Quality of Life

Net gains: Mayoral rivalry continues on the tennis court

As the grand rivalry that is the annual Mayor’s Cup tennis match looms Sunday afternoon, it’s worth hearing from L....

‘Handle With Care:’ Eliminate household hazardous materials

OK, it’s going to be a warm weekend and, face it, you haven’t cleaned the shelves in your garage since...

Housing Expo 2017: Helping navigate the challenges of home ownership

Having the means to purchase a house can be challenging enough. To add the complexities of financing and furnishing, upkeep...

Giving back: AEgis Technologies goes from modest beginnings to a ‘Special’ role

City Blog is taking a look at the good work performed by various corporate citizens. AEgis Technologies, a defense contractor...

Alabama basketball ‘family’ returning to Huntsville for Rocket City Classic

After his University of Alabama basketball team spent three days in Huntsville last December, “We feel like we’re family now,”...

Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll brings Huntsville history to life

It’s a pretty ritzy neighborhood when you get back down to it. Celebrity-filled. And, once a year, they all get...

Terry Heights: ‘A neighborhood on the comeback’

The neighborhood was, as Michelle Jordan says frankly, “on the brink.” Crime was up. Housing prices were down. Neighborhood vitality...

A dog-gone good rescue effort from Huntsville Fire & Rescue

The Dalmatian has long been synonymous with firefighters, almost as much a cliché as sliding down a fire pole. The...

Cross country debut event draws 1,200 runners to John Hunt Park

The biggest problem was parking spaces became scarce. That, and one of those “only going to pop up in remote...

New canoeing access site on Flint River unveiled

A journey on some of the 40 navigable miles of the Flint River and a ride through the heart of...