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Why Huntsville Restaurant Week is one of the best times to visit Huntsville

Why Huntsville Restaurant Week is one of the best times to visit Huntsville

    About: huntsville.org/restaurantweek Editor’s Note: This blog has been updated to accurately reflect Huntsville Restaurant Week information for 2017. Rockets + Science + ….great food? In Huntsville, we’re known for our rockets and our innovation (think:  NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Redstone Arsenal, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, building the rockets that […]

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A billion (or so) reasons to be in Huntsville, Alabama for July 4th weekend

A billion (or so) reasons to be in Huntsville, Alabama for July 4th weekend

  *Editor’s note: Dates, times, and other relevant event information has been updated in this blog to accurately reflect 2017 activities.   Ok. Ok. We don’t really have ONE BILLION reasons, but we have a lot of reasons we think you would have a blast (we can’t help the space puns) in Huntsville, Alabama for […]

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Love notes from #iHeartHsv bloggers to the Rocket City

Love notes from #iHeartHsv bloggers to the Rocket City

Last year, at the tail end of the 2015 #iHeartHsv campaign, we launched this blog – iHeartHsv.com. For one year now, we’ve worked with local writers to tell Huntsville and Madison County stories. Everything from why we’re called the Rocket City, to pet-friendly spots, local craft beer write-ups, a whole bunch of Little Known Facts and much, […]

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Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt expands to include 14 hidden ducks

Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt expands to include 14 hidden ducks

  Hooray! The popular Lucky Duck Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Huntsville has just grown by two additional hidden ducks! Read on below for all of the details. The news If you’ve been in Downtown Huntsville recently near Big Spring International Park, you’ve seen the ducks. They’re cute. They’re feather-y. They waddle. And two years ago, […]

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Rails to Rockets: 3 must-visit locations in Huntsville/Madison County for train enthusiasts

Rails to Rockets: 3 must-visit locations in Huntsville/Madison County for train enthusiasts

If the first stop you make while exploring a new city is to see what sort of train or railroad history they have to offer, then you are in luck. Your trip to the Rocket City will have several offerings for those fascinated by the rails. We’ve compiled a list of 3 locations, each unique […]

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Check out these restaurants on the free Downtown Trolley route

Check out these restaurants on the free Downtown Trolley route

  By Jessica Carlton   If you’re anything like me, when you’re looking for something to do, food is a big consideration. And if you are REALLY anything like me, it’s a debate. And that gets old. Fast. Luckily, the free Downtown Trolley (runs Friday and Saturday evenings from 5 p.m. until midnight), stops by […]

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Top 5 prettiest, least known spots in Huntsville

Top 5 prettiest, least known spots in Huntsville

    When I’m visiting a new city, I’m always most curious to discover those hidden gems, those tips and tricks that locals are well known for being super well versed in. One of those local things I’m most interested in? Those romantic, easy-on-the-eye locations unique to that one particular spot on Earth. It’s the deceptively […]

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