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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.

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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Maryland Crab Cake Tour

Putting the local McCafferty championship love on the table at The Beaumont

When the Maryland Crab Cake Tour rolled back into The Beaumont in Catonsville, Nestor finally got the third member of the McCafferty family talking about his father's famous restaurant in Mount Washington and his grandfather's famous Super Bowl V title as the head coach of the Baltimore Colts. Talking crab cakes, steaks and eating local in The 'Ville.

‘Tis the season for egg nog and crab cakes in Baltimore

Bar manager Rob Vogel and Koco's Pub owner Marcella Knight offer spiked holiday egg nog and update Nestor about the kraziness in Lauraville after winning Best Crab Cake at The Bay local festival.

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.

What they didn’t tell me about Hagerstown…

When the Maryland #CrabCakeTour began, Nestor asked friends all over the state for recommendations and things to see and do. Hagerstown native Ryan Miner tells Nestor about the virtues and vices of life growing up in Washington County after a night of crab cakes, donuts and German beer.

Why Aruna Miller is joining the Wes Moore campaign for Governor of Maryland

Lt. Gov candidate Aruna Miller tells us why she joined Wes Moore ticket to lead Maryland
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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.

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.
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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.

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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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.

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.

Void deadline passes without extensions for Zeitler, three other Ravens

The voids don't rule out returns, but they leave a total of $8.3 million in dead money on the 2024 salary cap.

Ravens agree to one-year extension with veteran receiver Nelson Agholor

The 30-year-old made 35 catches for 381 yards and four touchdowns in 17 games last season.

Crab Cake Row: Our pal Robbie Davis Jr. from Robbie’s First Base talks memorabilia & charity events

There is no way we were broadcasting from Pappas in Cockeysville without inviting our Timonium pals from Robbie's First Base by for a sports chat. Our pal Robbie Davis Jr. joins our CTO Mike Rosenfeld to discuss the fervor for Baltimore sports and memorabilia and ways your charity could benefit from a partnership for auctions.

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.

Reviewing Ravens’ rookie class after 2023 season

Outside linebacker Tavius Robinson was the only Baltimore rookie to see extensive defensive snaps in 2023.

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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 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.
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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.

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.

Tackling the opioid crisis with leadership

If you or anyone in your world has fallen victim to opioid addiction, you'll have even more appreciation for the work ahead for the new Madame Secretary Emily Keller, who we met as the Mayor of Hagerstown. Learn about the journey of the newly appointed Special Secretary of Opioid Response and her ride to the Volvo plant with President Joe Biden.

Transporting change to Maryland from Washington

Our Senator Chris Van Hollen joins us at MACO in Ocean City for a wide-ranging conversation about life in Washington and the potential and promise of The Red Line, Penn Station and the FBI headquarters coming to Maryland.

Sprinting to the finish line in Washington

First elected to the House of Delegates in 1966, the local statesman Ben Cardin will complete his public service to our citizenry 16 years after heading to D.C. as a Maryland Senator. Joining Nestor at MACO in Ocean City, the Baltimore champion says he's got plenty left to do before he departs The Capitol in January 2025.
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When the Ravens bye week and an American election intersect

Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss confluence of bye week, voting and Ravens playoff hopes

The free press and the importance of facts and honest discourse

Baltimore Sun editorial writer Peter Jensen discusses importance and future of journalism with Nestor

One pandemic, no solutions…

Lock down? Open up? Wear a mask. Go to school. Stay at home. Avoid science. Believe science. Ignore science. We all know someone with a different belief on these significant social issues. Bill Cole and Nestor discuss agreeing to disagree about pandemic solutions during election season. They do agree you should vote!

Wilson explains how COVID has affected Morgan State students

The impact of COVID on education has been extraordinary. We'll be chatting with college and university leaders here...

Getting the timeline and realities of sports wagering in Maryland

Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director John Martin gives Nestor an update and full overview of how sports wagering will work in our state. It's coming sooner than you think...
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Reading The Book On It

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.

