The owners of Ella's Deli and Ice Cream Parlor, Ken and Judy Balkin, closed the beloved restaurant in January after 41 years. The couple had been hoping to find a buyer who would reopen the 5,500-square-foot property at 2902 E. Washington Ave., but that didn't happen. Instead, health care software company Epic Systems bought the carousel and other decorations  and plans to bring them to the firm's Verona campus. Here’s a look back at Ella's Deli over the years.

Looking for fun? Get recommendations sent to your inbox