Quality of Life

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Groundbreakings and new developments mirrored Huntsville’s growth in 2022

“Here we grow again” could have easily been the City of Huntsville’s motto for 2022. Not only did the City...
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All gas, no brake: Huntsville’s 2022 transportation infrastructure successes

Huntsville, now Alabama’s largest city by population, continues to grow by 464 new residents per month. With growth comes opportunities...
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5 ways Huntsville doubled down on public safety in 2022

While some U.S. cities looked for ways to reduce or reallocate public safety resources in 2022, Huntsville took the opposite...
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Year in Review: Huntsville breaks new ground in parks and recreation

About nine out of 10 U.S. adults surveyed in 2021 said it’s important for local government to invest in community...
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Meet your GOAL: New partnership spurs opportunities for adult education 

A new year is on the horizon. What will 2023 look like for you? While the economy is undergoing a...
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Global convention moves us closer to our music city ambitions

Have you heard? We’re just 11 months out from an internationally acclaimed event that will put a global spotlight on...
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The BIG Picture: Where we’ve been, where we are and where we’re going

Almost five years ago, the City of Huntsville was finalizing its first comprehensive plan in at least four decades. It...
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What’s growing on: Huntsville Parks & Recreation building for the future

No longer just the star of Alabama, the City of Huntsville is drawing national and international attention. The population is...
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Turn It Up: Establishing Huntsville as a new music destination

It’s an exciting time for music in Huntsville. Music tourism is already a large draw for the City, and the...
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‘Heel’ mental health issues with help from a Huntsville shelter pet

When it comes to mental health struggles, pet ownership can take “heeling” to “healing.” By adopting from an animal shelter,...