Showing posts by: David Hitt

WARNING: New Science on Orbit exhibit will make you want to go to Space Camp

WARNING: New Science on Orbit exhibit will make you want to go to Space Camp

  Right now, even as you’re reading this, there are human beings living in space, conducting science on orbit of planet Earth.   Every moment of every day for the last 15 years, aboard the International Space Station or ISS for short, American astronauts and their counterparts from around the world have been living La Vida […]

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4 things you need to know about Huntsville’s Ghost Walk tours

4 things you need to know about Huntsville’s Ghost Walk tours

    There’s only a ghost of a chance you’ll find a better way to get into the spirit of Huntsville than by visiting local haunts with a Huntsville Ghost Walk, boys and ghouls. Now that we’ve gotten all the bad jokes out of the way, let’s have a serious talk about a great way […]

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A Non-Mom’s Guide: the Rocket City Mom App

A Non-Mom’s Guide: the Rocket City Mom App

    Using the RocketCityMom.com app without being a mom… To begin with, allow me to make a confession that will shock those who know me: I’m not a mom. I’m not even a woman. Or a dad. I’m about as far from a mom as you could reasonably get. With that out of the […]

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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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