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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. Benjamin Steakhouse In White Plains Ranks Among DVlicious Steak Finalists

    Benjamin Steakhouse In White Plains Ranks Among DVlicious Steak Finalists

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- There are times – especially in winter – when you crave the comforting environment of a steakhouse and all its pampering glory. Add some red wine, a side of potatoes and you’re in meat mecca heaven.We asked you for your favorite places in the county; three have been chosen as finalists in our DVlicious “Best Steakhouse” contest and now each is being profiled this ...

  2. Yonkers Filmmaker Shines Light On Mental Illness In 'No Alternative'

    Yonkers Filmmaker Shines Light On Mental Illness In 'No Alternative'

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers-born William Dickerson has made three award-winning independent films, among them "Detour," and "The Mirror," but none are as close to his heart as his latest, "No Alternative."The movie, which was shot in various parts of Southern Westchester, is an extension of the novel of the same name that was published in 2012. Dickerson said ...

  3. In The Hot Seat: Westchester Eateries Serve Up Refuge From Cold

    In The Hot Seat: Westchester Eateries Serve Up Refuge From Cold

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y.  --  Few pleasures compare to a crackling fire on a cold winter's night. Add a crisp, white tablecloth to the equation accompanied by a glass of wine, a slab of steak and you’re in restaurant nirvana.The fire doesn’t have to be wood-burning to entice; all kinds of fireplaces up the ambiance factor, adding warmth and romance to what normally would be a simple ...

  4. Who Has Westchester's Best Steak? Vote Now In Our DVlicious Contest

    Who Has Westchester's Best Steak? Vote Now In Our DVlicious Contest

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Looking for a classic chophouse experience? We asked for the top steakhouses in the county and you chimed in with your meat and potato favorites.The result? A culled down tally of three nominees now in the running for the DVlicious best. Profiles on each will begin running Tuesday, Jan. 17. In the meantime, let your fingers do the voting.You can vote multiple ...

  5. Yonkers 22-Year-Old Gets 'Sporty' With 'Rivals React' Podcast

    Yonkers 22-Year-Old Gets 'Sporty' With 'Rivals React' Podcast

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- It was less than four years ago that Yonkers native Lucas Rojas discovered his passion was sports radio. The  22-year old grew up playing baseball and basketball, but recently realized "talking sports" was what he was meant to do.Graduating with a degree in Business Administration from the White Plains-based College of Westchester, Rojas decided to take the ...

  6. Steak Out: Vote For Westchester's DVlicious Steakhouse Nominees

    Steak Out: Vote For Westchester's DVlicious Steakhouse Nominees

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Looking for a classic chophouse experience? We asked for the top steakhouses in the county and you chimed in with your meat and potato favorites.The result? A culled down tally of three nominees now in the running for the DVlicious best. Profiles on each will begin running Tuesday, Jan. 17. In the meantime, let your fingers do the voting.You can vote multiple ...

  7. Feeding Frenzy: What You Need To Know For Backyard Birds

    Feeding Frenzy: What You Need To Know For Backyard Birds

    Feeding birds is a hobby enjoyed by millions of Americans and winter is a perfect time to join the fun. As birds’ natural food sources become scarce during the colder months, you can provide them with a wide variety of delectable treats to make the season a bit less difficult. A wide variety of bird feeders exist, from simple “platform” type feeders to elaborate tube and hopper shaped ...

  8. White Plains Gets New 'Slice' Of Life With Artisan Pizzeria

    White Plains Gets New 'Slice' Of Life With Artisan Pizzeria

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- It might have been the first time a pizza cutter was used at a ribbon cutting.County Executive Rob Astorino, along with White Plains Mayor Tom Roach joined restaurant owners Peter Lombardo and Juan Cespedes on Thursday, Jan. 5 at the official opening of their new fast casual eatery, Pizzeria Veloce.The new business, at 19 Court Street, prides itself on making ...

  9. 98-Year-Old Westchester Yogi Gets 'Model' Treatment From Athleta

    98-Year-Old Westchester Yogi Gets 'Model' Treatment From Athleta

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- "The joy of living is inside you. Live it. Believe it."Such is the proclamation on the January 2017 cover of Athleta, a national catalog of athleisure apparel featuring 98-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch, founder of the Westchester Institute of Yoga.The White Plains resident -- at the moment teaching classes in the Bahamas -- has a certain je ne sais quoi that ...

  10. DVlicious Asks: What's The Best Steakhouse In Westchester?

    DVlicious Asks: What's The Best Steakhouse In Westchester?

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Where's your favorite place for a thick, juicy steak? Whether it's porterhouse, sirloin or rib-eye, you know you can find it in Westchester where a plethora of steakhouses abound. So, where's the DVlicious best?Email dvlicious@dailyvoice.com by 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 with your recommendation. We will narrow down the top picks, then start the voting.

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