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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for August 13th, 2018

Podcast 100th Episdoe
Celebrating our 100th Episode Find out the latest “positive” news and information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina! During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Laura Johnson (New Bern Now), Lisa Bisbee-Lentz (Greater Good Gallery), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Susan […]
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Riverside: New Bern’s First Suburb

Roper Lumber Mill
Tim Thompson Presents at Historical Society Lunch & Learn The New Bern Historical Society’s September Lunch & Learn will highlight one of New Bern’s oldest and most interesting historic neighborhoods.  Riverside resident Tim Thompson will be the featured speaker on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chelsea Restaurant.  Join him as he […]
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Do you want to see more “Community News”?

New Bern, NC
Help Us Redefine “Community News” Since inception in 2009, New Bern Now’s mission has been to promote the people, places, businesses, non-profits, events, and everything in between in the greater New Bern area. Fast forward nine years and our citizen media company has rapidly morphed into a community news and information website, magazine, and podcast […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 11th

New Bern, NC
1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, 1822 S. Glenburnie Rd. Call 252-288-6983. 7th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 7th: National Night Out throughout the Greater New Bern area. Presented by Community […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – July 30, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad with Guests
Episode 99 Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society) George Oliver (Oliver and […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through August 5th

Events New Bern NC
July: 31st: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 31st: Behind The Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. August: 1st – 31st: 5th Annual “No Child Wet Behind” Diaper Drive present by the Tryon Civitan Club. Diapers can be dropped off at the UPS Store, […]
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Parking in Downtown New Bern – Let’s Be Patient

New Bern NC
Although there has been resistance to the recent enforcement of two-hour parking in Downtown New Bern, I’d like to remind everyone that we’re very fortunate because the issue means that more people are visiting our City. This will ultimately have a positive effect on economic growth and development. You may ask, if it’s so positive, […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through July 29th

New Bern, NC
24th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 24th: Behind The Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 25th: Libraries Rock Summer Program, 2:30 p.m. at the New Bern-Craven County Library, 300 Johnson St. Presented by Strung Together Band. Call 252-259-4885. 26th: Christmas in July – […]
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August Happenings at The City Stage New Bern

City Stage New Bern
City Stage New Bern, located at New Bern’s Historic City Laundry 901 B Pollock St. will open its doors on August 2nd. While the location may be familiar to many, the venue has gone through quite a transformation and can now accommodate large scale events. It’s an eclectic restaurant, lounge and entertainment venue offering a […]
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Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts

Ghostwalk 2018
Ghostwalk Auditions, August 2 The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts. Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk. Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s past right in the […]
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