Kansas City Spotlight Kansas City, Missouri, more affectionately known as KCMO or the “City of Fountains”, has a rich history with much to offer. Kansas City is nestled in the middle of the Heartland. With attractions ranging from educational to entertainment, you’ll find exactly what you want in this Midwestern town. Museums that dot this town include the National WWI Museum and Memorial, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the American Jazz Museum, just to name a few. Whether you’re a history buff, music lover, art aficionado, or
Nashville Spotlight Nashville, as known as the “Music City” draws Tennessee’s largest population. Drawing a large crowd of musicians and music lovers, you can find exactly what you want. Home to the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, as well as the Ryman Auditorium, this city has plenty to offer. Music has been woven into the fabric of this city. Many artists stop by at some point to get inspiration, record, or base themselves out of Nashville. Famous artists that have made a
Memphis Spotlight Memphis, also known as, “bluff city” has plenty to offer. On the banks of the Mississippi, Memphis is home to the second largest city in Tennessee. With its central location, it has helped Memphis become one of the largest distribution centers in the United States. This city is considered one of the birthplaces for blues music. Developments in music were made here from Elvis, B.B. King and composer W.C. Handy. Soul music also found its development here as it was a popular place for artists to
STATES ARE STARTING TO CRACK DOWN ON OIL THEFT! Grease theft is a rising problem that robs not only the companies collecting the oil of lost funds, but also the businesses that the oil is taken from. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence across the country as used cooking oil (a.k.a. liquid gold) is becoming more valuable since it is the key ingredient in creating biofuel, amongst other useful substances. Many of these crimes go unreported or unresolved. In fact, California’s penalty
HELP CEASE THE THEFT OF GREASE Who would have thought that used cooking oil would one day be considered liquid gold?! Restaurant owners are now getting paid for something they once had to pay to have removed. The used cooking oil, also known as yellow grease, is often used to create biodiesel, which is in higher demand thanks to soaring gas prices. Thieves are now targeting this yellow grease, snatching the “liquid gold” right out of the user’s pocket. Grease theft results
You may not really realize it, but that used cooking oil of yours is incredibly valuable. It can be recycled and converted into so many other useful things, including biodiesel. Thieves are well aware of how useful and valuable your used cooking oil is, and they’ll go to great lengths to steal it from under your nose.
Indianapolis has plenty to offer its residents in the “Hoosier” state. The city, commonly called “Indy”, is home to many great concert venues, inviting all styles of music. Right outside of the technical Midwest, it is the perfect distance from the east coast, so no one is ever too far from a coast line.
St. Louis, otherwise known as the “Gateway to the West”, is the midway point between the two coasts. It is perfect for the Midwest traveler or anyone who hasn’t yet seen the dynamic skyline. Home to gooey butter cake, toasted ravioli, and barbeque, the food in St. Louis is unlike any other.
Nearly 35 pounds of cooking oil is used a day per restaurant in the cooking industry. Imagine this number multiplied, day-by-day over the course of one year. Where does this oil go? Did you know that you can put this oil to good use and make the best out of the waste?
Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? Many people have a love/hate relationship with resolutions, but some people benefit from the symbolism of starting fresh with the new year. However you view it, perhaps one of the best resolutions you could make for yourself and your household is to go green! We need to be more environmentally conscious now more than ever. Thankfully, there are several easy changes you can make in your day-to-day activities to live a greener