Dining With Miss Lil: Chef José Andrés Is Helping Puerto Rico Hurricane Survivors

By Lil Nickelson

Washington, DC’s only true hero, Chef José Andrés, has once again jumped into action in response to a natural disaster.   Continue Reading →

Food Bank For NYC And Forbes Discuss Fight Against NYC Hunger

By Lil Nickelson

On Thursday, September 7th, 2017 Food Bank For New York City and Forbes, in partnership with NationSwell held a moderated panel discussion focused on what’s next in the fight against hunger. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The 2017 Pelham Fritz Basketball League Scholars

By Lil Nickelson

On Sunday, August 6th, 2017 The Pelham Fritz Basketball League (“PFBL”) Scholarship Fund, Inc. held their annual awards ceremony in the 2nd floor art gallery at the Harlem State Office Building in conjunction with NYS Assembly woman Inez Dickens. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Whole Foods Market Harlem Opens In Grand Style

By Lil Nickelson

On Friday July 21st, 2017, the 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market Harlem opened in grand style.  Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Restoring The Beauty To Harlem’s Parks

By Lil Nickelson

Harlem is home to some of NYC’s most beautiful parks.  Last month on Monday, June 19th, 2017 the NYC Parks Department held a waterfall restoration ceremony at Morningside Park at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue in Harlem, NYContinue Reading →

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 →

Dining With Miss Lil At The 3rd Annual Harlem EatUp! Festival 2017 (Photographs)

By Lil Nickelson

The 3rd annual Harlem’ Festival took place from May 15th through May 21st throughout various venues in the village of Harlem. On Tuesday, May 16th Prudential Insurance sponsored a five-course meal at Ginny’s Supper Club in the lower level of Red Rooster Harlem. Continue Reading →

Lil Nickelson Talks Harlem Food On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Listen to Danny Tisdale and Harlem World Magazine senior food writer Lil Nickelson talk food on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: NYCWFF’s Midnight in Harlem

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By Lil Nickelson

New York City Wine and Food Festival (NYCWFF) 2016 saved the best for last on Saturday night of October 15th, 2016; namely the sold-out Midnight Jazz Breakfast that was held at The Cecil and Minton’s restaurants in Harlem from 11:30 pm until 1:30 am. Continue Reading →

The Garifuna People in New York City

miriam-suazo-moore-at-100816-garifuna-perormance1By Lil Nickelson

On October 8th 2016 a Saturday evening, my friend Cherlyn Davis invited me to attend a dance performance with her at Symphony Space on the upper West side that one of her fellow shareholders Felix Gamboa, in her Esplanade Gardens building had invited her to attend.  Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The BIG Chocolate Show 2016

big-chocolate-showThe BIG Chocolate Show came to NYC and it was a chocolicious treat; I do declare.  The BIG Chocolate Show was held the second weekend in October 2016; press preview day was on Friday, October 7th and it was open to the public on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th.  2016. Continue Reading →

Join HW’s Lil Nickelson At The Ninth Annual Let Us Eat Local Tasting Benefit 2016

foodOn November 1, 2016, Just Food, a non-profit organization that empowers and supports community leaders working to bring fresh, local food to underserved neighborhoods, will host its ninth annual Let Us Eat Local Tasting Benefit. Continue Reading →

A Reflection On Harlem’s Historical Parks

st-nicholas-park-in-fallBy Lil Nickelson

Harlem contains four (4) parks within its borders: Marcus Garvey Park on the east side, Morningside Park and St. Nicholas Park in its interior and Jackie Robinson Park in West Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Row House Restaurant is Serving It Up

RH Exterior with Outdoor Seating1By Lil Nickelson

Row House restaurant is located along Harlem’s restaurant row at 2128 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, N.Y. 10026 on the Southeast corner of 115th Street.  Continue Reading →

Lil Nickelson Talks Harlem Food On The Danny Tisdale Show

lil nickelson dining with miss lil finalGrab a tea, and listen to Lil Nickelson, Harlem World Magazine‘s senior Food Writer of Dining With Miss Lil and Danny Tisdale as they talk Harlem food on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →