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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Short-lived Oliver and Company Tea Room is no more

The Oliver & Company Tea Room, a pop-up that opened in May at 1613 E. Passyunk Ave., is now definitively dead.

1613 E. Passyunk Ave.

1613 E. Passyunk Ave.

Owner and tea sommelier Brenda Board had hoped to expand her limited service to include afternoon high tea after a trip in June to Las Vegas to speak at a world-tea expo. But we hear that the landlord already has someone else lined up for the space.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

First Pics: Oliver & Company Tea Room opening at 1613 E. Passyunk Ave.

We met up with Brenda Board, the woman behind the Oliver & Company Tea Room that’s popping up in the former Quaker Tickets office at 1613 E. Passyunk Ave., for a peek inside and a taste of her house-blended tea.

She's working on getting this sign out front

She’s working on getting this sign out front

Board, a tea expert, pastry chef and sommelier, has been doing tea-paring pop-ups for 20 years under the same name, mostly at historical properties in Chestnut Hill, where she had a tea room until 2002.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Former Quaker City Tickets to become a tea shop called Oliver and Company Tea Room

The tiny storefront that used to be Quaker City Ticket Agency, which closed is Passyunk office about two months ago, is poised to become a little tea shop called Oliver Company and Tea Room.

Emphasis on little. That office was pretty small.

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Out with tickets, in with tea

Our tipsters also tell us that they plan to open next week, which could be the quickest lease-to-opening turnaround in Passyunk history.

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