FOOD & DRINK
New Biscuitville restaurant, Domino’s in planning stages for New Bern locations
Plans for a new Biscuitville restaurant to be located at the New Bern Marketplace shopping center are still in the early stages, according to Colleen Roberts, public information officer for the City of New Bern. A site plan for the proposed restaurant was presented to the New Bern Departmental Review...
Chrystal Regan named as new director of Tryon Palace
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has selected Chrystal Regan as the new executive director of Tryon Palace in New Bern. Regan is currently the Education Section Chief at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, where she led efforts to expand two of the museum’s most prominent annual festivals, the American Indian Heritage Celebration, and the African American Cultural Celebration, to include additional virtual educational programming for people across the state.
Craven Community College opens newly renovated barber school studio
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — Craven Community College is opening its newly renovated barbershop studio, giving students and customers a unique experience. With this newly renovated barbershop studio, students and teachers have more space and accessibility to experience how a real barbershop operates. “I love it, this was so much more than what I was […]
Craven Community College to open barber studio
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — Craven Community College will be having a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new barbering studio. The new studio will allow more classes and class times to be offered to barbering students. It will also have reduced-price haircuts, facials and shaves for the community. The renovated area will have more space for […]
Havelock man’s love for his cats makes him social media sensation
HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCT) — A Havelock man has become TikTok famous because of his love for his cats, River and Forest. Deylan Buntyn started doing TikTok videos in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, he has over 1.7 million followers. He said his cats’ personalities are what have made him go viral. “One day, I […]
Chick-fil-A confirms start date for New Bern restaurant rebuild
Chick-fil-A, Inc. has confirmed a start date for a project to demolish and rebuild its restaurant on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in New Bern. As reported last week by New Bern Now, a site plan for the project was submitted to the City of New Bern and appeared on the agenda for the May 26 meeting of the New Bern Departmental Review Committee. That meeting was not held, however, after the applicant failed to send a representative to address the committee.
Beyond Biscuits in New Bern
The biscuit doughnut holes are really for newcomers. It’s not that the balls of biscuit dough, deep-fried to a golden brown and covered with a sugary glaze, are off-limits to regulars at The Country Biscuit. It’s just that owner Michelle Lynn likes to keep a few on hand for first-timers. She offers them for free, along with sightseeing brochures, to give visitors a little taste of what North Carolina’s second-oldest colonial town has to offer.
“Apparently This Wasn’t a Brothel”
Celebrating Art and Community: Highlights from the 2023 North Carolina Plein Air Art Festival New Bern. The North Carolina Plein Air Art Festival in New Bern (ncpleinair.org) wrapped up recently with an increased revenue of 25% over last year, which means $116K will furnish $70K+ to artists and partnering non-profits.
Summer flights to D.C. return to New Bern airport
For the second year, American Airlines is bringing a special direct flight from Washington, D.C. to New Bern and back again. But it's only for the summer. For the second year, American Airlines is bringing a special direct flight from Washington, D.C. to New Bern and back again. But it's only for the summer.
New Bern introduces cornhole to Union Point Park
NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — The next time you’re at Union Point Park, you can now play a game of cornhole. New Bern’s Parks and Recreation Department just installed permanent cornhole boards in the lawn area of the park. Kari Warren, the director of New Bern Parks and Recreation, said it’s another attraction to get […]
An Interview with D’Aja Fulmore
Where are you from and how’d you end up living and working in eastern North Carolina?. I am from Pollocksville, North Carolina. I grew up in Jones County. My mother is a Jones County native. My father is a Craven County native. Do you have any formal training, or...
“Urinetown” set to make a splash on RiverTowne Stage
RiverTowne Players is excited to present the musical Urinetown as its next production, which opens this Friday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. A satirical comedy set in a dark future where all toilets are controlled by a megacorporation, Urinetown is a little different of an offering from what RiverTowne normally puts on stage, says board president Jackie Mallard-Larder.
A Chef’s Feast to Fight Food Insecurity
The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina will be holding its annual Chef’s Feast on June 22, 2023, from 5:30pm-8:00pm in Maddocks Hall at the North Carolina History Center. It will showcase a decadent array of local signature dishes from Cork Wine & Bistro Executive Chef Mike Lynch, The Flavor Hills Chef Morgan from Jacksonville, The Flame Chef Smoke, MJ’s Bar & Grill Chef Mike and Chef Mark, Sara’s Big Apple Chef Sara Walston, Broad Street Takeout Chef Kurtis Stewart, Bistro 252 Chef Terrell Southerland, and master brewer Lindsay Shortway from Shortway Brewing Co.
All American Pet Resorts Expands Its National Presence
(PRESS RELEASE) NOVI, MI — All American Pet Resorts, the premier luxury pet care brand, announces the addition of two new Resort locations to its growing family in North Carolina. Joining the New Bern, North Carolina Resort, which is scheduled to open this summer, are Resorts in Greensboro and...
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