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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. The Westchester's New Food Court Opens In White Plains

    The Westchester's New Food Court Opens In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The new Savor food court at The Westchester in White Plains is not yet fully operational -- only Mighty Quinn's and Whitmans eateries are there -- but so far, folks seem to be enjoying the space.On Thursday afternoon, a host of people were not just eating -- but hanging out, watching the huge flat screen TV located in the back of the space, chatting with friends, ...

  2. Yes She Can: Westchester Shop Is All About Girl Empowerment

    Yes She Can: Westchester Shop Is All About Girl Empowerment

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- It's not every store where someone walks in not to buy, but because they support the mission of the shop.But that's what happens on occasion at Girl AGain in White Plains, a resale shop that's run by Yes She Can Inc., a nonprofit that teaches and develops job skills for young women with autism.The store, which opened in February 2014 in Hartsdale and then moved to ...

  3. Care About Climate Change? Westchester Rally Set For April 29

    Care About Climate Change? Westchester Rally Set For April 29

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A rally to protest the Trump Administration's stance on climate change is planned for Saturday, April 29 in White Plains, the same day as the People's Climate March in Washington, D.C.The event, on the 100th day of President Trump's time in office, is set for 11 a.m. to noon at the corner of Main Street and Mamaroneck Avenue. It is sponsored by the Dominican ...

  4. Last Chance To Vote For Westchester's Best Pizza

    Last Chance To Vote For Westchester's Best Pizza

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Who has Westchester's best pizza? Four eateries are in the running -- chosen by you. Profiles on each have run; recaps below. Johnny's Pizzeria, Mount VernonFrank Pepe Pizzeria, YonkersSal's Pizza, MamaroneckThe Parlor, Dobbs FerryVoting ends 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27. 

  5. Westchester Vendors Bring Food Trucks, Art, To Mamaroneck Street Festival

    Westchester Vendors Bring Food Trucks, Art, To Mamaroneck Street Festival

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. --  Expect a variety of food trucks, local businesses, area artisans and community organizations at the Mamaroneck Food Truck & Makers Market on Sunday, April 30.The free street festival kicks off National Small Business Week, which runs from the 30th through Saturday, May 6.Among the food vendors on hand: Walter's Hot Dogs, Longford's Own-Made Ice Cream, HAPA ...

  6. Westchester Runner Makes History With 200 Miles Around Central Park

    Westchester Runner Makes History With 200 Miles Around Central Park

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. --- What does it take to run 200 miles in Central Park in one weekend? The new film, "200 Miles," showing at Tribeca Film Festival Thursday, April 27, has the answer thanks to its main subject, Ultramarathoner Eric Gelber, of Chappaqua.More than 250,000 steps12 gallons of water; two liters of ginger aleSix pairs of shoes; nine pairs of socksOne pound of salami ...

  7. Sal's Or Johnny's? Westchester Pizza Wars Heat Up

    Sal's Or Johnny's? Westchester Pizza Wars Heat Up

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Westchester pizza wars are heating up with Sal's in Mamaroneck and Johnny's in Mount Vernon in a close race for the DVlicious best.Recaps on each finalist is below. Grab the Parmesan and keep clicking -- voting ends 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27 and it's still anyone's guess on who will win.Johnny's Pizzeria, Mount VernonFrank Pepe Pizzeria, YonkersSal's ...

  8. Westchester Blogger Helps Busy Moms Navigate Parenthood

    Westchester Blogger Helps Busy Moms Navigate Parenthood

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Need some mom advice? Andrea Worthington hopes to steer you in the right direction. The Yonkers mom of two took over BabyGot Chat in Fall 2016 after being a guest blogger for a year. The site, launched in 2015, was originally created as a forum for parents with a strong classifieds-style section of childcare options, pediatricians, photographers, and other services.Now, ...

  9. Want To Do Dinner Better? Westchester Mom Has A New Meal Service Solution

    Want To Do Dinner Better? Westchester Mom Has A New Meal Service Solution

    LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- A mom (and homegrown chef) who values the ritual of the nightly family dinner but understands the challenges -- she has two small kids -- has started a new healthy, organic, locally-sourced meal-kit delivery service for families in lower Westchester.Simply Gather is the brainchild of Larchmont resident Caren Weintraub, who has a Masters in Public Health and always ...

  10. Westchester Meets Hollywood: Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning Film In Hastings

    Westchester Meets Hollywood: Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning Film In Hastings

    HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning continue to be sighted around Hastings as they shoot their new film, "I Think We're Alone Now." (See earlier Daily Voice story HERE.)Shout out to Kelly Topilnycky and Hastings Downtown 10706 Facebook page for all the great photos.Got a film tip? Send to jmuchnick@dailyvoice.com.

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