Category Archives: What’s great about Birmingham

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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It must SUCK to be a Birmingham hater

It must be depressing to be a Birmingham hater. You guys can’t seem to get a break. You can bitch and moan about Birmingham all you want, but the tide has turned against you. It looks like “doodoo Birmingham,” one … 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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Atlanta embarrassed–Birmingham soars

“There was no coordination around school closings, because there are more than two-dozen city and county school systems in “__________.” There was little coordination between highway clearance and service to city streets because “_________” is comprised of dozens of municipalities … 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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Can Birmingham get over its low self-esteem?

One hundred years from now, when historians write the history of Birmingham, 2013 will be the year they say changed everything. Birmingham’s been called the “City of Perpetual Promise.”  We’ve been described as the “Magic City” at our zenith and … 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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Jack Schaeffer has a clear “vision” for Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher & Phyllis Neill to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Jack Schaeffer who has some great ideas for Birmingham.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please  click here.  I would … Continue reading

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