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Thousands of spectators take part in the 2017 "Pride" Festival in Philadelphia

 06/19/2017 - 14:57
The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus gave a huge performance during the Pride festival in Philadelphia Sunday. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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The largest celebration of LGBT pride in the region, attracting over 25,000 people each year

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
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The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus gave a huge performance during the Pride festival in Philadelphia Sunday. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News 

Pura Vida: A Pan-Latin paradise in Northern Liberties

 06/07/2017 - 19:39
Charles Álvarez, Pura Vida, Philadelphia Latino Food Revolution
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When it comes to food, Philadelphia has little to envy to cities like New York. The culinary scene here is a reflection of the demographic explosion in which Latino immigrants have played a revolutionary role. With this article, AL DÍA News presents the series "Latino Food Revolution", a recognition to a social, cultural and economic phenomenom that creates employment and wealth in the city of brotherly love. 

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 7:15pm
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Charles Álvarez, chef and owner of Pura Vida. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News

Pura Vida: un paraíso latinoamericano en Northern Liberties

 06/07/2017 - 19:30
Charles Álvarez, Pura Vida, Philadelphia Latino Food Revolution
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Cuando se trata de comida, Filadelfia tiene muy poco que envidiarle a ciudades como Nueva York. La escena culinaria de la ciudad es un reflejo de la explosión demográfica en la que el inmigrante latino ha desempeñado un papel, más que protagónico, revolucionario. Con este artículo, AL DÍA News presenta la serie "Latino Food Revolution", un reconocimiento a un fenómeno social, cultural y económico que crea empleo y riqueza en la ciudad del amor fraternal.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 7:15pm
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Charles Álvarez es un chef hecho en la cocina, no en elegantes academias de gastronomía. Cada uno de sus platos es un relato de su vida. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News

Want something to do this First Friday? Enjoy work of Latino Artists showcasing at Taller Puertorriqueño!

 05/31/2017 - 16:59
Taller Puertorriqueno inaugural exhibition included 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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First Friday in Philadelphia not only includes art within Center City but also in the Latino community

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Taller Puertorriqueno inaugural exhibition included 24 artists from Philadelphia to Brazil.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Center City Networking Mixer at Barra Rossa

 05/10/2017 - 16:41
The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held their networking mixer in downtown Philadelphia Tuesday evening.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Making business connections to strengthen the Latino market

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:15pm
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The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held their networking mixer in downtown Philadelphia Tuesday evening.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Whatever happened to Trump's tax returns?

 04/17/2017 - 01:02
Protesters in Philly were searching for the President's tax returns
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Local protesters wanted to know the status of the President's tax returns. 

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Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 6:45pm
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Protesters in Philly were searching for the President's tax returns

“Help Wanted” at the City of Philadelphia

 04/14/2017 - 09:54
Director of the Office of Human Resources, Pedro Rodriguez, wants to bring diversity to city government.

You are Latina... you can do Anything!

 04/12/2017 - 18:13
Tiffany Tavarez, Yasselin Diaz, Alicia Kerber-Palma, Miriam Enriquez, Maria Vizcarrondo, and Raquel Arredondo are awarded "Women at the Top" at the Raquet Club in downtown Philadelphia. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

Latina Soprano Sings her dreams into reality

 03/31/2017 - 12:39
Academy of Vocal Arts Resident Vanessa Vasquez is one of Philadelphia's millennials who is making moves in her career. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News