Category Archives: What’s great about Birmingham

How we slashed crime by 70% in downtown Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Douglas Stewart.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. The story you are about to hear is truly remarkable. If … Continue reading

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How Birmingham can become a major player on the world stage

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Brad Toland.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. It’s no secret that Birmingham has radically undergone a change of … Continue reading

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Something strange at Jefferson County Courthouse

Oh no! I had to go to the Jefferson County Courthouse to transact some business. Based on my previous experiences, I would rather have a ‘root canal.’ The last time I went to the courthouse there were people lined up … Continue reading

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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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