Kokoro at 172 Maplewood Avenue in the heart of Maplewood, NJ, offers all Be About Peace products as part of its wide assortment of gifts for all occasions, including international handicrafts, children’s educational items and jewelry, including some created by local artists. KoKoRo (which means “heart and spirit” in Japanese) is open:
:: :: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
:: :: Sunday 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
:: :: Closed Monday and Tuesday (except Thanksgiving to Christmas when KoKoRo is open every day)
All About Peace donates 25% of its profits from sales at KoKoRo to South Mountain Peace Action of Maplewood and South Orange, NJ.
Directions: From Penn Station take the MidtownDirect train to Maplewood. Turn right through the underpass near the front of the train and continue to Maplewood Avenue. Turn left and walk a block to KoKoRo.
By car: These directions (to the Main Library) take you to Maplewood Memorial Library on Baker Street. Continue one block under the railroad trestle to Maplewood Avenue and turn right into Maplewood Village.