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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 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 ...

  2. Is Blackboard Cafe The DVlicious Best? Dutchess Coffee Contest Nears End

    Is Blackboard Cafe The DVlicious Best? Dutchess Coffee Contest Nears End

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Is Blackboard Cafe in Wappingers the "DVlicious Best Coffee in Dutchess County?" So far, that's what the results say -- though they can change based on your vote. There's still time to chime in.See below for a recap of each, then start clicking. Voting ends 4 p.m. Monday. Feb. 27.Bank Square Coffeehouse, BeaconBlackboard Cafe, Wappingers FallsThe Ugly ...

  3. ABC's 'Quantico' Films In Hudson Valley

    ABC's 'Quantico' Films In Hudson Valley

    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 ...

  4. DVlicious Dutchess County Coffee Contest Heats Up: Vote Now

    DVlicious Dutchess County Coffee Contest Heats Up: Vote Now

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Had your locally brewed cup of joe yet?We asked for your favorites as part of our DVlicious "Best Coffee in Dutchess County" contest; three coffeehouses are now in the running. Have you voted?Profiles on each have run to help you decide. Here's a recap while you sip and click.Bank Square Coffeehouse, BeaconBlackboard Cafe, Wappingers FallsThe Ugly Mug, ...

  5. 'Property Brothers' Heads To Hudson Valley In Newest Episode

    'Property Brothers' Heads To Hudson Valley In Newest Episode

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Kim Mitchell, founder of Larchmont-based KAM Design returns as the Design Lead for the latest installment of "Property Brothers."Season 10, Episode 9, entitled "Unexpected Dream Home," premieres on HGTV on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Mitchell, recently honored as "Best of Houzz 2017" in the Customer Service Category and a finalist for Westchester ...

  6. Poughkeepsie's Ugly Mug Is 'Strong' Contender In DVlicious Coffee Contest

    Poughkeepsie's Ugly Mug Is 'Strong' Contender In DVlicious Coffee Contest

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Coffee rules. Especially at 7 am on a Monday. Or 9 a.m on a weekend you’re your morning cuppa soothes the soul. We asked for your favorites; three are now in the running in our DVlicious contest for the best coffeehouse in Dutchess. Each has been profiled this week. Let your fingers do the clicking while you sip, savor – and vote. Voting ends at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. ...

  7. 22K & Counting: Beacon Crafter Sews Her Way To Social Media Stardom

    22K & Counting: Beacon Crafter Sews Her Way To Social Media Stardom

    BEACON, N.Y. -- What started as a sewing blog in 2009 has turned into a full-blown career for Gretchen Hirsch.An avid crafter who'd always been into the retro look, she started writing "Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing" with the goal of sewing her way through a vintage sewing book. This, after being laid off from her NYC job in children's book publishing."Sewing was my ...

  8. Who Says Radio Is Dead? WPWL In Dutchess Is Just Getting Started

    Who Says Radio Is Dead? WPWL In Dutchess Is Just Getting Started

    PAWLING, N.Y. -- Pawling Public Radio (WPWL) is celebrating its 10th year and, despite what folks say about radio and its demise, this 501(c) 3 company is going strong. Think -- thanks to streaming -- more than 8,000 website hits a month.Chairman of the Board Bill Bonecutter whose "day job" is as a licensed real estate salesperson in Millbrook, explained that, as the station ...

  9. Get Caffeinated & Vote For Your DVlicious Favorite Coffeehouse, Dutchess

    Get Caffeinated & Vote For Your DVlicious Favorite Coffeehouse, Dutchess

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Aroma, taste, rotating beans from the world’s finest roasters, community ... such are some of the factors "brewed" into the three finalists you selected in our DVlicious coffee contest. Now's time to vote.Profiles on each will run the week of Feb. 20. In the meantime, grab a cuppa and let your fingers do the clicking.Voting ends at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. ...

  10. Hudson Valley's Jeffrey Tambor Makes Appearance In Super Bowl Commercial

    Hudson Valley's Jeffrey Tambor Makes Appearance In Super Bowl Commercial

    Cross River resident Jefferey Tambor, most recently known for his role as a transgender woman in Amazon's "Transparent," showed up Sunday, Feb. 5 in a few Tide Super Bowl commercials.Tambor plays a customer who walks into a dry cleaner to pick up his shirt, only to find the stain was removed -- along with the sleeves. He stars with Robert Gronkowski, aka "Gronk," a ...

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