WICKER PARK — A walk-up doughnut window near Wicker Park's temporarily closed CTA Damen Blue Line "L" station wants to give "misplaced commuters" a reason to pop by on their way to alternative routes: a free doughnut with the purchase of one.
Beginning Monday, Glazed and Infused’s Wicker Park location at 1576 N. Milwaukee Ave., in the back of Francesca's Forno, will be offering customers "a sweet excuse for being late to work," according to a news release.
Any commuters who flash their Ventra card at the artisan doughnut shop’s window will receive get a free doughnut of their choice if they buy one as part of the "Late Pass" promotion.
Customers are "encouraged to share their free doughnut with any parties that may be offended by their CTA-induced tardiness," a Glazed and Infused spokeswoman said.
The promotion is available from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and will be only be available at the Wicker Park walk-up window.
The station, which closed on Oct. 20 for renovations, is scheduled to reopen on Dec. 22.
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