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City Island, Bronx
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City Island is a small island and a neighborhood approximately 1.5mi long by 0.5mi wide. At one time it was incorporated within the boundaries of Pelham, Westchester County, but it is now part of the New York City borough of the Bronx. As of the 2010 census the island had a population of 4,362. Its land area is 1.023 km2 (0.395 sq mi, or 252.835 acres). The island is part of Bronx Community Board 10.City Island is located at the extreme western end of Long Island Sound, south of Pelham Bay and east of Eastchester Bay. The body of water between City Island and the even smaller (and uninhabited) Hart Island to the east is known as City Island Harbor. The small island adjacent to the northeast is High Island. The Stepping Stones Light, marking the main shipping channel into New York, is off the southern tip of the island, near the Long Island shore. It is part of the Pelham Islands, a group of islands once belonging to Thomas Pell.
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  • Almost like a trip to New England. Picturesque and very walkable.. Large choice of many excellent eateries for a meal or a snack. A relaxing day. 
  • seafood, sailing, walking, biking, what a fun place to visit. be careful, there is a temporary bridge to the island with sharp curves on each end. 
  • Many places to eat. I prefer The Lobster House. Plenty of scenic restaurants. It was plenty of budget places as well as ones with plenty of ambience. 
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  • Beautiful