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Jeanne Muchnick

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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. Attention Chicken Wing Fans: Wings Over Preps For Fairfield Opening

    Attention Chicken Wing Fans: Wings Over Preps For Fairfield Opening

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A new flavor is coming to town.Wings Over, known for its big sloppy piles of buffalo wings -- as well as other chicken-oriented dishes --- will have its grand opening on Wednesday, Aug. 9.The delivery and takeout franchise restaurant chain is located at 2075 Black Rock Turnpike and features, along with its famous wings, ribs, sandwiches, and fries. Customers will ...

  2. From Finance To Birthing Babies: Westport Educator Changes Career Focus

    From Finance To Birthing Babies: Westport Educator Changes Career Focus

    WESTPORT, Conn. -- Westport resident Cynthia Overgard is the first to admit becoming an expert in childbirth education and the postpartum experience was never on her radar screen.A corporate executive and adjunct professor of finance at UConn, she didn't think much about birthing until she married, became pregnant and realized how ill-prepared she was for the experience.“Fortunately ...

  3. Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras Jazzes Up The Meaning Of 'Citizen'

    Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras Jazzes Up The Meaning Of 'Citizen'

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- When President Barack Obama was queried by reporters about how he would spend his time once he left office he replied that he would “be a citizen.”Those words inspired Dr. Rex Cadwallader, a world-renowned jazz musician and Emmy-award winning composer who teaches at Greens Farms Academy in Westport. He said it inspired him to explore the topic with his students ...

  4. Connecticut Has The 8th Best School Systems In America

    Connecticut Has The 8th Best School Systems In America

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Connecticut's public schools rank eighth in the U.S.So says a new report by WalletHub which did its analysis based on performance, funding, safety, class size and instructor credentials. Connecticut schools ranked just below Minnesota and above Iowa.Massachusetts was number one, followed by New Jersey. New York ranked No. 26.WalletHub’s analysts compared the ...

  5. Mother/Daughter 'Unbakers' Whip Up Cookie Creations In Norwalk

    Mother/Daughter 'Unbakers' Whip Up Cookie Creations In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn.-- Be happy with what you're doing and grow at your own pace.Such is the philosophy of Norwalk-based Whipped Up Creations, a mother/daughter owned company known for its Unbakeables cookie dough bites.Corey Tolkin, a Weston resident, runs the six-year-old company with her mom, Julie, also of Weston. The two believe balance is key to success. And so far, their gradual ...

  6. Hello Foodies: Greenwich Wine + Food Fest Announces All-Star Chef Line-Up

    Hello Foodies: Greenwich Wine + Food Fest Announces All-Star Chef Line-Up

    GREENWICH, Conn. – Famed Chef Mario Batali, a partner in Tarry Lodge in Westport and Port Chester, N.Y., is just one of a host of esteemed cooks who will be at the 2017 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival.The event, presented by Serendipity magazine, will be held Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23 with tickets on sale now.Batali will be appearing during Saturday's festivities at Sherman ...

  7. Ex-Westport Resident Justin Paul Teams With Alan Menken On 'Aladdin' Remake

    Ex-Westport Resident Justin Paul Teams With Alan Menken On 'Aladdin' Remake

    WESTPORT, Conn. --Justin Paul, the award winning songwriter -- he won a Tony for Best Original Score for "Dear Evan Hansen" with his writing partner Benj Pasek as well as an Oscar for "La La Land,"  -- has now been tapped to collaborate on "Aladdin"Famed Composer Alan Menken is leading the team on the Disney remake.Paul moved to Westport when he was six and ...

  8. New Seafood Restaurant Preps For Grand Opening In Norwalk

    New Seafood Restaurant Preps For Grand Opening In Norwalk

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Contemporary American food with a focus on New England seafood is on the menu at Saltwater, a new restaurant in Norwalk.The eatery, owned by Hector Correa and Carlos Lopez, will also have some Italian influences from Lopez's background at previous kitchens including Bianco Rosso, and 55 Degrees.The restaurant, which is taking over 128 Washington St., where the Asian ...

  9. Saugatuck Sweets, Il Bacio Tie For Best Ice Cream In Fairfield County

    Saugatuck Sweets, Il Bacio Tie For Best Ice Cream In Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --  Saugatuck Sweets, with locations in Westport and Fairfield and Il Bacio in Danbury have tied for "Best Ice Cream in Fairfield County."Because of computer issues on our end, we were happy to award a tie to the two shops, which were neck and neck throughout the voting.Go HERE to read more about Saugatuck Sweets; HERE to read more about Il Bacio.

  10. Bogey's Grille & Tap Room In Norwalk Closes

    Bogey's Grille & Tap Room In Norwalk Closes

    NORWALK, Conn. -- Bogey's Grille & Tap Room, which won our DVlicious "Best Burger in Fairfield County" two years in a row, has closed. The Amerian style tavern eatery had its start in Westport but was closed due to Hurricane Irene floods in 2011. It reopened in Norwalk in 2015 in the space that was formerly Ash Creek Saloon.

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