Visit the Charming Aerie Bed and Breakfast

It was a beautiful and sunny day in New Bern today, so I decided to take a stroll throughout the Historic Downtown District. I stopped by the Aerie Bed and Breakfast (B & B) and met Marty and Michael Gunhus, owners of this lovely Historic Inn. While Marty was busy checking in a …

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Returning from Vacation in the Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains

I’m back from my camping trip with my sister and her boyfriend in the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains. I met them in Spruce Pine, NC (north of Charlotte) on Thursday. We camped out at Spruce Pine Campground and went “gemmin’”. If you’ve never been to a gem mine and sifted through the rocks …

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New Bern’s F11 Fighter Jet – Restoration Project

Did you know that the F11 Grumman aircraft located on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd was dedicated to the city in 1973? Major General Paul Fontana, the Commander of MCAS Cherry Point, dedicated the jet to New Bern in recognition to the City’s close relationship with the Base. As you drive by …

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What is a Senior Independent Living Community?

I recently asked Ms. Diane McKeel of McCarthy Court Senior Independent Living, what a senior independent living community’s was to inform local residents and retirees thinking about moving to New Bern. Her response is as follows: “At McCarthy Court Senior Independent Living, we take pride in offering the setting, support, and services needed …

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Historic New Bern Sunbelt Retirement Tour

Today, I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Whit Morgan, Realtor with New Bern Real Estate. During our meeting, I learned of a unique, personal tour of New Bern and the surrounding areas that Whit provides to Retirees. It’s called the “Historic New Bern Sunbelt Retirement Tour”. This special tour lasts 3 ½ …

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Support the Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation

Some people may associate the Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation (SBDDC) with New Bern’s Annual MUMfest and they should because it attracts thousands of residents and visitors to the MUMfest. Personally, I really look forward to this fantastic event every year! But many people truly don’t understand the significant impact this non-profit organization …

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Let Me Introduce Myself

Many of New Bern Now’s viewers ask me why I don’t have a photo of myself or share more personal information about myself on the blog. The first thing that comes to mind is I’m not vain. I’m not saying that everyone who posts photos of themselves on the Internet is vain. They …

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