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!

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.

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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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.

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.

Crab Cake Row: Our pal Robbie Davis Jr. from Robbie’s First Base talks memorabilia & charity events

There is no way we were broadcasting from Pappas in Cockeysville without inviting our Timonium pals from Robbie's First Base by for a sports chat. Our pal Robbie Davis Jr. joins our CTO Mike Rosenfeld to discuss the fervor for Baltimore sports and memorabilia and ways your charity could benefit from a partnership for auctions.

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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

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.

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!
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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.
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#AlmostFamousNes (Music Classic)

Mark Bryan of Hootie and The Blowfish rekindles the Group Therapy bromance of rock and roll tour

When Darius Rucker and the boys from South Carolina put the band back together in the summer of 2019, the Maryland-bred guitarist checked in with Nestor to talk about life in and out of Hootie.

Bret Michaels talks Poison, Steelers and something to believe in with Nestor in 2003

They crossed paths at the Seagull Inn and Hammerjacks over the years, but Nestor finally got to discuss a...

I burned for when jazz took the sting outta The Police

Wanna keep something precious? You gotta lock it up and throw away the key

The goal is soul

What you don’t have you don’t need it now

Find one hundred ways to compliment the G.O.A.T. just once

Somewhere out there we might just once find a vocalist as great as James Ingram
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Technology

Giving Orioles fans the bird when they want the game

With cable cord cutting and the demise of regional sports networks, we're all left searching for what we want and who we're willing to pay for what. Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss the fragmenting sports on TV model and finding the game in the future.

The Foodie Queen of Baltimore shares her table and tips

She shares pictures and tips of deliciousness all over town so it's no shock that Nestor was thrilled to have Charm City Table social media food charmer Simone Phillips by for a taste of the city we all love.

Sprinting to the finish line in Washington

First elected to the House of Delegates in 1966, the local statesman Ben Cardin will complete his public service to our citizenry 16 years after heading to D.C. as a Maryland Senator. Joining Nestor at MACO in Ocean City, the Baltimore champion says he's got plenty left to do before he departs The Capitol in January 2025.

Bringing federal solutions for local problems during pandemic

Economist Anirban Basu brings sage wisdom and some real ideas and concepts for bringing back revenue and stimulating industry in the aftermath of this COVID-19 crisis.
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Health

Torrey Smith shares dream and vision for future of families in West Baltimore

The former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver and Super Bowl XLVII champion is teaming up with Baltimore Recreation and Parks to make a difference in our city.

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.

Meet the Young Fresh Prince spinning the old school tunes at Kidney Walk on Sept. 10 at UMBC

Young survivor LaVon "Prince" Thomas tells Nestor about the importance of the National Kidney Foundation and the story of his infancy transplant and love of music – all music. Meet this old soul and young prince before the Kidney Walk on Sunday, September 10th in Catonsville.
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Education

Reach, like an American Ninja Warrior!

He's made a bunch of television shows you are familiar with and now Arthur Smith tells Nestor about his life in sports and entertainment in tales from "Reach," his new book of memoirs and life lessons from CBC in Canada to Dick Clark to Fox Sports.

Sarbanes attempts to explain Rorschach 3rd District map of Maryland

We have all seen the map of Maryland's 3rd district. Our local Congressman discusses gerrymandering and finding better ways to create districts across America.

The real challenges of life in West Baltimore during a pandemic

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!

Suntha says credentials of Fauci regarding COVID are unassailable

The leader of University of Maryland Medical System discussed all aspects of the virus and a potential vaccine
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Leadership

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

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.

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.

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. 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.

Luke Jones and Nestor recap glorious Opening Day for Adley Rutschman and Orioles at Fenway Park

Luke Jones and Nestor recap a glorious Opening Day for Adley Rutschman and Orioles at Fenway Park. And then owner John Angelos started the year on FM radio with more lies, deflections and bile for the fan base he's somehow trying to re-engage in Baltimore. The more things change...

