Ignore the "for sale" sign on the building at 2915 West 44th Avenue, advises owner Michael Scarafiotti. Yes, he and his wife, Susan, plan to build their own place -- where they're not at the whim of a landlord -- in a new location in the northwest 'burbs, but in the meantime, they're cooking up a storm at the spot they inherited when they bought 3 Sons in 2004.
"And we want you to be a part of this exciting adventure!" their website advises. "Purchase a brick with your name and phrase, up to three lines, and make your family become ours."
The deadline for buying a brick is August 22; the Scarafiottis hope to be in their new Arvada home in March 2009. But don't wait to go back to 3 Sons until it's pasta point of no return. -- Patricia Calhoun
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