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Whether you’re looking for a cozy cafe or a place to go dancing on a Friday night, we’ve got some great local tips for you so that there’s no need to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge for the third time or get mixed up in a horde of people in Times Square. From neighborhood guides to off the beaten path destinations, consider our blog your one-stop destination for all things NYC culture.

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Dream Host Mother

The other day I was blown away when one of my students, Yukina wrote about her host mother, Emily–someone she had only known for a couple of  weeks–as being one of the people she most admired in her life. With…

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The American Slang You Need to Know

If you’ve ever found yourself lost in a conversation because every other word was some form of alien English, you’re not alone. Most native speakers aren’t even aware of the amount of slang they use in their day-to-day encounters. Nevertheless,…

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8 Easy Books For ESL students 2020

Reading a book in English may seem like a difficult undertaking. However, there are many book options out there for all levels of English language learners. Whether you’re a fan of graphic novels, poetry, or literary classics, there is something…

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The Best Diners in Brooklyn

Artisan mustard shops have replaced corner stores, soulless apartment buildings have taken over the waterfront, and that watch repair store on the corner is now a pop-up market selling CBD-infused soda. In a city that’s constantly evolving, for better or…

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