Ostara

Ostara: Light of the Earth – symbols of new beginnings

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Joe Longo, co-owner of Blu Lotus on Church Street, intends to balance a raw egg at precisely 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Tuesday is the Spring Equinox, also known...
Passover

Passover: wine welcomes the holiday

Wine is important in the Passover Seder.

‘There once was a girl from Montclair…’

We asked, you answered. In honor of the day that’s in it, as they say, we asked you to send us your best limerick. Limericks are, according to Wikipedia, “a form of poetry in five-line,...

Honoring a saint, riding a ring of fire in Montclair

The Feast and Carnival of Saint Sebastian Wednesday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 27 Wednesday-Friday, 5-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 3-10 p.m.Kaveny Field and Christopher Street area Vespers service: Aug. 26, 7 p.m. Solemn high Mass:...

Special bonds: Montclairites celebrate their special friendships

Compiled and photographed by Kate Albright  for Montclair LocalPhotographer Kate Albright met with and photographed locals to get their sweet stories on their “true loves.” The following stories celebrate the special bonds between these friendships.Elodie...

St. Patrick’s Day: Old green deal

Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day. Here's a list of events, beginning Thursday, March 14, lasting through the day that's in it, Sunday, March 17.
cocktails

Holiday: cocktails of the season (ho ho)

Food writer Steven DeSalvo goes on a cocktail crawl and discovers three yummy, festive drinks. He suggests not trying all three in one night.
Halloween

Program Notes: Scaring yourself sweet on Halloween

Halloween isn't a Jewish holiday, but I loved it best of all. Despite its scary overtones, the holiday itself is warm and gooey and cuddly.
Bastille

Dancing in the streets: Bastille Day 2019

Louisiana jazz, cocktails, a buffet and dancing are all part of the celebrations for Bastille Day at Van Vleck House & Gardens.