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...
Longtime local drinkslinger and hospitality champ Brian Eder joins Nestor to discuss their childhood in Dundalk, local crab cakes, baseball and the joys of Highlandtown. Oh, and do you know his "big fish" tale?
Saving communities and saving lives. The middle part of our incredible chat with Marc Weller, who is leading the charge to create Port Covington, contains some deep thoughts on the future of Baltimore and inclusiveness and 21st century neighborhoods. (And a little rye...)
City College, George Young, Kurt Schmoke and Elijah Cummings were all a part of the childhood of Reverend Al Hathaway of Union Baptist Church. Hear his story of a lifetime spent helping the people of Baltimore...
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.
With his departure from the Worldwide Leader imminent and very public, ESPN legend Kenny Mayne joins Nestor al fresco for their annual Preakness chat with a twist of careers, resumes, fates, Bob Baffert cheating and comedy. That's what he does...
Nestor first had the Hall of Famer on the show at the Ed Block Courage Awards in 1997 but this is a more modern chat about what happens after you win a championship and the level of involvement in maintaining greatness after achievement.
After a trip to New York to see Bruce Springsteen on Broadway, Nestor comes back from way downtown in Gotham with a big city story that Don Mohler has never heard for The Recon about the birth of his career. You know about Kenny Albert but what about his father's role in berthing WNST?
In the spring of 1994, Meat Loaf made a cameo as a ballpark guest from Oriole Park at Camden Yards on "The Budweiser Sports Forum" on WWLG-AM 1360. We'll find some more visits from the late, great baseball lover Marvin Aday over the years but this was the first chat, which includes co-host Mark Mussina, the brother of Hall of Famer Mike.
While watching the Orioles play the Mets in Queens and hearing Cakes on the MASN call, Nestor reached to venerable New York Daily News baseball insider Bill Madden to tell some tales from the 1969 crypt. Oh, and there was the time at Cross Keys on the Yankees beat when he witnessed the Billy Martin-Ed Whitson bar brawl.