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Cellar Notes
2:43 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

11/6/13 - Best Bargains in the Store

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Bernier Chardonnay, Val de Loire, 2012  $ **
(A fabulous wine for lovers of unoaked chardonnay)

Cartlidge and Brown Chardonnay, North Coast 2010  $ * 1/2
(Very reliable entry level chard at a very low price)

Liveli Primonero", Salento 2010 $  * 1/2
(Very lively Italian red, with bright flavors and surprising depth)

R&B Cellars "The Improvisor", California NV  $  **
(Big and rich and remarkably complex for the price)

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Brain Talk
8:15 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Brain Talk - The Relationship Between Poor Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease

The Relationship Between Poor Sleep and Alzheimer's Disease   11/7/13

Brian Science Institute

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News
7:09 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Annapolis's Official Vote Canvas, Mizeur Proposes Lower Income Taxes, & A Cougar In Harford?

Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur
Credit mdfriendofhillary via flickr

The official vote canvas for Annapolis's mayoral race begins at 9 Thursday morning. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur proposes lowering income taxes for most Marylanders. A cougar sighting has been reported in Harford County. And more.

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The Environment in Focus
2:12 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Watermen Evolve Into Aquaculture Business Entrepreneurs

Chesapeake Gold Oyster Farm
Credit I Love Blue Sea

Because wild Chesapeake Bay oysters are increasingly scarce, many oyster harvesters are switching to growing their own oysters in tanks and underwater cages.

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Radio Kitchen
9:28 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Radio Kitchen - Haute Dogs Plus #1207

Haute Dog

During a trip to France, maybe a decade ago, I came across a variety of street food that absolutely cracked me up:  it was the French version of the hot dog.  Simply put,  it involved about 10 inches of a baguette and a broom handle.  I kid you not!  We invited out friend Daniel Raffel, the owner of Haute Dog Carte, to talk about his fabulous dogs, made, so it would seem, in the Parisian manner.

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A Blue View
9:11 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Protecting Our Coasts - 11/5/13

Coral reefs are amazingly diverse ecosystems, serving as essential breeding, nursery, and feeding grounds for countless species. Wetlands, too, are thriving environments, teeming with life and serving as stops for millions of migratory birds.

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Headlines
8:44 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Election Results, City Audit Disagreement, Chris Davis

Orioles first baseman Chris Davis.
Credit Keith Allison via flickr

Wednesday headlines from around the region.

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Humanities Connection
2:36 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Humanities Connection - Dog & Pony DC: An Exercise in Theatrical Democracy

dog & pony dc is an ensemble of artists now in residence at the Roundhouse Theatre in Silver Spring who devise innovative performances that incorporate new ways for audiences to experience theatre.  Approaching storytelling as an exercise in democracy, a MHC grant supported a series of panel discussions give audience members a form to explore the power of objects in shaping community identity and collective memory.

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The Checkup
8:10 am
Tue November 5, 2013

The Future Of The Health Insurance Co-op

Credit Dr. Peter Beilenson Credit: TEDxBaltimore / Flickr / Creative Commons

Evergreen Health Co-op, one of the insurers on the new health exchange, has signed up way fewer customers than they’d hoped. We talk about why, and how it’s adjusting, with Evergreen’s founder, Dr. Peter Beilenson.

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Headlines
7:03 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Tuesday Elections, Rezoning and Panhandling in Baltimore, and Stormwater Fees In Anne Arundel

Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen.
Credit chesbayprogram via flickr

Information about today's elections in Maryland. Plus: a delayed vote on a bill cracking down on panhandling in Baltimore, a look at rezoning in the city, stormwater fees in Anne Arundel, and more.

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