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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.

Jeanne Muchnick's Contributions

  1. Clothing Disaster Leads To New Business For Darien Mom

    Clothing Disaster Leads To New Business For Darien Mom

    DARIEN, Conn. –The inspiration for Laurie Tuck's new business came from a tanning mishap/clothing disaster.The Darien mom of three enjoys sunless tanning but always hated the "what do I wear" dilemma that came with the after-glow. Folks who've done spray tans know the tan needs to dry and can easily smudge right after the procedure. Regular clothing can often stick to the ...

  2. Upper Crust Bagels In Old Greenwich Credits Success To Old World Ways

    Upper Crust Bagels In Old Greenwich Credits Success To Old World Ways

    OLD GREENWICH, Conn. --  Fairfield County is a bagel paradise. From classic to perfectly seeded everything to newfangled varieties like rainbow and French Toast, you can rest assured you can find a nosh-worthy bite not too far from where you live.But who has the DVlicious best? Five nominees are in the running as chosen by you; each of which is being profiled this week.Read on; then ...

  3. Ex-Westporter Martha Stewart Branches Out With QVC Clothing & Skincare Line

    Ex-Westporter Martha Stewart Branches Out With QVC Clothing & Skincare Line

    Martha Stewart, who launched her business empire while living in Westport, has a new line to her name.Stewart, who now lives in Katonah, N.Y., is launching a host of clothing and skincare products on QVC, which will be unveiled in the second half of this year.Stewart’s brand, Sequential Brands Group, has made a multi-year agreement with the retail shopping giant for skincare, fashion ...

  4. Going 'Green' In Brooklyn: Fairfield County Natives Open Sustainable Market

    Going 'Green' In Brooklyn: Fairfield County Natives Open Sustainable Market

    EASTON, Conn. -- Growing up in the more rural parts of Fairfield County helped make Sarah Sproviero (of Easton) and Isa Wang (of Redding) have an appreciation for nature.That love for the environment, coupled with a desire to promote brands with similar ethos, has led to their first business venture together. The two Barlow High School grads are the founders of Lightfoot Market, a ...

  5. New Blackstones Grille Sizzles In Southport

    New Blackstones Grille Sizzles In Southport

    SOUTHPORT, Conn. -- Blackstones Grille has opened a new Southport location with a larger selection of food items — including a new bar menu. The restaurant, which officially opened Thursday, May 11, is at 2600 Post Road and features such items as Clams Casino, Tuna Tartare, NY Strip Steak, Ribeye Steak Sandwich, American Spring Double Rib Lamb Chops, Salmon Filet and Grilled Loin Pork ...

  6. Ridgefield's Gilded Nest Is Moving Its Business Online

    Ridgefield's Gilded Nest Is Moving Its Business Online

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Gilded Nest is transitioning from a brick-and-mortar locale to a solely online operation -- and the sale is on.According to the shop's Facebook page, things are moving fast -- almost all of the furniture pieces are sold -- meaning this week could be the last before the store closes its doors for good. There is, however, still jewelry, home decor, and more -- all ...

  7. Stew Leonard's Makes Kids' Water Safety A Top Priority

    Stew Leonard's Makes Kids' Water Safety A Top Priority

    NORWALK, Conn. -- May is National Water Safety Month and Stew Leonard Jr., President and CEO of Stew Leonard’s, and his wife Kim, want every parent -- and every kid -- to be made aware of the water's possible hazards. The couple lost their toddler son in a drowning accident more than 25 years ago.Which is why they've made it their mission to educate folks -- in a fun way -- with their ...

  8. New Canaan's Silver Hill Hospital Delivers Straight Talk On Mental Illness

    New Canaan's Silver Hill Hospital Delivers Straight Talk On Mental Illness

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- Ready for some "straight talk" on mental health?Silver Hill Hospital is partnering with HAN Network to educate the public about the many topics on mental illness and addiction with a new magazine format, lifestyle show that brings the conversation into the family rooms of households throughout Connecticut. "Straight Talk with Tracey," debuts ...

  9. Who Has Fairfield County's Best Bagels? Vote For Your DVlicious Favorite

    Who Has Fairfield County's Best Bagels? Vote For Your DVlicious Favorite

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Let the gourmands have their cronuts -- for the rest of us, the traditional bagel reigns supreme.Who makes your favorite, Fairfield County? Five finalists are in the running, so start voting.You have until 4 p.m. Monday, May 30 to voice your opinion. You can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.

  10. Back To High School: College Student Returns To Wilton To Film Movie

    Back To High School: College Student Returns To Wilton To Film Movie

    WILTON, Conn. -- "Don't Panic," a new movie by a former Wilton High School student, is in the process of both raising funds and looking for college students who want to participate.Filming for this production team's first feature film begins directly after the semester ends in May and goes into the remainder of the summer in August. With the donations collected via GoFundMe, ...

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