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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.

Where to Find Unique Gifts in NYC

Where to Find Unique Gifts in NYC

Finding the perfect gift is an art form. You want to pick something unique; something thoughtful that makes them smile and think of you every time they see it.

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5 Ways to Get Around New York That Isn’t by Taxi or Subway

5 Ways to Get Around New York That Isn’t by Taxi or Subway

When it comes to exploring New York City, the journey is just as exciting as the destination — if not more.

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Celebrate NYFW at These Fashionable Locations

Celebrate NYFW at These Fashionable Locations

It’s only fitting that Fashion Month kicks off in the Big Apple.

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How to Plan Your Perfect Day at the U.S. Open

How to Plan Your Perfect Day at the U.S. Open

There are many occasions both big and small that mark the beginning of fall in New York City.

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How to Celebrate a Special Day in NYC

How to Celebrate a Special Day in NYC

New York is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion. The city lights and buzzing energy set the stage for endless possibilities.

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Have Downtime in New York? Take One of These Classes

Have Downtime in New York? Take One of These Classes

You’ve toured the museums, shopped along 5th Avenue, and explored Central Park.

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Jason’s Favorite Date Spots in Midtown

Jason’s Favorite Date Spots in Midtown

New York City is one of the most exciting places on Earth. And when it comes to dating in New York, the options are endless.

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Jose’s Favorite Cocktail Bars in Midtown

Jose’s Favorite Cocktail Bars in Midtown

After a long day at the office or a hectic day of travel, there’s nothing more satisfying than sipping a well-made cocktail.

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A Day in the Life of an NYC Foodie

A Day in the Life of an NYC Foodie

Like many of her fellow New Yorkers, Tyann Despirt takes eating very seriously. 

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The Best Books to Read During Your Trip to NYC

The Best Books to Read During Your Trip to NYC

Empire City. The Big Apple. The City that Never Sleeps. Whatever you call New York City, there’s no denying that it’s one of the most exciting places on earth.

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7 Kid-Approved Family Adventures in NYC

7 Kid-Approved Family Adventures in NYC

WestHouse is a family-friendly hotel and can recommend dozens of ways to enjoy the city with kids of all ages. 

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The 5 Best Things to Do for Free This Summer

The 5 Best Things to Do for Free This Summer

Ready or not, summer is here. It’s the best season to take in everything that New York has to offer.

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The 10 most Instagram-worthy spots in Midtown

The 10 most Instagram-worthy spots in Midtown

There’s always something new and exciting to photograph in New York. The city’s vibrant art, culture, food, and views are natural subjects just waiting to be captured. The next time you’...

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10 Things to Pack in Your Carry-on Bag

10 Things to Pack in Your Carry-on Bag

You planned your outfits, selected your shoes, and organized your accessories. Congratulations! Your suitcase is officially packed and ready for vacation at WestHouse Hotel. 

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Dig In to the Most Popular Sweet Treats in NYC

Dig In to the Most Popular Sweet Treats in NYC

Being #InResidence means being around a likeminded group of people who know the style and beat of the city intimately.

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Family-Friendly Museums Worth Visiting

Family-Friendly Museums Worth Visiting

While the MoMA and the Museum of Natural History will always be winning favorites in our eyes,

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Get to Know Our NYC Neighborhood

Get to Know Our NYC Neighborhood

201 West 55th Street, at the corner of 7th Avenue. Our prestigious Midtown Manhattan address places you in the true heart of New York.

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Foodie Summer Events, Festivals, and Street Fairs

Foodie Summer Events, Festivals, and Street Fairs

Summer in New York conjures afternoon fantasies of taking long strolls through the park, sipping cocktails on roof decks, and snacking on gourmet eats wherever they pop up.

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Light Up Your Thursday Nights With SilverScreen at WestHouse

Light Up Your Thursday Nights With SilverScreen at WestHouse

The popcorn is popped, the champagne is on ice, and the stage is set. It’s time to shake up your after-work routine with an ode to vintage Hollywood.

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What to see and do on NYC’s islands

What to see and do on NYC’s islands

You can name the five boroughs of New York City: Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. But can you name five islands that surround the Big Apple? As the weather warms up, take an afte...

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