‘Ghetto tours’ stopped in New York following controversy

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A New York company offering ghetto sightseeing tours has been shut down. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons).

A New York company offering ghetto sightseeing tours has been shut down. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons).

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DENVER  – A tour company that offered ghetto sightseeing tours through the Bronx has been shut down, WPIX-TV reported.

New York’s Real Bronx Tours took people on tours that included “public housing, lines for food pantries and even pointed out parks they said were good places to get pick-pocketed.”

The company’s website, since taken down, called the tours “a ride through a real New York City GHETTO.”

Neighborhood spokesmen said that they had sent local residents on the tours. They were very disturbed by what they saw

Read more at WPIX.

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