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New York City Information

Getting Around

Getting around New York City is as easy as 1-2-3, literally. The trains located on the Upper East Side are the #4, 5 & 6 trains and on the West Side are the #1, 2 & 3 trains. The MTA operates 24/7 because NYC is the city that never sleeps.

You’re not sure how to get to your school, internship or job in New York? No problem; the MTA’s Trip Planner can help: www.tripplanner.mta.info or try www.hopstop.com. Just enter your beginning location and your ending destination and voila, you now know how to navigate our fine city!

The Lexington Avenue bus line is right outside your door and the train station is just four short blocks away. And don't forget the infamous NYC Yellow Cabs; simply walk outside the 92Y Residence and a cab will just show up to take you where you need to go!

Places to Go

Manhattan is full of excitement, culture, museums, parks, landmarks and entertainment.

Central Park is three blocks away from 92Y Residence. You may want to visit one of our nearby museums: the Guggenheim, the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan or The Jewish Museum. Midtown Manhattan has many TV show tapings where the tickets are free for you to attend. Check out:

Where to Eat

The Upper East Side is a smorgasbord of eateries, supermarkets and restaurants.

Effy's Israeli Cafe at 92Y

Effy's Israeli Cafe at 92Y Find a wide variety of items and daily specials featuring a delicious menu of fresh market, kosher meals, snacks and beverages. Please stop by the third floor in the north building to see our selection.

Food Delivery within the 92nd Street Y buildings is also available. Catering options available.
Hours: Mon-Thu, 7am-8 pm; Fri, 7am-3 pm; Sun, 11 am-4 pm
Phone: 212.415.5796 or 212.415.6796

Shake Shack

154 E. 86th St., between Lexington & 3rd Ave.

Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole is a great spot to meet with your friends and have a great burger, but be carefulthe burgers are HUGE! You can easily share between two or three. Just two city blocks away and delivery is available.
1270 Madison Ave at the corner of East 92nd St. 212-427-2820

Pioneer Supermarket

Pioneer is located across the street from 92Y Residence. You can get a hearty sandwich for $3.99 at their deli counter and pick up some groceries while they make it.
1407 Lexington Ave at E. 92nd St.


Gristedes is located just two blocks south of 92Y Residence. They offer specialty food items and have a great deli section where you can pick up a roasted chicken and a side for dinner on your way home.
1343 Lexington Ave at the corner of East 89th St.

Associated Supermarket

Located four short blocks away, Associated offers less expensive groceries for the budget-conscious.
1486 Lexington Ave at the corner of East 96th St.

Who Lives Here

The people who have lived here come from all corners of the world. They are interns, resident doctors doing rotations at our local hospitals, students attending college, international students attending language schools, etc. No matter how far you come or how little English you know, 92Y Residence welcomes you like family.

Residents who have stayed at 92Y Residence have come from the following countries:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Nigeria, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Trinidad, Turkey, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

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