(Spoiler Alert!) Game of Thrones sends powerful message says Birmingham disability rights advocate

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Graham Sisson, director of the Governor’s Office on Disability. Photo from Sisson’s Facebook page

It was the most anticipated decision in recent television history. Who would be the next king or queen of the 7 kingdoms on the Game of Thrones. The surprise decision? Bran the Broken.

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“Break Barriers” Birmingham, support the Alabama Fire, our hometown women’s football team on May 18

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On Saturday, May 18th, 5:00PM at General Krulak Stadium on the campus of Birmingham Southern College, come out and support the Alabama Fire when they take on the North Florida Pumas.Photo courtesy of the Alabama Fire Football Team

Birmingham – you have got one last opportunity to watch  football until the pro and college teams begin training camps and games in August.

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Delish names Saw’s BBQ, Galley and Garden and The Market at Pepper Place to its “Best in Alabama” lists

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Galley and Garden on Birmingham’s Southside. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Three Birmingham “favorites” – Saw’s BBQ, Galley and Garden and Pepper Place have been featured this Spring in Delish.com, one of the nation’s top 10 food related digital publications online.

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Popular Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant moving to Lakeview District, while Piggly Wiggly expands

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Los Amigos on Clairmont Avenue is moving to the Lakeview Entertainment District. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Los Amigos, the popular and beloved family Mexican Restaurant on Clairmont Avenue is moving  to the Historic Lakeview Entertainment District, confirms Bham Now.

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Don’t miss “Family Camp-Out Night at Railroad Park” this summer, reserve your spot on Monday, May 13

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4th Annual Publix Family Camp-Out hosted by Railroad Park Foundation. Photo courtesy of Railroad Park

Who needs to camp-out in the Sipsey Wilderness or the Great Smoky Mountains when you can experience urban wildlife and the outdoors on Birmingham’s “front lawn” – Railroad Park.

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United Way of Central Alabama moves into first place on Charity Navigator’s Top 10 list of charities

Photo of United Way of Central Alabama staff and volunteers via the UWCA Facebook page

Birmingham – this is a big community-wide accomplishment.

For the 17th consecutive year, the United Way of Central Alabama has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator.

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A first look at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Bessemer (photos & videos)

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Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley with Bo Jackson at the Amazon Fulfillment Center site. Phot by Jacob Blankenship

Today, Bham Now, members of the Birmingham media and local dignitaries, that included Bessemer native and sports legend Bo Jackson,  took a tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center construction site in Bessemer.

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Good People Brewing just made a national “best beer can design ever” list. What is your Birmingham favorite?

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The Manual has named Good People Brewing one of its top beer cans. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

The popular digital publication for men, The Manual has named Good People Brewing’s can designs, as one of their 11 best beer can designs ever.

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