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We are excited for our new partnership with Fierce Females! Working together, our teams will provide compelling educational seminars, fun networking events, and an easy way to engage and enroll in all. This partnership is the logical next step arising from working together effectively in the...

Hi! It’s Deborah, founder of Work and Play and co-founder of General Store. Healthy living has become an important part of my own personal work/life balance. I try to live by the mentality that I learned with the Beachbody 21 Day Fix program: Live healthy...

Did you know you can do a coworking trial for FREE at our 19 Prospect Street location? Well, you can! We offer a free daily pass to all new prospective workspace members. To join us to see if our coworking community is right for you,...

My kids are counting down the days to Father’s Day on June 17th. It may just be because that’s the weekend the pool hours expand to weekdays, but it’s making me anxious. Anxious because it means I need to start thinking about a present for...

Work and Play’s Open Play is returning for one day only on Saturday, May 12th as part of South Orange’s Moms Day Out! Drop in play for children ages 0-5 with a caregiver will run from 10am – 12pm. $8 per child with advanced registration....

This week, Sarah and I gave the commuting thing a try when we ventured into NYC for the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (aka GCUC). And good thing we did, because we won an award!! Work and Play was voted Best Niche Coworking Space for our...

General Store is four months old, and oh how it's grown! You can now shop hundreds of local stores and makers online at SOMaGeneralStore.com! Many of our members offer 2-DAY DELIVERY to South Orange and Maplewood! We call it STORE-TO-DOOR EXPRESS! And be sure to...

Happy First Day of Spring!! You may be stuck inside tomorrow with more winter weather on the way, but Work and Play’s Early Childhood Program has some ideas for how to engage your kiddos in some simple Snow Day activities! Here at Work and Play, we enjoy...

Today is National Read Across America Day, and over at General Store, we’ve launched a new Kids Book Club in partnership with Farfaria and Kids' Books for a Better World! As we talk about books and reading to your children, we thought we’d ask our Early...

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...