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McDonald’s CEO Makes a Big Political Statement (Some Won’t Like It)
Politics

McDonald’s CEO Makes a Big Political Statement (Some Won’t Like It)

Chief executives and political commentary rarely go well together — when outgoing Whole Foods CEO John Mackey went on a podcast to say that the "socialists are taking over" and young people "don’t seem like they want to work," the internet did not let him retire without one last scandal.The latest person to make a splash with his remarks is McDonald's  (MCD)  chief executive Chris Kempczinski. During a conference at the Economic Club of Chicago, Kempczinski drew attention to the issue of crime in the Midwestern metropolis that serves as the headquarters of the Golden Arches.The city alone has more than 400 restaurants and, Kempczinski told reporters at the event, rising crime has been making it difficult to run many of them.ShutterstockKempczinski: 'Violent Crime In Our Restaurants'"We hav...
‘Friends’-Themed Central Perk Coffee Shop Opening Soon
Entertainment

‘Friends’-Themed Central Perk Coffee Shop Opening Soon

Get excited, Friends fans: a Central Perk Coffeehouse is coming to life!The new coffee shop, inspired by the NBC sitcom that ran from 1994 to 2004, will open its first location sometime in 2023, a new report from People revealed. The project is a collaboration between Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and CenPer Holdings, LLC, which is made up of coffee and food experts; including Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio. Warner Bros. made a statement to the outlet, announcing that the Central Perk Coffeehouse will be "imbued with the same heart soul as the iconic setting" where Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Monica (Courteney Cox), Pheobe (Lisa Kudrow), Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Ross (David Schwimmer) and Chandler (Matthew Perry) famously hung out during the 10-season series. "Central Perk Coffeehouse will be...
Fritz Hager III to perform free concert in Tyler | Arts & Entertainment
Entertainment

Fritz Hager III to perform free concert in Tyler | Arts & Entertainment

Fritz Hager III is coming home next week.The 22-year-old Tylerite, who made it all the way to the top 5 on "American Idol" before being eliminated, will be back in town to perform a free concert.The concert will be hosted at True Vine beginning at 7 p.m. Friday night."We are honored to host this celebration to welcome him home," True Vine said on its Facebook page. ...