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Eclectic Expressionism adds glass pipes – and a tarot reader and astrologer on weekends

Eclectic Expressionism, the purple-fronted, new-age gallery and gift shop at 1507 E. Passyunk Ave., will start having a tarot reader and an astrologist come in on the weekends.

The shop also started stocking glass pipes. You know, for tobacco.

Eclectic Expressionism

Lining the front window

Owner Nicola Vittoria says the nicer pieces are in the back.

As far as the soothsaying goes, Vittoria is hosting a “Psychic Fair” on Sunday Nov. 17 from 3 to 7 p.m. to introduce two new people to the gallery’s customers. A tarot card reader and an astrologer will be on hand for $15 readings that will take 10 to 15 minutes. In the future, readings will be every Saturday and Sunday by appointment.

Eclectic expressionism flier


Certainly diversifies the avenue’s retail offerings, huh? Of course, don’t forget Glass on Glass, which shares space with Sit&Spin Records at 9th and Reed.


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4 Responses to Eclectic Expressionism adds glass pipes – and a tarot reader and astrologer on weekends

  1. David G November 7, 2013 at 11:42 am #

    I’m sure they got their zoning variance for fortune reading, right? Honestly, different strokes for different folks and everything, but fortune tellers are just manipulative con artists.

    • Albert Stumm November 7, 2013 at 11:58 am #

      Fortune reading requires a specific variance?

      • David G November 7, 2013 at 3:33 pm #

        Yes. It’s a forbidden use in CMX-1 through CMX2.5.

      • Nicola V. December 3, 2013 at 9:02 pm #


        I just found this comment, (David G & his CMX-1 Through CMX2.5.)
        And what pray tell is that & were do you inquire about it.

        Well, “When in Rome” Mr. David G.

        Any ‘Edification’ on the subject, you or anyone can offer will be respectfully reviewed, we responded to popular demand from our Patron’s in an effort to please our Consumer’s we
        complied to their request’s. Honestly and with out malice or intent to displease anyone.

        In Truth, Light & Love Nicola V.

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