Long before Los Angeles drew tourists wanting to glimpse the good life, it attracted gawkers who wanted a look at downtown’s seedy vice-ridden backside. Our second episode focuses on the part of L.A. once known as Hell’s Half Acre, a kingdom of a red light district ruled by one Bartolo Ballerino — an irascible cuss of a man who held on to his realm until the bitter end. Find out more about Underbelly L.A. on the official website: https://www.underbellyla.com Underbelly L.A. on Twitter: https://twitter.com/underbellylapod
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Underbelly L.A. on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/underbellyla This podcast was researched, written and narrated by Hadley Meares. Follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hadleymeares Underbelly L.A. is produced by Drew Mackie (https://twitter.com/drewgmackie) and edited by Meika Grimm (https://twitter.com/meikagrimm). The music was composed by Donovan Dorrance (https://www.donovandorrance.com/). The logo was designed by Sarah Wickham (http://www.saywickham.com/). Underbelly L.A. on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/underbelly-l-a/id1483509578 Underbelly L.A. on Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/drew-mackie/underbelly-la
Underbelly L.A. on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1B73o13RJdJZgZQnGHQWTr This is a TableCakes podcast. Learn more about TableCakes Productions here: https://tablecakes.com