The Space Lady – Major Tom
The Orlons – Don’t Hang Up
The Fall – Victoria
Higher Brothers – Made in China
Triclops! – Duende War (Out of Africa)
Gaunt – Turn to Ash
Mommy Long Legs – Bridezilla
Sweet – Teenage Rampage
Canned Heat – Time Was
Ruby Karinto – Jugemu
Snowy Red – Euroshima (War Dance)
James Luther Dickinson – John Brown

PAST WINNERS
2017 Washington Heights
2016 Washington Heights
2015 Washington Heights

SUPERLATIVES
The cheapest/$$$ neighborhood (renting)
Glen Oaks / Chinatown

The cheapest/$$$ neighborhood (buying)
Hunts Point / Little Italy

The best/worst neighborhood for commuting
Union Square & Midtown / Cambria Heights

SUPERLATIVES
The most/least walkable neighborhood
Downtown Manhattan / Arden Heights

The neighborhood with the lowest/highest crime
Southern Staten Island / Midtown South

The neighborhood with the most/least open space
Inwood / Midwood

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This year’s rankings were based on, well – – – 105%

30% Housing costs
20% Commute
20% Walkability
10% Crime
10% Open space
AND INTRODUCING
5% Chance of flooding

And here is everybody!

DATA
Housing costs: U.S. Census, Trulia, New York Times. Commute: nyc.gov, Google Maps. Walkability: Walk Score. Crime: maps.nyc.gov. Open space: nyc.gov. Chance of flooding: nyc.gov.