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9:55 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Mizeur To Name Running Mate, Inner Harbor Upgrades, Proposed City School Closures, and Harbor Point

Delman Coates, senior pastor of Mount Ennon Baptist Church in Prince George’s County.
Credit OregonDOT via flickr

Gubernatorial hopeful Heather Mizeur is set to announce Delman Coates as her running mate. Gansler calls for a ban on outside spending in governor’s race. Plus: proposed city school closures, plans to upgrade the Inner Harbor, the Hilton Baltimore, Harbor Point, “The Magic Pill,” and more.

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Cellar Notes
8:15 am
Wed November 13, 2013

11/13/13 - Amarone Tasting

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

(Al tasted all these wines and found them worthy of your interest.  All are priced $$$)

Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2008 **
(Rustic, tannic, old school)

Begali Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2008 ***
(Velvety, voluptuous, powerful)

Brigaldara Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2008 ***+
(Sweet, deep, young, gently bitter, wonderful)

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A Blue View
9:10 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Talking to Kids About the Environment - 11/12/13

Kids are curious, and want to soak up all the knowledge they can about our natural world. Yet the approach one needs to take in order to effectively communicate about the environment is very different depending on the age.

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Radio Kitchen
8:37 am
Tue November 12, 2013

#1208 - The Cassoulet Variations

November 12, 2013 - Radio Kitchen - The Cassoulet Variations

As the Fall settles in for a long stay, we naturally start adjusting our eating habits to accommodate the season.  The brisk weather sharpens our appetites, and motivates us to get outdoors and scurry around.  The upshot is that our taste for more substantial fare increases, and the delicious South of France stew known as Cassoulet is the Grand Père of all hearty dishes.

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The Checkup
8:10 am
Tue November 12, 2013

How Treatment and Coverage of Drug and Alcohol Addiction is Changing

Credit Credit: Alan Cleaver / Flickr / Creative Commons

A quarter of all Americans will deal with a substance abuse issue at some point in their lives. Of those, only about 11-percent will get treatment. The Affordable Care Act may change that. It requires that all insurance plans cover treatment for substance abuse.

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Headlines
8:10 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Brown Unveils Proposals For MD Vets, Mizeur Plans To Announce Running Mate, and “The Magic Pill”

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown at a gubernatorial campaign event in May, 2013.
Credit Bret Jaspers / WYPR

Anthony Brown has issued a five point plan aimed at helping Maryland’s veterans, a plan he hopes to implement if he’s elected governor next year. Another Democrat in the race – Heather Mizeur – will announce her running mate tomorrow. Plus, “The Magic Pill,” home sales, school discipline, and more.

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Headlines
8:04 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Veterans’ Day Schedule Changes, Pantelides To Be Next Annapolis Mayor, and “The Magic Pill”

Annapolis mayor-elect Michael Pantelides.
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

We round up the schedule changes in effect on this Veterans’ Day. A look at Mike Pantelides’ victory in the Annapolis mayoral race. Plus: the “rain tax,” the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ meeting in Baltimore, yesterday’s Ravens’ victory, our new series “The Magic Pill,” and more.

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Headlines
8:03 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Annapolis Mayoral Race Still Undecided, O’Malley Calls For Higher Minimum Wage, and BGF Indictments

The official vote canvas in Annapolis stretches into Thursday night.
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

Vote counting in Annapolis will resume at noon Friday; the city’s mayoral race is still undecided. Governor O’Malley calls for a higher minimum wage, but doesn’t specify what it should be. Plus: BGF indictments, Ruppersberger on the governor’s race, Cardin calls on the House to approve ENDA, and more.

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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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