Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - October 10, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

Snow in October? “Potentially historic” winter storm expected to slam north-Central U.S. over next few days, w/up to two feet of snow possible in some areas; Bed Bath & Beyond taps former Target executive as president; California power outages stretch into second day; Uber makes it easier to bring your pets along for ride — good news, Brew? Fika?; Goldman crowdsourcing ideas from its employees to find next billion-dollar start-up; Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ sweater, guitar, heading to auction; Apple’s smart glasses coming soon; Bacon shortage going to hit U.S.? The biggest small-town Halloween festivals around the country; A giant inflatable Twister board; Starburst Swirlers (for your cocktails, Mitch).

Fashion/Beauty

“No” to pricey engagement rings? Traditional rule that engagement rings should cost three months’ salary going by wayside?; Beauty “capsules” – oils, serums, powders housed in self-contained pods – popping up everywhere; Kate Moss’ 17-year old daughter following in her mother’s modeling footsteps (new Marc Jacobs beauty campaign); Allbirds opening more brick-and-mortar stores; ‘Jesus Shoes’…w/actual holy water inside them…for $3000?; The safe return of Tory Burch’s dog, Chicken

Fitness/Diet

What’s best for abs post-kids? Cardio? Circuit training? Pilates? Cross Fit? Kristen Bell swears by a hybrid fitness class that incorporates all…; Under Armour’s Kevin Plank puts Georgetown estate back on market ($24.5 million–$5 million less than last year’s asking price); Smart fitness device Mirror launches one-on-one personal training; Peloton – a ‘buy’ even though may not turn a profit for five years? Oh, and what about that annoying copycat, Echelon?; Why you may be unintentionally gaining weight; How you can lose weight by “recognizing” your hunger; A large shipment of fake Nike sneakers, seized; The very best diet for…cats.

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