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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for April 9th, 2018

New Bern and Beyond Podsquad
Laura Johnson, Susan Moffat-Thomas, George Oliver, Rich Sheridan, Colleen Roberts, Kathy Morrison, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, and Wendy Card

Episode 91

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: George Oliver (Oliver and Cheek), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Susan Moffat-Thomas (Adult Enrichment Program), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map) and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, NC and beyond! Kathy Morrison with the New Bern Historical Society joined us as a special guest.

Listen to our podcast show here:

If you didn’t know, The Podsquad meets every other Thursday to record the bulk of the podcast. We also do phone interviews throughout the week and insert the recording into the next podcast and if it’s a non-profit or event interview, it also airs on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 107.5 FM.

This Podcast is sponsored by Jane Maulucci, also known as The Reactive Voice. She delivers words that make cents, as in dollars and cents. Find out more by calling Jane at 860-508-1887 or visit TheReactiveVoice.com.

Show notes:

1:15 – Coastal Women’s Forum celebrated their 30th Anniversary

2:48 – Board of Alderman will review Conceptual Master Plan for Martin Marietta Park

4:35 – Friends of the New Bern Skate Park

6:43 – City of New Bern 2018 Street Resurfacing Contract

7:39 – City of Atlantic Beach’s new Park

8:40 – Kathy Morrison stopped by to share what the New Bern Historical Society is working on

9:41 – Our phone interview with Livingston Taylor and Legends in Concert

18:00 – Encore Presentation: Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Deeds

20:52 – New Bern Then & Now: Images of “Used to Be” Lunch and Learn

23:25 – 8th Annual Praxis Film Festival

27:21 – 32nd NC Pickle Festival

28:48 – Strung Together Band

30:10 – The Harvey Mansion

32:43 – BrÜtopia

33:07 – Dank Burrito

33:49 – Attitudes Pub & Grill, The Brown Pelican and The Bruin

34:05 – Trent River Coffee Company

35:40 – The City Laundry

36:32 – NC Human Trafficking Commission’s Regional Symposium

37:28 – Black Light Project to highlight positive images of African-American Men

38:26 – International Film Series: The African Doctor

39:40 – ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern and ARTcrawl presented by the Greater Good Gallery

40:22 – Opening Night for Community Artist Gallery

41:03 – Uncorked – A Wine Tasting

41:13 – Music after ArtWalk with Strung Together

41:31 – Tryon Palace’s Spring Heritage Plant Sale and Spring Garden Lovers’ Weekend

42:33 – Anne of Green Gables

43:41 – 10th Annual East Carolina Pottery Festival

45:00 – KidBiz and Entrepreneur Expo

45:41 – Spring Concert Series: 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Band presents “Light”

46:14 – Tabernacle OCC Golf Tournament in Memory of Frank Wilson

46:29 – Neuse River Senior Games and Silver Arts

47:42 – Two2sday Market Opens at the New Bern Farmers Market

48:19 – Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology

48:33 – Power of PR and Social Media for Small Business with Speaker Randy Foster of the New Bern Post

49:08 – Juice Joints “A Celebration of North Carolina Spirits” and Juice on the Neuse Wine and Craft Beer Festival

49:51 – Roaring Twenties Casino Night

50:18 – Springfest at the New Bern Farmers Market

50:29 – VEMA New Bern 4th Annual Fallen Officer Memorial Ride,

51:04 – Free Horticultural Workshop ‘‘Edible Landscape’ – Summer Vegetables’

51:40 – Epiphany’s Spirit of Giving Gala and Auction

52:40 – Adult Enrichment Program Update

53:10 – Daytrippin’ with the Crystal Coast Discovery Map

– On Golden Pond

– Free Wine Tasting

– Live Music at the Salt Water Grill

– White Oak River Group Paddle

– NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores – Dino-Might Dinosaur Tour

55:20 – Upcoming Events:

– “Trash or Treasure” Fundraising Flea Market

– New Bern Clean Sweep

– Festival of Fun 2018

– Charity Golf Tournament

– At The Gallery: James Taylor performed by the Heather Pierson Trio

– African American Heritage Tour

8th Annual Community Fabric Awards

Tune into our latest Podcast episodes and radio interviews on ITunes.

We’ll be back on April 23, 2018.

Special thanks to Mike Lentz and Lisa Bisbee-Lentz for letting us record our Podcast in the Isaac Taylor House!

Please let us know if you have any comments, suggestions, or would like to set up an interview and spread the word about a special event or other interesting topic. You can contact us by sending an email or by calling 252-638-6858.

Wendy Card