Propane Expo 2017: Around Nashville: Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge

March 31, 2016 - By

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, at the cornerstone of Honky Tonk Highway, is a refurbished bar and restaurant where guests can listen to talented singers and songwriters. According to USA Today, Tootsie’s “has been a proving ground for future country stars for generations.” In fact, Willie Nelson landed his first songwriting job after singing at Tootsie’s, and Mel Tillis, Patsy Cline and... read more

Propane Expo 2017: Around Nashville: Tavern Midtown

March 31, 2016 - By

Tavern features a wide food and drink selection at the heart of town on Broadway. Guests can enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner at this bar and restaurant, which is a local foodie favorite, according to Tavern also offers an extensive list of wines, local beers and cocktails, which you can enjoy on its large, bi-level patio. Tavern serves food... read more

Propane Expo 2017: Around Nashville: Robert’s Western World

March 31, 2016 - By

Robert’s Western World is a must-visit bar, grill and honky tonk for country music lovers stopping in Nashville, Tenn. Located on Lower Broadway in Nashville’s historic district, the bar and grill features country music shows almost every night of the week. Robert’s Western World opens at 11 a.m. and closes at 3 a.m. It has a 21 and older policy... read more

Propane Expo 2017: Around Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame

March 31, 2016 - By

One of Nashville’s top draws, the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum in downtown Nashville has plenty to offer the diehard country music fan and the casual listener. Tickets to the hall of fame are $24.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids ages 6 to 12 and free for those ages 5 and under. Senior tickets are $22.50, and tickets... read more

Propane Expo 2017: Around Nashville: Centennial Park

March 31, 2016 - By

For free fun in Nashville, Tenn., take a stroll around Centennial Park located on West End and 25th Ave. North. The park, which spans 132 acres, features a one-mile walking trail, a garden, a dog park and volleyball courts. The Parthenon in the middle of the park serves as the city’s art museum, and costs $6 for adults to visit.... read more

Autogas dispensing station up for bid at Propane Expo

March 31, 2016 - By

Quality Steel Corp. and Industrial Propane Service Inc. (IPS) are partnering to raise proceeds for the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) scholarship fund, as well as awareness of propane autogas, through a special event at the Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo. The companies donated a 1,450-gallon vertical propane autogas dispensing station, which holds a retail value of about $40,000,... read more

Learning to drop false pretenses

March 31, 2016 - By

Someone once asked Dolly Parton how long it takes her to do her hair. She responded, “I don’t know. I’m never there.” She may not look it, but the popular singer and actress recently turned 70. Her wig (or “pretend” hair) makes her look much younger. Like Dolly Parton’s pretend hair, business people also pretend from time to time. When... read more

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Iowa Mold Tooling names sales manager

March 30, 2016 - By

Iowa Mold Tooling Co. (IMT) promoted Tom Wallace to sales manager. In this position, Wallace will direct the IMT sales team to further strengthen the company’s distributor network and grow tire service sales. Wallace joined IMT in 2008 as a regional sales manager. Prior to this, he spent eight years working in the service department for Kleine Equipment Services, a... read more

Former Michigan Propane Gas Association president dies

March 30, 2016 - By

Dick Lowe, who served the Michigan Propane Gas Association as president in 1963 and 1964, has died. He was 90. Lowe founded Lowe’s Gas in 1948 in Dimondale, Mich., behind the support of 23 customers. Lowe’s business grew over the years, lasting four generations. He sold the business to a family member in 1965, and it was renamed Lowe Bros.... read more

EIA: US to increase hydrocarbon gas liquids production in 2016

March 29, 2016 - By

U.S. production of hydrocarbon gas liquids is expected to increase from 3.86 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2015 to 4.33 million bpd in 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Short-Term Energy Outlook. Hydrocarbon gas liquids are a group of products, including ethane, propane, butanes and natural gasoline. Hydrocarbon gas liquids are produced at both natural gas processing... read more