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Parent Review: Smashburger

Parent Review: Smashburger

What’s a hotter concept right now than the premium burger joint? Burger lovers are in nirvana. Smashburger is named that because each never-frozen burger is rolled into a ball, then smashed into a patty before cooking. This is as good a shtick as any, I suppose, though if you’re OCD about your burger being perfectly(…)

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How to Enjoy Huntsville Restaurant Week with Kids

How to Enjoy Huntsville Restaurant Week with Kids

It’s Alabama Restaurant Week, and cities all over the state are celebrating one of the South’s greatest offerings – delicious dishes. The Rocket City holds its own celebration, and Huntsville Restaurant Week is a great excuse to turn off the oven and take your family out to try something new. As a matter of fact,(…)

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Sub Zero Ice Cream Comes to Madison

Sub Zero Ice Cream Comes to Madison

What better day is there to visit Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt than National Ice Cream Day?! We stopped to check out this new place in Madison, and I smiled when I saw my son’s eyes widen watching the big white cloud coming from the ice cream counter – ice cream with a little(…)

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Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Back to School Tax-Free Weekend 2014

Alabama will hold its ninth annual sales tax holiday, beginning Friday, August 1, 2014 and ending Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 12 midnight, giving Huntsville and Madison County shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state sales tax. Local sales tax may apply. For a complete list of what’s exempt and what’s(…)

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Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, and Gelato in Greater Huntsville

Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, and Gelato in Greater Huntsville

Ever since Ronald Reagan proclaimed it in 1984, July has had the privilege of being National Ice Cream Month. Rocket City Mom decided to celebrate by putting together the ultimate list (and map!) of all the places in Huntsville, Madison, Athens, and Decatur that are dedicated to bringing frozen treats to your family. We asked(…)

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