Mummers and Carnavaleros: A tradition of inclusion?

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Up until recently the suggestion that masqueraders of "San Mateo Carnavalero" should join the long standing and massive parade of the "Mummers" had been nothing more than our suggestion. However recently there was a real rapprochement between multiple local cultural carnivals, all of which had, until then, remained mostly disconnected.

Mummers y Carnavaleros: ¿Tradición por inclusión?

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Si bien el desfile de los Mummers es el más antiguo y grande en Filadelfia, la ciudad ha diversificado su escena carnavalera para dar paso a una muy necesitada conexión entre celebraciones.

Malala la más joven en recibir Medalla de la Libertad

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El próximo 21 de octubre, durante la 26 ceremonia anual del Liberty Medal, Malala Yousafzai se convertirá en la beneficiaria más joven en la historia de este reconocimiento.

Lions, tigers and bears oh my!

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In
the past few years, the Philadelphia Zoo has added new features
such as Zoo360 and KidsZooU, that allows visitors to experience the zoo
and the animals in more exciting ways, and helps its mission of
educating the public on exotic animals as well as encouraging them to
participate in worldwide conservation.

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Do female mayors encourage tech diversity?

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Cities with female mayors also have more women in tech communities.

 

Penn's Science Café offers academia over a beer

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University of Pennsylvnia has been opening its doors on Tuesdays throughout the summer for academic lectures during the World Cafe's happy hour.

Poston to Philadelphia

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Hiro Nishikawa is a defender of civil rights, and a living witness to one of our nation's gravest abrogations of them

Philly cups of coffee are ... 'out of this world'

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To help satisfy the coffee addiction, AL DÍA finds some of the best and most interesting cafés in Philly.

T-Mobile wants to 'bank' your money

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T-Mobile can now add bankingunder their list of services. The wireless cellular company announced a new product called Mobile Money, a smartphone app that combines personal finance with a prepaid Visa card. 

Should your cell phone help convict you?

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SCOTUS to hear cases about warrantless phone searches that may also impact detained immigrants

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