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Getting ready to reopen Era Atomica in a new location on Saturday, shop owner Stacey Bartholetti tells us she hasn't slept in two days. "We'll be working until zero hour to have it ready for Saturday." she says. However, it sounds like the shop's new home will be worth the effort.
Offering over 1,000 square feet of selling space, the three-story spot at 1835 Passyunk Avenue will be a better fit for the mid-century furniture and decor store. "We'll have a better variety of furniture, including bedroom sets, which is something we were not able to offer in [our previous address at 1735 Passyunk Avenue]," Bartholetti says. "We'll also have a proper dressing room and will be offering a larger selection of vintage clothing." More square footage also means more room for storage, something crucial for a business offering online sales.
What will really set Era Atomica's new space apart from the crowd is the tattoo shop that'll occupy the building's second and third floors. A separate venture from the retail store, the parlor has yet to be named, but it'll be owned and operated by Bartholetti's husband, Mike, and his business partner, Scott. (Preview their skills on Instagram: @mikehooligan76 and @bakosstattoos)
Check out Era Atomica's new digs this Saturday, 6pm to 10pm, when the store hosts a grand opening party with music, snacks, and booze.
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