New Bern and Beyond Podcast for January 31, 2019

New Bern Now's Podsquad

Rich Sheridan, Kathy Morrison, Tracey Stones, George Oliver, Colleen Roberts, and Wendy Card

Episode 110

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! Today we talked we also talked about locals, along with businesses and nonprofits!

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Charles Tendell (Charles Tendell Show), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map),Tracey Stones (, George Oliver (Oliver & Cheek), and I talked about the latest happening in our community on location in the Charles Tendell Studio located inside the O’Marks Bldg., 233 Middle Street Suite 107 in Downtown New Bern!

We were joined by Special Guests: Jennifer Pittman, Virginia Spencer, Ted Petersen, Margaret Bartlett, and Neil Oliver.

Today’s co-sponsors are:

– The Four C’s, 250 Middle St., call 252-636-3285

– A Dog’s Dream, 1819 Racetrack Rd., call 252-514-2502

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Show notes:

01:00 – Special thanks to The Four C’s

02:08 – Catching up with the Podsquad

03:27 – New Bern Historical Society

06:41 – Interview with Jennifer Pittman, Kundalini Creations Yoga & Sacred Jewelry

13:25 – Interview with Virginia Spencer, Carolina Creations

16:25 – Interview with Ted Petersen, With Clothier, talks about Swiss Bear and Downtown New Bern Businesses upcoming Valentine’s Day Event (#DowntownInRed)

18:43 – George Oliver is back!

21:44 – Interview with Margaret Bartlett, Realtor with Coldwell Banker Willis-Smith, about New Bern Mardi Gras 2019

28:19 – Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Sea Trail – New Bern is an overnight stop

31:10 – White’s Optician’s

33:24 – Neil Oliver talks about Walk-In Bathtub and Miss Evers’ Boys Production


40:19 – First Friday: Developing First-Person Interpretation

40:35 – Explorations: The International Film Series – He Even Has Your Eyes (Belgium 2016)

40:59 – The Big Game and BBQ Spare Ribs – Veterans Benefit

41:21 – Craven County Clean Sweep

41:54 – Reading Fun Day

42:04 – The Bears Live

42:52 – Coastal Women’s Forum Dinner and Networking with Speaker Shannon LuQuire

43:11 – Poetry Open Mic Night with featured Poet Felicia Watkins

43:30 – North Carolina Symphony – Tchaikovsky Serenade

43:44 – Strung Together Live at Captain Ratty’s

44:14 – ArtWalk – New Bern

45:34 – Uncorked – A Wine Tasting

45:47 – Black History Month Celebration

45:55 – Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Ball

46:05 – Flapjack Fundraiser

46:25 – Dinner on 5 Continents with Interfaith Refugee Ministry

46:49 – “A Night To Remember” 2018 Annual Awards Gala

47:51 – 5th Annual Roundtable for Gardeners

48:15 – Small Business Roundtable with Bob Mackowski (Open Aperture Photography)

48:42 – Tryon Palace:

Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble

Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology

Free Day: Daily Life in Historic New Bern

Garden Lecture Series “Disneynature: Wings of Life”

Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

Lunch & Learn: New Bern’s African American Heritage presented by Angela Thorpe

49:56 – Night Tripping: For Live Entertainment and Music, check out the happenings visit the NC Music Zone at or visit the New Bern Music Calendar Facebook page.

50:05 – Special thanks to A Dog’s Dream

51:40 – Daytrippin’

The Salty Sheep Yarn Shop

NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Morehead City Annual Chocolate Festival

– Crystal Coast Discovery Map

53:35 – Toyota of New Bern

53:40 – Social Media Minute

54:08 – New Bern High School’s Wrestling Team takes First Place!

55:37 – Tryon Civitan Club’s February Food Drive for The Salvation Army

56:21 – Nursing in Vietnam “The Rest of the Story”

58:04 – Habitat for Humanity of Craven County gives keys to new homeowner for their 64th house

58:31 – The Charles Tendell Show and New Bern Live

Watch the Podsquad on New Bern Live’s Facebook page and Youtube Channel.

Listen to our Podcast on, subscribe to our iTunes or Libsyn Channels, or tune into New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM and 1450 every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

We also encourage you to listen to our New Bern Live partners as their shows also air on WNOS – The Charles Tendell Show, City Talk with Sabrina and Lee, and Men On Radio Offering Non-sensical Solutions (M.O.R.O.N.S).

We’ll be back on February 14, 2019! Tune into New Bern Live’s Facebook page and YouTube channel between 1 – 2 p.m. The show will be published on and on our Libsyn and iTunes Channels.

Let us know if you’d like to join us as a guest on the Podcast or have any questions, comments or suggestions by calling 252-259-6853 or sending us an email at

Wendy Card

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