Tattlers to Close November 1

Tattlers in Park Forest
Tattlers in Park Forest. (Photo: Jo Anne Letourneau)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Iconic. Unique. And, oh, the Kevin Burger.

eNews Park Forest has learned that Tattlers Bar & Grill will close on Tuesday, November 1.

News first filtered in on the Facebook group Grew Up In Park Forest. The news was later confirmed by owner Barbara Gallagher on the Tattlers Facebook page:

We must, regretfully, inform you, the Tattlers’ faithful, that we will be closing our doors on Tuesday, November 1. Thank you all for your years of patronage and good times. We will miss you.

On the up-side, Tattlers will be hosting it’s own ‘Irish wake’ from now til then. Come and drink it while we’ve got it!

ENEWSPF first caught word of the closing from Mike Carroll’s Facebook post, "R.I.P. Tattlers! Gonna miss the good friends and special people! Thank you Barb for preserving as long as you did! You are a SPECIAL person and I LOVE you! Listen to Carey’s post and you will get it." Amid expressions of incredulity, Mike Carroll further commented, " YES! People did not support on a regular basis. The economy, PF, and prices had an overwhelming effect! Sure gonna miss it! Another icon gone!"

"This is the greatest thing I’ve ever done," owner Barbara Gallagher told eNews Park Forest. "The Village has been wonderful, supportive and lovely. Because of economic times, I am no longer able to keep my doors open. The Village has been marvellous. Sixteen years I’ve done this, and it’s been a good run."

Another icon, indeed.