Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Right Now in Baltimore

Right Now in Baltimore

The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore in 1996. All he ever did was win baseball games. He and Peter Angelos never agreed on much. And then he was gone. Here's the whole story through the eyes of the journalists who covered it.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

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Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Orioles roster and who is where on Opening Day in Baltimore
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Dennis Koulatsos and Nestor discuss Ravens offseason decisions and NFL Draft hopes
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Our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld & Nestor go backstage at CFG Bank Arena for more than show
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Luke Jones and Nestor discuss NFL Indy combine and Ravens needs and free agency goals
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Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss value and expectations from local sports and money invested
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Luke Jones and Nestor recap a shaky start to Orioles spring training and huge hopes for Opening Day
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Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor at Faidley's to discuss yoga, Ravens football, Baltimore & giving back
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Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Changes and local branding
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Marcella Knight shows her neighbors at Maggie's Farm the local Lauraville love on Crab Cake Row
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Crab Cake Row: Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse
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John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoffs
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Rik Emmett of Triumph discusses memoir "Lay It On The Line" music life with Nestor from Toronto
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Luke Jones and Nestor discuss injury to Kyle Bradish and Orioles pitching concerns in Sarasota
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Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Lefty Driesell, Terps mojo, Ravens departures and potential of Orioles
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Wendy Bronfein discusses the Oh! after Valentine's Day at Curio Wellness and Far & Dotter
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Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss power of Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership
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Sports editor Chris Korman of The Baltimore Banner joins Nestor on Crab Cake Row for real debate
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Luke and Nestor discuss Orioles best path forward with new ownership at Koco's on Crab Cake Row
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Luke and Nestor discuss all changes in Ravens front office and coping with the big loss for Lamar
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Luke Jones & Ricig discuss Orioles & Ravens fervor while Nestor eats soup at Koco's on Crab Cake Row
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Luke and Ricig join Nestor to discuss the passion of Baltimore sports and heartbeat of our community
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Ron Cassie of Baltimore Magazine returns with Ricig to discuss incredible state of Baltimore sports
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Crab Cake Row: Shogun MMA founder John Rallo talks Show Your Soft Side and long history with Nestor
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Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss Hawaii, football and the allure of new ownership for Orioles
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Crab Cake Row: The new Love American Style with Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness for Valentine's Day
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Crab Cake Row: Our pal Robbie Davis Jr. from Robbie's First Base talks memorabilia & charity events
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Crab Cake Row: Cathy Thompson discusses food insecurity in Hamilton and UMCS Food Pantry
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Crab Cake Row: Shari Bailey tells emotional tale of Leila's Gift & pouring love into a special child
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Crab Cake Row: Andrew's Laughing Gas turns farts into laughs and hope for survival for kids
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Crab Cake Row: Janice Wilson of The Red Devils and Mike Rosenfeld discuss breast cancer battles
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Crab Cake Row: A special relationship with Special Olympics and Super Plunge of our pal Danny Grau
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Crab Cake Row: Veronica Land Davis of HopeWell Cancer Support discusses hope and support for victims
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Crab Cake Row: HOFFA Foundation offering healing opportunity free from addiction in Carroll County
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Crab Cake Row: Helping veterans heal and saving lives with Catch A Lift and Jess Drew
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Crab Cake Row: Mark The Blade Brodinsky brings the You Matter love movement to A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl
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Crab Cake Row: Destiny-Simone Ramjohn tells Nestor all that CareFirst does to promote wellness
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Crab Cake Row: The Tyanna Foundation and saving the Ta Ta's and keeping motor boating alive
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Crab Cake Row: Caitlyn Kirby talks food insecurity and the Catonsville Emergency Assistance pantry
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Crab Cake Row: The masterplan of The Maryland Zoo with Kirby Fowler, Shannon Brown and Bill Cole
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Crab Cake Row: Kira & Amy Babst tell Mom and daughter story for LLS Student Visionary of The Year
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Crab Cake Row: Vaunita Goodman talks transplant, new life & the value of National Kidney Foundation
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Crab Cake Row: Serving adults with autism via local Itineris with P.J. Shafer and Donald Kropfelder
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Crab Cake Row: Thomas York tells us about marathon" MS Run The US" race across our country
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Crab Cake Row: Christy Page gives history of The Children's Home Catonsville & kids finding homes
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Crab Cake Row: The ladies of Sisters Academy of Baltimore in Lansdowne give history of their school
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Crab Cake Row: Doug Shea discusses how Sharp Dressed Man puts men in position to get a job & succeed
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Crab Cake Row: Allyson Yospe & Kim Schmulowitz educate on modern Susan G. Komen Foundation progress
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Crab Cake Row: Adam Rosenberg and Center For Hope helping women & children heal from trauma & abuse
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Crab Cake Row: Carmen Del Guercio of The Maryland Food Bank educates Nestor about food insecurity
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Roz Lane of Maryland Lottery joins Nestor on Crab Cake Row at Koco's to talk winners and kitties
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Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl I Week

