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Welcome to your "insider's guide" to all things New York. Check in with our WestHouse Your House blog to discover the cultured nuances that make this fascinating city hum with its own unique energy.

Introducing The Cocktail Club

Introducing The Cocktail Club

Since first opening our doors in 2013, we’ve made waves in Manhattan’s luxury hotel landscape with our distinct “house away from home” approach to hospitality design.

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A Trip To Hudson Yards

A Trip To Hudson Yards

New York is a city known for its history, including its brown-brick townhouses, hundred-year old cathedrals and one of the world's oldest subway systems (London holds the title for the first ever built su...

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A Brunchin’ Easter

A Brunchin’ Easter

Easter celebrations are aplenty in New York City, including the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival. Every year on Easter Sunday Fifth Avenue closes for transport between 49th and 57th streets (just ...

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Getting into the Museum Spirit

Getting into the Museum Spirit

It’s no surprise that staying in the heart of Midtown Manhattan has its perks, chief among them is the geographic advantage of always being a short walk or cab ride away from the hottest restaurants...

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The Best of Central Park in the Spring

The Best of Central Park in the Spring

As the snow starts to melt and the cherry blossoms begin to bloom, one thing becomes very clear: spring has arrived in New York. With warmer temperatures on the horizon, tourists and residents all over th...

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Ladies in the Limelight

Ladies in the Limelight

New York is an incredible city for celebrating history. From architecture to art, there are countless ways to learn and commemorate the city’s historic events all-year round.

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Slainte! A Toast to New York's Most Influential Irishmen

Slainte! A Toast to New York's Most Influential Irishmen

The streets of New York are paved with fascinating history. As one of the oldest cities in the United States, it's easy to see how New York has become an epicenter of cultural diversity.

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Big Easy in the Big Apple

Big Easy in the Big Apple

Though New Orleans remains the American heart of Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the party of all parties in New York City.

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Where to Celebrate Black History Month

Where to Celebrate Black History Month

New York’s rich and diverse cultural history makes it an outstanding place to celebrate Black History Month. From its roots in the Harlem Renaissance, an artistic and intellectual movement of the 19...

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Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

New York may not be the city of love, but on Valentine's Day the city converts into a romantic playground for all. With Valentine's Day dedicated menus at the best restaurants, heart shaped chocolate truf...

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Magic After Hours

Magic After Hours

In the city known for its straight-talkers and realists, finding a magic show that can appeal to both enthusiastic visitors and discerning natives is anything but easy. But when Continue

Under The Radar

Under The Radar

For devoted theater fans, New York has long been the top destination for world-class, Continue

Why Sam Loves Restaurant Week

Why Sam Loves Restaurant Week

It's well known that New York has no shortage of great restaurants. As the go-to destination for foodies, fine-dining aficionados and world-class chefs alike, eating a great meal in New York is often as e...

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Escape to the Met

Escape to the Met

Entering the new year means beginning new adventures, right? Luckily, starting the new year in New York guarantees an exciting venture with every step. With restaurants, shops and museums around every cor...

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A Winter’s Sip

A Winter’s Sip

What’s better than a roaring fire, plush chairs, and an inviting cocktail during the holiday season?

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The Case for Gingerbread

The Case for Gingerbread

During the first eleven months of the year, finding gingerbread in New York is nearly impossible.

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Where to Ring in the New Year

Where to Ring in the New Year

Counting down to the New Year in New York? Toasting over a glass of champagne is a ...

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From 1 to 92

From 1 to 92

The holidays are a fantastic time to celebrate the simple things, like hot cocoa on a snow covered day or a visit to your favorite toy store.

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Fall Into The Forest

Fall Into The Forest

The Thain family forest has grown and thrived in New York for thousands of years. Yes, thousands of years. In 1895, the founders of The New York Botanical Garden selected the site specifically for its bea...

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Thankful in the City

Thankful in the City

New York City brims with holiday cheer at this time of year, and Thanksgiving is no exception. Though most of us are used to celebrating the holiday at home, putting a city-spin on the day can be a welcom...

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