No journalist has chronicled our city and state with more depth or insightfulness than C. Fraser Smith. Twice nominated for a Pulitzer, it was our pleasure to revisit his work on the death of Bias and Terps plus discuss state of current journalism and the future of Baltimore.
Of course the Fratelli's crab cake is delicious: the recipe came from Greektown and East Baltimore. Nestor's #CrabCakeTour of the Shore takes him with the Mayor of Salisbury to the restaurant where he got his first gig as a busboy.
The best part of the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery is bringing together good friends for the season. Erik Sauer and Bill Cole join Nestor at Conrad's in Abingdon to discuss saving the lives of blood cancer patients and the incredible work of There Goes My Hero
Dr. Charles Fine of McDonough Dental in Owings Mills joins Nestor to discuss their mutual love of Orioles history and memorabilia. And the doc updates us on the importance of visiting a dentist during COVID.
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.
Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis brings Nestor some fresh air and thoughts on the departure of Big Ben in Pittsburgh and how the cities are always in battle and the rivalry never dims. Not even to watch Cincinnati.
When Nestor invited the 80s pop star and local John Hopkins professor onto the show in early December to discuss music education, he asked if Dolby had ever been to an American football game. Then Ryan Mallett happened against the Pittsburgh Steelers as a Christmas miracle...
The Maryland Crab Cake Tour has taken the backroads to lovely places all over The Free State. The stop on the Chester River with an old pal and chef gave us some education on backfin and jumbo lump techniques on the Shore.
They told a lot of stories over the years but nothing better than hearing Artie talk about his love for Dottie Donovan. This is the third part of a lengthy chat with Fatso when he was still storytelling.
The picture is from October 1996 at the Indianapolis airport when Nestor ran into the Governor with Ricig's Bob Irsay dummy on a stick. The conversation is Part Two of a spicy chat with John Moag and Schaefer at The Barn to kickoff the Ravens' second season on 33rd Street at Memorial Stadium.
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.
The University of Delaware Magazine is doing a feature story on Joe Flacco, now that he has made his way back to Philadelphia via the Eagles. Editor Artika Casini asks Nestor to tell some Joe Cool tales of Baltimore Ravens lore.
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.