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Pizza Metro Is Closed Temporarily, Will Reopen Next Week, Owner Says

The pizzeria is getting fresh paint and a deep cleaning while its staff is getting a break.

Pizza Metro, 1707 W. Division St., is temporarily closed for a paint job.
Hannah Alani / Block Club Chicago

WICKER PARK — It may appear as if longtime Wicker Park staple Pizza Metro is closing, given its locked its doors and the brown paper taped to its windows.

Fear not, neighbors. The shop at 1707 W. Division St. is only closed temporarily and will reopen Monday, owner Marco Schiavoni said.

The pizzeria needed fresh paint and a deep cleaning. Most importantly, Schiavano said, the staff needed a break.

“It was a very busy year,” he said.

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