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If you could spend hours exploring the shelves of old time hardware stores, then throw on some comfy shoes and head to Harrison Brothers Hardware Store, 124 South Side Square, 256-536-3631. Open since 1897, this pillar of Huntsville stores, has remained almost unchanged. Among its goodies you'll find nostalgic hardware, household items, and local handmade crafts.
Shopping mall groupies will want to visit both of Huntsville's two largest malls. Madison Square Mall is at University Drive (US 72 West) at Rideout Road. Here you'll find two floors of shopping with anchors like Parisian, McRae's, and Castner Knott, along with a slew of specialty stores. For more mall shopping head on over to Parkway City Mall, at Memorial Parkway at Drake Ave. If the kind of store you want to explore is filled with outdoor stuff, you'll want to head instead to the Outdoor Omnibus, 2806 Memorial Pkwy. SW, 256-533-4131; and Buster's Bait & Tackle, 2902 Governors Dr SW, 256-536-1564.
Are antiques your weakness? Then you'll find plenty to smile about in Huntsville. A few of the stores you'll want to explore include, the the Red Rooster Antique Mall, 12519 Memorial Pkwy. SW, 256-881-6530; Walker House Antiques, 614 Madison St SE, 256-534-0320; the Desoto's Antiques, 8402 Whitesburg Dr S, 256-883-0181; the Hen's Nest, 112 Bob Wallace Ave, 256-536-1022; and the Old Town Antique Mall, 820 Wellman Ave, 256-533-7002.
Want a really unique shopping experience? Then head down Route 72 to Scottsboro and the Unclaimed Baggage Center, 509 West Willow Street,
256-259-1525. Here you will find all kinds of bargains from jewelry, and cameras, to clothing. If you can schedule your visit for the first Monday of the month, you'll also find lots of local goodies for sale on the lawn of the courthouse.
Need to fill the pantry and fridge? Then grab your coupons and head out to Discount Food Mart, 11550 Memorial Pkwy. SW, 256-880-0815; Kroger Foods, 2110 Oakwood Ave, 256-536-0715; and Wal-Mart, 11610 Memorial Parkway SW, 256-881-0581.
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