If you’re looking for a traditional Italian feast in a modern contemporary setting with plenty of seats, try Bravo!

Bravo! at Bridge Street Town Centre

"Bravo!" is typically called out after a magnificent stage performance. In the case of the upscale Bridge Street Town Centre restaurant, the performance is the creation of delicious food. 

When I walked into Bravo! last Thursday, Misty Malinowski, Team Leader, gave me a friendly greeting and ushered me to my table.

Shortly after, General Manager Ken Tyrrell came over and gave me a bit of history of the restaurant. There are 115 Bravo Brio Restaurant Group restaurants in the U.S., and guess what Bridge Street has the only one in the state of Alabama.

Bravo! Restaurant Ravioli

So, what’s so special about Bravo at…

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Anyone who has a pet understands just how important it is to have a veterinarian that you can trust. Whether it’s a check-up or an emergency the Rocket City has you covered. There are so many choices of veterinarian in Huntsville that it makes it difficult to decide which one to use since it isn't feasible for me to list all possible options I’ve put my internet obsession to good use and have come up with a list of highly rated vets in the local area. 


Huntsville Animal Clinic Phone: 256-534-5581

The Huntsville Animal Clinic offers appointments, emergency and urgent care. The appointment service is ideal for when you just want to make sure your pet is in the best possible shape or when you have questions about something and would like for a vet…

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Southern Caboodle Boutique and Personalized Gifts is the best little shopping secret in the Huntsville area.  Located in charming Downtown Madison, you’ll benefit from personal service that only a small local shop affords. You’ll be able to put together an entire ensemble in just one store!

Ashley Howard is the shop owner and mother of two adorable children. Ashley began making things for her daughter as a hobby. Before long, she was selling the merchandise online, and her business has taken off from there!

Southern Caboodle - Children's Clothing

Unique and Trendy Clothing and Accessories

Southern Caboodle is known for its trendy women and children’s clothing, hats, shoes, and other chic accessories that Ashley is always updating. They carry tons of portrait-perfect ruffled tops…

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The Madison Chamber of Commerce held its annual small business awards celebration and dinner on October 24, 2017, at the Insanity Complex in Madison. This is an event that many small business members of the Madison Chamber look forward to each year!

Madison Chamber of Commerce Awards

Congratulations to all the winners and finalist!! This was an exceptional honor to be recognized by a group of your peers for exhibiting outstanding products and services, and customer care. As a past winner of 3 Madison Chamber Best in Business Awards, Matt Curtis, owner of Matt Curtis Real Estate was asked to present awards to the Home & Living Business of the Year, Excellence in Leadership & Service, and Best Business of the Year awards recipients. 

Congratulations also to all the businesses that…

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Q. Why is Paragon at 511 a good thing ?


Paragon at 511 Office business space

"Our personal and collaborative office spaces are designed for entrepreneurs, teams & companies a flexible workspace in an established surrounding."

Q. What does Paragon offer that other competitors may not?
  • All inclusive
  • Conference rooms that are as low as $25 an hour
  • Collaborative spaces at $50 an hour
  • Extra amenities like high speed internet, coffee bar, answering and receptionist
  • Located in Cumming Research Park, now operating out of an 11,000 square feet
  • Major client is Mayor Tommy Battle’s gubernatorial team, who provided positive
  • Great and easy parking


Q. What are the benefits to being in this location, Cummings Research Park and how can…

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Hobbs Jewelers - Athens

If, as Marilyn Monroe once said, “Diamonds are a girls best friend,” then surely a good price on diamonds is a man’s. Hobbs Jewelers in Athens, Alabama has everything one could want in a jewelry store. They offer both bridal and casual jewelry as well as services to keep those rings, chains, bracelets and watches in optimal, better than the day you bought it condition.



The first thing that I think of when I hear “jewelry store” is “wedding.” At Hobbs you can choose the right ring for any and every relationship. They offer engagement rings, wedding bands, and a signature bridal collection. If you don’t exactly have engagement ring money to go throwing around, Hobbs offers financing so that you, and not your wallet, can decide…

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Big Spring Park is in the heart of downtown Huntsville, Alabama, and has played a vital role in the city's history. It once was the original water source that the city was built around and served as an economic waterway. In modern times, is a beautiful green space in the center of municipal buildings that is a delightful park for all ages.

Big Spring Park in Fall

Park Beautification

Earlier in 2017, Big Spring Park under went an extensive $2 million overhaul, to refresh the space, clear out old trees, and replace walking paths. It reopened for residents to use for in Summer 2017 and is also home to many ducks, geese, and koi fish.

Fall in Big Spring Park

This Fall the colors in Big Spring Park are vibrant and accent all of the city buildings surrounding the park…

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Buying a home for the first time is an exciting milestone in life but it can be an overwhelming one too. There are so many different considerations to think about when selecting your new home, that having a good plan from the beginning can help you to find the perfect match for you and your family. Here are the top 10 things to know before diving in to buying a new home!

Buying a home

1. Know What You Want

Knowing what you want out of your new home is the vital starting point for every home buying process. For new buyers, this vitally important since it will be the first time that you’ve made a decision on picking a home before, that you have an idea of what would work best for your personal situation. 

Thinking about the best fit of how many bedrooms, how…

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Huntsville has plenty of trails, and new ones being blazed all the time. But what if you live in Madison and want to take a jaunt without driving into Huntsville? You’ve got options!


Hiking Trails in Madison

Rainbow Mountain Trail is a 1.5 mile loop off Hughes Road, on 230 Stoneway Trail. It’s moderately trafficked and rated as moderate in difficulty. It features a public use pavilion at the trailhead, and playground equipment for the kids. This trail has a forested setting and is suitable for walking, hiking, or running. Look out for Balance Rock, a notable rock formation on the trail. Rainbow Mountain is dog friendly. 

Indian Creek Greenway (360 Harvest Court) is a great place for a leisurely stroll, but its paved path accommodates…

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If your dog’s restless or too energetic, don’t forget to do your part to improve their behavior by taking them on adventures! Walking and playing is critical for a dog’s health just as it is for people. Be a good puppy parent and check out a local dog park! Huntsville has several options for dog owners to take their fur babies out for some exercise and socializing. The City of Huntsville maintains four Dog Spots, open from dawn until one hour after dark unless otherwise posted. Each is around the size of two football fields, with a divided space for dogs under 25 lbs.

Centrally located, the Downtown Huntsville Dog Spot is on Cleveland Street between Church and Meridian, near the downtown I-565 exit. Creekwood Park is home to the Madison Dog Spot

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