Sunday, January 17, 2021

INTELLIGENT CONVERSATION

Weller discusses a vision for a 21st century Baltimore community in Port Covington

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Dutch Ruppersberger joins party of six Baltimore County Executives for roundtable on Trump, sedition, democracy and future of America

Legendary sports cartoonist Mike Ricigliano and Nestor talk four decades of friendship and Buffalo Bills memories

Legendary sports cartoonist Mike Ricigliano and Nestor talk four decades of friendship and Buffalo Bills memories

Caps historian and Bills fan Ted Starkey talks hockey and Buffalo sports history

Caps historian and Bills fan Ted Starkey talks hockey and Buffalo sports history

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NFL historian Vic Carucci joins Nestor from Buffalo to preview Bills and Ravens

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Matt Parrino joins Nestor from Buffalo to discuss temperature of Bills in January

 

In our search to find all of the great things happening in Baltimore that move our community forward, all roads and conversations led us back to the most ambitious project on the waterfront near downtown – Port Covington.

Marc Weller is a senior real estate developer from Buffalo via Montgomery County who has emerged as one of the leading voices of positive change in Baltimore with an infusion of money, energy and ideas for turning Port Covington into an exciting new community just to the south of downtown.

We wanted to hear the whole story of how Under Armour, Kevin Plank and Weller partnered to bring a massive civic idea to Baltimore.

In the first of three episodes with Weller, we learned of his background and passion for building projects that change communities for the better and how he wound up being so bullish on Baltimore and its future.

We continued here in the middle chat on the topic of changing South Baltimore and creating an inclusive 21st century neighborhood with a vision toward the future.

We really loved this chat!

(And, yes, Sagamore spirits got involved here in the second episode as Nestor’s two-time leukemia survivor wife come and saves the day with an extra power cord!)

 

OUR UPCOMING TAPING SCHEDULE:

(Yes…you are invited to join us!)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Chair of the Appropriation Committee of the Maryland House of Delgates Maggie McIntosh will join us at Faidley’s at Lexington Market at 9 a.m.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8: Author and CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation Wes Moore joins us for a special Happy Hour show at 4:30 p.m. at State Fare in Catonsville.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14: Mayor candidate Thiru Vignarajah joins us for an hour on the future of Baltimore at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21: We are back at State Fare in Catonsville for an powerful doubleheader with Maryland Speaker of The House Adrienne Jones at 10 a.m. and Baltimore City Schools C.E.O. Sonya Santelise at 11:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12: New Baltimore police commissioner Michael Harrison joins us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at noon.

We want to thank all of our sponsors, supporters and friends who have allowed this Baltimore Positive platform and movement to become part of your lives and routine. And thank you for sharing our conversations with your community and world!

Hope to see you around Baltimore soon!

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