Neighborhood

Canarsie

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Canarsie 

Canarsie is a working and middle class, residential and commercial neighborhood.  Residents can enjoy activities such as playing or fishing at Canarsie Pier and its playground.  Canarsie Pier sits prominently at one end while at the other end you will find most of Canarsie's commercial warehouses and buildings.  The majority of the structire in Canarsie are one and two family homes, although there are a number of small apartment buildings scattered throughout the community.  There is also Canarsie Playground which is huge and very well maintained, where residents can play basketball, tennis, baseball or soccer.  There are a series of shopping places on Rockaway Parkway, near the L train, as well as a strip of Caribbean businesses and restaurants.