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Old 02-27-2007
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Lizzie,

City Island is no more expensive than most and you may actually find it more reasonable than many. The Yacht Clubs will let you do your own work, the commercial yards generally draw the line at bottom painting - you have to let them do it. You'll need to take the Number 6 train to Pelham Bay Park, then switch to a city bus for City Island. During the week, express buses run from Madison Ave in Manhattan during the early part of rush hour.
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