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Mama & Me Pizzeria is closing as the owner retires

Mama & Me Pizzeria, a pizza restaurant in downtown Homewood, is closing permanently on Friday, Aug. 26. The restaurant is known for its inexpensive, Chicago-style thin crust and live music on Friday nights. 

Owner Kim Phillipos choked up as she described her retirement as “bittersweet,” and said she wants to thank the community she has served for 32 years. 

Kim Phillipos

Phillipos said she opened Mama & Me in 1990 with her mother as co-owner — hence the name, Mama & Me. She said that after being open for a few years . . .

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