Bus Company Cancels 'Ghetto' Tours

A bus company has cancelled tours that promised tourists a glimpse into the seedier side of New York "from a safe distance."

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the company, Real Bronx Tours, cancelled the tours amid outrage from local residents.

Three times a week, the $45 tour gave foreign visitors a glimpse at food lines, drug dealers chilling outside corner bodegas, seedy housing projects, and a park described as a pickpocket hangout.

The tour website described the Bronx as a borough that was "notorious for drugs, gangs, crime and murders."

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