Larchmont's Lis Wiehl's A-Z Opinions About Westchester

Larchmont resident Lis Wiehl gives opinions on Fox News for a living, so we asked her for some opinions about Westchester

Animals, especially dogs and cats, are what the Humane Society of New Rochelle is all about.

Beaches are the best place for stress-reducing walks, which is why I love Manor Park in Larchmont.

Cocktails at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills are revelatory.

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DeCicco & Sons Larchmont is my favorite food emporium. They stock everything from necessities to divine indulgences.

Equinox in Mamaroneck and I have a love/hate relationship. It works — except when it doesn’t.

Fishcakes from Daido’s Japanese Market in White Plains are a delicious way to break an all-pizza diet.

Manor Park in Larchmont

Gjoko’s Salon & Spa in Larchmont did my daughter’s hair for her prom, and she looked sensational (I get my hair done at work).

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Hommocks Middle School gave my kids a great education. Best teachers evah!

Indie flicks at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville. Housed in a cool, old Mission-style theater; this nonprofit is a true gem.

J&F Chatsworth Autobody in Larchmont. Tony is my go-to guy.

Kykuit in Tarrytown is a great place to bring out-of-town visitors, especially royalists.

Kykuit in Tarrytown

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Lusardi’s in Larchmont has terrific food and a great staff. Perfect place for family celebrations.

Mamaroneck High School helped both my kids get into MIT. Let’s hear it for our terrific public schools!

New Rochelle Cinema [Regal New Roc Stadium] has a modest 18 screens, stadium seating, and IMAX. A real, new-fashion, immersive movie experience.

Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow. A visit to this sparse little church and spooky boneyard is best on a windy autumn afternoon.

Pink on Palmer in Larchmont is my go-to gift shop. I always find something beautiful, whimsical, or charming.

Quality of life. From our lovely landscape to our great public schools to our amazing shops and restaurants, Westchester delivers.

Rye Playland is an absolute must. This old-time amusement park is captivating, with more than 50 rides, a children’s museum, a swimming pool, and an ice-skating rink. 

Sheldrake Environmental Center in Larchmont is my favorite place for walks. It has a pond, streams, a waterfall, and it always revives me. It also runs great hands-on educational programs for kids and adults.

Lusardi’s in Larchmont

Tarrytown is a charming Hudson River village that also happens to be home to Sunnyside, the riverside home of author Washington Irving of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow fame. The house is an enchanting mishmash of Colonial, Gothic, and Tudor architectural styles.

Untermyer Gardens Conservatory in Yonkers is an absolute must-see, from the Temple of Love to the Sundial Gardens.

TheVoracious Reader in Larchmont is practically my second home. Let’s hear it for great indie bookstores!

Westchester has made me feel at home since the day I arrived, and I’m very grateful.

Xtra sprinkles on my cone at The Ice Cream Parlour in Larchmont is one of my favorite guilty pleasures.

Yonkers Riverfest on the Waterfront is held every August, and it’s a great jolt of urban energy, wonderful for the kids.

Zagat-rated cuisine at Mulino’s in White Plains.  

Our Best of Westchester Party is July 24!

Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

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!

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