Quality of Life

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Lowe Mill: A case study of wildly successful adaptive reuse

The rich patina of age on the towering red brick walls. The steel-framed ground-to-ceiling windows, with awning windows at the...
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Expanding athletic fields to connect Merrimack and Brahan Spring Park

A major expansion for the City of Huntsville’s athletic facilities is in the early stages and designed to entertain and...
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Downtown BlueBikes program rolls into Rocket City

A leisurely, convenient way to explore and enjoy the downtown Huntsville area is literally rolling out this week. Downtown BlueBikes,...
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Huntsville’s Arts & Entertainment Districts 101

Jim McGuffey remembers the sometimes wary early reactions. “It was like when greenways first became popular in Huntsville. Some folks...
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Sunshine Club a bright spot among many at Huntsville’s Showers Center

Sunshine Club members and their instructor, Zachary Cayson, proudly show off their strength at a recent meetup. This is the...
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A Scale Back Alabama Competition: Hefty Boyz vs. Huntsville Strong

Were bookmakers in Las Vegas to handicap this competition, they’d have to proclaim the Hefty Boyz as, well, heavy favorites....
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Alabama A&M History: Then and now

Photo courtesy of Alabama A&M University The story of Alabama A&M can be told from structures all across campus, from...
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Community Kite Festival returns for 5th year

It is an event that brings together diverse groups from the community for family fun. It will have more than...
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Keeping New Year’s resolutions – Parks & Rec style

You’ve made your New Year’s resolutions, but there are already hurdles in the way of exercise. Time. Money. Convenience. The...
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Creating public spaces and connectivity through greenways

As Dennis Madsen saw his BIG Picture come into focus, one aspect “caught me off-guard,” he admits. Madsen, the manager...