5 new businesses in the Rocket City you should check out

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There are some new businesses in the area to check out this week. (Christian Stanfield / Hville Blast)

New businesses in the Rocket City are popping up all over the community so far in 2024, and we keep welcoming more to the area. From new restaurants to health care facilities to retail, more business owners are looking to call Huntsville home.

Check out these _ new businesses we’ve heard about here in the Huntsville area:

1. Kay Donuts

Kay Donuts was originally scheduled to open in the Publix shopping center on Winchester Road over the weekend, but the opening has been pushed to the end of this week.

2. Dutch Bros. Coffee

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Dutch Bros. is one of the new businesses we are really excited about. (Christian Stanfield / Hville Blast)

Dutch Bros. Coffee opened its first Alabama location last year in Decatur and opened its first Huntsville location Friday in Owens Cross Roads. Dutch Bros, a popular coffee chain from Oregon, plans to open more Alabama locations in the coming year.

3. Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux

We wrote about the announcement of the new Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux location at Clift Farm last month, but the new sports bar is now open.

4. The Opus Foundation

The OPUS Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women and disadvantaged youth. The organization’s new facility will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 20 at 12PM.

5. Slim Chickens – Decatur

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Slim Chickens is one of the new businesses opening in Decatur over the next few weeks. (Curtis Venetta / Hville Blast)

Slim Chickens is a rapidly-growing quick-service restaurant that has recently opened locations in Athens and Albertville — in addition to locations in Madison and Huntsville.

Where to find these new businesses

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Michael Seale
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