Category Archives: Guest blogger

2,675 pieces of graffiti splattered all over downtown

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Teresa Thorne.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. 2,675 pieces of graffiti were splattered all over downtown Birmingham last … Continue reading

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UAB the biggest and best hope for Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Mike Warren.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. My name is Mike Warren. I grew up in Auburn, attended … Continue reading

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I send my daughter to Birmingham Schools—and love it

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Laura Gallitz.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. David Sher’s provocative title “I’ll do anything to help B’ham schools … Continue reading

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Why do we apologize for Birmingham?

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is David Dionne.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. I moved to Birmingham in 2008, coming from a great job … Continue reading

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Single father sees Birmingham through rose colored glasses

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Sharrif Simmons.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. I’m not originally from Birmingham. I was born on Long … Continue reading

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Birmingham represents family, love, strength, diversity

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Avani Patel .  We love to hear from young professionals.   If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Who am I? People ask … Continue reading

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Insanity: Couples getting married in downtown underpass

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Atticus Rominger. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Birmingham has many fine wedding venues:  Couples and their guests … Continue reading

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Before I die I want to…

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Matthew Hamilton.  We love to hear from young professionals.   If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Last month was bittersweet for … Continue reading

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Birmingham and the Detached Millennials

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Steve Boswell.  We love to hear from young professionals.   If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. “Human progress never rolls in … Continue reading

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The one big thing Birmingham could learn from Nashville

How’s it possible for similar Southern cities three hours apart to have totally different outcomes? Amazingly the fortunes for both Birmingham and Nashville changed drastically in one pivotal year. The year was 1963—exactly 50 years ago. 1963 was the year … Continue reading

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