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The Best Coffee in Midtown

The Best Coffee in Midtown

Whether you prefer pumpkin lattes or flat whites, knowing where to find a reliably good cup of coffee can make or break any trip to a new city. 

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Where to See Fall Foliage in the City

Where to See Fall Foliage in the City

It’s hard to resist the charm of New York in the fall. After sweating it out in the city’s summer sun, both residents and visitors are eager to dive into sweater-season with their pumpkin latt...

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Unique New York Eats

Unique New York Eats

There are countless places, landmarks and people that make New York unique. No other city has the Empire State Building, Central Park and the famous theaters of Broadway (all of which are walking distance...

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Back to School

Back to School

September is a time for new beginnings. As we enter the month, students across the world prepare to greet the start of autumn with a brand new book bag and a fresh perspective.

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Wine, Waffles and Lobster, Oh My!

Wine, Waffles and Lobster, Oh My!

The final days of summer are approaching, and New Yorkers far and wide are ready to make the most of the long days and warm nights remaining. Join the summer-loving fun by checking out these eclectic end-...

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Where to Find Your Next Outdoor Movie Night

Where to Find Your Next Outdoor Movie Night

Lights, camera, action! There’s nothing like watching a nostalgic flick or gut-busting comedy in summer. 

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Sam Returns to Restaurant Week

Sam Returns to Restaurant Week

It’s that time of year again: NYC Restaurant Week. Twice a year hundreds of restaurants debut special prix-fixe menus in participation of the event, inviting residents and visitors to explore new di...

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Four Reasons to Pinknic

Four Reasons to Pinknic

If the mantra “rosé all day” resonates with you, there’s a good chance that the Pinknic festival is right up your alley.

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of BBQ

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of BBQ

There are few things in life that go together as well as summertime and barbeque. Though barbeque is the expected staple during Fourth of July weekend festivities, it’s also the one of the go-t...

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Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

Ah, the joys of spending summer in New York: the sunny strolls through Central Park, grabbing a frozen treat in every borough, a...

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The Sounds of Summer

The Sounds of Summer

Summertime has arrived in New York, and so begins the best time to celebrate being out-and-about in the city. With ice cream trucks on every corner and longer days on the horizon, there’s no better ...

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My Favorite Pride

My Favorite Pride

Pride month in New York—now a time-honored tradition of celebrating all-things LGBTQIA+—is now well underway! During the month of June, the city commemorates and honors its queer community wit...

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Where to Tee Off

Where to Tee Off

While New York is well known for its towering skyscrapers and expansive city parks, golf aficionados will be glad to learn that the city also boasts several top tier golf courses and driving ranges. If yo...

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What To Do with Kids in NYC This Summer

What To Do with Kids in NYC This Summer

New York is an extraordinary destination for traveling families. As a urban playground for both children and adults, there are endless opportunities for multi-generational fun. Traveling in the summertime...

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Why We Love Frieze

Why We Love Frieze

For five years, WestHouse has been a proud partner of the Frieze Art Fair, one of the world’s leading contemporary art fairs.

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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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