What is New York's best borough? Today: the case for Queens

In today's round of the Battle of the Boroughs, we present five reasons Queens kicks ass

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In the current issue of Time Out New York, it's a Battle of the Boroughs: Natives and longtime residents square off to explain why their home turf is superior to all others. This week, we’re spotlighting one borough per day online. Read on to see whether our arguments for Queens dominance sway you or whether they only bolster your other-borough pride.

It’s possible to rent—shit, you could even buy—an apartment (or a house, with a driveway, and a yard) in Queens that’s bigger than a Manhattan real-estate cliché.

Film buff? The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria is NYC’s mecca for movie lovers, packed with amazing behind-the-scenes exhibits and screenings of art-house and indie faves.

The real Chinatown is in Flushing. Period.

Ridgewood music space Trans-Pecos has some of the most diverse booking in town, where you can expect everything from envelope-pushing electro to metal.

Two words: the Ramones.