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Birmingham: much richer than you think

Have you ever heard someone say, “Birmingham’s limited because we don’t have the wealth of other cities?” That’s just not true. Many of us think of Birmingham as this impoverished town with low wages and a poor standard of living.  But the … 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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New York is jealous of Birmingham

Birmingham makes the top of many city lists—some of which make us cringe.  However, most are not significant—and the methodology’s questionable. But on lists that really matter, Birmingham often excels. In fact, I could have titled this piece, “Atlanta is … Continue reading

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Birmingham has done it again!

It’s one of those things we take for granted living in our Birmingham region. It’s an important quality of life issue—one we seem to take for granted. We may be at the bottom of many lists, but this one—we excel. … Continue reading

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Birmingham is best in the world

Usually when someone makes a brash statement that something is the best in the world, its considered hype or exaggeration. However, we can say with complete confidence that Birmingham has the biggest and best civic clubs on earth. Our Birmingham … Continue reading

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