DOVER, Del. — Delaware officials won't allow popular Colorado-based restaurant chain Illegal Pete's to convert to a Delaware limited liability company because the company's name has "a negative connotation," according to a federal lawsuit filed this week.But state Division of Corporations records show that Delaware officials have signed off on plenty of questionable, even tasteless, entity names.Illegal Pete's is a 23-year-old restaurant chain known for its burritos. The company is named in honor of its founder's father, who is described on Illegal Pete's website as "a bit of a good-natured hell-raiser in his day." The company has nine locations in Colorado and two in Arizona.While Delaware officials deem "Illegal Pete's" too offensive to be included in the state's roster of some 1.3 million business entity names, they've expressed no qualms about "Illegal Civilization Inc." or "Illegal People Touring Inc."- Click here to sign up for The Gazette's Food and Dining … [Read more...] about Colorado-based restaurant name leaves bad taste with officials
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The national college admissions scandal that has rocked elite universities revived the discussion about whether where you go to college determines success and the role of privilege in that process.With actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman expected in court Wednesday to face charges, the conversation over college cred is particularly timely as colleges release their admission decisions and high school seniors and their families send off deposits by May 1 to secure a spot in the class of 2023.The Tribune reached out to some Chicago-area CEOs to ask where they went to college and what they got out of it. Many went on to earn advanced degrees at other institutions, but we found they put a lot of stock in their undergraduate experiences.Matt MaloneyFounder and CEO, GrubhubMichigan State University, class of 1998B.S., natural scienceMatt Maloney has a theory: It doesn’t really matter where you get an undergraduate degree.“There was no conscious decision to end up in … [Read more...] about With the admissions scandal in the news, we asked 10 Chicago CEOs: Does where you go to college really matter?
By BRIAN REA MARCH 21, 2019 My mother-in-law wouldn’t tell us what our wedding gift would be — only that we’d have to travel to a forest, on an island, in Sweden, to receive it. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time The Mystery Gift at the End of the World It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue By BRIAN REA When my wife and I were married, my mother-in-law told us she had a special gift for us. I wasn’t sure what to expect. She didn’t tell us what the gift was, but she did tell us where it was. In Sweden, on an island, in the forest. As with all magical places, getting to the island in Sweden requires some effort (particularly as my wife, son and I live in Los Angeles). After the plane, the train and a car ride to the countryside, a boat ferries us across the lake from … [Read more...] about The Mystery Gift at the End of the World
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Taos Had History and Mystique, but Few Skiers. Can a New Owner Change That? Supported by With a $300 million investment and upgraded amenities, the New Mexico ski area was attempting a revival without losing its soul. A fatal avalanche tested that effort even further. ByBiddle Duke Feb. 20, 2019 “When I heard Mickey sold the ski area,” Dave Hahn, a longtime member of the Taos Ski Valley ski patrol said, “I remember thinking, ‘That’s funny, a lot of us thought we owned it.’ ” He was kidding, of course, but there was a poignancy to Mr. Hahn’s remark. Taos locals and longtime visitors to the New Mexico ski resort had the mountain to themselves for so long it’s almost as if some forgot their little jewel was a going concern, actually owned by the family … [Read more...] about Taos Had History and Mystique, but Few Skiers. Can a New Owner Change That?
CRIPPLE CREEK — A judge Thursday said she needs up to two weeks to decide on a new sentence for a man who admitted killing his mother and stepfather at their Woodland Park home as a teenager in 1992.The judge's announcement in court means that Jacob Patrick Ind must wait to learn if he will be freed from prison after serving more than 25 years for the killings of Pamela and Kermode Jordan when he was 15.“This case has weighed heavily on my heart and mind,” 4th Judicial District Judge Lin Billings Vela said after more than three hours of testimony and arguments.The judge said she intends to rule, either in writing or verbally, within 14 days.The comments came after an emotional hearing that pitted Ind’s supporters, who called the murders a product of lifelong physical and sexual abuse, against those who say Ind is a fabricator who killed his parents in cold blood. The Jordans were beaten, stabbed, shot and sprayed in the face with bear mace in an attack … [Read more...] about Judge postpones new sentence for man who killed parents in Woodland Park as a teen in 1992