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Grills Fund for Main Street Revitalization

Swiss Bear Receives Main Street Grant for e-Commerce Marketplace

New Bern, NC – Swiss Bear Inc. is happy to announce that it is the recipient of a $10,000 grant for innovative revitalization efforts to address the current and/or legacy impacts of COVID-19. Eight accredited Main Street America Programs were selected to receive this grant from hundreds of applicants across the country. “These winning ideas represent …

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James Reed Lane

Tell us how you really feel…

We’re trying to gather information about living in New Bern so we can provide information that you’re interested in. We would really appreciate it if you would take this short anonymous survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TJXT7VK. The results are being tallied and will be shared with our audience. This is a great opportunity to support your favorite local …

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Carolina Country

Help Us Rock the Vote

Carolina Country is holding their first annual Carolina’s Finest Awards, showcasing the finest North Carolina has to offer. Let’s put New Bern and Craven County at the top of the list! Here’s the Rules & Categories One entry per household Deadline to cast your vote is June 30 Winners will be published in December A response …

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Beary Merry Christmas

Beary Merry Christmas Postpones Sledding & Shopping Sunday

Beary Merry Christmas (BMC) will be moving the 5th Annual Sledding & Shopping Sunday to Saturday, December 22. This is due to the increasing chance of rainfall this upcoming Sunday, the original date for the event. Amanda Banks, Beary Merry Chair says, “We have had to be prepared to shift our events all season due …

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Weekend New Bern NC

Weekend Roundup: Things to do in and around New Bern

7th: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony, 11:00 a.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 7th: Live Window Displays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in participating businesses in Downtown New Bern. 7th: Rob Lightber Live, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at BrÜtopia Brewery. Call 252-631-5142. 7th – 9th: The Nutcracker Ballet, Fri: 7:30 p.m.; Sat: 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 …

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New Bern Farmers Market

CresCom Bank Partners with New Bern Farmers Market to Celebrate Veterans

The New Bern Farmers Market will be red, white and blue on Saturday, November 10 for Veterans Day. The Farmers Market has partnered with local CresCom Bank to make this event extra special to honor those that have served our nation. Vendors and shoppers are encouraged to wear red, white and blue to show their American …

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Beary Merry Christmas 2018

Beary Merry Christmas Update

We are only 5 weeks away from the kick off to the Christmas season in New Bern.  Our Elf Squad is making final preparations for the transformation of Bear Plaza starting the 1st of November.  With the holiday season quickly approaching I wanted to take a moment to send out a few important dates for …

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ArtWalk and ArtCrawl

ArtCrawl – ArtWalk: What’s the Difference?

During a recent conversation with Lisa Bisbee-Lentz and members of our Podsquad, ArtWalk and ArtCrawl came up. Although ArtWalk had been happening for at least 20 years, Lisa Bisbee Lentz started ArtCrawl in September 2013. Soon after, New Bern’s Arts Scene seemed to really take off! When asked what the difference was, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz said, …

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Bill Wheeler Branding Video

Meet Bill Wheeler, co-owner of Nautical Wheelers with his wife Camilla.

 Video from New Bern Now’s Social Media Summit about Branding Lessons Since their fun, and unique shop has come to town, it’s been the ‘go to place’ for not only nautical items, they have gifts, wine, jewelry, shoes, clothes, t-shirts, Adirondack chairs, knick knacks, and all kinds of things that are appropriate for the …

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