Former Maryland Stadium Authority chairman Tom Kelso returns to answer more of Nestor's very serious questions about the Baltimore Orioles lease, the "Memorandum of Understanding" (MOU) and what happens to Steve Bisciotti and the Ravens if Governor Wes Moore promises all of The Warehouse and Camden Yards land and power to the Angelos family.
Nestor Aparicio wanted the best and he got the best! As a kid who worshiped all things KISS in the 1970s musical coming of age, he interviewed Paul Stanley twice as a music critic – once at The News American as a 16-year old in 1985 and again in a late-night, by-invite personal sit down with the legendary leader of the hottest band in the world at a makeup free 1990 chat on the "Hot In The Shade" tour. It was a great chat when the groupies weren't beating on Stanley's hotel room at the Dulles Hyatt.
We always wanted to have Baltimore's most famous worldwide export on the show but were afraid to ask. In advance of his "A John Waters Christmas: Let's Blow It Up!" at Baltimore SoundStage on December 21st, the Pope Of Trash comes home to Nestor to dish on holiday etiquette and why he loves soft shell crabs and still being on stage with an audience.
When our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld of Web Connection drops by the show, it usually involves music. This time after Nestor got back from an American bender through South Carolina for Sammy Hagar and Las Vegas for U2 at Sphere, he needed some answers about how Alice Cooper got there. And why people can't shut up when Billy Joel or John Mayer are singing a love song.
Some folks only attend the Maryland Crab Cake Tour when deviled eggs are involved. Our pal Bill Cole returns to join Mac Campbell of the Baltimore Convention Center in a wide-ranging discussion on the progress of downtown Baltimore and how to get the community to buy into the positive changes and leadership.
As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour gets back on the road for the holidays, Mac Campbell of the Baltimore Convention Center joins Nestor at Faidley's to discuss future of downtown, its vibrancy and bringing folks to the Charm City in all sorts of creative ways.
As we all await the Angelos Family signing a long-term lease at Camden Yards and the Orioles offseason spin will begin, Bill Cole and Nestor wonder exactly what the teams want and what the city needs to build a...
Baltimore Magazine editor-in-chief Max Weiss joins Ricig and Nestor at Koco's Pub on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Window Nation and Jiffy Lube to discuss her recent story on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and new conductor Jonathon Heyward. Always sharing the local love for music – and broccoli tempura and the quest for Steve Chu!
Our Maryland Crab Cake Tour, presented by The Maryland Lottery, Window Nation and Jiffy Lube is always filled with serendipity. Roz Lane was coming by Koco's Pub to help us give away from Ravens scratch-offs and wound up Ko-hosting our segment with the Baltimore diva of the dance floor and celebrating 20 years of Deep Sugar grooves. Let Roz tell you about all of those all night dance parties at the Paradox while Ultra schools Nestor on the roots of house music and her amazing international success as an artist.
It's the greatest cocktail party story that Nestor Aparicio has in a lifetime journey that has exceeded all expectations. Back in March 1999 while in Havana, Cuba covering the Orioles historic baseball visit and Fidel Castro, he ran into Woody Harrelson and Andy Summers in La Bodeguita del Medio and convinced the legendary Hall of Fame guitarist from The Police to join a local band. Summers insisted that Nestor play the role of Sting in the band. Let the trio who were there tell you about it...
Legendary Philadelphia blues rockers Tommy Conwell and The Young Rumblers return to the Baltimore area for the first time in two decades and Nestor asks why it's still fun to put the band back together almost four decades after the Hammerjacks magic of "I'm Not Your Man."
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh privately vowed to help Nestor Aparicio with his media credential bullying situation with Chad Steele in any way he could. Weeks later, Aparicio was exterminated. Harbaugh then told him he was unhappy about it but powerless because it wasn't his department in Owings Mills.
As the Maryland Crab Cake continues to tell the good work being done locally, Nestor gets better educated on the modern efforts, fundraising and research that The Leukemia & Lymphona Society continues to do to keep folks like his wife alive after cancer strikes. Let Katie Stegman, her beautiful 4-month old baby and Dominick Iaquinto tell you about their vision to make Nestor the "Visionary Of The Year" in 2024.
“What did do you do wrong, Nestor?” “Why would the Ravens throw you out?” “Why are you the only one in the local media whom they’ve thrown out?” “Why have they treated you this way?” “WHAT DID YOU DO WRONG!?!” I am fed up with these questions from Baltimore sports fans so I wrote to the owner because these questions are his to answer. Letters to John Harbaugh and Eric DeCosta are also coming soon.
Local developer Jeff Ratnow attempts to educate Bill Cole and Nestor about plans for the new Harborplace space and the financial realities of the Inner Harbor and downtown to be an economic generator for the entire city and community.