Little Known Facts

Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Party Like It’s 1819! There are birthdays, and then there are big birthdays, the kind you plan ahead for – like the ones that have zeroes at the end.  And then there are really big birthdays, like the ones that have two zeroes on the end. Alabama’s gearing up for a really big birthday next […]

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Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 16, 1969 at 9:32 a.m. at NASA’s Launch Pad 39A, Apollo 11’s five F1 engines on Nasa’s Saturn-V AS-506 rocket ignited to slowly lift three Americans and humankind’s dreams aboard the historic mission to the […]

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Social Experiment Returns Lost Wallets in Huntsville

Social Experiment Returns Lost Wallets in Huntsville

Mark Rober, a youtuber, decided that he would create a social experiment where he dropped 200 wallets in cities all across the United States to see how honest people were when it came time to return them. Huntsville was one of those cities. He asked participants to drop wallets in the high and low income […]

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Buzz’s Christmas Wish List

Buzz’s Christmas Wish List

Buzz’s Christmas Wish List The holiday season is officially upon us. However, if you’re feeling like I am right now, it’s more like the holidays are ALL UP ON US! Fret not, frantic fa-la-la-la-la(ers), I’ve done the itty bitty investigating for you and have found the best local goodies for everyone on your shopping list, […]

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“You Are Here”: Pin the Tale on the City

“You Are Here”: Pin the Tale on the City

“You Are Here”: Pin the Tale on the City Welcome to Huntsville. You are here. But now – where is here? There’s a big difference in visiting a city and experiencing a city. Make no mistake – Huntsville is a great place to visit. Come eat some amazing local food, visit local sights like the […]

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North Alabama Rocket Trail

North Alabama Rocket Trail

J.R.R. Tolkien wrote, “Not all those who wander are lost,”  but Bugs Bunny also knew he should have taken that “left turn at Albuquerque.” If you’re an explorer like me, you enjoy seeking out locations and experiences that speak to all that you love to see and do. Good news for you, and me, is […]

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Your Visitor’s Guide for the real #JourneyToMars Courtesy of Rocket City, USA

Your Visitor’s Guide for the real #JourneyToMars Courtesy of Rocket City, USA

A natural-born explorer, I’ve spent most of my existence looking to the stars and dreaming of the mysteries they might reveal to me. Lately, I’ve come to realize it’s foolish to chart a course for the vast unknown without first discovering all that surrounds me each and every day. To that end, I have decided […]

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Little Known Huntsville: Buzz’s Guide to Space-Themed Foods in the Rocket City

Little Known Huntsville: Buzz’s Guide to Space-Themed Foods in the Rocket City

A natural-born explorer, I’ve spent most of my existence looking to the stars and dreaming of the mysteries they might reveal to me. Lately, I’ve come to realize it’s foolish to chart a course for the vast unknown without first discovering all that surrounds me each and every day. To that end, I have decided […]

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Little Known Facts: The Huntsville location where Dr. Von Braun promised Buzz Aldrin the Moon

Little Known Facts: The Huntsville location where Dr. Von Braun promised Buzz Aldrin the Moon

A natural-born explorer, I’ve spent most of my existence looking to the stars and dreaming of the mysteries they might reveal to me. Lately, I’ve come to realize it’s foolish to chart a course for the vast unknown without first discovering all that surrounds me each and every day. To that end, I have decided […]

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One Small Step

One Small Step

  A natural-born explorer, I’ve spent most of my existence looking to the stars and dreaming of the mysteries they might reveal to me. Lately, I’ve come to realize it’s foolish to chart a course for the vast unknown without first discovering all that surrounds me each and every day. To that end, I have […]

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