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.
Cities with female mayors also have more women in tech communities.
University of Pennsylvnia has been opening its doors on Tuesdays throughout the summer for academic lectures during the World Cafe's happy hour.
Hiro Nishikawa is a defender of civil rights, and a living witness to one of our nation's gravest abrogations of them
To help satisfy the coffee addiction, AL DÍA finds some of the best and most interesting cafés in Philly.
SCOTUS to hear cases about warrantless phone searches that may also impact detained immigrants
As you might well imagine there are some serious foodies among Al Día's readership and staff. We recently asked them what Latino touch would they bring to the Thanksgiving table — the answers made our mouths water.
Five interesting, ambitious and tenacious Latina professionals speak frankly about the challenges and triumphs they faced on the path to success. Paths that, individually and collectively, refute stereotypes and posit the possibility of a new Latina narrative.
This cover story has been a long time in the making. Way back when it was announced there would be a primetime show starring five Latina actors as the principal protagonists we had resolved to write an article. After all, one of the things Al Día does well is highlight stories of Latino success. Imagine our disappointment when we heard the show was basically a telenovela retooled to mainstream style and tastes, and that the five talented and accomplished actors contracted would be playing sexy maids.
A visionary with fearless imagination, Jeff Rotwitt has set himself to make Philadelphia synonymous with movie magic .
On July 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rejected Hazleton, Pennsylvania's anti-immigrant housing and employment ordinances as unconstitutional.
Corbett budget opts out of health coverage for 500,000 low-income residents
Ethnic media call for immigration reform in 2013.
You don't usually find the Pew Hispanic Center at the center of an online controversy, but since April 4 when it released its report "When Labels Don't Fit," it has been.
EVERY year thousands
of immigrants being held on Rikers Island are transferred
to federal custody and deported. Only about half of them have a
criminal record, many of them are here legally, most of them have their due
process rights violated and all of them are subjected to substandard conditions
before being returned to their countries of origin.
While we the American news media search for a viable
business model and effective means to meet the challenge of digital
communication and social network dynamics, journalism that is both credible and
enlightening continues to serve the basic need of informing the public while
speaking truth to power.
Merrily misinformed and blissfully ignorant some rather discriminate than learn truth.
We considered Philadelphia's Committee of Seventy a non-partisan source
of information on candidates and issues debated during elections. That
was until we read its views on "Crime and Guns: Election 2010" a week
Setting a national precedent the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit seeks to address the violations of the Constitution by means of thousands of state and local Hazleton-style laws seeking to combat "illegal immigration" outside federal laws.