Crab Cake Row: Tanya Keitz tells Nestor about Show Your Soft Side and Pawject Runway on April 4th

Always here for the pets and the softie in all of us, Nestor invites Tanya Keitz over to Costas Inn in Dundalk to discuss Show Your Soft Side and another awesome Pawject Runway on April 4th at CFG Bank Arena for the animals at BARCS.

Crab Cake Row: Brock Yetso and the history and story of Ulman Fund

Brock Yetso and the history and story of Ulman Fund. Nestor Aparicio welcomes the leader of a Howard County-based organization that serves young cancer patients and their families in many ways over three decades.

Crab Cake Row: Showing the soft side and OG Eastside of our lifer pal John Rallo

Shogun MMA founder John Rallo talks Show Your Soft Side and long Dundalk history with Nestor as former Eastwood Little League teammate Mark Karolkowski provides a cameo at State Fare in Catonsville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Reading the book on the history and modern realities of Enoch Pratt Free Library

Reading the book on the history and modern realities of Enoch Pratt Free Library with Meghan McCorkell. More than just a visit from Jada and Will, let the longtime journalist tell Nestor the facts about ways Baltimore is getting educated via its oldest institution of community and learning.

Crab Cake Row: Janice Wilson of The Red Devils and Mike Rosenfeld discuss breast cancer battles and helping those in the fight

Crab Cake Row: Janice Wilson of The Red Devils and our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld discuss breast cancer battles and survival at Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank. And our Web Connection leader makes a new friend.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Carmen Del Guercio of The Maryland Food Bank educates Nestor about food insecurity

Crab Cake Row: Carmen Del Guercio of The Maryland Food Bank educates Nestor about food insecurity on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" to start Day Four.

Sports: The passion of Baltimore and heartbeat of our community

Our "Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" brought together two legends who have barely met. Our Luke Jones and the greatest sports cartoonist ever Mike Ricigliano join forces to discuss the ties that bind us together as Baltimoreans and sports fans at Koco's Pub for The Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Reaching out to men on the streets of Baltimore and the good work of Grace and Hope Mission on Gay Street

The work of helping men at Grace and Hope Mission on Gay Street with Karen Harp, who was Nestor's favorite guest on "Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Faidley's in Lexington Market.

Luke Jones and Ricig: What do we expect from the “new” Orioles?

Our "Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" brought together so many friends like Luke Jones & our cartoonist pal Ricig discussing a year when Baltimore finished first twice – and failed to produce a parade. The expectations are rising as is the anticipation for a new day in Orioles baseball with new ownership.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.

Crab Cake Row: St John’s Lutheran Church of Essex welcomes you to Friends For Supper to feed the community

The beautiful crew from the St John's Lutheran Church of Essex welcome you to Friends For Supper to feed the community and ways to volunteer and contribute to a neighborhood feast for those less fortunate.

