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Relocating to the Rocket City

Huntsville, Alabama - affectionately known as the Rocket City - is a technological town with a large presence of both engineers and creatives. The area

In addition to Decatur’s Point Mallard Park, this week we’re looking at another place to beat the heat and keep the kids busy close to the Rocket City. Blountsville’s 25-acre Spring Valley

Summer time is a great time to be in Alabama, and there are a few north Alabama water amusement parks that are easily accessible from the Rocket City.

Decatur is home to one of those,

Ladies, if you’re looking for an exercise program focused on permanent results and without all the tough guy bluster we all imagine when we hear the words “boot camp”, look no further than 

Swimming has often been touted as one of the best forms of exercise. It’s really not surprising when you think about it. Swimming requires the use of the whole body so you are getting at

Swimming has often been touted as one of the best forms of exercise. It’s really not surprising when you think about it. Swimming requires the use of the whole body so you are getting at

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Continuing our series of pieces on easy, outdoorsy day trips from the Huntsville area, this week I’m having a mixed bag of feelings on sharing Stephens Gap. Somewhat like a teenager who

As Spring Break season approaches, it’s time to think about activities to keep the kids occupied during a full week without school.  The Rocket City alone has many places to go, and 

I’m writing this on a cold February evening, but shortly, and nearly imperceptibly, the season will begin making its small changes. Trees will thicken, deceptive icy patches will melt into

I’m writing this on a cold February evening, but shortly, and nearly imperceptibly, the season will begin making its small changes. Trees will thicken, deceptive icy patches will melt into

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It was probably ten years ago when I first heard of Walls of Jericho, a forested ravine where it’s said Davy Crockett once hunted, in southern Franklin County, Tennessee, 12 miles south of

Are your children tired of this winter weather and have built up energy that can only be expelled by extended use of play equipment? I know this is the case at my house with my boys.  School

Oddly enough, Thai restaurants are few and far between so it Is always nice to find a restaurant that specializes in Thai food and not a “fusion” that incorporates Thai qualities. The

Oddly enough, Thai restaurants are few and far between so it Is always nice to find a restaurant that specializes in Thai food and not a “fusion” that incorporates Thai qualities. The

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Alabama the Beautiful certainly lives up to that moniker, but like much of the Southeast, its scenic wonders can take a little searching out. Unexpectedly, one person has done more than any

Hays Nature Preserve in Owens Cross Roads is a family and dog friendly, multi-use parkland among hardwood forest on the Flint River. With wide, well worn trails, plenty of shade, creeks,

Bored of the Usual?

Looking for some fun free activities in the Huntsville and Madison area that don’t include the usual trip to the mall? Interested in doing something educational that

A Fun Place to van Gogh!

Pinot’s Palette offers a creative twist to the traditional night out on the town.  At Pinot’s Palette, groups or individuals grab drinks, mingle, and then sit

The Christmas and New Year holidays are finally behind us, and hopefully you have been able to get all your holiday décor packed back up and stowed away in the basement or attic.  For many,

The Christmas and New Year holidays are finally behind us, and hopefully you have been able to get all your holiday décor packed back up and stowed away in the basement or attic.  For many,

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Dallas based Global sports entertainment company TopGolf now has a location in Huntsville, at the site of the old Madison Square Mall. Hit balls at a climate-controlled driving range, catch

A Library for the 21st Century.

This isn’t the library of times past when book-stamping Marian Madam Librarian (Shirley Jones) rebuked Professor Harold Hill (Robert Preston) with a

A Library for the 21st Century.

This isn’t the library of times past when book-stamping Marian Madam Librarian (Shirley Jones) rebuked Professor Harold Hill (Robert Preston) with a

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Escape rooms are a relatively new concept that have become increasingly popular over the last few years. At first it seems odd that such a thing would become so popular in our society of

Although the Alabama Athletic Club no longer offers indoor rock climbing, there are still a couple of places to climb in Huntsville.

For south siders, there’s Up A Creek Indoor Family