When COVID forced us to switch The Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery to a new location, our friends at Mother's in Federal Hill fed us a quarter of a century of South Baltimore (sorta via New Orleans) awesomeness on The Purple Patio.
After a successful mid-September week of hundreds of Maryland restaurants participating in a state-wide deal in getting folks out for meals this fall, Marshall Weston of R.A.M. joins Nestor at Greenmount Station on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour to discuss the other 51 weeks of the year.
Councilman Dr. John Bullock says the concerns of safety and commerce and keeping families warm and productive are immense during this winter struggle. We also got a pizza recommendation in here for the holidays and local spirit!
As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour made a homeland appearance at Costas Inn in Dundalk, Nestor asked two social studies teachers about running government after running a classroom in their formative years. When teachers teach, we learn...
The Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by the Maryland Lottery featured all women, small business owners at an impromptu stop at Mother's in Federal Hill. Hear the stories of SoBotanical owner Theresa Cangialosi and Live Baltimore founder and cancer survivor Tracy Gosson as part of our Friday conversations.
Yeah, this pic is Steven Tyler but the modern Toxic Twins were in the middle of a glorious second run as one of the greatest bands in the world when Nestor Aparicio was the music critic for The Evening Sun in Baltimore. This is the story of how the train kept 'a rolling on the best comeback in the history of rock and roll.
Back in August 2016, the Severna Park native and longtime rock and roll drummer talked about coming to an Orioles game to bring awareness to his brother Jim's MSA (Multiple System Atrophy) diagnosis. This is an incredible story with Morgan State roots and pays tribute to an incredible local life we lost recently.
Stanstock has become an East Side live music charity tradition led by longtime local musician Stan Gibson, who was a childhood friend of Nestor. You'll love this story as told by Mike Miller, who helps organize the festival each fall.
Nestor was writing about the lads from Philadelphia back when they were opening for Bon Jovi and shaking all night. Yes, that is his 1986 autographed Circus Magazine. This was a retrospective chat about all of the bombast of the hairspray era and surviving and thriving in Nashville.
At some point, Nestor will find the old tape of his late 1980s #AlmostFamous chat with Schenker during the "Anytime" era but this was the grown up lock back at an incredible career as a metal guitar influencer.
When the legendary Baltimore Orioles outfielder died in 2019, it was hard to find this clip but it made us smile when we did. And this 1992 picture is only one he could find from when the Hall of Famer umpired the "Broadcast vs. Print Media Baseball Game" at Camden Yards.