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Here Are Our Top 10 Stories of 2017


As 2017 comes to a close, let’s take a fond look back on what stories you loved the most over the last year.

Spoiler: It looks like we’re going to want to post a lot of food stories next year. (Like we really needed to be encouraged.)


10. 25 Westchester Public High Schools Rank Best in State

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Online database, Niche recently released their 2018 top schools list, and 25 Westchester public high schools ranked within the top 100 in New York State. Did your local high school make the list?


9. What Does it Mean to Be Middle Class in Westchester?

Illustration by Morgan Ramberg

Thiphakoun “Tipi” Vyrasith and her husband, Michael Tuesca, knew they didn’t want to raise their two daughters in Las Vegas, so the couple, who worked in the casino and hospitality industry for nearly 20 years, did a cross-country search….


8. Best Places to Live 2017: Our Hottest ‘Hoods


A dozen Westchester neighborhoods where real estate is selling (or is about to) like hotcakes.


7. Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep Spotted Filming in Westchester


The two veteran actors were seen in White Plains allegedly filming for an untitled Steven Spielberg project recounting the Pentagon Papers.


6. Westchester Towns Among New York’s Safest Cities


38 Hudson Valley towns made the list!


5. The 11 Best Places to Work in Westchester

Forbes recently released its 2017 list of America’s Best Employers, and it includes four companies with local HQs, as well as some recognizable chains with a Westchester presence.


4. 10 Westchester Towns Land in Bloomberg’s Richest Places

We all knew Westchester was wealthy, but with these towns topping the list of America’s 100 richest places, it’s nice to be validated.


3. The Westchester’s ‘Savory’ New Food Court

White Plains’ go-to shopping mall is launching a brand-new food court, Savor Westchester, with six fabulous restaurants preparing to open their doors.


2. 9 Restaurant Openings We’re Looking Forward to in 2017

From Peekskill to White Plains, we can’t couldn’t wait for these spots to open. And boy were they worth it!


And drumroll please….


1. Best of Westchester 2017!

Was there ever any doubt? Of course our most popular article of the year would be everything people love most in Westchester! While it’s not unexpected, it’s always nice to hear!