Crab Cake Row: Allyson Yospe and Kim Schmulowitz educate on modern Susan G. Komen Foundation progress

Allyson Yospe and Kim Schmulowitz educate Nestor on modern Susan G. Komen Foundation progress at State Fare in Catonsville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Orioles fans are flocking and gathering for ownership change

We did lots of charity and community chats on "Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" but we also stuck to sports when it was appropriate. Ron Cassie of Baltimore Magazine returns with Ricig and Nestor to discuss incredible state of local sports passion and future from Koco's Pub in Lauraville.
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Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: The reality of food insecurity in Hamilton and UMCS Food Pantry

Cathy Thompson discusses food insecurity in Hamilton and the folks she and the UMCS Food Pantry on Harford Road serve every day in our city from Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Weekend" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: All that CareFirst does to promote wellness and insure care when you need it

Destiny-Simone Ramjohn tells Nestor all that CareFirst does to promote wellness for everyone it serves on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Pappas in Cockeysville for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row I: A Cup Of SOUP OR BOWL was a massive success! Check here for all of the stories, videos and mission of many local charities and community groups. Coming all month at Baltimore Positive.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: The reality of food insecurity in Hamilton and UMCS Food Pantry

Cathy Thompson discusses food insecurity in Hamilton and the folks she and the UMCS Food Pantry on Harford Road serve every day in our city from Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Weekend" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: All that CareFirst does to promote wellness and insure care when you need it

Destiny-Simone Ramjohn tells Nestor all that CareFirst does to promote wellness for everyone it serves on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Pappas in Cockeysville for the Maryland Food Bank.
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The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games

Finding The Vault and gems of the past and future at “new” CFG Bank Arena

Our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld offered Nestor a chance to be a suite life guy for the recent Journey and Toto concert at CFG Bank Arena and wanted his feedback. Comedy and music and Danny DeVito and PacMan and free booze and why Edie Brown needs a room named after her at the former Baltimore Civic Center.

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore in 1996. All he ever did was win baseball games. He and Peter Angelos never agreed on much. And then he was gone. Here's the whole story through the eyes of the journalists who covered it.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

The incredible opportunity ahead for downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss power of downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

After the “Oh!” there’s the CBD benefits of pain relief

Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness discusses the after "Oh!" and answers Nestor's curiosity about CBD products and ways to soothe aching muscles.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

Laying it on the line with the great Rik Emmett of Triumph

With a newly released memoir about his life in music and times in the Canadian band Triumph in the 1980s, guitarist Rik Emmett discusses " "Lay It On The Line" and the stories behind a lifetime in music with Nestor from Toronto. Oh, there's also a surprising amount of baseball chatter with this big MLB fan and historian, too!

Learning where sports wagering tax dollars go

It was revenue source that the state of Maryland never had before the legalization of sports wagering. Maryland Lottery and Gaming Executive Director John Martin reports the largest month ever for the state for sports wagering and helps Nestor recap Crab Cake Row and hitting the big one as the jackpots soar.

Crab Cake Row: The reality of food insecurity in Hamilton and UMCS Food Pantry

Cathy Thompson discusses food insecurity in Hamilton and the folks she and the UMCS Food Pantry on Harford Road serve every day in our city from Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Weekend" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: All that CareFirst does to promote wellness and insure care when you need it

Destiny-Simone Ramjohn tells Nestor all that CareFirst does to promote wellness for everyone it serves on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Pappas in Cockeysville for the Maryland Food Bank.

Remembering Lefty

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Lefty Driesell, Terps mojo, Ravens departures and potential of Orioles to rule local sports scene

How will Orioles replace Kyle Bradish?

With the first news out of spring training in Sarasota a very bad report on the ace of last season Kyle Bradish, Luke Jones joins Nestor to discuss the UCL injury and the never-ending pitching concerns for Orioles general manager Mike Elias and where the team will turn before Opening Day.

Crab Cake Row: When you know you’re making a difference with the “You Matter” love movement

Our pal and longtime WJZ television producer Mark "The Blade" Brodinsky tells Nestor the "why" behind his "You Matter" message and movement at Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Baltimore Positive.

Crab Cake Row: Tanya Keitz tells Nestor about Show Your Soft Side and Pawject Runway on April 4th

Always here for the pets and the softie in all of us, Nestor invites Tanya Keitz over to Costas Inn in Dundalk to discuss Show Your Soft Side and another awesome Pawject Runway on April 4th at CFG Bank Arena for the animals at BARCS.

