Exploring Huntsville

Two Peas in a Pod: My interview with Green Pea Press founders Rachel Lackey and Martin Blanco

  Rachel Lackey and Martin Blanco sat down with me to talk about their print shop Green Pea Press. Their studios are located on the first floor of Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, right by the Happy Tummy restaurant. Surrounded by bright, imaginative prints and well-loved printing presses, I asked Rachel about the origins of […]

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5 reasons green-energy lovers should visit Huntsville

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center doesn’t just take visitors on a tour of the universe, it’s  a top learning center for renewable energy  Everyone (well, most everyone) knows about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC). It’s big. It’s beautiful. It contains priceless artifacts of all things space exploration that generations of space geeks have […]

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Top 10 things for the ultimate Sci-Fi fan to do in Huntsville, AL

  Are you a Sci-Fi fan? Do you go wobbly at the sight of a TARDIS? Do you binge-watch Firefly while everybody else is glued to the Super Bowl? Do you own your own tribble? If the answer is yes, then this blog post may be just for you.  I’m a native of Huntsville (one […]

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Finding young talent and live venues in the Huntsville area

  “Bless my heart, bless my soul. / Didn’t think I’d make it to 22 years old.” You’d be hard pressed to speak to anyone who hasn’t heard that lyric from Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard.  After working music venues in the Huntsville and Madison County area, the now-famous North Alabama band is headlining internationally […]

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Girlfriend getaways in the Rocket City

  I recently had a conversation with someone about what I would do if I was planning a weekend getaway for my girlfriends here in Huntsville. Having been a military family for well over 2 decades, I have many dear friends who certainly don’t live here in Alabama. I would love for a couple of […]

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Downtown Huntsville: Love at first sight

Downtown Huntsville: Love at first sight

  “Hey, I am the new girl!” I’ve been saying that a lot lately. I recently moved to the Rocket City to accept a new role as the Director of Communications for Downtown Huntsville, Inc. or DHI for short. DHI is the group responsible for the revitalization of Downtown Huntsville through unique events, interesting promotions, […]

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