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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.

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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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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