LaChaney's Dance & Music Academy 1747 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Founded by Rutgers graduate and professional dancer, LaShonda Chaney, LaChaney's Dance & Music Academy is a studio…More located on Springfield Avenue. LaChaney's offers jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet, aerobics, pilates and instruction services for children and adults in a fun, inclusive and educational environment. The Academy also offers piano, drum, guitar and vocal lessons.
Fringe Salon 1874 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 This hip salon caters to your every beauty need while being conscious of the environment. Our favorite part is the…More stress-relieving scalp, neck and shoulder massage before your haircut. Now that's pampering!
Temple Sharey Tefilo Israel Iris Family Preschool 432 Scotland Rd, South Orange, NJ07079 Administrated by the Temple Sharey Tefilo Israel, the Iris Family Center for Early Childhood Education is a…More Jewish pre-school program. The Family Center offers a safe and engaging educational environment for children from sixteen months through five years-old. Visit the Iris Family Center for Early Childhood Education Web site for program, facility, policy and registration information.
The Springfield Avenue Partnership PO Box 1294, Maplewood, NJ07040 This neighborhood non-profit group has helped to revitalize the Springfield Avenue business district, creating a…More pleasant shopping environment and encouraging new businesses. The Partnership serves the community with such activities as promotional events for local businesses, aiding storefront improvements, keeping the sidewalks clean, and conducting workshops for business owners. The Partnership is run by a board of trustees consisting of local business owners, township officials, and residents.
St. James's Gate Publick House 167 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Serving good pub grub in an authentic environment, St. James's is a nice spot to catch up with friends over a pint or…More two. The bar top and tables are appropriately weathered, and true to the establishment's Irish roots—St. James Gate, Dublin—it serves Guinness, dark and delicious. It also has a nice selection of Irish Whiskey and single malt Scotch. Be sure to stop by on the weekends to catch some live music.
3R Living 147 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 3R Living provides a wide selection of environmentally-friendly organic products and gifts, including products for the…More home and body. The company also publishes a blog that focuses on the social, economic and political issues that affect the environment. In addition to its store in Maplewood, 3R has a store at 276L 5th Avenue, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the company also sells all of its products online.
Maplewood Country Club 28 Baker St, Maplewood, NJ07040 The course is a bit short at 6,100 yards from the white tees, but most seem to enjoy the low key environment provided by…More the Maplewood Country Club. Born out of the 1908 Valley Land Company that organized to provide the youth of the community a location to further their recreational needs, the Maplewood Country Club is currently under management of Michael Lusk. With a pool, four clay and two "hard-tru" tennis courts, an elegant dining room and comfortable grill room and of course the 18-hole golf course, this club provides a full slate of leisure activities for the entire family.
Blueprint Studio 283 Wyoming Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Blueprint Studio is a creative boutique that offers fashion and design classes to children in the greater Maplewood…More area. Classes offered in the Fall include such topics as how to create a fashion line, recycling and repurposing old garments, the elements of sketching and merchandising, how to create accessories and photography fundamentals. Summer camps are also available, incorporating many of the themes from the Fall classes in a day-camp environment from 9am to 1pm; all summer camp sessions can be registered for through the Blueprint Studio website, and those who sign up early can receive a discounted registration fee.
The National Housing Institute (NHI), a group of more than 30 of the nation’s leading scholars and experts on…More housing and urban policy, is an independent, non-profit organization “dedicated to fostering decent, affordable housing and a vibrant community for everyone.”
For more than three decades, the NHI has done original research on topics ranging from preventing homelessness to shared-equity home ownership, managing neighborhood change, and saving subsidized housing.
The group publishes Shelterforce, the oldest housing and community development magazine continually published in the U.S.
The group advocates for progressive, high-impact housing and community-development policies and practices, focusing on these needs through the lens of social and economic equity, racism, poverty, health, the environment, education and sustainability.