Chad Emerson Talks New Jobs Coming to Curse Gaming, Thursday Night Bikes

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Downtown Huntsville, Inc. CEO Chad Emerson stopped by WHNT News 19 to tell us about the latest business developments and new programs for downtown Huntsville.

Emerson was excited to share that Curse, Inc. is adding several significant new jobs to Downtown Huntsville. Curse, headquartered in Huntsville, is one of the largest gaming-information properties worldwide.

Curse is planning to hire 20 new workers in Huntsville, with 12 jobs already listed on their website. Find those job listings here.

Next, Emerson announced a bike share program for downtown Huntsville called 'Thursday Night Bikes.' Thursday nights while Greene Street Market is open, people will be able to ride one of 10 bikes, donated by Regions, around downtown Huntsville.

Emerson says this bike share program will give people a chance to do see and explore downtown in a different way, giving them the opportunity to ride through all the different areas such as Five Points, Twickenham, and the square.

The cost to borrow a bike is free, as long as you swipe a credit card at the kiosk and return the bike in the correct amount of time.

Also, Greene Street Market will offer a $1 credit to spend at the market to anyone who rides a bike to the market. You can cash in on this deal with the Thursday Night Bikes, too!

Greene Street Market opens the first Thursday in May.


  • Nuclear Mike

    10 bikes and 12 jobs does not make a recovery for Downtown…the continued attempts to recover property values for the Downtown business owners will not boost the overall declining economic situation here…nor make a significant tax revenue increase at all to pay off the cost of these focused efforts for a few businesses Downtown…

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