After his own cancer battle, the Governor of Maryland joined the WNST crew for a night that brought together the Ravens and Steelers, John Harbaugh, Brian Billick and Mike Tomlin – all for There Goes My Hero. This became the inspiration for Baltimore Positive.
After almost a half century on the road, what happens when a band has too much time on its hands? For Styx guitarist and founder James Young, it was a "mirror, mirror on the wall" chat and a time to make history answering all of the hard questions Nestor ever had since he saw them on the Cornerstone tour in February 1980.
Continuing our Teacher Appreciation Month with an homage to Miss Carolyn Houk, the best reading teacher ever! And you'll get some awesome Jinokoya music and tales of the Far East in this one from Melissa Houk...
Running the scoop shops is difficult during a pandemic so let Kowfi Dorman-El bring the deliciousness to you. And we'll save you $15.70 on every order beginning on Black Friday. Do you prefer pumpkin or egg nog?
Many local businesses are struggling to survive and very few are actually opening doors during a pandemic. Our pal Evan Brown from State Fare just opened El Guapo in Catonsville and tells us the story of managing and moving forward during a plague.
If Ravens fans are disappointed with recent results, consider the Tennessee Titans who were 5-0 and now reeling. Teresa Walker of AP Nashville says this is different Titans squad from the January nightmares of Lamar Jackson.
Author and essayist Howard Bryant provides some backdrop as a former sports writer watching politics and a plague make its way onto the field amidst racial strife in America. Even for those who want to "stick to sports"...
Over Royal Farms coffee in his Cole Roofing mug, Nestor implores his pal Bill Cole to interpret why anyone would question the veracity or impact of a deadly global pathogen and the safety of others during a plague. But feel free to believe what you want...
Nestor was writing about the lads from Philadelphia back when they were opening for Bon Jovi and shaking all night. Yes, that is his 1986 autographed Circus Magazine. This was a retrospective chat about all of the bombast of the hairspray era and surviving and thriving in Nashville.
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...)
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.
The Orioles are a doormat. The Nationals won the World Series. The Ravens have the NFL MVP. And the R...well, the Washington Football Team doesn't have a name and Daniel Snyder hears the echo of the power of the shield.
Bottom line: some of Nestor's favorite songs were written by this guy. Yours, too! If you love music – Kiss, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Michael Bolton, Kelly Clarkson, Ricky Martin, Alice Cooper – this is the man behind the words.
Because he can't find his picture with Mark Bryan during this era, this is Darius Rucker. This one might include the time when Nestor got them a gig doing the National Anthem at Camden Yards before an Orioles game and Rucker was trapped on the golf course. Perhaps...