Crab Cake Row: Caitlyn Kirby talks food insecurity and the Catonsville Emergency Assistance pantry

Caitlyn Kirby talks food insecurity and the good work of the Catonsville Emergency Assistance pantry at State Fare on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Adam Rosenberg and Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse

Bill Cole and Nestor ask hard questions about a sensitive topic at State Fare in Catonsville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank. Adam Rosenberg and the Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse tackles an issue we don't talk enough about in public.

Crab Cake Row: Serving the Baltimore Homecoming community with prominent folks giving back and getting hometown involved

Mandy Snyder gives Nestor latest updates on Baltimore Homecoming community progress at Koco's Pub on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" in Lauraville for the Maryland Food Bank. And Nestor shares the time they made him and his wife into a pancake for breakfast in 2019.

Crab Cake Row: Streets of Hope in Essex finding men a new home and better life

Meet our new friends at Streets of Hope in Essex where finding men a new home and better life is their mission. This one includes a beautiful story.

Crab Cake Row: For the love of Dundalk, David Nagel tells Nestor about Soup For The Soul in St. Helena

For love of Dundalk, David Nagel tells Nestor about Soup For The Soul in St. Helena at Costas Inn on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" hometown stop.

Crab Cake Row: Helping veterans heal and saving lives with Catch A Lift and Jess Drew

Helping veterans heal and saving lives with Catch A Lift and Jess Drew at Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Still caring about families and the mission of Casey Cares for kids

Erin Ritter educates Nestor about the history and mission of Casey Cares for kids. As part of "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week," we hosted all of the charities we've ever partnered and participated with over the years at WNST Baltimore Positive.

Crab Cake Row: James Piper Bond of Living Classrooms Foundation returns and recaps real progress in our city

Crab Cake Row: James Piper Bond of Living Classrooms Foundation tells the history and mission to Nestor Aparicio and Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl" week at Faidley's Seafood in historic Lexington Market.

Crab Cake Row: Telling story of local American Cancer Society efforts and Hope Lodge in downtown Baltimore

After MCing the annual "Evening of Hope" in November, Nestor Aparicio welcomes Vivianne Stearns-Elliott and Therese Gustitis to "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl" at Faidley's Seafood in Lexington Market. The spirit of David Modell was alive during this one. And this beautiful butterfly mural created by Michel Modell is on display at 636 W. Lexington Street.

Crab Cake Row: Trish Woodward tells us about Camp Opportunity for kids who need a summer to remember

Crab Cake Row: Trish Woodward tells us about Camp Opportunity for kids who need a summer to remember at Costas Inn on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" in Dundalk. Always The Artful Dodger, Nestor sings "Oliver" show tunes from 1982 in this one!

Crab Cake Row: The miracle of Michele Bresnick Walsh and There Goes My Hero in helping #JennStrong survive two leukemia battles

Nestor thanks one his favorite miracle people, Michele Bresnick Walsh and There Goes My Hero, for helping #JennStrong through her leukemia battles. Quite a story here in this friendship over the last decade.

Crab Cake Row: Police on the street and Preparing Youth For Tomorrow through trust and understanding

Crab Cake Row: Two young Baltimore police officers educate us on Preparing Youth For Tomorrow work. Founder Kevin Moody and Derrick Johnson Jr. give Nestor the realities of life on the streets for cops who are trying to make a difference with kids.

Crab Cake Row: Let Franklyn Baker educate us on how the modern United Way serves Central Maryland

Crab Cake Row: Let Franklyn Baker educate us on how the modern United Way serves Central Maryland. Nestor Aparicio learns about the charity he heard about watching NFL games and the Colts back in the 1970s on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Faidley's Seafood in Lexington Market.

Crab Cake Row: St John’s Lutheran Church of Essex welcomes you to Friends For Supper to feed the community

The beautiful crew from the St John's Lutheran Church of Essex welcome you to Friends For Supper to feed the community and ways to volunteer and contribute to a neighborhood feast for those less fortunate.

Tom McMillen: Talking Terps, Lefty’s 90th birthday and what ever happened to those ’72 silver medals?

