Rudy’s World: The All Star Code’s 5th Anniversary Celebration (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, a meet and greet, cocktail event took place to honor their All Star Code 5th Anniversary at the Highline Hotel in New York. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Official Black Wall Street Saluted In Harlem (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

On Wednesday, Feb. 28th, 2018, Wells Fargo and The Community Builders saluted Ms. Mandy Bowman, Founder and CEO of Official Black Wall Street. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Lost Tapes of Malcolm X At National Black Theatre In Harlem

On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, “The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X,” was previewed after a meet and greet with food and drink at The National Black Theater in Harlem, New York.

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Dining With Miss Lil: Congressman Adriano Espaillat’s Annual MLK Jr. Policy Breakfast

By Lil Nickelson

On Friday, January 12th, 2018 U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat representing NY’s 13th Congressional District, held his annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Policy Breakfast. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: 3rd Annual Fall Benefit Concert At The Schomburg In Harlem (Photographs)

By Rudy Collins

On Thursday, November 14th, 2017, the historic Schomburg Center hosted the 3rd Annual Fall Benefit Concert, “Uptown in Autumn” in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Big Belly Solar Panel Trash Compactor Launch In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On July 22nd, 2017, State Sen. Brian Benjamin, Council member Bill Perkins, the NAACP, Barbara Askins, president of the 125th Street BID and others were on hand to present the new solar panel trash compactors to help clean up Harlem’s 125th Street and Lenox Avenue.

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Rudy’s World: Riverton Reunion 2017 In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On July 22nd, 2017, the ” Alumni Residents” of the Riverton re-union on 135th and 5th Avenue in Harlem, New York, held a reunion which was a moving experience as you could feel the love in the group.

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Rudy’s World: Harlem’s 125th Street – Our Own Champs – Elysees

By Rudy CollinsCross 110th Street – Harlem’s 125th Street, Our own Champs – Elyse, stretching from the East River to the Hudson River, with Grant Houses looming in the background.
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Dining With Miss Lil: Mumbai Masala Indian Grill is a Great Place to Eat

By Lil Nickelson and photographs by Rudy Collins

Mumbai Masala Indian Grill opened on June 1 st and the décor and atmosphere sets the tone for a new dining experience in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: At The Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala 2017 In Harlem (Photos)

By Rudy Collins

What a night of entertainment on Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala. Celebrity superstars Ceelo Green, Charlie Wilson, and Sheila E. wowed the packed house with great music led by Ray Chew, Apollo Musical Director.

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Rudy’s World: Harlem Reps Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others At Street Co-Naming Uptown (Photos)

By Rudy Collins

Harlem Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat and others came together for the co-naming of 187th Street at Wadsworth Avenue to Street Elizabeth’s Way in Washington Heights, New York. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Madison Square Boys and Girls Club Groundbreaking In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On May 25th, 2017, the weather was on our side for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club new Pinkerton Clubhouse at 154th Street at Bradhurst Avenue in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

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WeWork Harlem Hosts Small Biz Pop Up Market

Article by Lil Nickelson and photographs by Rudy Collins

On Tuesday May 2nd , 2017, WeWork Harlem hosted a Small Business Pop Up Market at its facility located at 8 West 126 Street in Harlem, NY.  Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Harlem Haberdashery Celebrates The Kentucky Derby In Harlem

Photographs by Rudy Collins

On Saturday, May 6th, 2017, hats and the most fashionable patrons crowded the Harlem Haberdashery on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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IN THE MORNING Short Film Review At RAW SPACE In Harlem

Story by Lil Nickelson and photographs by Rudy Collins

ImageNation is featuring black independent films about black love during the month of May 2017 at its 1,200-sq. ft. Harlem art gallery and special events venue RAW SPACEContinue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Exclusive Screening Of “In The Morning” At Raw Space In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, I attended a special advance Cocktails & Cinema screening of the film “In The Morning,” to a packed house at ImageNation’s Raw Space in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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The Harlem Haberdashery’s Black Tie Masquerade In Harlem (Photos)

By Rudy Collins

On Saturday evening, March 4th, 2017, the Harlem Haberdashery’s Black Tie Masquerade Gala was another great gathering of Harlem’s beautiful people at Harlem Hospital’s Pavilion. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Inez Dickens Sworn At Harlem Hospital

By Rudy Collins

On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017, Harlem City Councilwoman Inez Dickens was sworn in at a standing room only ceremony at Harlem Hospital to serve in the New York state Assembly, 70th Assembly District, Manhattan.

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Rudy’s World: Holiday Performance Of Batoto Yetu At City College In Harlem (photographs)

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What a moving show. The “Holiday Performance” by the very talented dancers of “Batoto Yetu” on Sunday, December 10th at Aaron Davis Hall, City College in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: Prince Inducted In To The Apollo’s “Walk of Fame” In Harlem (Photos)

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Today, the genius Prince was inducted onto the Apollo’s “Walk of Fame”. Melissa “Do me baby” Morgan entertained, and the one and only Maceo was one of the speakers. Continue Reading →

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Rudy’s World: A Red Carpet Night At The African Film Festival Opening

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By Rudy Collins

On May 4th, The African Film Festival Opening Night was a proud and pride filled event at The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center. Continue Reading →

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Club Harlem “On Kentucky Avenue” In Harlem A Must See

club harlem by hubert williamsBy Rudy Collins

OMG! On Thursday, February 25th, 2016, the celebration of Atlantic City’s famed Club Harlem On Kentucky Avenue was a pleasant return to the days of “supper Clubs” where you had a full “show” as you dined. Continue Reading →

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