Exploring Huntsville

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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Cool Your Jets in the Rocket City: 3 Ways to Beat the Heat in Huntsville

Cool Your Jets in the Rocket City: 3 Ways to Beat the Heat in Huntsville

*Updated for 2018 information.* Guys, it’s hot outside. I’m not going to say that it’s like roasting in a never ending desert, but like most places in the summertime…it’s pretty darn hot. Luckily, we’ve got a list for you on how to cool your jets in the Rocket City when you come to visit. More […]

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S.T.E.A.M.ing in Huntsville: How the arts and sciences collide to offer exceptional group tour experiences

S.T.E.A.M.ing in Huntsville: How the arts and sciences collide to offer exceptional group tour experiences

By Pam Williams   As many people know by now (and if you don’t, we will gladly tell you all about it), Huntsville is known as the Rocket City. With that, comes many opportunities to explore STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities. Below, we’ve compiled a list of just a few of the many ways […]

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VLOG: Shop ’till you drop at Bridge Street Town Centre in Huntsville, Alabama

VLOG: Shop ’till you drop at Bridge Street Town Centre in Huntsville, Alabama

    By Katie Wright   Hey everyone! Katie here, back again with my beautiful mom for a day of shopping at Bridge Street Town Centre for iHeartHsv.com. With over 70 shops and restaurants, as well as a 14-screen theater and The Westin Huntsville on premises (fun fact – that’s the state of Alabama’s FIRST Westin), […]

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VLOG: My Huntsville Street Food Gathering Experience

VLOG: My Huntsville Street Food Gathering Experience

  By Katie Wright The Lowdown   Every third Friday of the month starting in April and ending in October (Huntsville’s Street Food Season), a herd of food trucks will take over downtown Huntsville to serve up some of the Valley’s best street food in what are called “Street Food Gatherings.” The event takes place […]

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Getting to Rocket City, USA: How Traveling to Huntsville is Easier than You Think

Getting to Rocket City, USA: How Traveling to Huntsville is Easier than You Think

By Rebecca Hitt   Listen, if you are not in Huntsville right now or actively planning a trip to Huntsville, you should be. There’s no excuse! Traveling to Huntsville is too easy to pass up. Think you are too far to visit or that it’s simply too expensive to get here? You are wrong, my […]

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2015 SELTI Short Story Contest: Monte Sano Memories, Part Two

2015 SELTI Short Story Contest: Monte Sano Memories, Part Two

By Kathryn Lang   The decisions we make for the moment can trickle into the lifetime. She pursued school and left love behind. Now she was back in Huntsville and love was calling her to return to that moment at the Monte Sano Overlook. Get caught up: Monte Sano Memories – Part 1   She closed […]

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A Dog’s Guide to Exploring Huntsville, Alabama

A Dog’s Guide to Exploring Huntsville, Alabama

The iHeartHsv (aka “Hairless and tailless packmates”) team is very honored to publish a very special post, from a very special guest blogger: Regular Contributor David Hitt’s dog Amos. You read that right. By Amos Hitt   To my canine brethren in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi – (These are the only territories I have marked as […]

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Totally Free, Totally Fun: The Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

Totally Free, Totally Fun: The Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt

By Sarah Brown   As someone who has lived in Huntsville for most of my adult life, I’m kind of a professional at finding fun, free things to do. There are a lot of reasons for this, and they range from my days as a financially destitute young-adult to my current days as a parent […]

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