Congressman Tom McMillen reminisces about Charles "Lefty" Driesell , the 1972 Olympics and how politics has changed in Washington. This was a 2021 chat before honoring Lefty Driesell in College Park.

Crab Cake Row: Shari Bailey tells emotional tale of Leila’s Gift and pouring love into a special child

Shari Bailey tells her emotional mother's tale of Leila's Gift and pouring love into a special child at Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Doug Shea discusses how Sharp Dressed Man puts men in position to get a job and succeed

Doug Shea discusses how Sharp Dressed Man puts men in position to get a job and succeed – and how founder Christopher Schafer took his vocation and passion and put it to work for others.

Crab Cake Row: Thomas York tells us about marathon” MS Run The US” race across our country

Thomas York tells us about the marathon" MS Run The US" race across our country and his legs and role across Ohio and Pennsylvania later this summer at State Fare in Catonsville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for The Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Bill McCarthy tells Nestor many ways Catholic Charities serves our local community

Crab Cake Row: Bill McCarthy tells Nestor many ways Catholic Charities serves our local community on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl" week at Faidley's at Lexington Market to benefit the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Brock Yetso and the history and story of Ulman Fund

Brock Yetso and the history and story of Ulman Fund. Nestor Aparicio welcomes the leader of a Howard County-based organization that serves young cancer patients and their families in many ways over three decades.

Crab Cake Row: Reaching out to men on the streets of Baltimore and the good work of Grace and Hope Mission on Gay Street

The work of helping men at Grace and Hope Mission on Gay Street with Karen Harp, who was Nestor's favorite guest on "Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Faidley's in Lexington Market.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games

Finding The Vault and gems of the past and future at “new” CFG Bank Arena

Our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld offered Nestor a chance to be a suite life guy for the recent Journey and Toto concert at CFG Bank Arena and wanted his feedback. Comedy and music and Danny DeVito and PacMan and free booze and why Edie Brown needs a room named after her at the former Baltimore Civic Center.

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore in 1996. All he ever did was win baseball games. He and Peter Angelos never agreed on much. And then he was gone. Here's the whole story through the eyes of the journalists who covered it.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

The incredible opportunity ahead for downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss power of downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

After the “Oh!” there’s the CBD benefits of pain relief

Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness discusses the after "Oh!" and answers Nestor's curiosity about CBD products and ways to soothe aching muscles.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

Laying it on the line with the great Rik Emmett of Triumph

With a newly released memoir about his life in music and times in the Canadian band Triumph in the 1980s, guitarist Rik Emmett discusses " "Lay It On The Line" and the stories behind a lifetime in music with Nestor from Toronto. Oh, there's also a surprising amount of baseball chatter with this big MLB fan and historian, too!

Learning where sports wagering tax dollars go

It was revenue source that the state of Maryland never had before the legalization of sports wagering. Maryland Lottery and Gaming Executive Director John Martin reports the largest month ever for the state for sports wagering and helps Nestor recap Crab Cake Row and hitting the big one as the jackpots soar.

Crab Cake Row: The reality of food insecurity in Hamilton and UMCS Food Pantry

Cathy Thompson discusses food insecurity in Hamilton and the folks she and the UMCS Food Pantry on Harford Road serve every day in our city from Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Weekend" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: All that CareFirst does to promote wellness and insure care when you need it

Destiny-Simone Ramjohn tells Nestor all that CareFirst does to promote wellness for everyone it serves on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Pappas in Cockeysville for the Maryland Food Bank.

Remembering Lefty

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Lefty Driesell, Terps mojo, Ravens departures and potential of Orioles to rule local sports scene

How will Orioles replace Kyle Bradish?

With the first news out of spring training in Sarasota a very bad report on the ace of last season Kyle Bradish, Luke Jones joins Nestor to discuss the UCL injury and the never-ending pitching concerns for Orioles general manager Mike Elias and where the team will turn before Opening Day.

Crab Cake Row: When you know you’re making a difference with the “You Matter” love movement

Our pal and longtime WJZ television producer Mark "The Blade" Brodinsky tells Nestor the "why" behind his "You Matter" message and movement at Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Baltimore Positive.

