For Latinos from the Philadelphia region, AL DIA is the favorite source of local news, national news, news from Puerto Rico and Latin America. An award-winning publication, recognized several times for its editorial quality by the National Association of Hispanic Publications and the Society of Newspaper Designers, AL DIA is the only circulation-audited newspaper in the Hispanic market. AL DIA is audited by CAC, the prestigious national company auditing the major weeklies in the nation. AL DIA has earned its right to be considered the voice of Latinos in Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and Northern Delaware region.
Art-Reach is the only organization in the Philadelphia region solely devoted to bringing arts and cultural opportunities to the full range of under-served audiences. Each year their programs and services enable over 15,000 people with disabilities or economic disadvantages to enjoy the beauty and richness of the arts.
Laurence Salzmann is a native of Philadelphia who has worked as a photographer/ filmmaker since the early 1960′s. His projects document the lives of little known groups in America and abroad. He looks at the lives of people ranging from occupants of single room occupancy hotels in New York City to transhumant shepherds in Transylvania, residents of a Mexican village, and Philadelphia Mummers. His photographic study of a nearly extinct Jewish community in Romania was published as The Last Jews of Radauti by Dial/Doubleday in 1983, with text by Ayse Gürsan-Salzmann. His most recent work in Cuba is soon to be published in book form by Blue Flower Press under the title: La Lucha/The Struggle.
Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) is a private, non-profit organization that promotes leisure travel to Philadelphia and The Countryside®. Recognizing that leisure tourism could be an important industry for the city and region, the City of Philadelphia, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The Pew Charitable Trusts founded GPTMC in 1996. The next year, GPTMC launched the first consumer campaign inviting people to visit the five-county region (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties). Today, Greater Philadelphia welcomes 10 million more leisure travelers annually than it did in 1997.
The Mexican Post has been the Philadelphia areas favorite destination for great Mexican cuisine and signature Gran Gold Margaritas™ since 1989.
Our original location in Old City Philadelphia began as a destination for people looking for a great Mexican dining experience well before there was much other nightlife around the area. Serving up some truly lively fiestas along with our fantastic food earned us a loyal and longtime following-many of whom grew with us and now dine at our other locations.
A tradition of excellence in quality and service continues to bring new faces and new places. Over the years we have opened additional locations around the area and have watched our family grow.
Come and enjoy any of your favorite Mexican dishes or try one of our house specialty items, always served with complimentary chips and our home made salsa.
The Mexican Society of Philadelphia was founded in 1970 to foster cultural ties between Mexico and Philadelphia. Our activities focus on art, folk art, archaeology, and travel. Architects, collectors, business leaders, horticulturists, and film makers share their expertise and experiences with us. Some recent programs: Mexico on the Main Line house tour, multimedia presentations on Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, book signings and lectures featuring, for example, Rizzoli’s Gardens of Mexico, Diana Kennedy’s cook books, and the Silver Maestros of Taxco. We hold six or seven events per year, mostly in Center City Philadelphia.
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is a mosaicked visionary art environment, gallery, and community arts center that preserves, interprets, and provides access to Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. Inside, visitors can view folk art statues, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, hand-made tiles, and glittering mirrors. The installation pays tribute to Zagar’s artistic influences, along with community and personal experiences.
Experience and the perfectly seasoned recipes make Los Taquitos de Puebla the most delicious spot on 9th Street, in the heart of South Philly. Considered one of the best Mexican restaurants in Philadelphia, Los Taquitos de Puebla’s menu includes traditional dishes like tacos al pastor, flor de calabaza, corn smut quesadillas, mole poblano, cemitas, and mutton. The flavors, aromas and textures make Los Taquitos de Puebla the closest to traditional Mexican cuisine.
Located in South Philadelphia’s Italian Market, TransMex provides a variety of goods and services, specializing in Mexican merchandise. Come visit and see all that Transmex has to offer, at 906 Washington Ave. For hours of operation, along with more details, you can call (215) 271-8918.