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She Believes Cup - Team USA vs. Germany (Photo Gallery)

 03/02/2017 - 13:37

The SheBelieves Cup started its first leg of the tournament with the United States playing against Germany at Talon Energy Stadium. SheBelieves is a campaign to inspire young girls and women and encourage them to accomplish their goals and dreams.

Launched in 2015, it has evolved and grown into a special connection between the fans and the team showing that empowerment and believing in yourself can do in respective communities across the country.

AL DIA News was able to get on the pitch and be a part of this great capmaign.

 

Orchids - Mother Nature's Masterpiece (Photo Gallery)

 03/01/2017 - 23:46

Throughout the month of March, Longwood Gardens has an orchid collection that is stunning to the eye as well as the other senses. From Moth to Lady slipper orchids, there are more than 2000 species of orchids in the conservatory.
There are even a couple orchids with fragrances that have a slight hint of vanilla or chocolate. AL DIA News took a trip to Kennett Square to see how many species of orchids we can find. Look down low and even look high up in the trees.  You never know what type or orchid you may find.

Ani Cordero: “Los que vengan a mi concierto van a escuchar algo político”

 03/01/2017 - 11:12

La cantante de origen puertorriqueño Ani Cordero ha convertido sus canciones en una forma de conectar con sus raíces culturales y de denunciar las injusticias sociales en Estados Unidos. El domingo 5 de marzo presentará en Filadelfia su nuevo álbum “Querido Mundo.”

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Tibetan Buddhist Center enlightens North Philadelphia

 03/01/2017 - 00:11

After searching for 27 years, the Tibetan Buddhist Center can call North Philadelphia its new home. After its grand opening this past weekend, they started the Tibetan New Year with the Palden Lhamo Tea Ceremony. This is an authentic ceremony that offers great benefit, with a history dating back over 1000 years.

¿Por qué hay tantos candidatos a Fiscal de Distrito?

 02/28/2017 - 14:19

La atestada carrera por la oficina del Fiscal de Distrito de Filadelfia se ha covertido una de las elecciones más anticipadas para las primarias de este mes de Mayo.

Con siete candidatos, es impresionante cómo la competencia se volvió tan atestada, tan rápido.

La oficina de fiscal más grande del estado, la posición de Fiscal de Distrito de Filadelfia, es deseada por abogados en todo el área.

Pero tras la emoción y la decepción que rodeó la elección de Seth Williams, y luego a su caída en picada, podríamos pensar que sólo los más valientes se lanzarían.

Rutgers University Launches Black and Latino Tech Initiative

 02/28/2017 - 04:31

Less than 2 percent of all technology start-ups are led by black or Latino individuals, according to a Rutgers University report. The reasons are two-fold: black and Latino entrepreneurs have difficulty securing capital and they also have challenges building business teams that get accepted into top tier accelerators.

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Rising Hate: Jewish Community Centers Confront a Wave of Bomb Threats

 02/28/2017 - 03:23

The country is confronting a wave of bomb threats and vandalism against Jewish Americans institutions. At least 19 community centers and schools in 11 states were targeted on Monday, just one day after scores of headstones were damaged or pushed over at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, and less than a week after a Jewish cemetery in suburban St Louis reported more than 150 headstones vandalized, reported The Atlantic.

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"We need to start speaking up"

 02/28/2017 - 03:07
"We need to start speaking up"

As the Assistant Director of Drexel University’s Graduate Career Services at the LeBow College of Business, it’s rare Raquel Arredondo isn’t creating a plan of action. Whether she’s working on building relationships or helping students put their best professional foot forward, Arredondo is making things happen. 

But Arredondo will tell you it’s not always an easy path to get there. A certified yoga instructor, Arredondo has mastered the art of trusting the process and spreading that self-confidence and trust in self to the women and men she works with daily. 

La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: “Martes con Toomey”

 02/28/2017 - 01:42
La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: “Martes con Toomey”

En una activa batalla entre el Senador de los Estados Unidos, Pat Toomey, su equipo y un grupo de al menos 500 personas que se reúnen semanalmente frente a su oficina, pareciera que el final se aproxima.

 El 1ero de Marzo, la nueva oficina de Pat Toomey se ubicará en la Custom House (200 Chestnut St.) a tan sólo 17 cuadras de su ubicación actual.

Filadelfia protegerá a los jóvenes transexuales

 02/24/2017 - 13:30

Mientras el país se complica tras las instrucciones del Presidente Trump de revocar la medida de Obama de permitir a los estudiantes transgénero utilizar los baños de su escogencia, los estudiantes de Filadelfia permanecen tranquilos y confiados.

El Alcalde Kenney y varios oficiales de la ciudad han decidido ayudar a los estudiantes transexuales de Filadelfia a que se sientan seguros y protegidos en sus escuelas.

La empresa de pan más grande del mundo es mexicana, y está en Filadelfia

 02/24/2017 - 06:57

Con sede en Horsham, PA, Bimbo Bakeries USA, filial de la multinacional mexicana Bimbo, es la compañía de pan y bollería más grande de los Estados Unidos. Da empleo a más de 3,000 personas de la región y comercializa marcas tan conocidas como Entenmann’s, Sara Lee, Arnold's Bread o Thomas English Muffins.

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Philly Protects Trans Kids

 02/23/2017 - 22:41

As the country reels over President Trump revoking guidelines submitted to public schools by President Obama to allow transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, Philadelphia’s students remain calm and assured.

Mayor Kenney and several other city officials have made it a point to help Philadelphia’s trans students feel safe and secure in their schools.

La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: Toomey y sus amigos

 02/22/2017 - 14:17
La nueva comedia de Filadelfia: Toomey y sus amigos

En una activa batalla entre el Senador de los Estados Unidos, Pat Toomey, su equipo y un grupo de al menos 500 personas que se reúnen semanalmente frente a su oficina, pareciera que el final se aproxima.El 1ero de Marzo, la nueva oficina de Pat Toomey se ubicará en la Custom House (200 Chestnut St.) a tan sólo 17 cuadras de su ubicación actual.

Fishtown is in the Spirit (Photo Gallery)

 02/21/2017 - 22:28

Back in December 2005, the Philadelphia Distilling started in a warehouse in Northeast Philadelphia. They became the first new distillery in the state of Pennsylvania since the days of prohibition. Their first product to be introduced was the flagship Gin called Bluecoat. The gin won awards two consecutive years in a row at the World Spirits competition in San Francisco.

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