Friday, December 7, 2012
The pizza restaurant is brand new in town but already has drawn a crowd.
Palos Heights' newest pizza place has launched with a bang. Lucano's Pizza opened for business Tuesday to a surprising response from the community, said owner Alex Dreznes. He said business that first day far exceed what they expected. "We turned the "Open" sign off, it was so busy," Dreznes said. Lucano's feature item is their thin crust pizza. Dreznes said they got their training and has worked as a franchisee with Barraco's Pizza since 2006, operating locations Lisle and Crest Hill. In June, they broke off from the big chain and rebranded to Lucano's. Join the conversation. Friend Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the daily email newsletter! The newly independent operation then started looking for the chance to move to the south …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Lucano's Pizza has two locations and will launch a third in Palos Heights.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Family-run Lucano's Pizza is set to open in Dec. 1.
Palos Heights is swapping one Harlem Avenue pizza place for another. Lucano's Pizza is expected to open Dec. 1 at the former location of Caprio's Pizza, 12778 S. Harlem Ave., according to the City of Palos Heights. Lucano's has locations in Crest Hill and Lisle. Read about the family-run business here. Join the conversation. Like Palos Patch on Facebook and sign up for the breaking news alerts! Caprio's closed down for the second time Aug. 16 after a short run under new management. Rosario Caprio, who started the pizza restaurant, had sold it to a new owner earlier that month. "I had the best year I ever had in 2011 and I sold it just because I had a good offer," Caprio said. When it was open, Caprio's received the second-highest number of…