Programs http://wypr.org en The Time The Lord Baltimore Hotel Got Indigestion http://wypr.org/post/time-lord-baltimore-hotel-got-indigestion <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In April, 1973, the Lord Baltimore Hotel staged a grand opening and served exotic dinner fare never before seen on the same table. The results were not exactly what the management had in mind.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Gil Sandler 12976 at http://wypr.org The Time The Lord Baltimore Hotel Got Indigestion The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture http://wypr.org/post/peale-center-baltimore-history-and-architecture <p>Historian, veteran journalist and architecture critic James D. Dilts wrote in a <a href="https://www.baltimorebrew.com/2012/05/14/buildings-like-books-tell-a-citys-story/">2012 Baltimore Brew</a> article "You can learn about a city from its authors, artists, and musicians, and also from its buildings. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Like books, they are tactile objects capable of transporting you, in the sense of inspiring intense emotions."&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 503000 at http://wypr.org The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture On Being Italian http://wypr.org/post/being-italian <p><strong>Joseph Luzzi,</strong> an Italian-American writer and Italian scholar at Bard College, tells his family's story and reflects on the culture's split personality -- the Italy of Dante and Michelangelo, and the one of corruption, Mafia and old-world ways. Luzzi is the author of "My Two Italies."</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:46:12 +0000 Dan Rodricks 502977 at http://wypr.org On Being Italian The Declining Maryland Blue Crab http://wypr.org/post/declining-maryland-blue-crab <p>For the second year in a row, the Chesapeake blue crab population is in a serious slump; the number of females has dropped below the level considered necessary to sustain the overall population. Is it time for a moratorium on the harvest? Our guest: Longtime outdoors writer<strong> Angus Phillips</strong>, who recently wrote an op-ed about the problem in <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-chesapeake-bays-blue-crab-needs-our-help-now--or-never/2014/07/25/a7cedc26-1383-11e4-9285-4243a40ddc97_story.html">The Washington Post.</a></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:42:03 +0000 Dan Rodricks 502975 at http://wypr.org The Declining Maryland Blue Crab Industrial Production Around the World - 7/31/14 http://wypr.org/post/industrial-production-around-world-73114 <p>Industrial production around the world plunged after the onset of the Great Recession and in most advance nations has yet to fully recovery.&nbsp; The U.S. is an exception.&nbsp; Overall industrial production, which includes the output of the nation’s mines, factories and power plants has more than recovered, though largely because of increased oil and gas production.&nbsp; Overall manufacturing output remains a bit below pre-recession levels.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Anirban Basu 502839 at http://wypr.org Secrets of Seaweed - 7/29/14 http://wypr.org/post/secrets-seaweed-72914 <p>Ever feel the tangle of seaweed around your ankle when wading in the water? For many beachgoers, it is enough to send them scrambling for shore.</p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:32:48 +0000 John Racanelli 502958 at http://wypr.org Big Red Blends...All $20 or Under! - 7/30/14 http://wypr.org/post/big-red-blendsall-20-or-under-73014 <p><strong>Price key:&nbsp;</strong> $=less than $20&nbsp; $$= $20-40&nbsp;&nbsp; $$$=$40-60&nbsp; $$$$=above $60<br /><strong>Quality key:&nbsp;</strong> * = good decent wine&nbsp; ** = very good wine&nbsp;&nbsp; *** = superb wine<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br />Open Range Red Wine, California 2010&nbsp; *1/2&nbsp; $ &nbsp;<br />(well balanced, informal, a pizza wine)<br /><br />Austin Hope "The Troublemaker", California, NV&nbsp; **1/2&nbsp;&nbsp; $<br />(A very good bargain for a masterful blend.)<br /><br />Ch. Ste. Michelle "Indian Wells" Red Blend, Columbia Valley 2010&nbsp; **1/2 $<br />(A classy, well sculptured red based on merlot, excellent value.)<br /><br />Milbrandt Vineyards "Brother's Blend", Columbia Valley 2011 * $<br />(Cotes du Rhone like, rustic and simple, good burger wine.)<br /><br /><em>Many of these fine wines can be purchased at <a href="http://mywineworld.com/">Wine World</a>.&nbsp; See sponsor tab.</em></p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:13:08 +0000 Al Spoler & Hugh Sisson 502957 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: Get Moving http://wypr.org/post/first-five-years-get-moving <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Young children are naturally active. So if we give them plenty of room and opportunity to move, they’ll literally jump at the chance. Children who exercise are healthier physically and emotionally. Listen for some ways to get the kids in your life moving towards a lifetime of fitness. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:08:48 +0000 Linnea Anderson 502936 at http://wypr.org The First Five Years: Get Moving "The Chausseur" http://wypr.org/post/chausseur <p></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:55:30 +0000 Ric Cottom 502935 at http://wypr.org Bullfrog Farming Spreading Deadly Fungus http://wypr.org/post/bullfrog-farming-spreading-deadly-fungus <p>Populations of frogs and other amphibians have been declining around the world and biologist Lisa Schloegel believes that she may have discovered why.</p><p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:43:51 +0000 Tom Pelton 502934 at http://wypr.org Bullfrog Farming Spreading Deadly Fungus