I'm thinking of moving into the neighborhood but see a lot of guys hanging out all the time around this part of Clinton Hill and have been harassed. Is this a safe part of Clinton Hill or an unsafe part of the neighborhood...The abandoned lot across the street doesn't help matters. I'm not sure if things will get worse over the summer.
Grand Avenue and Clifton Place
This site is helpful to determine crime rates in various areas, during various seasons. Adjust the to/from dates for best results.
Likewise, you should take in account your lifestyle. If the neighborhood you are considering is more crime filled than the one you are leaving, you may need to come home earlier and display valuables less.
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