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Relocating to the Rocket City

Huntsville, Alabama - affectionately known as the Rocket City - is a technological town with a large presence of both engineers and creatives. The area

Swimming has often been touted as one of the best forms of exercise. It’s really not surprising when you think about it. Swimming requires the use of the whole body so you are getting at

Swimming has often been touted as one of the best forms of exercise. It’s really not surprising when you think about it. Swimming requires the use of the whole body so you are getting at

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As Spring Break season approaches, it’s time to think about activities to keep the kids occupied during a full week without school.  The Rocket City alone has many places to go, and 

The Mint Julep Difference

I visited Mint Julep Market on a rainy Saturday afternoon—the perfect day for browsing their bounty of upscale gifts from local artisans. The collaborative team

We here at Rocket City Local have referenced Huntsville’s growth many times. Much of the movement into Huntsville is related to our growing tech and aerospace industries. However, one thing

We here at Rocket City Local have referenced Huntsville’s growth many times. Much of the movement into Huntsville is related to our growing tech and aerospace industries. However, one thing

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Matt Curtis from Matt Curtis Real Estate, Inc. has spent the last week in Nicaragua, Central America, working with the country’s capital city of Managua’s local Habitat for Humanity chapter

Dallas based Global sports entertainment company TopGolf now has a location in Huntsville, at the site of the old Madison Square Mall. Hit balls at a climate-controlled driving range, catch

The Search for Quality Pet Care

My friend Michelle was in a quandary.  Her family was driving to west Texas to visit family during the holiday, and she needed someone local to care for

The Search for Quality Pet Care

My friend Michelle was in a quandary.  Her family was driving to west Texas to visit family during the holiday, and she needed someone local to care for

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In my experience there is no event more frustrating, energy-sapping, and just plain unpleasant than moving from one living space to another. When I first moved out of my parents house I took

In my experience there is no event more frustrating, energy-sapping, and just plain unpleasant than moving from one living space to another. When I first moved out of my parents house I took

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Peggy Ann Bakery is one Huntsville’s best kept confectionery secrets.  Peggy Ann Bakery opened in 1953 and has been using quality ingredients to create all kinds of sweet treats for the last

A Library for the 21st Century.

This isn’t the library of times past when book-stamping Marian Madam Librarian (Shirley Jones) rebuked Professor Harold Hill (Robert Preston) with a

A Library for the 21st Century.

This isn’t the library of times past when book-stamping Marian Madam Librarian (Shirley Jones) rebuked Professor Harold Hill (Robert Preston) with a

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Escape rooms are a relatively new concept that have become increasingly popular over the last few years. At first it seems odd that such a thing would become so popular in our society of

The Countdown | T minus 10 and counting—9, 8, 7…

 At 11:59 on December 31, millions of girls around the globe were counting down.  But this wasn’t about the New Year or the ball dropping

The Countdown | T minus 10 and counting—9, 8, 7…

 At 11:59 on December 31, millions of girls around the globe were counting down.  But this wasn’t about the New Year or the ball dropping

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Looking to buy a home in the Rocket CityMatt Curtis is the name to know. Since hiring its first team member and selling 86 homes in 2012, MCRE has steadily grown into a fixture in the

Huntsville Escape Rooms

You know how it is. After too many weekends of doing the same things you really just want something new and exciting to do. I mean, there are only so many times

I admit to having grown up in this area and not having heard of Huntsville’s Harmony Safari Park until a few days ago. As the internet says, it is indeed somewhat of a kept secret in town,

The holiday season has ended, and almost everyone is trying to live up to the resolution to be healthier in 2018.  Eating healthy can be challenging if you live a busy life and choose to

After months of multiple cities vying to be home to the next big automotive plant in the United States, it appears that Huntsville, Ala. has secured the bid to become location to the

The Auburn-Alabama Football fan feud is one of both viciousness and camaraderie. Much, I am led to believe, like the bickering of siblings. It is mostly good clean fun…mostly. Regardless of

For every 100 homes sold by Matt Curtis Real Estate, the company donates one home to Habitat for Humanity Nicaragua.  So, if Matt Curtis Real Estate sells at least one home every 14 hours,