Want to complain about your terrible neighbor to someone other than 311? Or want to know a little more about a neighborhood you're thinking of moving to? The website Rotten Neighbor aims to do both: Educate newcomers to neighborhoods and collect information about neighborhoods from the veterans. From their site:

Our goal is to be an exceptionally smart assistant when you are looking to move into a new neighborhood. We hope that you will be able to find your dream home in your dream neighborhood by using our data and information provided by other users such as yourself. We then hope you will return the favor to other home buyers by adding to our database.

It doesn't matter if you are moving down the street or all the way across the county, we are here to help you find and discover bad neighbors no matter where you are thinking about relocating. When you are going to make one of the biggest decisions in your life we are here to help you make a choice you won't regret later when you might discover a bad neighbor living right next door. We show you detailed maps of states, counties, cities and neighborhoods all searchable by ZIP code.

We depend on users like you to submit bad neighbors to our maps. By doing so you will be adding to our real estate search engine and improving the home buying experience for thousands of people.

And Rotten Neighbor emphasizes they "ARE NOT agents or brokers. We aren’t looking to make any type of commission on your real estate sale or purchase. We do not, and will not sell any personal information we may collect. We all will not force you to become a lead."

You can search by zip code and turn up warnings like "Loud/Annoying College Kids" on Thompson between Bleecker and Houston ("College kids partying and smoking on the shared balconies at all hours of the night. They especially like tuesday mornings at 5:30am. You can also hear EVERYTHING through the paper-thin walls and ceilings.") or "Skeletor" on Washington between Willoughby and DeKalb in Clinton Hill ("one of the most beautiful building in clinton hill, except for skeletor, the heinous 30 something living on the second floor. she constantly yelled at my roommates and i [who were working on our senior thesis at Pratt, and who all held full time jobs, making us rarely home] for moving furniture late at night and throwing "wild parties." on more than one occasion she barged right into our place, accusing us of these so called "parties" while i was sitting on the couch, in my pajamas, watching the food network. i mean, me and the contessa are pretty crazy, but it was just the two of us and some white wine!").

No exact addresses are available yet, and site creator Brant Walker told the Post the site, which is in beta, would be finetuned. Walker, a San Diego resident, also said he was inspired by his neighbor's smelly cooking. Ah, smelly cooking - one of the make-or-break's of apartment tolerance.