The Tinley Park café will be serving weekday morning coffee to commuters beginning Wednesday thanks to a 90-day contract it signed with the village. Officials are still looking for a permanent food vendor for the station.
- Joe Vince
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Starting Wednesday, local eatery Diana's Kitchen will be providing commuters with their morning coffee at the newly renovated 80th Avenue Metra Station. At least for a short time. The cafe will be taking the vendor spot in the station that Palos Heights-based bakery Isn't That Sweet recently backed out of before ever opening. The owners of Diana's Kitchen, have signed a 90-day contract to sell coffee, doughnuts and other drinks and snacks at the Metra station while the village decides on a permanent vendor for the location, said Debbie Thormann, a café employee who emailed Patch over the weekend. READ: Officials OK Bakery at 80th Avenue Train Station Diana's Kitchen will be open for business at the station from 5 to 9 a.m. weekdays, …
Phase two of construction at the 80th Avenue Metra Train Station is officially underway. Certain parking areas and entrances will be off limits to commuters, village officials said.
Commuters at the new 80th Avenue train station should note upcoming construction adjustments that could affect their daily routines. With phase two construction of the pedestrian underpass underway, the circular "kiss 'n ride" drop-off on the north side of the tracks and the pedestrian crossing closest to that area will be closed beginning Monday, April 16. Because pedestrians will be unable to access that crossing, they will be directed to two crossings on the east end of the north platform, according to a news release from the village of Tinley Park. Effective Thursday, April 12, the parking payment stations on the north side will be located at the entrance to the pedestrian walkway off the parking lot. The underpass is scheduled to be …