Saturday, January 16, 2021

Lifestyle

MontClairVoyant: A Prickly Panorama of the Pandemic

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, It's almost impossible to comment a lot on the unfunny COVID-19 when you're a humor columnist. But the pandemic is worsening again in Montclair and elsewhere, so it's time for you to bite...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Peggy Panosh and Susie Arons in Conversation with Bobbi Brown, 11/18

Watchung Booksellers is pleased to host Peggy Panosh and Susie Arons, authors of Billions of Besties: A Celebration of Fascinating and Simply Exceptional Friendships as part of its ongoing Evening with the Authors virtual...

Meet Jane Fonda & Chelsea Clinton Virtually at Montclair Literary Festival Kick-Off Event

Montclair, NJ – Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival 2021 kick-off event will be a remarkable conversation between JANE FONDA and CHELSEA CLINTON on Friday, December 4th, 2020 at 8 pm. They will discuss Ms. Fonda’s...

MontClairVoyant: Montclair Is ‘Ridin’ with Biden,’ So Air Force One Needs More Seats

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, This past Saturday, November 7, crowds gathered and drivers happily honked their horns in downtown Montclair. What were they celebrating? Sincerely, As If I Don't Know The November 7 birthday of Albert Camus, whose novel "The...

Van Vleck to Hold Deck The Halls Home Edition Boutique Preview Event with Bobbi...

While this year's annual Deck the Halls Boutique cannot be an in-person event, Van Vleck House & Gardens is bringing all the warmth to you with its first ever Home Edition. Join Van...

MontClairVoyant: A November to Remember

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Let's discuss the 2020 election. If it had been Trump vs. a leader of the kill-rent-control-obsessed Montclair Property Owners Association, who would you have voted for? Sincerely, We Disport, You Decide I need a plausible third...

Annual Holiday Boutique At The Woman’s Club of Upper Montclair This Weekend

The Woman’s Club of Upper Montclair hosts its annual Holiday Boutique featuring holiday items, unique gifts, homemade crafts, and much more. The Holiday Boutique will be open this weekend on Saturday, November 7, 10...

MontClairVoyant: When Hybrid Is Debated, Don’t Wanna Be Sedated

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Last week you first discussed the Montclair Property Owners Association's kill-rental-control efforts and then discussed plans for in-person learning in our school district. Can you radically change things up this week? Sincerely, New Street Yes! I'll...

David Sedaris Bringing The Best of Me to Watchung Booksellers

Renowned humorist and essayist David Sedaris is coming to Watchung Booksellers! Sedaris will be signing his new book The Best of Me on Thursday, November 5. Releasing on November 3, The Best of Me...

Montclair’s Bobbi Brown Launches New Beauty Line – Jones Road

Montclair's makeup mogul Bobbi Brown is back doing what she's known best for -- bringing out natural beauty through cosmetics. Brown's new beauty line, Jones Road, has been dubbed "no makeup" makeup. Brown has taken...

MontClairVoyant: Martians Atop The MC Hotel Almost Seems Normal These Days

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, 1) Montclair Property Owners Association. 2) Hybrid-learning plan. 3) Partial library reopening. 4) Great Montclair travel softball team. 5) Martian spaceship landing atop The MC Hotel. Which of the five is not legit? Sincerely, Five...

MontClairVoyant: Voltaire’s Tomb, and When In-School Classes Might Resume

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, In his October 9 superintendent letter, Dr. Jonathan Ponds said in-person classes are "on target" to start early next month. Will those students who choose the in-person/remote hybrid really see the inside of...

Create A Winning Scarecrow For Van Vleck House & Gardens ‘Scarecrows in the Garden’...

The Montclair Foundation/Van Vleck wants to bring the community together safely to enjoy some fun in the Gardens with "Scarecrows in the Garden," a free community event, from October 28th-November 8th. Families, sports teams, neighbors,...

MontClairVoyant: When Montclair Tilts, Walk on Stilts

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, When some New Yorkers moved here from Park Slope, did they expect "Sloped Park" in Montclair? Sincerely, Brooklyn Dodgers You noticed! Downtown is not only sinking under the weight of big new buildings but tilting the...