Crab Cake Row: Tanya Keitz tells Nestor about Show Your Soft Side and Pawject Runway on April 4th

Always here for the pets and the softie in all of us, Nestor invites Tanya Keitz over to Costas Inn in Dundalk to discuss Show Your Soft Side and another awesome Pawject Runway on April 4th at CFG Bank Arena for the animals at BARCS.

Crab Cake Row: Caitlyn Kirby talks food insecurity and the Catonsville Emergency Assistance pantry

Caitlyn Kirby talks food insecurity and the good work of the Catonsville Emergency Assistance pantry at State Fare on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games

Finding The Vault and gems of the past and future at “new” CFG Bank Arena

Our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld offered Nestor a chance to be a suite life guy for the recent Journey and Toto concert at CFG Bank Arena and wanted his feedback. Comedy and music and Danny DeVito and PacMan and free booze and why Edie Brown needs a room named after her at the former Baltimore Civic Center.

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: Our marketing pal Steve Taormino donates cans and talks Vehicles For Change and brands

We began the second day of our "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" from Costas Inn with a large donation from our CC&A pal Steve Taormino, who partners with Vehicles For Change, a local organization with national ties that helps folks with transportation and transforms lives.

Orioles add former All-Star pitcher, Gold Glove infielder on minor-league deals

The 33-year-old Julio Teheran pitched to a 4.40 ERA in 71 2/3 innings with Milwaukee last year.

Twelve Ravens Thoughts on DeCosta, Harbaugh media sessions in Indianapolis

Baltimore's brass made clear that an offensive line rebuild will be one of the offseason's top objectives.

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

DeCosta says Ravens “probably will” tag Madubuike without long-term deal

Baltimore has until next Tuesday to use the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike.

Ravens make four new hires to coaching staff official ahead of scouting combine

Head coach John Harbaugh lost several notable assistants following the 2023 season.

With Madubuike decision looming for Ravens, salary cap set at $255.4 million for 2024 season

Placing the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike would cost just over $22 million.

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The Peter Principles

Being Thrift with mounting debt and wringing the Belle with an insurance policy

Bleeding money, Mussina gone, Belle dug in and MLB labor war looming, Angelos loses the fans of Baltimore and gets fired by a minor league owner

Dear John Angelos: You’re a civic disgrace just like your father, now sign the lease!

With the news of the bizarre suspension of MASN broadcaster Kevin Brown making national headlines, Nestor Aparicio inks a personal letter to Baltimore Orioles owner John Angelos in #ColumnNes.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 1): So, just how did Angelos become ‘King’ of Baltimore baseball?

Chronicling the history of the Peter Angelos era of Orioles baseball, local sports radio host, author and historian Nestor Aparicio presents "The Peter Principles," a book on the history of Baltimore baseball in the modern era. This is Chapter 1, an incredible tale of how King Peter found the throne of every local kid's dream.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 9) – Albert was not the Belle of Baltimore

Dinner with Fidel Castro, breakfast with Albert Belle and many years of losing ahead for King Peter as the Great Orange Malaise sets in on a generation of awful Orioles baseball.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 10) – Syd Thrift, Confederate money and the new Oriole Way of 21st century

Peter Angelos was once called a “windbag” by a rival politician during his City Hall-aspiring days and six years into his reign of terror with the sputtering Orioles, his many words and lack of success with people would lend some credence to that claim.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 2): The error of tyranny at Camden Yards

This is Chapter 2 of The Peter Principles, a book chronicling the Baltimore Orioles ownership tenure of Peter G. Angelos. In the early days, getting rid of DeWitt and Lucchino was easy but winning proved to be much more difficult for King Peter.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore in 1996. All he ever did was win baseball games. He and Peter Angelos never agreed on much. And then he was gone. Here's the whole story through the eyes of the journalists who covered it.
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Orioles add former All-Star pitcher, Gold Glove infielder on minor-league deals

The 33-year-old Julio Teheran pitched to a 4.40 ERA in 71 2/3 innings with Milwaukee last year.

Twelve Ravens Thoughts on DeCosta, Harbaugh media sessions in Indianapolis

Baltimore's brass made clear that an offensive line rebuild will be one of the offseason's top objectives.

