City Island will make you forget you’re in the Bronx with its nautical feel


The Snug

302 City Island Ave.

Guinness on tap and the fish and chips are highlights at this Irish pub.



522 City Island Ave.

The spot for cheap beer and funny conversations with locals.


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551 City Island Ave.

A City Island staple since 1945 offering four-person motorboat rentals and all the gear you need to reel in the big one.


239 Play

239 City Island Ave.

The new brick-and-mortar space for Dan Treiber, a lifelong City Islander who sells memorabilia off his website, dansparentshouse.com.


Amadiz Cigar

470 City Island Ave.

Find a large selection of cigars hand-rolled in-store and imported from the Dominican Republic.


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116 City Island Ave.

Mostly-local actors bring to life a mix of classics and more recent selections of musicals and drama for reasonable prices at this island nonprofit.


City Island Nautical Museum

190 Fordham St.

Open on weekends, this public school-turned-museum details City Island’s rich shipbuilding history.


Belden Point

Southern end of City Island Avenue

A newly-opened greenspace that offers spectacular views of the Long Island Sound.

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Number of units on market: 16

(Source: StreetEasy)

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