Dining With Miss Lil: The Harlem EatUp! Luminary Award Dinner At Ginny’s Supper Club

By Lil Nickelson

The Luminary Award Dinner for the 5th Annual Harlem EatUp Festival was a memorable event held on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at Ginny’s Supper Club in the lower level of Red Rooster Harlem. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem-based NY Urban League’s 54th Annual Awards Gala 2019

By Lil Nickelson and photographs by Rudy Collins

The New York Urban League (“NYUL”) has been helping New Yorkers gain access to equal opportunity in employment, education, financial and technological literacy and more for over 90 years. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Great American Hat Show 2019 Is Afrikon Forever

By Lil Nickelson and photographs by Rudy Collins

Every year for the last seven years Harriet Rosebud Hats puts on the Great American Hat Show to showcase Harriet Rosebud’s hat creations and each year she picks a different theme. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: God’s Love We Deliver By Helping Those With Need

By Lil Nickelson

Since 1985 God’s Love We Deliver have prepared and delivered food to people who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves free of charge without regard to the person’s income throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester and Nassau Counties and Hudson County, NJ. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Marcus Samuelsson’s Black History Month Dinner Series

By Lil Nickelson

Chef/ restauranteur Marcus Samuelsson wanted to celebrate Black History Month in 2019 in a different way than he has in the past. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Fine Greek Cuisine At Elysian Fields Café In The Village Of Harlem

By Lil Nickelson

Elysian Fields Café has been open for about two months serving up a taste of the Mediterranean through rustic Greek cuisine in the village of Harlem at 1207 Amsterdam Avenue in between 119th and 120th Streets. Continue Reading →

Columbia Community Scholars Dialogue On Wellness With Harlem World’s Lil Nickelson And Others

On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018, the Columbia (University) Community Scholars Lil Nickelson and Vivian Williams-Kurutz discussed issues surrounding health and wellness in the Harlem community and beyond. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Time I Spent At 2018 NYCWFF (Photographs)

By Lil Nickelson

This year was my most interesting year at the New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCWFF).

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Kima Raynor Dyson Is Destined To Sing Her Song (Video)

By Lil Nickelson

Back in 1994 Total was one of the signature acts of Sean “Diddy” Combs’ Bad Boy Records and the group consisted of Pamela Long, Kima Raynor and Keisha Spivey who were 18, 22 and 23 years old respectively. Continue Reading →