Sunnyside Swap Shop closed on August 31, 2013.

We have re-opened as Southside Swap & Play in the Woodstock neighborhood and are accepting new member families! Please visit our new website for information about membership!

Relocating to Woodstock Neighborhood

Karen and I have spent a lot of time over the last week taking a deep look into the swap shop’s finances, current membership numbers, and relocation options. We want to extend a huge thank you to current members –both new and old – who are actively supporting the co-op. You are making such a […]

Time to Move On

Time to Move On

Swap shop members and community members have had plenty of questions about the church’s priorities and reasoning in making a decision not to renew the swap shop’s use of the building past August 31st

First, I want to address the question I have been asked about if our new director, Ellen Zientek, was not hired […]

Know Your Neighbor – Budgeting for better health care

Each time I post about our Roost sponsor, Elemental Medicine, Dr. Carrie Ebling and Courtney Giordano’s combined chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage therapies practice on Belmont, I get an email a few weeks or a month or so later either asking for the post again or in thanks for the connection. Along with the usual reasons […]

New Babysitter / Nanny available


NEW BABYSITTER/NANNY: If you are looking for some extra help here and there or a first or next regular nanny for your family, Eliot, who I know from my work with our sponsoring non-profit at Windward in Washington, recently moved back into town from traveling to the East Coast. Eliot was the main clown […]