How raising money may be most members of City Council's part-time job.
A trip back to a time of truth, goodness, and beauty while celebrating the Cherry Blossom Festival.
The construction has begun. Philadelphia Museum of Art’s core project, designed by starchitect Frank Gehry, held a groundbreaking ceremony today.
A vast collection of antique vehicles and other equipment used by firefighters over three centuries.
Big Dreams of Vanessa Vasquez have become a reality. The Cuban/Colombian Soprano is one of the few winners of the National Audition competition at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Pennsylvania commands a dubious distinction.
Pennsylvania is the state with the nation’s second highest total of structurally deficient bridges according to a Federal Highway Administration analysis updated earlier this year.
In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.
Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia recognizes top entrepreneurs and gives your start-up pioneers advice.
Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.
The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.
El exmandatario de los mexicanos participará en un conversatorio organizado por el World Affairs Council of Philadelphia sobre el papel de Latinoamérica en el mundo actual.
Democratic candidate Emilio Vazquez won with just over 1,950 votes. Candidates Lucinda Little and Cheri Honkala reported alleged acts of electoral fraud.
El candidato demócrata Emilio Vázquez ganó con poco más de 1.950 votos. Las candidatas Lucinda Little y Cheri Honkala denunciaron presuntos hechos de fraude electoral.
The 50-page federal indictment released recently that charged Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams with 23 counts of corrupt misconduct did not reference an egregious injustice committed by Williams that revolved around defiant refusal to acknowledge grievous errors.
Local legislation presumed to help African Americans and Latinos could be upping unemployment rates.
In an effort to get Congress to vote down the AHCA, the mayor and local officials held a press conference to express their opposition to the bill.
Seth Williams is facing federal investigation on bribery and fraud charges.
What once was a call in the dark from the City Controller Alan Butkovitz is now the talk of political circles throughout the city.
Philadelphia is at risk to lose small retail shops that are vital for the city. Could socially minded venture capitalism be the answer?
State Rep. Angel Cruz wants to drug test fellow lawmakers.
Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump.
Local social justice organizations are ramping up and changing tactics in the era of Donald Trump.
El embajador de Israel en Estados Unidos, Dani Dayan, habl´o en exclusiva con AL DÍA News sobre la importancia de tejer relaciones con la comunidad hispana del país.
With President Trump's budget cuts looming, What other historical sites are in the crosshairs?
Ambassador Dani Dayan spoke with AL DÍA News about building bridges with the Latino community.