesday, April 12 is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, one of the top-rated comfort foods in the U.S. It even has its own Facebook page.According to food historians -- and the National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day website -- cooked bread and cheese dates back to ancient times and is enjoyed ...

  7. Westchester Mom Takes A Stand On Facebook To Help Syrian Refugees

    Westchester Mom Takes A Stand On Facebook To Help Syrian Refugees

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Amber Lewis has never been to Syria or had any prior personal connections to its people but, as a humanitarian  -- and a mom -- she felt she could no longer sit idly by. And so, in late December 2016, the Yonkers resident made a post in a Facebook Mom's group proposing small but positive actions to combat the horrific images coming out of this Middle Eastern country.In ...

  8. Cajun-Style Fare Heats Up Westchester

    Cajun-Style Fare Heats Up Westchester

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Talk about hot.A host of sauces await you at Holy Crab, a new Cajun-style seafood restaurant in White Plains -- think Garlic Butter, Lemon Pepper, Cajun, and the Holy Crab Special. The eatery, open since January, prides itself on its boiled seafood and New Orleans-style fare. Go to www.holycrabny.com/ for more information.The restaurant is located at 32 Mamaroneck ...

  9. Nonprofit To Launch Business Incubator In Yonkers: Crowdfunding Help Needed

    Nonprofit To Launch Business Incubator In Yonkers: Crowdfunding Help Needed

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Something powerful is going on in Yonkers.It's the new PowerLab, set to open in May, a co-working center geared toward community start-ups, nonprofits, freelancers and disadvantaged youth.The space, located in a 2,700 square-foot office suite in the Highland Hill section of Southwest Yonkers, is a partnership between the Community Governance and Development Council ...

  10. Anyone Seen Elle Fanning? Sci-Fi Movie Returns To Westchester For Filming

    Anyone Seen Elle Fanning? Sci-Fi Movie Returns To Westchester For Filming

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The chance to see Elle Fanning or Peter Dinklage may have improved.According to the Hastings 10706 Facebook page, the sci-fi drama they are filming, "I Think We’re Alone Now," will be back in Hastings on Sunday, April 9 through Tuesday, April 11. They will return again on Sunday, April 23.On Monday, April 3, parking restrictions and road closures ...

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