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Work and Play is more than just a coworking space. We are a community, supporting each other as we build our individual businesses. We brainstorm, collaborate, learn and educate. We all like to grow professionally, and we offer workshops to both our members and the community at large. This...

We are a community of entrepreneurs, independent contractors and telecommuters. We network, collaborate, and put our heads down to work. We’ve got desks, chairs, coffee and a fridge, and Jackie & Son’s is just next door. If you’ve ever been interested to see what coworking is like,...

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...

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...

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 diaries. I...