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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. Steer Clear — If You Can: Fairfield County Is Pothole Heaven

    Steer Clear — If You Can: Fairfield County Is Pothole Heaven

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- How bad are Fairfield County's potholes?You don't need an expert to tell you're they're substantial -- and dangerous -- but Greenwich resident Rebecca Lindland, an executive analyst at Kelley Blue Book, confirms what you (and your car tires) already know: More than half of Fairfield County's roads are in poor repair -- at least 55 percent, said Lindland. The ...

  2. South Norwalk Boasts New Pub With Eight Beers Brewed Onsite

    South Norwalk Boasts New Pub With Eight Beers Brewed Onsite

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Beer lovers in Fairfield County have something to toast: the new Hell or High Water Brewpub in South Norwalk.The tavern, at 136 Washington St., features eight beers brewed on the premises with another three in the works under Head Brewer Anderson Sant’anna Delima.Some of what you'll find on the menu: California Brown Lager, Belgium-style Red Strong Ale, American Porter ...

  3. Yoga Goes To The Dogs At New Center In Newtown

    Yoga Goes To The Dogs At New Center In Newtown

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — It's not every yoga studio where you'll find a deaf albino American Bulldog sitting by the teacher's side. But at The Newtown Yoga Center, which opened Feb. 6, having what Owner Aline Marie calls a "doga" teacher is entirely appropriate. Marie said Truth Lightening, who she rescued when she lived in California, has been meditating and practicing yoga with her ...

  4. Woman From Stamford Finds Her Calling In Helping Disabled Vets

    Woman From Stamford Finds Her Calling In Helping Disabled Vets

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Stamford native Adriana Mallozzi has received a $200,000 grant from Veterans Affairs for developing technology to aid disabled veterans and help them live independently. The Puffin is a breath-activated portable input device that connects to mobile devices and computers – facilitating access to apps such as home automation systems. This allows users to control their ...

  5. Run Down To The Athlete's Source In Bethel For Soft Opening

    Run Down To The Athlete's Source In Bethel For Soft Opening

    BETHEL, Conn. --  Runners have a reason to celebrate with the opening of The Athlete's Source.The store, at 83 Stony Hill Road in the Big Y plaza in Bethel, will have its soft opening Saturday, April 22, at 9:30 a.m. The grand opening — complete with giveaways a live remote from Kicks105.5  — is set for Saturday, April 29.Jason Holland took over what had formerly been New Balance, and ...

  6. Jazz It Up: Stamford's Coalhouse Pizza Shoots For DVlicious Win

    Jazz It Up: Stamford's Coalhouse Pizza Shoots For DVlicious Win

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Bright plum-tomato sauce, puddles of melted mozzarella, a perfectly charred crust … does life get any better with the perfect slice in front of you? We think not.Five finalists are vying for Fairfield County's DVlicious "Best Pizza," each of which is being profiled this week.Click and vote for your favorite – you have until 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27 and you ...

  7. Safeguard Your Home From Ticks; Norwalk Company Explains How

    Safeguard Your Home From Ticks; Norwalk Company Explains How

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Spring has barely sprung, and it’s already shaping up to be a particularly rough year for Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.That’s according to staff at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, who said an unusually high number of ticks were submitted for testing this month. The higher tick abundance appears to be related to lower winter temperatures ...

  8. Fairfield County Residents Follow Stamford 'Paperpreneur' To Westport

    Fairfield County Residents Follow Stamford 'Paperpreneur' To Westport

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Phyllis DeNicola admits she wasn't sure what she was going to do when Milestones closed in New Canaan.For stationery lovers who followed the store ---  it was there more than 12 years and catered to thousands of locals over countless occasions -- DeNicola, who lives in Stamford, was a constant presence.“I helped the Mulherns set up Milestones for its grand opening, ...

  9. Fertility Help Is Here With Free Informational Spa Day In Stamford

    Fertility Help Is Here With Free Informational Spa Day In Stamford

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Couples challenged with infertility are invited to a free Fertility Spa Day in Stamford.WHY: 15 percent of couples in America struggle with infertility. WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. to noon  WHERE: Bank Street Events, 65 Bank St.RAFFLE: One attendee will be chosen to win one free cycle of In Vitro (a value of $12,000 to $30,0000)The event, sponsored New England ...

  10. Pie Oh My: Westport's Tarry Lodge Vies For DVlicious 'Best Pizza'

    Pie Oh My: Westport's Tarry Lodge Vies For DVlicious 'Best Pizza'

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Bright plum-tomato sauce, puddles of melted mozzarella, a perfectly charred crust … does life get any better with the perfect slice in front of you? We think not.Five finalists are vying for Fairfield County's DVlicious "Best Pizza," each of which is being profiled this week.Click and vote for your favorite – you have until 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27 and you ...

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