Join Curtis Sliwa, founder and CEO of the Guardian Angels, as he takes you on The Underbelly Tour only available in New York. Step into the past, circa 1970's: walk through the crime-infested neighborhoods of the south Bronx as he takes you back when drug dealers, muggers, and gangs ruled the streets. Now, present day: discover how the south Bronx has flourished and prospered.
Find out how Curtis Sliwa, a night manager at McDonalds turned 13 of his staff into one of the largest safety enforcement groups in the world. See the first areas patrolled by Curtis and the original Guardian Angels.
Ride the No. 4 Train, once dubbed "the Mugger's Express," to 167th St, one stop past the new and old Yankee Stadiums. As you enter the Bronx, you are protected by a trained team of Guardian Angels. Experience the efforts of the Guardian Angels as Curtis points out signs of improvements and safer neighborhoods. Learn about:
- Active chop shops
- Drug houses in the shadows of police precincts
- Money laundering fronts
- Murals dedicated to drug dealers
See how the south Bronx has recovered from the mean streets of the 70's.