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ASTIRRED: A Proper Manhatten; Conversations a bit Edgy

 Proper Drinks /edgy conversations THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF MAKING A MANHATTAN READ The Plaza Hotel’s offering a very pricey ‘Home Alone 2’ experience MASHABLE Bose ‘Sleepbuds’ Want to Help You Snooze ENTREPRENEUR

SWB WEEKEND: Last Minute Thanksgiving Getaways; Your Weekend Meal; Christmas Gift Ideas

WEEKEND ASTIR The food market that makes your farmers’ market look dinky London’s Borough Market HEADLINES WSJ Judge Declares a Mistrial in Sen. Bob Menendez Corruption Trial READ REUTERS Italy’s Carige struggling with cash call as ECB deadline looms  READ BLOOMBERG Lynn Tilton Accused of Withholding Funds After Portfolio Defaults…

SWB/ Smart World Biz: MARKETS DOWN/OIL FALLS; Tried and True Turkey; Start Thinking Christmas Decor

TOP NEWS ASTIR Tanks in the streets and long lines to withdraw money — here’s what Zimbabwe looks like under military control WORLD SWB EUROPE Britain’s May weathers new challenges on Brexit plan, more to come REUTERS SWB ASIA Tillerson Calls for Independent Probe Into Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis WSJ SWB…

SWB/ Smart World Biz: WALL STREET SLIPS; Travel the French Alps this Fall; Slow Fashion Gurus

TOP NEWS ASTIR Trump heads home with ‘America First’ ringing in Asian ears WORLD SWB EUROPE EU migrant deal with Libya is ‘inhuman’ – UN BBC SWB ASIA North Korea defector who crossed DMZ ‘was shot five times’ BBC SWB MIDDLE EAST  Iran ends quake rescue operations, hungry survivors battle…

SWB/ Smart World Biz: MARKETS BATTLE BACK; DOTE – too cool for Amazon; Have a Piece of Pound Cake :)

TOP NEWS ASTIR Iran-Iraq border earthquake is deadliest of 2017 WORLD SWB EUROPE Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal READ SWB ASIA Trump-Duterte: US president hails ‘great relationship’ READ SWB MIDDLE EAST  Fears for Lebanese economy if Saudis impose Qatar-style blockade REUTERS SWB AFRICA Europe, Africa ministers…