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December 9, 2019

What You Should Care About This Week

Monday, 12/9

NYC's Best Holiday Pop-Up Shops

In Manhattan

While the thrill of Black Friday and comfort of Cyber Monday have passed, there's still plenty of time to get out and find some great gifts for the holidays. New York City is well-known for its impressive pop-up culture of mainly small (and a few larger) brands that want to promote new lines, collections and collaborations for a limited run. If you're in town, here are few you have to hit up before they're gone for good.

The New York Post rounds up the best ones to check out

Tuesday, 12/10

How Not to Diet

In Bookstores

Every month, a new trendy diet or weight loss fad pops up in the news, but research shows obesity rates continue to rise. With the vast health concerns surrounding obesity, the author of the bestselling How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, releases a new book that showcases the latest science on the leading causes, along with realistic remedies. Simple enough, right? More importantly it's filled with actionable advice, not just hokey pep talk. How Not to Diet will make you rethink dieting in the wake of constant weight-loss struggles by substituting a simpler, healthier and sustainable lifestyle.

$32.50 / $22.75 at Amazon

10:00 am EST at Nike

Back to the Future's Nike sneakers may have been a few years off, but Nike is on course to make the future of footwear happen now. The Nike Adapt Huarache features an adaptive fit power lacing system that provides a locked-in feel. Just like past Adapt footwear, these are compatible with the Nike Adapt app. Connect your Apple Watch (sorry Garmin or Fitbit fans) to easily tighten or loosen the fit from your wrist, as well as instantly adjust your shoes using only your voice with five Siri shortcuts. The future is now.

$350 at Nike

Friday, 12/13

Uncut Gems

Friday, 12/13

Uncut Gems

In Limited Theaters

The Safdie brothers are not only fantastic writers and directors, but they are also avid NBA fans. Both of those worlds collide in this Adam Sandler led drama about a charismatic New York City jeweler that's on the lookout for the next big score that involves getting a high-profile NBA player, Kevin Garnett, involved.

Watch the trailer | 96% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

Friday, 12/13

6 Underground

On Netflix

Friday, 12/13

6 Underground

On Netflix

The age of wild action movies directed by Michael Bay (and not based on the Fast and Furious saga) is back! 6 Underground is a story of six individuals from all around the globe. Each one is the very best at what they do and have been chosen not only for their skill, but for a unique desire to delete their pasts to change the future. Headlined by Ryan Reynolds, the action film helps break up the standard holiday movie line up.

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