Greg Jackson of Wausau slices a pizza at Polito's Pizza in downtown Wausau, Monday, July 8, 2013. In the foreground is the order of two customers who were getting their drinks at the time the photo was taken.
Two local businesses with eyes on the south metro area will open by the end of the summer after months of construction and a string of delays.
Kevin Polito, owner of the Polito's Pizza chain, said his seventh location will open this week at the former Cuppa Joe's coffee shop off Kort Street in Rothschild.
The new restaurant was supposed to open in Rothschild in June, but the opening of a new Wisconsin Rapids Polito's in March and a remodel to the front of the Rothschild building set construction back. ...