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The Jobs Every Huntsvillian Secretly Wants

The Jobs Every Huntsvillian Secretly Wants

By David Hitt Jobs Every Huntsvillian Secretly Wants “We judge of a man’s wisdom,” said the poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, “by his hope.” The evangelist Robert Schuller said similarly, “You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.” If you want to understand Huntsville, you have to understand the people who live […]

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To-Do List: WhistleStop Bar-B-Que Weekend

To-Do List: WhistleStop Bar-B-Que Weekend

2018 WhistleStop Festival Debating whether or not you should check out Huntsville’s 18th annual WhistleStop Bar-B-Que Weekend at the Huntsville Historic Depot on May 4th and 5th? Let’s take an in-depth look at just some of the many reasons why you should add this festival to your to-do list: 1) Meat 2) Music   Are you […]

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Take a Walk with Us! The Huntsville/Madison County History Walking Tour Rundown

Take a Walk with Us! The Huntsville/Madison County History Walking Tour Rundown

  Huntsville may be famous for its role in building the future as the Rocket City. It’s also a place with a rich history, dating back even before it became Alabama’s first state capital. From museums to trolley tours, there are many ways to enjoy learning some local history, but on a nice day, none […]

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Yesterday, today and tomorrow: How Huntsville, AL, earned the name “Rocket City”

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: How Huntsville, AL, earned the name “Rocket City”

  Welcome to Huntsville, the Rocket City.   Why are we the Rocket City? It seems like such a simple question. Drive into town on I-565 and you’ll pass a 363-foot-tall rocket towering over the interstate, visible from miles away throughout town. Clearly, folks here like their rockets.   If you know a little bit […]

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What You Don’t Know About the Huntsville Comedy Scene

  Wanna hear something funny? Huntsville, Alabama. No, seriously. Huntsville is riding high on a comedy renaissance. A city where, just a few years ago, the stand-up scene consisted of a handful of aging guys standing around talking about how great it was before the Comedy Club closed has transformed into a place where there […]

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