Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - March 26, 2020

Consumer/Personal Finance

Quarantine got you thinking about getting a divorce? Attorneys standing by!; Strat-O-Matic saves opening day (today) for baseball junkies; Instagram launches new way for users to connect amid lockdowns; News programs see ratings soar during pandemic; Coronavirus – tipping point in favor of working from home?; Airlines doing away w/middle seats and beverage service; Airbnb hosts scrambling to find long-term renters and flocking to other platforms; Restaurants offering toilet paper w/to-go orders; Grocery stores adding plexiglass sneeze guards to checkout lanes?; A museum security guard who tried his hand at social media and became internet sensation (Thanks, LB); The Michelin-starred restaurants still offering pick-up and take-out dishes; Fireball gummy bears; Swedish Fish Jelly Beans; Latte Creme Fudge Dipped Oreo Thins Bites; Cheetos Sweetos Cinnamon Eggs.

Health & Wellness

U.S. coronavirus deaths toll top 1000 (including more than 200 just yesterday); Four Seasons NYC offers free stay for medical workers fighting coronavirus; Equinox Hotels creates stretching-based Wellness Rituals (AM and PM) to watch at home via on-demand videos; Pink eye – rare symptom of coronavirus? Maybe dry eye, too?; What isolation can do to your mind (and body); How to boost your immune system through diet and lifestyle changes (reiterating for you, Rob); The doctors spreading love and hope through power of music; An alcoholic finding comfort in digital family; A simple way to take a Purposeful Pause.

Fashion/Beauty

Fashion/beauty industries ramping things up – making and donating everything they can, from hand sanitizer to masks and medical overalls, gowns and scrubs to shoes – to combat shortage of medical supplies; Man models quarantine-inspired styles in hilarious home fashion show; Tie-dye sweatsuits – the new celebrity-approved work-from-home uniform?; How to cut and color your own hair (bad idea)…do your own gel manicure (really bad idea)…tint your lashes (really really bad idea); Why self-isolation may force you to shrink your closet, revamp wardrobe; A guide to at-home beauty dos and don’ts (beyond the ones we’ve mentioned above); An ode to slipper sandals.

Fitness/Diet

SlimFast has keto-friendly snack line that includes mint chocolate fat bombs? Wait – why are we “in the NoPo” just now discovering this?; ClassPass throws crucial lifeline to fitness studios struggling from COVID-19 closures; Online coach offers free P.E. classes for kids during school shutdowns – something to consider, Jack?; Why we’re all obsessed w/retro workouts right now; How to STOP all-day snacking during lockdown; The canned food nutritionists say no one should have in their pantry because it causes instant weight gain; A look at some of best virtual races for runners to take part in; Nike’s new camo sneakers (out today).

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