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5 NYC Parks Where You Can Dine Outside

5 NYC Parks Where You Can Dine Outside

Summer is right around the corner, and New York isn’t waiting to get outside and enjoy the weather. From street cafes to rooftops, there’s no shortage of places to eat outside, but for a truly...

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WestHouse’s Guide to Biking the Hudson River Greenway

WestHouse’s Guide to Biking the Hudson River Greenway

No other bike route is as scenic as the Hudson River Greenway. Separated from motor traffic, the it’s the most popular bikeway in the United States. The bike and walking path runs 13 miles from nort...

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5 NYC Parks Where You Can Dine Outside

5 NYC Parks Where You Can Dine Outside

Summer is right around the corner, and New York isn’t waiting to get outside and enjoy the weather. From street cafes to rooftops, there’s no shortage of places to eat outside, but for a truly...

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The Art of Baking: Why You Need to Try Sweets by NYC’s Mini Melanie

The Art of Baking: Why You Need to Try Sweets by NYC’s Mini Melanie

Ahead of this year’s Frieze New York art festival, we’re looking at art from many angles—from contemporary pieces at the new Met Breuer to high-design pastries.

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The Art of Baking: Why You Need to Try Sweets by NYC’s Mini Melanie

The Art of Baking: Why You Need to Try Sweets by NYC’s Mini Melanie

Ahead of this year’s Frieze New York art festival, we’re looking at art from many angles—from contemporary pieces at the new Met Breuer to high-design pastries.

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Why You Need to Attend Frieze New York 2016

Why You Need to Attend Frieze New York 2016

WestHouse is proud to partner with Frieze New York, one of the world’s leadi...

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Why You Need to Attend Frieze New York 2016

Why You Need to Attend Frieze New York 2016

WestHouse is proud to partner with Frieze New York, one of the world’s leadi...

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Where to Find NYC’s Most Famous Film Scenes

Where to Find NYC’s Most Famous Film Scenes

Movie locations offer a window into the past: from the glamor of the ’60s to the soul of the ’70s to the grit of the ’80s and beyond. While the landscape of the city changes on an almost...

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Inside the New Met Breuer

Inside the New Met Breuer

After 78 years, The Metropolitan Museum has opened its second outpost: the modern and contemporary art branch now lives on the corner of Madison Avenue and 75th Street. Dubbed the Met Breuer, it’s i...

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An Interview with Jacques Torres: King of the Chocolate Easter Bunny

An Interview with Jacques Torres: King of the Chocolate Easter Bunny

Master pastry chef Jacques Torres reveals five things we didn’t know about his iconic chocolate Easter bunny.

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What to Do on a Rainy Day in NYC

What to Do on a Rainy Day in NYC

While a rainy day is never ideal, the city’s best luxury shopping, acclaimed dining and noteworthy exhibitions can be enjoyed indoors.

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Four Meals from the Women Leading NYC’s Restaurant Scene

Four Meals from the Women Leading NYC’s Restaurant Scene

New York restaurants have long been known as macho places. But that’s changing, thanks in no small part to the women chefs leading some of the city's best kitchens.

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Four Reasons Why NYC's Central Park is Best in Winter

Four Reasons Why NYC's Central Park is Best in Winter

Most Central Park recommendations focus on summer activities, which makes sense. But this green space is not so green six months out of the year. And not only that: Central Park is actually even ...

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Which NYC Ice Skating Rink is Right for You?

Which NYC Ice Skating Rink is Right for You?

We’ve broken down the top skating rinks in New York City.

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Five Reasons to Skip the Super Bowl this Weekend

Five Reasons to Skip the Super Bowl this Weekend

Not everyone is excited about watching football this Super Bowl Sunday – Beyonce and Coldplay’s halftime performance excluded. We’ve put together a list of things to do this Super Bowl Su...

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New York City’s New Valentine’s Day Date Spots

New York City’s New Valentine’s Day Date Spots

New York City is one of the world’s most romantic cities, with hundreds of museums, parks and restaurants to visit with a beloved. And while there are plenty of classic options to consider (such as ...

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Finding NOLA in NYC: Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras in New York City

Finding NOLA in NYC: Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras in New York City

Mardi Gras is fast approaching, and while we won’t all make it to New Orleans this year, we can do our best to celebrate the grande fête here in New York City. Whether you’re looking for a saz...

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Where and What to Eat in NYC in 2016

Where and What to Eat in NYC in 2016

The year 2016 has arrived, bringing New Year’s resolutions with it. Read on for WestHouse’s culinary take on the annual goals list.

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A Guide to

A Guide to "Broadway Week 2016"

For two weeks each winter, tickets to Broadway’s top shows go on sale, as theaters hope to fill seats in New York’s low season.

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The Best Hot Dogs in New York City

The Best Hot Dogs in New York City

New York is world famous for its hot dogs. They're in almost every film, and they're on almost every block. While you can always stop at a Sabrett street cart (there are hundreds throughout Manhattan), we...

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