These Are the 10 Most-Read Westchester Stories of 2023

Now that 2023 has wrapped, let's take a look back on which stories you loved the most over the last year in Westchester.

From award-winning restaurants and delis to public school rankings and abandoned castles, we have plenty to reflect on in Westchester County. Here are the top stories of 2023 that you found most intriguing or, as we like to call it, your Westchester Wrapped.

10. The Top Bakeries for Sweet Treats in Westchester

First on the list is our local bakery roundup stocked with Italian pastries, celebratory cakes, and flaky croissants. We have a plethora of top-tier bakeries in Westchester, and here’s where to find them.

The Top Bakeries for Sweet Treats in Westchester

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9. 5 Old-Fashioned Remedies That Really Work

Nothing beats a good, old-fashioned remedy to cure that winter cold or ease those bothersome hiccups. From a bowl of warm chicken soup to a spoonful of sugar, here are remedies that soothe the soul.

5 Old-Fashioned Home Remedies That Really Work

8. 10 Lobster Rolls in Westchester for Serious Summer Flavor

There are two things Westchester residents crave once summer rolls around: a sunny beach day and a buttery lobster roll. Bookmark this link for when the time comes.

10 Lobster Rolls in Westchester for Serious Summer Flavor

7. Where to Get Ultra-Cheesy, Saucy Chicken Parm in Westchester

Here’s where you can grab some of Westchester’s finest chicken parm, for when the craving strikes (and you know it will).

Where to Get Ultra-Cheesy, Saucy Chicken Parm in Westchester

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6. A Look at Post-Pandemic Private School Education in Westchester

Earlier last year, we looked at how the pandemic affected private school education in Westchester. Additionally, we put out our annual public and private high school ranking in the county, which you’ll find at the bottom of this article.

A Look at Post-Pandemic Private School Education in Westchester

5. Look Around the Abandoned Abercrombie Castle in Ossining

Take a look around this now-abandoned castle, which was owned by David Abercrombie of Abercrombie & Fitch. The 25-room, medieval, Scottish-style castle has been on the market since 2017.

Look Around the Abandoned Abercrombie Castle in Ossining

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4. 5 Food Landmarks Every Westchester Resident Should Know

Another one of our top stories involving food, this piece spotlights Westchester foodie landmarks serving up memories and nostalgia galore. How many do you know?

5 Food Landmarks Every Westchester Resident Should Know

3. The Best Places to Live in Westchester, According to Niche

While every resident claims that their town is the best in the county, Niche’s 2023 list says otherwise (unless you live in Hartsdale). On its list of the best places to live in New York State, here are the eight Westchester towns that ranked.

The Best Places to Live in Westchester, According to Niche

2. Every Direct Flight You Can Take From Westchester County Airport

For those Westchester residents who love a good vacation, check out all of the direct flights you can take out of Westchester County Airport. Not only was this one of our top stories of the year, but it’s also particularly relevant for anyone looking to escape the winter chill in the 914.

Every Direct Flight You Can Take From Westchester County Airport

1. The Best Restaurants in Westchester by Rank in 2022

If this list has shown us one thing, it’s that life in Westchester revolves around dining. And that’s no secret. So, let’s wrap this up with a look back on the top restaurants in the county.

The Best Restaurants in Westchester by Rank in 2022

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