Living in New Bern Now – Episode 149

We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas!

The Podsquad: Rob Jones (Tryon Palace), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern) and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater New Bern area. We were joined by special guest, Darlene Brown.

Listen to the audio version here:

Show notes:

1:12 – Catching up with The Podsquad

3:48 – Today’s Trivia Contest

4:30 – Paying it Forward

6:16 – Downtown New Bern’s Renaissance Presentation

7:59 – Used Car Shopping

14:00 – Home Brewing

16:23 – BrUtopia’ and Tap That – Local Entertainment and Food Trucks

18:30 – ST Wooten Construction on Old Airport Road

21:19 – Drive-In Movies

24:30 – Interview with Darlene Brown, Executive Director, Craven County Partners In Education about Stuff the Bus

30:29 – Internet Connectivity for Craven County School Students

34:43 – Two Crazy Donuts Truck

36:43 – Kids ready to get back to school

37:40 – Principal Tabari Wallace and West Craven High School

38:45 – Tryon Palace Gardens and Tours

46:23 – City of New Bern Piers and Docks

47:35 – Martin Marietta Park

48:23 – Featured Artist: Michaele’ Rose Watson, The Crystal Lady

50:24 – Trivia Contest Winner – Jane Maulucci

51:35 – Joke Time with Laura Johnson

52:22 – What’s Cookin’ – Chicken Enchilada Soup

54:34 – Social Media Minute

54:30 – Catching up with The Podsquad (Continued)

58:12 – Be Kind

Join us on July 30 from 1 – 2 p.m. as we Zoom live on NewBernNow’s Facebook page. The video and audio will be uploaded to, Youtube, iTunes, and wherever you listen to your podcasts.

You can also listen to the show on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM by tuning in every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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