Quality of Life

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Spiking the competition with Sand Volleyball in John Hunt Park

Beach volleyball legend Sinjin Smith sees the sparkling new Sand Volleyball Complex in John Hunt Park as an “absolutely incredible”...
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Downtown urban planners
set sights on Huntsville

Animate, Amplify, Activate.  At first glance, this combination of words might sound like the beginning of a catchphrase for the...
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The Public Inn: From Huntsville’s first hotel to historic home

As part of the 2019 “This Place Matters” campaign, the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission salutes Alabama’s Bicentennial by profiling homes built in...
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Perkins-Orgain-Winston House: A family’s historic adventure

As part of the 2019 “This Place Matters” campaign, the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission salutes Alabama’s Bicentennial by profiling homes built in...
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Mastin-Batson House: A family’s commitment to preservation

As part of the 2019 “This Place Matters” campaign, the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission salutes Alabama’s Bicentennial by profiling homes built...
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Jude-Crutcher House: A log cabin filled with legacy and love

As part of the 2019 “This Place Matters” campaign, the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission salutes Alabama’s Bicentennial by profiling homes built...
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Starting a new legacy at Johnson

There’s a new vibe coming to the former Johnson High campus in North Huntsville. The City is spending $5.25 million...
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Growing a greener downtown

The economic resurgence in downtown Huntsville is bringing residential and commercial development to the area, enticing millennials and seniors alike...
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Five years later, Downtown Huntsville earns a big high five

2018 was another fantastic year for Downtown Huntsville, Inc., filled with remarkable successes on many different fronts. For starters, DHI...
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Your City, Your Symphony

In December 1954, cellist Alvin Dreger received an unexpected phone call from a colleague in Montevallo. “Let’s organize a symphony...