Category Archives: Guest blogger

Birmingham renaissance: Not so fast!

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Maury Shevin.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. ComebackTown has been an excellent forum to discuss issues surrounding “regional … Continue reading

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Political process in Birmingham actually working

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Tripp Watson.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. I have an ominous suggestion for you: The political process in … Continue reading

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New energetic Birmingham: Not just for young folks

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Janice James Eubank.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. We recently had family visiting in town. Although they are … Continue reading

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Other cities have horrible flags – what about Birmingham?

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Matthew Hamilton.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. The American flag has been a symbol of our nation’s identity, … Continue reading

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Don Logan: Folks called us nuts!

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Don Logan.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Folks said we were nuts when we moved the Barons downtown. … Continue reading

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A silver lining: a good thing emerges from the UAB football controversy

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Tom Cosby.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. The late, great Fred Sington (himself a University of Alabama football … Continue reading

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There’s no stopping Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Maury Shevin.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. I recently attended a meeting of real estate professionals from the … Continue reading

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Birmingham of my youth–from a black perspective

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is RavenBarnes. As far as I know, I don’t know Mr./Ms. Barnes since his/her comments below were published in his/her user name on al.com. This is … Continue reading

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Our region’s future and the conversations we do not have

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Charles Ball.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Recent news that Mercedes may be moving its U.S. headquarters to … Continue reading

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Birmingham: The city of my youth makes a comeback

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Jerry Carter.  It appears it’s not just young folks thrilled with Birmingham’s comeback.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. I … Continue reading

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