Martin Arias developed his entrepreneurial spirit while he was still young. And having built his career from then until now, Arias career has been marked by service and providing legal assistance to those who were once facing situations that are similar to the ones he found himself in when he was younger.
For the third straight year, Immigrant Business Week will function to honor the immigrant business community in Philadelphia, and provide valuable resources for current and aspiring immigrant entrepreneurs.
Currently a partner at Dilworth Paxson LLP, Lorena Trujillo did not follow the track of many other aspiring lawyers in her graduating class in Texas. When she graduated the University of Texas School of Law in 2006, unlike her peers, she did not have a prospective job lined up.
The latest U.S. census data available on migration patterns shows metropolitan Pittsburgh gaining more residents from the Philadelphia area than in the net exchange with any other region.
Philly Magazine reports about 5 Philadelphia entrepeneurs that participated in Shark Tank TV Show: Scrub Daddy, Scholly, and three other local companies featured on the show have fared.
Filadelfia, la ciudad frecuentemente conocida por su Amor Fraternal y por ser piedra fundacional de América, es también reconocida por otra faceta. Frecuentemente reconocida como “Suciadelfia”, el problema de desechos de la ciudad es bien conocido, sobretodo en las áreas residenciales.
Philadelphia, often known for it’s Brotherly Love and as the founding place of America, is known for having another side. Often given the nickname of “Filthadelphia,” the city’s waste problem is well known, especially in residential areas.
Former U.S Congressan Chaka Fattah, one of the top politicians in the city of Philadelphia for many years, has been sentenced to spend a decade in prison and pay $614,000 in restitution to victims of corruption charges on which the longtime legislator was convicted last June.
Fattah was found guilty of dozens of counts of corruption stemming from charges filed in 2015 that came down from the FBI after an eight-year long investigation into the congressman’s financial dealings.
Your wi-fi everywhere.
CCP a sanctuary?
El Corazón Cultural Center - home of Latino arts and culture in the Philadelphia area - celebrated on Wednesday that has expanded its facilities in El Barrio and claims to be the center of a resistance movement against intolerance against the Latino community.
El centro puertorriqueño El Corazón Cultural del Barrio de Filadelfia (Pensilvania) inauguró hoy la ampliación de sus instalaciones para reivindicarse como movimiento de resistencia ante la intolerancia contra la comunidad latina, informa la agencia EFE.
La directora ejecutiva de Taller Puertorriqueño, Carmen Febo-San Miguel, también reivindicó el espacio en una entrevista con EFE como una "posición política" ante los ataques a las minorías, entre ellas los latina, surgidos recientemente en el país.
Rich Negrin runs for DA.
Philadelphia DAPL protest.
More than 100 "homeless" dogs in Philadelphia have been saved by the Penn Vet’s Shelter Dog Specialty Medical Treatment Project, a charity program that covers the expenses needed to treat the acute medical problems of shelter dogs in order to give them a better chance of being adopted.
Sozi Tulante to speak at local event honoring lawyers.
El New American Economy.
Twenty years ago, Avonne Hargrove left her job as a cashier at Wendy’s to care for an elderly woman, helping her with her day-to-day needs. Today, this 55-year-old home care worker, mother of four, and grandmother of 19 living in Philadelphia will go out to the street and join other protestors to ask for 15 dolar minimum wage.
Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market was ranked among the top 20 food halls in the United States by retail research firm Cushman & Wakefield. Food markets have become a fast growing sector in the U.S. restaurant industry and are changing the patrons of local retail and tourism.
Fancy a kebab, Cyprus style? Barbacoa? Boeuf Bourguignon?
Solo el 55.6% de la población votó en las elecciones del 2016, una cifra bastante inferior a los países vecinos de Canadá (68.1%) y Mexico (63.1%).
Only 55.6 percent of the country voted in the 2016 election, way lower than Canada where citizens show up the polls at 68.1% and México, at 63.1%.