Healthy Fast Food in NYC? Yup, Dig Inn

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I just had such an amazing lunch that I had to come and tell you guys all about it. I had never heard of Dig Inn Seasonal Market until one opened near my workplace a few months ago. I’ve walked by a few times and was almost lured in by the delicious aroma floating out of the doors but always kept it moving. See, I rarely buy lunch and bring my own most days. On the days that I don’t bring my own I have a few faves that I stick to for a quick and inexpensive lunch fix. A lot of times the healthy factor just goes out of the window but not today.
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Friday Night Shenanigans At Yotel East & West Terrace

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My line sister Nikki had a birthday dinner on Friday after work at East & West, the restaurant at Yotel. The weather was beautiful and we were able to get a table out on the terrace so we had us a good old time. We caught up, took lots of pictures and just enjoyed the evening.
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Blogging 101: Blogging On The Go

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As a busy blogger it is important to have the means to keep up with your blog at all times, including on the go. Sometimes it is hard for me to keep up especially since I also work a 9 to 5. With the flood of blog comments, emails, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social network activity it can all be overwhelming when you’re out and about, but it doesn’t have to be. Primarily I keep up with The Glamorous Gleam on the go with my smartphone but sometimes the screen is just too small. I found that a 7″ tablet is the perfect medium.
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Pies 'n' Thighs & My First Uber Experience

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My girl Tammy and I trekked all the way out to Williamsburg from the city in the rain determined to get our eat on and I am so glad that we did. The food at Pies ‘n’ Thighs was amazeballs. I was super stuffed after dinner and it was still nasty out so taking the train back into the city just to get home on the other side of Brooklyn was not in my plans. Here enters Uber. Check out my experience.
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Bringing Out My Inner Photographer at the CitizenM Times Square Photography Masterclass

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I was invited to the new citizenM luxury boutique hotel in Times Square for a photography masterclass with NYC Pro Photographer Ramon B. Nuez Jr on Night Time Photography. The workshop was held in the Cloud Bar on the rooftop of the hotel which is absolutely gorgeous with modern decor in beautiful colors and an amazing view. I think I got some pretty good shots, check ‘em out…
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