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Off City Island in the Bronx, a New York City island called “Rat” can be yours at auction on Oct. 2.
The New York Daily News reported in 2009 that one Red Brennan, a 40-year marine contractor who salvaged barges and stored equipment there, was trying to unload the thing for $300,000. Well, he failed in that effort.
The barren 2.5-acre Rat Island is to be sold at 1 p.m. Continue reading