Reader: Illegal Pete's Keeps Name -- Have a Margarita and Relax!

Pete Turner has made his decision: The Illegal Pete's name will be on the new store, his seventh location, when it opens in Fort Collins next week. He posted a lengthy explanation of his rationale on illegalpetes.com late Wednesday afternoon -- to the dismay of critics and the rejoicing of fans. See also: Pete Turner on Illegal Pete's, Community and the Fort Collins Controversy

Here's how Allison sums it up:

Have a margarita with your burrito and relax.

What do you think of the Illegal Pete's name controversy? Overblown? Under-reported? Post your thoughts below.

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