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Little Richard Mural Unveiled at MidCity – A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop-a-wop-bam-boom!

Good Golly, Miss Molly! Hoping to avoid “slippin’ and slidin’,” friends, officials and family gathered Tuesday night in MidCity District for a special unveiling. The crowd braved the threat of rain to celebrate the colorful tribute that will serve to forever immortalize the life and music of Richard Wayne Penniman, famously known to the world […]

The Gun Sales of Madison County: A Booming Business

2020 might well be referred to as “The Year of the Firearm.” Amid the uncertainty brought on by a pandemic coupled with civil unrest, gun sales have been on a steep, upward trajectory. Firearm sales took off like a rocket with the arrival of COVID-19 in early March. Just in the first seven months of […]

Coronavirus Brings Down Curtain on 2020 Huntsville Ballet Company Season

The news was bittersweet: “No Nutcracker.” A long-time Huntsville tradition and its host organization – Huntsville Ballet Company – are the latest victims of the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 has struck deep and wide within performing arts communities nationwide and, despite the sense of protective insulation, Huntsville-Madison Country organizations are also taking a major hit. At […]

Huntsville Restaurant Week 2020: Socially Distant, Still Delicious

As everyone and everything is adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic, Huntsville’s annual fare fair – aka Restaurant Week – has met the challenge with creative alternatives. So, you better have your appetite ready because Huntsville Restaurant Week 2020, with the slogan “Socially Distant, Still Delicious,” begins Friday and the participating businesses will be serving up […]

$67 Million Multi-Family Development Planned near Research Park Boulevard

Plans for a $67 million multifamily development including apartment buildings and cottages in west Huntsville have been announced by Birmingham-based Capstone Building Corp. According to Capstone, Anthem Apartments and Cottages is a 406-unit luxury rental community that will include 14 apartment buildings with 312 units and 48 garages along with 94 single-family cottages with standalone […]