Check out our EC New York 30+ Rooftop Bar Activity

  What’s more New York than enjoying a cocktail on a rooftop in New York city? Each month the EC New York 30+ school tries to find a different bar or lounge to get drinks. Recently, the EC school went to Up on 20 Rooftop and Lounge, which is part of the Hyatt Hotel in Herald Square. The e … Read more

Got any plans for the weekend?

We have three! For those studying at a New York English School and would like to take a break from the busy city, we will be having weekend trips to three different cities on the east coast. First up is a 2-day tour of Washington DC, our nation’s capital, on October 12th and 13th where you can see t … 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

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

Today’s Activities at EC NY

Today is a busy day for everyone here at EC! We have a Free Pronunciation Lab from 3-3:45pm for beginner-intermediate students with Helen. Jesse is hosting a current events session where students are welcome to come drink coffee and discuss what’s happening in the world, today. We also have a … Read more

Washington Square Park, in the heart of Greenwich Village

Washington Square Park is one of the best-known of New York City’s 1,900 public parks. At 9.75 acres (39,500 m2), it is a landmark in the Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village, as well as a meeting place and center for cultural activity. It is operated by the New York City Department of … Read more