There are a few restaurants in the Philadelphia area that can almost sate my hankering for Cuban cuisine when it strikes. Here’s where to go for a taste of an island that’s so close, yet—sadly—so far for most of us.
But the visit almost didn’t happen.
The Philadelphia Phillies have signed free agent right-handed pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Friday.
Prosecutors say two former southern New Jersey residents have pleaded guilty in the slaying of a man whose body was found in a burning car nearly three years ago.
A panel discussion was held Saturday afternoon in Center City on gay civil rights in Cuba and the daughter of the Cuban President was among the speakers.
The Cuban president’s daughter is in Philadelphia to participate in a panel discussion and to receive an award for her gay rights activism.
Equality Forum executive director Malcom Lazin says Mariela Castro accepted an invitation several months ago to speak at the conference and receive an award on May 4.
This week Cuba announced its citizens no longer need an exit visa to leave the country, giving them the freedom to leave without government permission.
Anyone who doesn’t understand the magnitude of Ozzie Guillen’s mistake, needs to take a closer look.
Chris breaks down the battle over the budget and the Republicans fear of being blamed for a government shutdown. He talks to Tom Joyner, co-owner of Milkboy Coffee, who is engaged in a battle with unions, Phillies Play-By-Play Announcer Tom McCarthy about last night’s loss to the Mets and to Jeff Gaynor about his junk food tour.
People revolting in the streets in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia seemed unlikely to many just a few months ago, but their success is spawning new questions about the stability other oppressive regimes.