Making Birmingham A “Cool” Community

To all the people here who whine that there’s nothing to do in Birmingham, who think the grass is greener in Nashville, D.C., Austin, Atlanta, even Chattanooga, for heaven’s sake, workplace consultant Rebecca Ryan...

What’s the B.I.G. Idea in Charlotte?

Last fall, the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce took more than 100 business, political and civic leaders to Charlotte in its annual jaunt to see how their counterparts in other cities work. The idea...

Design of a Decade – Vision for Downtown

 Pittsburgh consultant Don Carter stood center stage at the Alabama Theater in October before a crowd of more than 100 Birmingham citizens. They’d skipped watching the World Series historic game between the Red...