Art vending machine by Lucid Vending added to Pom Pom’s in Grand Central District

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Lucid Vending crafts incredible local art vending machines for markets and businesses across the region — and their latest drop-off is at Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria in the Grand Central District of St. Petersburg. The community-driven concept was founded by Kayla Cox and Chance Ryan.

“Not the boring snack boxes you see at the office, our vending machines are stylish and creative,” note the owners on the Lucid Vending website. “We carry an ever-revolving supply of locally-sourced art, creative-goods, engaging games, oddities, late-night essentials and vintage stuff.”

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They also supply machines with hand sanitizer from St. Pete Distillery and masks from Mask Up St. Pete, a local nonprofit.

Each machine is custom painted, keeping the aesthetics of your establishment in mind. Lucid Vending’s goal is to help provide an additional revenue stream for local artists as well as businesses.

Want an art-driven, custom painted machine at your business?

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Follow Lucid Vending on Instagram for updates on future installations.

Visit Pom Pom’s Teahouse at 2950 Central Avenue.

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Written by Andrew Harlan

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