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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. Have You Voted For DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess?

    Have You Voted For DVlicious Best Burger In Dutchess?

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Have you voted?It's up to you, Daily Voice readers, for who has the DVlicious best burger in Dutchess.Three finalists are in the running; profiles on each have run last week.Here's a recap -- now grab the ketchup and vote.BurgerFi, PoughkeepsieSchatzi's Pub, PoughkeepsieWhistling Willie's American Grill, FishkillYou can click and pick until 4 p.m. Tuesday, March ...

  2. Click, Pick, Vote For DVlicious 'Best Burger In Dutchess'

    Click, Pick, Vote For DVlicious 'Best Burger In Dutchess'

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Talk about juicy.We asked for your top picks for Dutchess County's best burger and the responses were "hot" - no pun intended. Now, three finalists are in the running for the perfect patty.Profiles on each will run the week of March 20. In the meantime, start voting. You can click and pick until 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28. And you can vote multiple ...

  3. Spring Is Served: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Dishes Up Dutchess Deals

    Spring Is Served: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Dishes Up Dutchess Deals

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester County officials were on hand -- along with a host of Hudson Valley chefs, farmers and purveyors -- on Tuesday, Feb. 28 to kick off 2017 Spring Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HVRW).The event, now in its 11th year, took place at Half Moon Restaurant in Dobbs Ferry.More than 200 restaurants are participating in the special ...

  4. Nominate Your DVlicious Favorite Burger, Dutchess

    Nominate Your DVlicious Favorite Burger, Dutchess

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Who has the perfect patty in Dutchess?Send your nominees for "DVlicious Best Burger" to dvlicious@dailyvoice.com by noon Friday, March 3. Finalists will be narrowed down and selected for voting next week. We prefer to focus on locally owned businesses that are not chains.

  5. Blackboard Cafe In Wappingers Falls Wins DVlicious 'Best Coffee' In County

    Blackboard Cafe In Wappingers Falls Wins DVlicious 'Best Coffee' In County

    WAPPINGER FALLS, N.Y. --  Blackboard Cafe in Wappingers Falls has something else to be famous for, aside from its well-known rainbow cookie cheesecake.The homey spot won the "DVlicious "Best Coffee in Dutchess County" contest with 53 percent of the vote. Owner/Chef Andrew Rizzo makes his coffee with roasted and ground Colombian beans from Java Medic Eurocoffee, a ...

  6. Several With Dutchess Ties Shine At Oscars

    Several With Dutchess Ties Shine At Oscars

    As it happens every season, those with ties to the Hudson Valley saw their share of Oscar nods at the 89th annual Academy Awards, held Sunday, Feb. 26 in Los Angeles.Declan Baldwin, a Yonkers native who lived in Nyack for 20 years who began his career as a production assistant in New York City, saw "Manchester by the Sea," which he executive produced, win Oscars in two of the ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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 ...

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