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Surprise! Pizza Pies for Headlines is back for one more week thanks to Napolita Pizzeria in Wilmette

Our first-ever fundraising series was so much fun that we had to keep it going for just one more week.

If you haven’t had a slice of the action, here’s your last chance (for real this time) because we’ve partnered with Napolita Pizzeria & Wine Bar in Wilmette for a surprise finale on Wednesday, May 19.

The restaurant will donate 15 percent of nondelivery sales between 4-8 p.m. from its shop at 1126 Central Ave. This is a no-fuss event; you order, you eat and Napolita will automatically collect a portion of your sale for our nonprofit newsroom, The Record North Shore.

Napolita is currently taking reservations for three seating options: indoors, a heated patio and greenhouses. You can also pick-up your order to contribute to the fundraising event.

To place an order, call (224) 215-0305 or place it online here.

Napolita is an authentic wood-burning Neapolitan pizzeria located in downtown Wilmette.

The downtown Wilmette restaurant serves Neapolitan-style pizza that is “made fresh and naturally fermented in accordance with the strict standards of the authentic Vera Pizza Napoletana,” according to its website.

The authentic pizzas include more than 10 specialities in both Rossa (red sauce pizza) and Bianca pies (white pizza).

View Napolita’s full dinner menu here.

Napolita also offers pasta imported from Napoli, house-made specialty salads and Italian-style desserts, the website adds.

The restaurant offers a variety of wood-fired pizzas, imported pastas, salads and dessert.

Pizza Pies for Headlines has already ran for four consecutive weeks, rotating between different local businesses in our coverage areas. They were: Grateful Bites, Marco Roma, Lou Malnati’s Wilmette and North Shore Pizza Company.

Thank you to our partner pizzerias and our supporters who have participated in Pizza Pies for Headlines to help us raise some dough for local business and local news.

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megan bernard
Megan Bernard

Megan Bernard is a co-founder and the managing editor who directs day-to-day journalism of The Record. Megan enjoys writing about restaurants, entertainment and education and is an established human-interest reporter.

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