FOOD & DRINK
Love fried chicken? You’ll love this funky little spot in Huntsville
Adrian Gilstrap’s 4-year-old daughter Niyah seriously believes she’s her daddy’s boss lady. In her defense, his food trailer is named after her, Niyah’s Southern Cuisine. “She says I work for her,” Adrian says, flashing a proud-papa smile. “Before she was even born, I made her a promise that everything I do is gonna be about Niyah.”
Experience the Magic of Music and Stargazing in Ogden Valley with the Utah Symphony and Opera
The Utah Symphony and Utah Opera are embarking on a tour to six remote locations, including Huntsville Park. A concert will be held on August 7th with free tickets available on their website. A 10% discount is offered for room nights booked on that date for post-concert stargazing. Call (385) 279-4460 for details.Visit here for more details.
Huntsville ministry feeding families in need reacts to possible tax cut on groceries
Alabama families could soon pay less at the grocery store after lawmakers voted Thursday on reducing the state's grocery tax. The legislation would gradually reduce the tax from 4% to 2% by September of 2024. The cut would only take place if there is enough revenue growth to offset the loss. The bill now heads to Governor Kay Ivey's desk to sign into law.
Big Spoon Creamery gets the scoop on downtown Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE — Something cold, sweet and creamy has landed in downtown Huntsville. Husband and wife duo Ryan and Geri-Martha O’Hara will officially open Birmingham-based Big Spoon Creamery on Saturday in downtown Huntsville. The Big Spoon Creamery is at 201 Jefferson Street next door to Melt. It is the...
Alligators in North Alabama...what's their story?
DECATUR, Ala. — Temperatures have been heating up, giving alligators in North Alabama the perfect time to resurface for breeding season. Some have already been seen this spring. When I first moved here, the thought of seeing an alligator never crossed my mind. But they're very much here. And...
Madison Animal Control seeks home to save ‘sweet boy’ from euthanasia
The city of Madison has taken to social media to find a foster or permanent home for a dog it says otherwise will have to be euthanized. The playful “sweet boy” faces euthanasia because the Madison Animal Rescue Foundation currently has no foster homes available to take him.
Huntsville Festival of the Arts announces 3rd annual Art Crawl
The Huntsville Festival of the Arts (HfA) is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Huntsville ART CRAWL running from June 1-30 in Downtown Huntsville, Muskoka. The Huntsville ART CRAWL is a FREE self-guided art tour through businesses and venues throughout downtown Huntsville. This year’s event has grown featuring over 70 local artists, 33 different venues, and a number of special events. See the full list of participants at huntsvilleartcrawl.ca.
Meet Drum, News 19’s Adoptable Pet of the Week!
'Drum' roll please for this week's adoptable pet!
CDC report shows 40% of foodborne illnesses linked to sick employees
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - New data from the CDC shows 47 percent of 800 foodborne illnesses from 2017 to 2019 were linked to norovirus. Health officials say that the virus can spread like wildfire, especially through food. Officials also say the biggest reason for the spread of the virus is through sick restaurant employees showing up to work.
Traveling with pets? Here's how to ensure an easy ride
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — School is out and warmer temperatures are here, meaning more folks will travel by car to get to their favorite getaway. And while some people will board their pets during their trip, others feel more comfortable letting their furry friends hitch a ride alongside the clan.
Summer Brain Gain: Huntsville Library's Summer Reading Program
All week long, WAAY-TV has shown you fun and educational activities you can do with your kids this summer. It is part of our special series called, ‘Summer Brain Gain.’. I highlighted the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library's reading program. "All Together Now" requires students to read 15 to 20...
Looking for Summer Activities? Try out Fayetteville First Fridays | June 2, 2023 | News 19 at Noon
Summer is officially here, which means everyone is looking for something fun (and possibly free) to enjoy, and one town in the Tennessee Valley has just the event for you. Looking for Summer Activities? Try out Fayetteville …. Summer is officially here, which means everyone is looking for something fun...
Huntsville Music Community Invited to Free Networking Event and Make Music Day Promotion
Huntsville's music community is being invited to a free networking event on 6 June at Jeff & Blues, located next to The Orion Amphitheater. Attendees can meet with Huntsville Music Officer Matt Mandrella and members of the Huntsville Music Board.
Jumpin’ catfish! Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo is Saturday
HUNTSVILLE – There will be some fishy business going on Saturday at the Brahan Spring Park North Lagoon. It’s the 39th annual Wally Vess Youth Fishing Rodeo. Anglers ages 6-12 years old will enjoy a morning of free fishing and the chance to win dozens of prizes in a variety of categories, including a brand new bike to the overall fishing rodeo winner.
What is a cigar box guitar?
The 19th annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival is set for Saturday, June 3rd, but that may leave some wondering... what is a cigar box guitar?
Grammy-Winning Conductor to Lead Local Singers in Varied Program
Dr. Jeffrey Allen Murdock is internationally known as a conductor and clinician. He was the 2021 GRAMMY Music Educator of the Year. He is in town this weekend to conduct the Huntsville Master Chorale’s Choral Festival on Saturday, June 3rd. Guest soprano Manna Jones and artistic director of the Huntsville Master Chorale, Dr. Patricia Hacker joined Dr. Murdock to chat live with Ginny Kennedy to talk about the concert and Dr. Murdock’s work with music students at the University of Arkansas. More information about the concert is at www.hsvmasterchorale.org.
Alabama Band Members Get Ready for June Jam | May 31, 2023 | News 19 at 6 p.m.
Speaking with Alabama band member Teddy Gentry ahead of June Jam. Alabama Band Members Get Ready for June Jam | May …. Speaking with Alabama band member Teddy Gentry ahead of June Jam. AL Grocery Tax Bill Passes | June 1, 2023 | News …. A bill cutting Alabama's grocery...
Alabama health and park leaders discuss nationwide lifeguard shortage
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - As the summer unofficially kicks off, pools and beaches across the country are facing staffing issues. There aren’t enough lifeguards, and the shortage is causing some communities to make tough decisions. The Director of Parks and Recreation for Huntsville and a spokesperson with Red Cross...
Experience the Resilience of Ukraine's People - Alabama Premiere of 'Back to Bucha' with Director Steven Richards
📣 Hey guys, exciting news! Are you ready for an unforgettable experience this weekend? 🤩. On Sunday, June 4th at 1 PM, the UAH-Wilson Theater is hosting the Alabama Premiere of "Back to Bucha" 🎥, a documentary that captures the resilience of Ukraine's people at the most human level.
New recreational center coming soon to John Hunt Park
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Next year Joe Davis Stadium will have a big, new neighbor. City leaders are finalizing designs for a new recreation center that will be built right next to the stadium. The 53,000-square foot facility will house 16 pickleball courts, four full size gymnasiums, plus a fitness...
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