La Guagua 47 tells the story of a young migrant, alone in the city. Searching for others of Latino heritage, she discovers SEPTA 47 that takes her on a journey to a place most Latinos in Philadelphia call home: el centro de oro.
Chef Cristina Martinez wins James Beard Foundation Award
Congratulations are in order to Chef Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa and Casa Mexico. Martinez was named Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic" during the James Beard Foundation Awards. The James Beard Awards' mission is to recognize exceptional talent and achievement in the culinary arts, hospitality, media, and broader food system, as well as a demonstrated commitment... Continue Reading →
Philadelphia’s growing Latino population
Almost one year since I have written my last post. No excuses but since then things have dramatically changed in my life. I won't bore you but in September 2021 I moved back to Philadelphia! And I must say, Philly has also changed. There has been an influx of young Latinos doing amazing things in... Continue Reading →
Dr. Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño
My first job out of college was at Taller Puertorriqueño, a Philadelphia Latino arts & culture non-profit. In fact, they gave me a the gig before I even graduated. Although I studies journalism at Temple University, this was a great opportunity in marketing & communications. Taller taught me so much and got me ready for... Continue Reading →