EC New York offers a 2-Day Excursion to Boston. Boston is the capital of and largest city in Massachusetts, and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The largest city in New England, Boston is regarded as the unofficial “Capital of New England” for its economic and cultural i … Read more

The Amish Country

One of EC’s weekend trips is to the Amish Country. In the early 18th century, many Amish and Mennonites emigrated to Pennsylvania for a variety of reasons. Today, the most traditional descendants of the Amish continue to speak Pennsylvania German, also known as Pennsylvania Dutch. However, a d … Read more

It’s finally spring! What is there to do in New York??

Macy’s Flower Show •Dates: March 27 – April 10, 2012 •Price: Free Event The Macy’s Flower Show takes place each spring in New York City at the flagship Macy’s store in Herald Square, located in the heart of Manhattan. Easter in New York City •Date: Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012 •Time: 10 … Read more

History of the 92Y

Founded in 1874 as the Young Men’s Hebrew Association by German-Jewish professionals and businessmen, 92nd Street Y has grown into an organization guided by Jewish principles but serving people of all races and faiths. 92Y serves over 400,000 people annually and offers over 200 programs a day. … Read more