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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.

A New Year’s Eve Champagne Countdown

A New Year’s Eve Champagne Countdown

WestHouse’s resident wine connoisseur Peter Ramondi shares his favorite bottles of bubbly to drink from early in the evening till the big m...

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WestHouse's Holiday Décor: The Inside Story

WestHouse's Holiday Décor: The Inside Story

It’s the holiday season in New York, and the entire city is getting into the spirit. 

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The Best Christmas Window Displays in NYC

The Best Christmas Window Displays in NYC

Fifth Avenue takes the Christmas spirit to new levels. Here’s a photo tour of our favorite displays in NYC.

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Best NYC Foods to bring to Thanksgiving Dinner

Best NYC Foods to bring to Thanksgiving Dinner

The New York City-unique foods that make any Thanksgiving dinner better.

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The best of New York City’s bars with a literary past. Here’s where the most famous writing giants worked on their masterpieces (and bar tabs).

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Where to Buy NYC’s Cutest Sweaters

Where to Buy NYC’s Cutest Sweaters

While we miss the beach days of summer, there’s something inherently satisfying about bundling up with a scarf and your favorite cashmere on a crisp fall day.
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Trick-Or-Treating for Adults: NYC’s Best Candy Shops

Trick-Or-Treating for Adults: NYC’s Best Candy Shops

This Halloween weekend, as children scoop up mini Snickers bars, adults in New York can visit one of these incredibly new sweet shops.

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The Best German, Austrian & Swiss Restaurants in New York City

The Best German, Austrian & Swiss Restaurants in New York City

October means Oktoberfest—in Munich, but also right here in NYC. Here are the best German restaurants in New York City:

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Behind the WestHouse Fragrance

Behind the WestHouse Fragrance

Little known fact: A growing number of restaurants, shops and hotels pump scents into the air as a way to fully immerse guests into the experience.

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What to drink now

What to drink now

The final weeks of summer are upon us, but we’re holding on as long as we can, spending time on rooftops and at al fresco concerts—all of which, let’s be honest, is an excuse to enj...

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NYC Restaurant Week: Michelin Edition

NYC Restaurant Week: Michelin Edition

It’s Restaurant Week in New York again. A true misnomer, the biannual celebration runs roughly a month long (until August 14), and invites diners to discounted, prix-fixe dinners and lunc...

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Al Fresco Culture: The Best of New York’s Outdoor Events

Al Fresco Culture: The Best of New York’s Outdoor Events

New York City shines during the dog days of summer. Many locals are off vacationing, so there’s a noted quiet in the normally clamorous streets. Come August, the cultural calendar starts ...

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BROADWAY’S BEST NEW SHOWS (& WHERE TO EAT)

BROADWAY’S BEST NEW SHOWS (& WHERE TO EAT)

This summer, Broadway’s most buzzed-about plays and musicals range from warm-hearted romances to darkly comedic puppet shows. But just because the shows themselves start at 8pm doesn&rsqu...

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Hotel Manager Bassim Ouachani on the WestHouse Experience

Hotel Manager Bassim Ouachani on the WestHouse Experience

WestHouse Hotel  offers the ultimate luxury hospitality experience inviting leisure and business travelers alike to make WestHouse, Your house. At the helm, Hotel Manager Bassim Ouachani, ensures o...
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Manhattan's best picnic spots

Manhattan's best picnic spots

The sun is out, the rosé is chilled. It’s the perfect time for a picnic in New York City. You might think that being a crowded island, Manhattan wouldn’t have many options for a luxurious picnic....
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The New Whitney: What We've Learned

The New Whitney: What We've Learned

The Whitney Museum has been open in its new Meatpacking District location for a month now (about twenty minutes in a subway or cab away from WestHouse), and already it’s an instant classic. Lines ...
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New York’s Best Steakhouses

New York’s Best Steakhouses

If there’s a better way to say “Happy Father’s Day” than a big steak dinner, we haven’t found it. After an elegant brunch at A Voce, part of our exclusive Father's Day package, ...
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New York City's Best Rooftop Bar Views

New York City's Best Rooftop Bar Views

Ah, summer in the city. When the temperature rises, WestHouse Hotel guests start to drift toward the beautiful terrace on the 23rd floor, where there’s cocktails, bar snacks and mind-blow...

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New York City's Best Outdoor Workouts

New York City's Best Outdoor Workouts

Warm weather has finally arrived here in the city, and the last place any of us want to be is inside the gym. Locals and visitors alike can agree that getting outside and exploring the city trumps sitting on...
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The Best Children’s Activities in New York City

The Best Children’s Activities in New York City

At WestHouse, kids (who we call “Little Residents”) can explore one of the world’s most exciting cities just outside the hotel’s front doors. We’ve put together a list of the be...
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