In addition to a long video series we'll present at Baltimore Positive in September after the #CrabCakeTour from inside his picking facility in Cambridge, this is a long-form chat with Jack Brooks of J.M. Clayton Seafood along with Damye Hahn of Faidley's in Baltimore discussing why those crab cakes cost what they do in the summer of 2021.
As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour continues at Faidley's Seafood in Lexington Market, Don and Nestor grill oft-candidate Thiru Vignarajah on his thoughts about the role currently held by Marilyn Mosby and how crime needs to be prosecuted in Baltimore City.
It's not easy being new mayor Brandon Scott. And it's certainly no picnic for the thousands of businesses impacted by his decision to shut down the city of Baltimore for many. Bill Cole and Nestor try to sort through the madness of what a pandemic does to a community.
Let Nestor and the Weis guys from all of the local stores on the east side tell you about the re-emergence of the Dundalk Heritage Fair after the pandemic shut down a local American institution on the 4th of July. Bands. Beer. Families. Fun. And the tradition of ribbing the Patapsco folks for old Owls is all back!
This week on The Recon, Don and Nestor take on a "where to go in Maryland" for some summer fun debate and suggestion thread. Gonna be a red, gold and black kinda beach and mountain expedition for crab cakes in August at Baltimore Positive...
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...
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...
We lost the legendary Tommy Lasorda on Friday. Back in 2002, the Dodgers Hall of Famer joined Nestor here in Baltimore to talk about the changing state of baseball after chicks dug the long ball and the sport was drowning in PEDs.
Author Brad Balukjian returns to discuss the aftermath of his best-selling book on what happened to old baseball players – and his buggy tales of Tahiti and real science discovery beyond Rick Sutcliffe.
Longtime NFL insider Clark Judge goes from "Ghost To the Post" and Bert Jones birthday to Al Davis and Art Modell and Bob Irsay and John Elway how in the world the Oakland Raiders ever wound up in Las Vegas. What would Pete Rozelle make of this?
This picture was taken in 1989 backstage at Hammerjacks. Locally born and bred drummer Steve Gorman (on right in Orioles orinthologically correct hat) will take over the story from there in the aftermath of his best-selling book on the history of the notoriously infamous Black Crowes and life with The Brothers Robinson.
Legendary local sports cartoonist Mike Ricigliano and Nestor have been friends since working together at The News American in 1984. Before the Ravens play in Orchard Park for a chance to move on in 2021, let them tell you about their journey with the Buffalo Bills during the K-Gun halcyon days.