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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.

 

Gorsuch becomes the key bone of contention

 04/03/2017 - 15:23
Meeting of the High Court Judicial Committee on the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC today, April 3, 2017. EFE / Shawn Thew
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After the announcement from Senator Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, Democrats may have found their 41st vote in support of a filibuster against Neil Gorsuch.

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Meeting of the High Court Judicial Committee on the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC today, April 3, 2017. EFE / Shawn Thew

When the poor rob the poor, who profits?

 03/29/2017 - 17:56
Protesters gather in City Council Chambers.

A House Divided: Why the Republican healthcare bill was doomed and what to do next?

 03/25/2017 - 05:47
US President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, 24 March 2017, as US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price (L) look on. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL
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Backing off from their key campaign promise marks a big defeat for both Ryan and the president, who’d pushed hard for the bill and then pressed for a vote on it. Trump is now presenting himself as a bystander to the loss, and Republican voters may well side with him.

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Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 5:30am
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US President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, 24 March 2017, as US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price (L) look on. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

Cuándo el pobre roba al pobre, ¿Quién sale ganando?

 03/30/2017 - 11:35
Manifestantes se reúnen en la Sala del Ayuntamiento

In Kensington, the drug trade tells a tale of two neighborhoods

 03/09/2016 - 09:51
Fall, 2015. An empty baby stroller found in a string of vacant lots frequented by drug users on Hart Lane in northwest Kensington. (All photos by Max Marin unless otherwise noted.)

While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 9:30am
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Fall, 2015. An empty baby stroller found in a string of vacant lots frequented by drug users on Hart Lane in northwest Kensington. (All photos by Max Marin unless otherwise noted.)