Category Archives: What’s great about Birmingham

A new generation of dreamers ready to build a dynamic Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Matt Hottle. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. Recently, Comeback Town published an article from an anonymous author that … Continue reading

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The fairy tale story of Ray Watts and UAB football

Don’t you love stories with  happy endings? Once upon a time in the sleepy village of Birmingham, Alabama, an evil UAB President Ray Watts (or his Trustee Roundtable) made the decision to terminate UAB football. The UAB students took up arms, … Continue reading

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What if we could dramatically cut the number of homicides in Birmingham?

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest bloggers are Christopher Nanni and Chief A.C. Roper. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. If you could prevent people from killing … Continue reading

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Birmingham a hotbed for startups and young professionals

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Maggie Belshe.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. I’ve lived in Birmingham about four months now, and people still … Continue reading

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Birmingham Crossplex–$100 million impact—gets a bad rap

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Faye Oates.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. The news media consistently reports the west side of Birmingham as … Continue reading

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Birmingham NOT one of the most dangerous cities in America

Sometimes I feel invisible. No one seems to hear me when I insist that Birmingham is NOT one of the most dangerous cities in America. We hear that Birmingham has historically been a rough and tumble town.  Our media bombards us with … Continue reading

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Leading the parade of professionals back downtown

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is John Shank.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. This wouldn’t have happened five years ago. It wouldn’t have happened … Continue reading

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Massive trail system planned for Birmingham

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is Wendy Jackson.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. When it comes to great walking, jogging, and cycling—Birmingham doesn’t usually … Continue reading

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World-class adventure park being built in 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. We are in the process of building Red Mountain Park into … Continue reading

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Unleashing the power of a Birmingham neighborhood

ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a better Birmingham. Today’s guest blogger is David Fleming.  If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here. You may not have noticed but the city of Birmingham’s reinventing … Continue reading

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