A flexible coworking space providing a variety of options to fit your needs including communal spaces, private offices, meeting rooms, community and more.

The work of childhood IS play. A licensed early childhood center with child-led environment, nurturing teachers and customizable schedules.

Birthday parties, corporate gatherings, staff meetings, classes for kids AND adults, professional development, networking events and more.

Personal essays and news covering work/life balance, professional development, entrepreneurship, small business and parenthood.

Meet our Founder

In today’s tech-advanced world, flexible schedules are here to stay. Our founder Deborah Engel dreamed up Work and Play as a solution for managing career and family, with flexible office space and customizable childcare schedules.

Latest News

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Entrepreneurs Are Getting Creative in the Co-Working Space

In South Orange, New Jersey, former publicist Deborah Engel was expecting her third child when she found an ideal space to house a combination co-working venue and preschool….

  • Have you all heard about our latest venture, General Store? Come check out the cooperative local marketplace where you can shop our local SOMa makers, artists and independent stores. Need to make those school Valentine’s? Sparkhouse Toys has got you covered. Or buy a unique......

  • Dear Diary: Life is a journey. When you’re like me living in suburban America, you have babies who all too quickly turn into first graders. And you start thinking back to what YOU remember from elementary school. When I was in elementary school, I wrote......

Meet our Members

The Work and Play community includes designers, writers, filmmakers, marketers, tech developers, educators, entrepreneurs, new and veteran parents and even empty nesters. Our members create a vibrant environment that is collaborative, creative and supportive as they strive to balance career and family life every day.

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