Showing posts by: David Hitt

“You Are Here”: Pin the Tale on the City

“You Are Here”: Pin the Tale on the City

“You Are Here”: Pin the Tale on the City Welcome to Huntsville. You are here. But now – where is here? There’s a big difference in visiting a city and experiencing a city. Make no mistake – Huntsville is a great place to visit. Come eat some amazing local food, visit local sights like the […]

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The Lowdown on Lowe Mill Eats

The Lowdown on Lowe Mill Eats

The Lowdown on Lowe Mill Eats Upon first wandering through Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, one might be tempted to wonder why “food” isn’t part of the official name. Even before you go inside, you’re encountering some of the tastiest treats in town, and more keep appearing as you wander amongst the shops and studios. […]

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Shop Local to Show the Love

Shop Local to Show the Love

  From breweries to biergartens to books – and other places that don’t start with B – local businesses in Huntsville offer up a lot to love. But several local merchants also help show the love, by donating a share of proceeds to good causes. Here are just a few examples of ways you can […]

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Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon

Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon

  Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon The Rocket City Marathon is, like any marathon, 26.2 miles. Or, to put it in “Rocket City” context, 381 Saturn V moon rockets laid end to end. Four miles farther than the Apollo 17 crew drove on the moon. It’s 0.0001 percent of the distance to […]

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Monte Sano Art Festival

Monte Sano Art Festival

  *Editor’s note: Dates, times, and other relevant event information has been updated in this blog to accurately reflect 2018 activities. Art Show on the Mountain What could be better than a day spent enjoying both the natural beauty of Huntsville’s Monte Sano Mountain and the creations of more than 150 of the region’s finest […]

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Attraction PRO Tip: Alabama Constitution Village

Attraction PRO Tip: Alabama Constitution Village

  At Huntsville’s Alabama Constitution Village museum, the big deal is that the big deal isn’t the big deal. With me so far? As you might guess from the name, on the site where the museum is located, almost 200 years ago, History took place. Like, capital-H, big-deal History – Alabama’s state constitution was drafted and signed. Way […]

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4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

4 Tips For Huntsville Visitors from SPACE!

With the recent announcement that Huntsville may be the landing spot for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser spacecraft, we thought we’d get ahead of the curve by publishing a guide to visitors arriving to our city from orbit. In the words of Gloria Gaynor, “And so you’re back from outer space.” You’ve parked your spaceplane at […]

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Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

  If you go to Paris, you take a picture of the Eiffel Tower. If you go to New York, you snapshot the Statue of Liberty. In Rome, the Colosseum.  In Cawker City, Kansas, the biggest ball of twine. But what about Huntsville? What do you take a picture of when you come here? Well, the rocket, […]

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Four New Year’s Resolutions Huntsville Can Help You Keep

Four New Year’s Resolutions Huntsville Can Help You Keep

  A new year is upon us, and with that comes New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like a lot of people, you may already be struggling to follow through with yours. Or, if you’re like me, you never made them in the first place. Either way, Huntsville can help! Here are four New Year’s Resolutions […]

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5 must-do Huntsville holiday events to fit every occasion

5 must-do Huntsville holiday events to fit every occasion

  Editor’s Note: Information has been updated to accurately reflect 2017 events. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. All over the Rocket City, lights and trees and stars and Santas deck the halls, streets, parks, museums and more. Even if you live here, it’d be tough to take in everything, and if you’re […]

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