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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. Poughkeepsie's BurgerFi Wins DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess Contest

    Poughkeepsie's BurgerFi Wins DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess Contest

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- BurgerFi has the perfect patty. At least, according to Daily Voice readers who crowned it the DVlicous best in our burger contest. The Poughkeepsie eatery won with 41 percent of the vote. What makes it patty perfect? It's artisan burgers are made with certified Angus beef from its own ranch, where it claims its cattle roam free, munch on grass, and are treated ...

  2. Voting Nears End In DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess Contest

    Voting Nears End In DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess Contest

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Last chance to vote, Dutchess.Three finalists are in the running for the perfect patty. Now, grab some ketchup and vote. You can click and pick until 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28. A recap of the DVlicious finalists is below:BurgerFi, PoughkeepsieSchatzi's Pub, PoughkeepsieWhistling Willie's American Grill, Fishkill

  3. Spring Has Sprung: Rita's Dutchess Locations Serve Up Peeps-Flavored Ices

    Spring Has Sprung: Rita's Dutchess Locations Serve Up Peeps-Flavored Ices

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Rita's is getting into the spring spirit with PEEPS Italian Ices at its Wappingers Falls, Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park locations.The new flavor is available for a limited time only, beginning Monday, March 27.Rita's is located at 985 Route 376, Wappingers Falls and in Poughkeepsie at 8 Taft Ave. and at  864 Violet Ave., Hyde Park.Go HERE for other locations.

  4. Burger Decisions: Dutchess County's 'DVlicious Best Burger' Is Up To You

    Burger Decisions: Dutchess County's 'DVlicious Best Burger' Is Up To You

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Who has Dutchess County's best burger?Three finalists are in the running for the "DVlicious best;" profiles on each are recapped below.BurgerFi, PoughkeepsieSchatzi's Pub, PoughkeepsieWhistling Willie's American Grill, FishkillYou can click and pick until 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28. And you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.

  5. Have You Voted For DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess?

    Have You Voted For DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess?

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Have you voted?It's up to you, Daily Voice readers, for who has the DVlicious best burger in Dutchess.Three finalists are in the running; profiles on each have run last week.Here's a recap -- now grab the ketchup and vote.BurgerFi, PoughkeepsieSchatzi's Pub, PoughkeepsieWhistling Willie's American Grill, FishkillYou can click and pick until 4 p.m. Tuesday, March ...

  6. Click, Pick, Vote For DVlicious 'Best Burger In Dutchess'

    Click, Pick, Vote For DVlicious 'Best Burger In Dutchess'

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Talk about juicy.We asked for your top picks for Dutchess County's best burger and the responses were "hot" - no pun intended. Now, three finalists are in the running for the perfect patty.Profiles on each will run the week of March 20. In the meantime, start voting. You can click and pick until 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28. And you can vote multiple ...

  7. Spring Is Served: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Dishes Up Dutchess Deals

    Spring Is Served: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Dishes Up Dutchess Deals

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester County officials were on hand -- along with a host of Hudson Valley chefs, farmers and purveyors -- on Tuesday, Feb. 28 to kick off 2017 Spring Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HVRW).The event, now in its 11th year, took place at Half Moon Restaurant in Dobbs Ferry.More than 200 restaurants are participating in the special ...

  8. Nominate Your DVlicious Favorite Burger, Dutchess

    Nominate Your DVlicious Favorite Burger, Dutchess

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Who has the perfect patty in Dutchess?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.

  9. Blackboard Cafe In Wappingers Falls Wins DVlicious 'Best Coffee' In County

    Blackboard Cafe In Wappingers Falls Wins DVlicious 'Best Coffee' In County

    WAPPINGER FALLS, N.Y. --  Blackboard Cafe in Wappingers Falls has something else to be famous for, aside from its well-known rainbow cookie cheesecake.The homey spot won the "DVlicious "Best Coffee in Dutchess County" contest with 53 percent of the vote. Owner/Chef Andrew Rizzo makes his coffee with roasted and ground Colombian beans from Java Medic Eurocoffee, a ...

  10. Several With Dutchess Ties Shine At Oscars

    Several With Dutchess Ties Shine At Oscars

    As it happens every season, those with ties to the Hudson Valley saw their share of Oscar nods at the 89th annual Academy Awards, held Sunday, Feb. 26 in Los Angeles.Declan Baldwin, a Yonkers native who lived in Nyack for 20 years who began his career as a production assistant in New York City, saw "Manchester by the Sea," which he executive produced, win Oscars in two of the ...

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