Ring in the New Year With Westchester’s Favorite Stories of 2020

In a year full of huge news stories and communities rallying together to support one another and keep safe, these were your top stories of 2020.

While most of us are clamoring for this year to end, it’s important to also remember all the good that happened in 2020. Westchester County and New York as a whole came together in new and amazing ways, from dining and entertainment to supporting local businesses and outdoor recreation.

Here are your top stories of 2020.


Ken Gabrielsen

These Are the Best Hiking & Biking Trails in Westchester

From secluded paths that skirt gorgeous waterways to trails that bring explorers through some of the county’s most inviting preserves, here is our rundown of the very best hiking and biking Westchester has to offer.


Stefan Radtke

10 of the Most Affordable Places to Live in Westchester

Despite having a reputation for exorbitant real estate, there are plenty of areas in Westchester where your dollar goes farther, if you know where to look.



Regeneron’s COVID-19 Treatment Granted FDA Approval, Begins Shipping

The local pharma co. is beginning to supply Americans with the same antibody cocktail that Donald Trump received earlier this year.


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Hit the Road to Enjoy These Drive-in Movie Theaters Near Westchester

After closing due to COVID-19 restrictions, New York’s outdoor movie theaters are back. Here are the best Hudson Valley drive-ins all within a one-hour drive of Westchester.


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The 2020 Best of Westchester Winners

The exceptional people, places, and things on the following pages showcase the ways in which Westchester is a marvelous place to dine, shop, play, explore, and grow up.


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These Westchester Restaurants Are Offering Takeout, Delivery, Discounts, and Alcohol To-Go

Give your stocked fridge a break and support local restaurants.


Gina Valentino

Black-Owned Restaurants in Westchester to Order From Right Now

Make sure your dollars are helping to support causes and neighbors you love by grabbing lunch or dinner from one of these local eateries.


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The 5 Best Hiking Trails in Westchester

Looking to get out of the house for an afternoon? Two local hiking experts tell us where we can to find the best county vistas.


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The Top Pizza in Westchester by Town

Wood, gas, or coal oven, full-service restaurant or corner slice shop, here are Westchester’s most incredible pizzas.


Isi Albanese

Yes, These Are Mozzarella Donuts and Yes, They’re as Good as They Look

Mount Kisco’s Exit 4 Food Hall has new menu items you need to check out.

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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