Now that folks are coming back to Camden Yards and downtown is more active, Nestor Aparicio and Dennis Koulatsos share notes on the heartbeat of Baltimore and how it percolates better when the Orioles are winning, full of hope and (hopefully) bringing 30,000 people back to the city.
Glen McFaul and Terry Cook welcome Nestor to the new McFaul's Oyster & Reel on the water at the far edge of Essex on the Middle River at the former Sue Creek on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by the Maryland Lottery and Window Nation.
For the first time since 2018, the Preakness Crab Race is on at Faidley's at Lexington Market. On Wednesday, March 17 at noon, local celebrities and crustacean lovers with jockey for position on the Lexington Market floor for Chesapeake Bay supremacy. Alicia from Faidley's invites Nestor to saddle up as a "Crab Jockey."
Legendary UMBC soccer head coach Pete Caringi joins Nestor on The Maryland Crab Cake Tour at McFaul's Oyster and Reel in Essex and tells Nestor about why he left and what he plans to do now that he's handed the reigns to longtime assistant Anthony Adams in Catonsville.
Essex attorney and recovering politician Todd Schuler joins Nestor at Captain Larry's in Federal Hill on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour to discuss his passion for horse racing, the Kenturky Derby and his weird Cajun spin on Preakness Saturday at his place.
We love animals. So when Nestor was doing the Maryland Crab Cake Tour at Hollywood Casino in Perryville, he reached to his Cecil County friends to discuss their mutual goal of rescuing beautiful cats and educating folks about feral colonies. Volunteers Carrie McCall and Jacleen Commers tell more about their charity organization and love of the creatures.
The Maryland Crab Cake Tour took on a new twist once Nestor finally made it to Gertrude's Chesapeake Kitchen at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Chef and proprietor John Shields and Mercedes Lopez of the BMA discuss how family, art, culture and crab cakes all come together in one awesome – and free – museum in the heart of Baltimore.
As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour continues to bring together new friends and old souls, Ron Cassie of Baltimore Magazine and longtime sports cartoonist Ricig continue their spirited holiday Koco's Pub chat with Nestor about winter fun in our state, beer and curling, Talking Heads and the future of sports journalism in Baltimore from three guys who have made a living in the art form.