Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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, …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Local officials said they've given an informal "yes" to a vendor's proposal for a bakery at the 80th Avenue Train Station. If everything goes as planned, its doors should open this fall.
The newly renovated 80th Avenue Train Station is about to get a little sweeter. Village of Tinley Park officials have said they recently agreed informally to a proposal from executive chef Nicole Betourney, who recently presented a vision for her Palos Heights-Based business, Isn't That Sweet. She is expected to be up and running this fall. Triblocal Reports: Betourney, also known as "The Cupcake Lady," listed potential food choices and compared her pricing with that of competitors. But she won the officials' support with the promise of "high-quality, unique bakery items in an inviting setting, an oasis of relaxation and culinary pleasure" when the operation gets under way — probably in the fall, after additional storage is built. Sign up …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Village officials are narrowing the search for a vendor at the 80th Avenue Metra Station. A business owner presented her proposal before two committees Tuesday, saying she wants to make the stop a destination, rather than a mere commuter checkpoint.
After several months of extended application deadlines and back-and-forth discussions with potential restauranteurs, village officials may be zeroing in on their choice for a vendor at the already-opened 80th Avenue Metra Station. Nicole Betourney, owner and executive chef for Palos Heights-based business, Isn't That Sweet, presented her plan for the space Tuesday night during a joint meeting of the Village of Tinley Park's Budget, Audit and Administration, and the Finance and Economic Development committees. Sign up for a free daily e-newsletter from Tinley Park Patch. The station's building is fully functional but has lacked a vendor since the end of its first construction phase in March. The 5,600-square-foot structure replaced a tiny 1…