Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - March 7, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Mark Zuckerberg outlines ‘privacy focused’ revamp of Facebook and we think ha…You?; Disgraced celebrity chef Mario Batali surrenders ownership stakes in all his restaurants; Amazon says buh-bye to its pop-up stores; Eyeglass industry – markups often approaching 1,000%?; Big banks pulling out of lower-income neighborhoods; Family Dollar closing nearly 400 stores; Starbucks – going to accept bitcoin?; An adults-only cruise that’s straight out of Fifty Shades of Grey; The best chocolate chip cookie in every state.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Want to live a long life? Be a married, happy-go-lucky, sex-mad hippie! Huh? Wha?; Luxury condo buyers forgoing flashy amenities in favor of “well-being” amenities; Tim McGraw writing book about his health transformation; Plant-based egg from JUST going nationwide at Whole Foods; Psychedelic drugs – next big thing in health and wellness, Gwyneth Paltrow?; How avocados and kale became so popular; Why more seniors should be getting brain health screenings; The healthiest order at every major fast-food chain; A sad diagnosis for Jeopardy host Alex Trebek – stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Calvin Klein – hip?? Abandons runway in favor of more youthful arena–the hit social media app TikTok; UES townhouse of late designer Oleg Cassini hitting market for $50 million; Millennials buying into DSW’s nail bar concept; Abercrombie & Fitch closing more stores; Charlotte Russe – liquidating; Martha Stewart’s new shoe collection w/Aerosoles — surprisingly…chic?; Glossier, the most-hyped makeup company on the planet, explained.

FITNESS/DIET

24/7 fitness trackers won’t solve all your problems–and they might make you imagine new ones?; Fitbit partnering w/Adidas and Blue Apron for an activity rewards program; Trader Joe’s finally getting into low-calorie, high-protein ice creams; More and more young people getting cancer because of their weight; Why knee injury rates from running haven’t budged over last 40 years; What to eat if you like snacks more than meals; The most uncomfortable side effects of popular diets.

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