Yelena Mandenberg

Yelena Mandenberg is the Ideas Editor at Grit Daily with a passion for news of all sorts. Finishing Brooklyn College with a degree in Print Media Journalism as the industry died out, she began working as a freelancer. After spending some time working in the retail industry, Yelena started BK Riot Writing, a marketing company that caters to small and local businesses, creating content that helps them compete.  From her South Brooklyn apartment where she lives with her cat & tortoise, Yelena is always seeking something new and interesting to cover.

The Nike x Stranger Things Clothing Line is All Nostalgia & Great Sneakers

The Nike x Stranger Things collection will be out June 27th, and people are loving the retro, 80’s inspired vibe that this brand new collaboration is giving out. Nike posted up a sneak preview of the sneakers last week, and they’re already getting plenty of hype. Though it’s been a while since they released a new season, who can forget Netflix hit Stranger Things? Set in the 80’s, in a small town called Hawkins, this show definitely plays on our nostalgia. The new...

Queens Has the Highest Number of Sugar Daddies, According to New Map from SeekingArrangement

According to SeekingArrangement, the website known for setting up women up with NYC’s richest and ritziest – Queens the number one place in New York City to find yourself a sugar daddy. Since NYC tops the list for cities with the richest residents, it is no surprise that apps like SeekingArrangement and other like programs find so much success. This app allows any interested parties to look for the right relationship, if the right relationship to you is filled with money &...

Luxlock Offers High-End Personal Shopping Online

As retail is finding a new home online, so is the idea of having a personal shopper. Luxlock gives individuals and brands the opportunity to work with a personal shopper through the internet. For brands selling clothes, it’s no secret that personalized attention makes a client’s experience. It’s been tough few years for retailers who relied on physical stores and sales teams to work with clients and sell clothes. Now, technology gives companies a new opportunity to offer...

NASA Invites Tourists to the International Space Station Starting in 2020

The future the Jetsons promised us is on its way – today, NASA announced that they are ready to invite tourists to the International Space Station, with trips ready to start in 2020. The US-based space station company say they plan to do at least two private astronaut missions, allowing tourists to travel up to the ISS for 30 days. So far, the price stands at $35,000 per night. Prior to this, any commercial use of the International Space Station was banned by NASA, along with any...

Brian Mazza Fights Diet & Exercise Fads by Hosting NYC Fitness Retreat

Restauranteur turned businessman, Brian Mazza, is now expanding his empire even further. Always passionate about fitness and menswear, Mazza’s newest venture, High Performance Lifestyle Training (HPLT), just hosted a NYC weekend retreat. The three-day health and wellness retreat included an opening night dinner at Le Pain Quotidien sponsored by Whoop, sunrise yoga at the top of the Empire State Building in partnership with ROAR Organic and strenuous HIIT workouts at NEOU. Staying true to...

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