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7 Cemeteries for History Buffs

7 Cemeteries for History Buffs

7 Cemeteries for History Buffs These cemeteries have so much history, it’s spooky! Historic Slave Cemetery at Oakwood University Location: Off of Wynn Drive NW, on the south end of Oakwood University campus, Huntsville In 1896, the founders of Oakwood University purchased land from the former plantations operated by Peter Blow and Job Key. For years, a slave cemetery was […]

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Experience the Taste of Huntsville

Experience the Taste of Huntsville

  Experience the Taste of Huntsville Each year, the Huntsville/Madison County Hospitality Association hosts the Taste of Huntsville, an event with good food for a good cause! This year’s  theme is “Tailgate with the Taste of Huntsville.” Over 30 local restaurants will provide delicious samples for guests to enjoy, with the event’s proceeds benefiting Merrimack Hall […]

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Haunted Huntsville

Haunted Huntsville

Haunted Huntsville It was, perhaps, Vincent Price who said it best, in Michael Jackson’s immortal Thriller: “Darkness falls across the land The midnight hour is close at hand Creatures crawl in search of blood To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood” Halloween is approaching, and you certainly wouldn’t want to be found without the soul for getting down […]

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Experience Authentic Latin Flavor in Huntsville

Experience Authentic Latin Flavor in Huntsville

Experience Authentic Latin Flavor in Huntsville by Antonio Montoya, CEO Huntsville West/Co-host of Rumba Latina Huntsville is a community of transplants, from all over the country and the world. It’s a point of pride that around every corner there are ways to experience the rich and vibrant cultures that make up our diverse community. Now […]

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Madison Street Festival

Madison Street Festival

Madison Street Festival Madison, Alabama’s, largest event – the Madison Street Festival – happens each year in early fall in Madison’s historic old town district.  The weather forecast calls for a gorgeous sunny day this October 7th!  Admission is free to this family-friendly event.     The Festival kicks off at 9 am with parade […]

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Sports Fans: Where to Watch the Big Game in Huntsville

Sports Fans: Where to Watch the Big Game in Huntsville

Sports Fans: Where to Watch the Big Game in Huntsville Everyone’s favorite time of year is HERE! It’s football season, ladies and gentlemen. Tailgating, good company, decked out head-to-toe in your team’s colors… but where will you set up camp to cheer your team on to victory? If you’re visiting from out of town, maybe […]

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How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit Have you ever wished that you could travel through more than two centuries, visiting Huntsville, Alabama, at various points in its past and future, only to realize that time machines haven’t been invented yet? Sure, we all have! But I bring good news, resident […]

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Fall Foodie Destination: Scott’s Orchard

Fall Foodie Destination: Scott’s Orchard

Fall Foodie Destination: Scott’s Orchard Hunting for Appalachian Apples?  Head to Scott’s Orchard! Crisp, juicy apples from the Appalachians are a sure sign of fall.  When I was a kid, every fall we’d load up and drive several hours to the Blue Ridge Mountains to get bushels of apples for canning and winter eating.   […]

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5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville

5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville

5 Ways to Get Your 10,000 Steps When Visiting Huntsville As the weather cools off and the leaves begin to change, everyone is excited about spending the crisp fall days outdoors. And it’s the perfect time of year to move your workouts into the sunshine and enjoy the changing scenery as your cardio kicks in. […]

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Dining + Entertainment in Huntsville

Dining + Entertainment in Huntsville

Dining + Entertainment in Huntsville Sometimes, even with the awesome dining opportunities available in Huntsville, you find yourself wanting just a little something extra. Sometimes you don’t just want something tasty to eat, you want someone to entertain you while you’re eating it. Two thousand years ago, that was a decadence worthy of a Roman […]

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