The Zucchini Experiment

The Zucchini Experiment: Planting in Small Spaces

I’ve always wanted to plant squash, but I thought I needed a lot of space for it to grow. That was until a few weeks ago when I saw videos on how to plant vertically (similar to a tomato plant). I planted zucchini in an old recycle bin. Then collected fallen branches on …

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‘Tropico 1’ by Felipe Alarcón Alarcón

2020 Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition

Exhibit Brings National Works to New Bern and Accompanying Poetry Contest August 7th – September 21st Craven Arts Council & Gallery is proud to present the 2020 Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition in the Main Gallery at the Bank of the Arts. This signature bi-annual exhibition brings works from artists across …

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New Bern Now Podsquad - Episode 148

Living in New Bern Now and Beyond – Episode 148

The Podsquad is connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC, and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Talina Massey (Business Savvy), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern) and I talked about all kinds of things related living in …

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The Next Chapter Literary Magazine

Next Chapter Books & Art Releases First Literary Magazine

New Bern’s own Next Chapter Books & Art has released the inaugural issue of its literary magazine, The Next Chapter Literary Magazine. The magazine contains works of poetry, short stories, and art from local artists and writers. Michelle Garren Flye, the owner of Next Chapter Books & Art, says she had planned to …

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New Bern’s Downtown Renaissance

New Bern’s Downtown Renaissance Closes Historical Society’s First Virtual Series July 29

Susan Moffat-Thomas’ compelling tale of New Bern’s journey from waterfront eyesore to beautiful award-winning downtown will finish the Historical Society’s first virtual series of presentations from New Bern’s past. New Bern’s Downtown Renaissance, the fourth in the series, will be presented on the New Bern Historical Society’s Facebook page on Wednesday, July 29 …

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ReStore - Habitat for Humanity of Craven County

Habitat for Humanity ReStore Introduces First Instore Silent Auction

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore, located at 930 Pollock Street in New Bern, is introducing a fun and special opportunity for shoppers to find some special and unusual items at its first ReStore InStore Silent Auction beginning on August 1st. “Our ReStore Committee has come up with this creative way to feature some …

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New Bern NC

Catching up on Good News in New Bern

After a two-week hiatus, our inbox was full of positive change and good news happening around town! Highlights include: Craven PIE’s Stuff the Bus Event, Craven Smart Start’s Winner of WITN’s Eastern NC Cares, Backpack Blessing Donation, and CarolinaEast Foundation presents Nursing Scholarships through the Joseph Hageman Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund.   Craven …

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