The Bronx’s Strange New Tourist Attraction


Next time you have the misfortune of entertaining out-of-towners, you might want to prepare yourself for more than the usual trips to the Empire State Building and Magnolia Bakery. Apparently a mural in the Bronx dedicated to the memory of Amadou Diallo, the unarmed black man shot by police in 1999, is the city’s hottest new tourist destination. “Amadou Diallo is like the Disneyland of the Bronx,” a tour guide told the Daily News. [NYDN]