Category Archives: What’s great about Birmingham

The pain of losing a family treasure to an awakening Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is John Scott.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. It was a little slice of Birmingham cultural and architectural history.  … Continue reading

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How Birmingham pulled off a billion dollar triumph!

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest bloggers are Tom Cosby and Barry Copeland.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Editor’s note:  We in Birmingham are often guilty … Continue reading

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Would you buy a pickle from Vulcan?

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Darlene Negrotto.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Take a moment to recall a fond memory of Vulcan. Perhaps … Continue reading

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What I found while walking in downtown Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Charles Kinnaird.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. We are bombarded with news of political discord at the local, … Continue reading

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You won’t believe my experience riding a Birmingham bus!

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Malcolm Carmichael.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. A few months ago I discussed with some friends (all of … Continue reading

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Birmingham is surprisingly awesome

Surprisingly Awesome is my favorite podcast.  Each episode explores topics that would put most people to sleep, but the show makes boring topics interesting and fun. Subjects like pigeons, mold, or concrete become fascinating. Birmingham, Alabama would be the perfect topic … Continue reading

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We moved from the suburbs to Avondale and love it

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Claire Parker.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. It was the energy. The energy we felt when we drove … Continue reading

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Birmingham hits a grand slam homerun!

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Jeb Stewart.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Birmingham’s spirit as a comeback town has been well-reflected by the … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s misfortune (and how we’re overcoming it)

Each year from 2002 to 2008 approximately 100 business and political leaders from Birmingham traveled to cities across the U.S. The Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce BIG trips were designed to discover ideas that were successful in other cities that could be implemented … Continue reading

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Children’s of Alabama: the 10th busiest pediatric center in America

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. After having been at Children’s of Alabama for over eight years, … Continue reading

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