Former DNC chair Tom Perez: ‘Maryland is a purple state’

Former DNC chair Tom Perez says the purple state status of Maryland will be inarguable on the gubernatorial trail as he continues to listen to citizens discuss leadership needs in Annapolis.

Henry says political drive to be city comptroller is a family legacy

Learning more about the money trail of City Hall government...

Adding some dressing to the incredibly delicious Tessemae’s family condiment story

Greg Vetter and his family operate in the Golden Ring area of Essex and ship local and organic dressings and condiments almost everywhere. We just wanted to know what makes it tastes so delicious and it might just be family love...
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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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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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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: John Hoey of The Y joins Nestor with 33rd Street lore and Baltimore community growth
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Bryan Pugh of Brain Injury Association of MD joins Nestor on Crab Cake Row to discuss concussions
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Crab Cake Row: Mandy Snyder gives Nestor latest updates on Baltimore Homecoming community progress
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Crab Cake Row: Marcella Knight and Nestor share stories of Emerald Tavern NFL games and Harvey Myers
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Crab Cake Row: Brian Marchetti & Wendy Leonard bring Santa to life for kids & Believable Foundation
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Crab Cake Row: Tanya Keitz tells Nestor about Show Your Soft Side and Pawject Runway on April 4th
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Crab Cake Row: For love of Dundalk, David Nagel tells Nestor about Soup For The Soul in St. Helena
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Crab Cake Row: Trish Woodward tells us about Camp Opportunity for kids who need a summer to remember
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Crab Cake Row: How MCVET serves veterans in need with Misty Bruce and Dr. Kevin Green at Costas Inn
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Crab Cake Row: St John's Pantry in Essex welcomes you to Friends For Supper to feed the community
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Crab Cake Row: Christi Green tells what Maryland Coalition of Families is and does for local folks
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Crab Cake Row: Zaching Against Cancer updates from Julia Lederer and Felicia Fleming
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Crab Cake Row: Streets of Hope in Essex finding men a new home and better life
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Crab Cake Row: A five decades long Aparicio Family love affair with Dundalk community and Costas Inn
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The Book Of Life

#ColumnNes The real Super Bowl is at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Baltimore, believe that!

This Baltimore Ravens team appears to be on schedule for a third Purple Reign. And Lamar is ready to write that script. Believe that.

The Dundalk home of Schock and rock

Our favorite Dundalk Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gina Schock of The Go-Go's talks songwriting and singing along with playing the drums in the most famous band of ladies of the '80s at The Beaumont on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour.

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!

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.

Do the kids know Bo?

Author Jeff Pearlman has a new book on the life and myth of legendary two-sport athlete Bo Jackson but that didn't stop Nestor from going through his whole catalog of USFL, Donald Trump, Showtime Lakers and John Rocker writings and brilliance.

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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!

The one time Frank Robinson talked baseball with Nestor

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.

A lifer Buffalo-to-Baltimore sports connection and a wing of history

Buffalo sports historian Mike Billoni is joined by legendary local sports cartoonist Mike Ricigliano to discuss the not-for-long Blue Jays miracle in Western New York. And the forty years and a century that came before that...

From cursed to blessed to this mess: Shaughnessy talks Red Sox past, present and future

Legendary Boston Globe baseball insider Dan Shaughnessy joins Nestor from New England to discuss the many Red Sox and Orioles battles and scars and glorious history. And then there's what we'll witness this season from Fenway to Camden Yards...

Home for the holidays at Costas in Dundalk with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gina Schock of The Go-Go’s

The final stop and segment of the Maryland Crab Cake Tour 31st Anniversary show at Costas Inn in Dundalk with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gina Schock of The Go-Go's co-hosted by former bandmate George Kondylas and local rocker John Allen.

Baffert says his Spirit is ready for another trip to Baltimore and Old Hilltop

Legendary Triple Crown-winning horse racing trainer Bob Baffert joins Nestor to discuss incredible story of Medina Spirit coming to Preakness off a legendary win at the Kentucky Derby.