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

DeCosta says Ravens “probably will” tag Madubuike without long-term deal

Baltimore has until next Tuesday to use the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike.

Ravens make four new hires to coaching staff official ahead of scouting combine

Head coach John Harbaugh lost several notable assistants following the 2023 season.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

With Madubuike decision looming for Ravens, salary cap set at $255.4 million for 2024 season

Placing the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike would cost just over $22 million.

Twelve Ravens Thoughts in midst of offseason planning

How the offensive line takes shape figures to be one of the more interesting stories of the offseason.

Twelve Ravens Thoughts on DeCosta, Harbaugh media sessions in Indianapolis

Baltimore's brass made clear that an offensive line rebuild will be one of the offseason's top objectives.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

DeCosta says Ravens “probably will” tag Madubuike without long-term deal

Baltimore has until next Tuesday to use the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike.

Ravens make four new hires to coaching staff official ahead of scouting combine

Head coach John Harbaugh lost several notable assistants following the 2023 season.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore in 1996. All he ever did was win baseball games. He and Peter Angelos never agreed on much. And then he was gone. Here's the whole story through the eyes of the journalists who covered it.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

With Madubuike decision looming for Ravens, salary cap set at $255.4 million for 2024 season

Placing the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike would cost just over $22 million.

Trickle-down impact of Bradish injury on Orioles pitching tough to overlook

On Thursday, manager Brandon Hyde said “everything’s going well” with Kyle Bradish’s throwing progression. 

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

Laying it on the line with the great Rik Emmett of Triumph

With a newly released memoir about his life in music and times in the Canadian band Triumph in the 1980s, guitarist Rik Emmett discusses " "Lay It On The Line" and the stories behind a lifetime in music with Nestor from Toronto. Oh, there's also a surprising amount of baseball chatter with this big MLB fan and historian, too!

Learning where sports wagering tax dollars go

It was revenue source that the state of Maryland never had before the legalization of sports wagering. Maryland Lottery and Gaming Executive Director John Martin reports the largest month ever for the state for sports wagering and helps Nestor recap Crab Cake Row and hitting the big one as the jackpots soar.

Remembering Lefty

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Lefty Driesell, Terps mojo, Ravens departures and potential of Orioles to rule local sports scene

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And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games

What are the next key moves of DeCosta and Ravens?

As the NFL Combine gathers in Indianapolis, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the Ravens' decisions on the franchise tag for Justin Madubuike and where to go in April for offensive linemen and more depth across the roster as the inevitable offseason attrition continues.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.
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The emptiness of the end of another season without a Super Bowl parade

The end came abruptly and unexpectedly. It was a great regular season for 2023 Baltimore Ravens but as Dennis Koulatsos and Nestor confess, the end wasn't as beautiful as the rest of it. Lots of changes ahead in Owings Mills as the franchise and the fan base regroups from the promise and tremendous disappointment.
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Crab Cake Row: Adam Rosenberg and Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse

Bill Cole and Nestor ask hard questions about a sensitive topic at State Fare in Catonsville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank. Adam Rosenberg and the Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse tackles an issue we don't talk enough about in public.
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The incredible opportunity ahead for downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss power of downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership
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And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games
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The emptiness of the end of another season without a Super Bowl parade

The end came abruptly and unexpectedly. It was a great regular season for 2023 Baltimore Ravens but as Dennis Koulatsos and Nestor confess, the end wasn't as beautiful as the rest of it. Lots of changes ahead in Owings Mills as the franchise and the fan base regroups from the promise and tremendous disappointment.
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Crab Cake Row: Adam Rosenberg and Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse

Bill Cole and Nestor ask hard questions about a sensitive topic at State Fare in Catonsville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank. Adam Rosenberg and the Center For Hope helping women and children heal from trauma and abuse tackles an issue we don't talk enough about in public.
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The incredible opportunity ahead for downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss power of downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership
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And getting bigger every day…

John Martin joins Nestor to discuss huge jackpots, the Ravens big contest winner and new scratchoff games

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