Entries by Mike Easterling

Out of this World: USTA Clay Court Championships a Net Gain for Rocket City

Celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the July 20, 1969 moon landing are in full stride in Huntsville. Plans to honor man’s walk on the lunar surface this year have included a Guinness world record-setting attempt for simultaneous rocket launches, a celebration car show, an Apollo Homecoming Dinner and something city residents did when Huntsville-built […]

Razing Buildings to Raise Opportunities in North Huntsville

Devyn Keith ran to represent District 1 on the Huntsville City Council in 2016 vowing to make north Huntsville a destination. He wasn’t making empty promises. With Keith leading the way, eyesore buildings bought by the city have been razed along North Parkway. There have been eight reduced to rubble so far and, if Keith […]

Ribbon-Cutting Held for ‘New’ BRC

Ribbon-cuttings aren’t unusual in Huntsville these days given the city’s growth. But the company’s namesake and the local employees at Bevilacqua Research Corp. put a new twist on the standard photo opportunity. There were no bulldozers filling the background, no shovels and hard hats for props on a hot June afternoon. This was about celebrating […]