The new Old Black Bear Brewery is a taproom, restaurant, and coffee shop found in downtown Madison. Our family food review correspondent went with his team to check it out.
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We challenge you to SHOP LOCAL this year as much as possible. Our Huntsville Gift Guide will help you find the perfect gift for your loved ones, all with a focus of supporting small businesses owned & operated by your neighbors.
Now, granted, Rocket City Mom is NOT a food blog. But we do love to feature local restaurants that provide family-friendly fare in our Restaurant Reviews, and we were super stoked to be asked to participate in the Rocket City Food Blogger Tour again this year!
We think parents need great local food too – but we know it can be hard when you have a little one that is only into eating chicken nuggets or mac & cheese. That’s why we made a list of all the places participating in Huntsville Restaurant Week with kid’s menus.
To help your family stay cool this summer, we’ve compiled a list of all the places you will find ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato, and other cool treats in the Greater Huntsville area.
It is officially Fall here in the Rocket City. The weather has been just about as gorgeous as we could ever ask for. But I know the really cold weather is on it’s way, and I have pulled out all of my soup recipe cards. We have already been enjoying soup a couple times a […]
I’ve been curious about this new place ever since I heard about it on the radio. Chicken Salad Chick originated in Auburn, but I missed my chance to try it when I was a college student. It’s been absolutely swamped since it opened, so I waited a week or so after opening day, then tried […]
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 […]
Good morning FOOTBALL FANS!!! Can you believe football season is already upon us? Uncle Bee and I are a ‘house divided’ when it comes to football. One of us is for Auburn and the other is for the evil side…kidding…. kind of…. In all seriousness, We Alabamians can agree on 2 things: We have the […]
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, […]
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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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 […]