Baltimore Boomerang



<em>Baltimore</em> magazine revisits some of the most intriguing stories in the monthly Baltimore Boomerang podcast, updating them and giving them new life through in-depth interviews. The podcast is a way for us to do a deeper dive into stories that shouldn't be forgotten.


  • Women in the Craft Beer Industry

    27/03/2019 Duração: 47min

    Sitting down with Hollie Stephenson from Guinness, Judy Neff from Checkerspot, and Yasmin Karimian from Suspended, we discuss the stigmas and stereotypes women face in the craft beer industry—and world at large.

  • Paying Tribute to Lefy Kreh

    27/02/2019 Duração: 43min

    Lifelong Maryland resident Lefty Kreh passed away last March at the age of 93, but he spent his long, exciting life changing the face of fly-fishing as we know it, transforming a storied but staid sport into an approachable art form for both men and women. Tony and Dee Tochterman of Tochterman’s Fishing Tackle and Candy Thompson, formerly of the Baltimore Sun and the Department of Natural Resources, join the podcast to share stories about Lefty's life and legacy.

  • Meet Baltimore Designer Bishme Cromartie

    27/02/2019 Duração: 49min

    We sit down with designer Bishme Cromartie to discuss his upbringing in Baltimore, the fashion that inspires him, trends he loves and hates, and his exciting future ahead.

  • Chef Cindy Wolf Talks James Beard, Julia Child, and Home Cooking

    27/02/2019 Duração: 50min

    Chef Cindy Wolf, co-owner and executive chef of Charleston in Baltimore, joins the podcast to talk about her early days in the kitchen, all those James Beard Award nominations, what it was like to cook for Julia Child, and what dishes have become tradition around the holidays.

  • Bringing Stories From Stoop to Stage

    27/02/2019 Duração: 46min

    Jessica Henkin and Laura Wexler of Stoop Storytelling join us to talk about 13 years of their storytelling series. The duo shares how the series started, some of their most memorable stoop speakers, what made audiences laugh and cary, and how storytelling has evolved in the age of new media and podcasts.Host: Max WeissProducer/Editor: Michelle HarrisProducer: Jess MayhughEngineer: Jon Timian

  • From Prison Terms to Midterms

    27/02/2019 Duração: 50min

    The Goucher Prison Education Partnership offers men and women incarcerated in Maryland an opportunity to pursue a college education. GPEP's director Amy Roza, Goucher Associate Professor Steve DeCaroli, and former student Sanford Barber join us to discuss the advantages of college courses in prison, how the program has grown, some of the most popular courses, and the success of the program's former students.

  • Revamping the Baltimore Police Department

    27/02/2019 Duração: 01h14min

    Baltimore Police Department spokesman T.J. Smith and Northern District Commander Maj. Richard Gibson join us to talk about their backgrounds, the current culture in the police department, and how to attract and retain good cops. The BPD has recently come under even more scrutiny—dealing with issues ranging from the Gun Trace Task Force, Det. Sean Suiter's death, overtime theft charges, controversial body camera footage, and a homicide rate that remains one of the highest in the country.See the story we're revisiting: Ron CassieProducers: Michelle Harris, Jess MayhughEngineering: Jon Timian

  • Parenting in the City

    27/02/2019 Duração: 57min

    Janelle Diamond and Megan Isennock talk about raising their families in Baltimore City, the advantages of urban living, and how parenting is the ultimate balancing act. Plus, hear tips on the best kids' activities, places to shop, and family-friendly restaurants where you and the little ones can actually both enjoy the experience.

  • The Legacy of Yeardley Love

    27/02/2019 Duração: 55min

    Sharon Love, Lexie Hodges, and One Love Foundation executive director Susie Chase join us to talk about the legacy of Yeardley Love, who was killed by her former boyfriend in May of 2010. In her honor, the Love family has dedicated their life's work to creating awareness about the dangers of relationship violence and educating the public about what a healthy relationship looks like.

  • Baltimore on Film

    27/02/2019 Duração: 42min

    Maryland Film Festival director Jed Dietz and Baltimore filmmaker Matt Porterfield join us for a preview of this year's festival and a discussion of portraying Baltimore on film. The two chat about the most exciting movies at this year's event, how to properly capture Baltimore on the big screen, and the best advice John Waters ever gave them.

  • Mexico, Mezcal, and Magic at Clavel

    27/02/2019 Duração: 01h07min

    We interview Lane Harlan and her business partner Carlos Raba of Bar Clavel. When Lane opened the speakeasy-style W.C. Harlan in 2013, and then Clavel in 2015, most Baltimoreans couldn't locate Remington on a map, and they certainly couldn't pronounce words like aguachile, lengua, ceviche, mezcal, and fundido. But thanks to her and chef Carlos, it didn't take long for Charm City's denizens to learn the lingo and develop an affinity for two of the coolest hangouts in Baltimore. We catch up with the duo to hear about the expanded cevicheria, new mezcal tasting bar, plans for a beer garden, and the experience of sharing a culture's story through food.

  • Breaking Up With Top Singles

    27/02/2019 Duração: 56min

    Baltimore magazine editors discuss some favorite memories of Top Singles past, what a wild and weird process it was to create the feature, and ultimately why we chose to retire it altogether. Also on the show are former Top Singles Mone\u233\u Cottman and Teddy Davidson, who share what the process was like first-hand, what it's like to date in Baltimore for better and for worse, and how the dating scene has changed in the current landscape. Plus, we put them to the test with some Baltimore-themed dating games.

  • Not All Monuments Are Created Equal

    27/02/2019 Duração: 53min

    Law professor and civil rights historian Larry Gibson and Eric Holcomb, the executive director of the city's Commission on Historical and Architectural Preservation discuss the context and future of Baltimore's Confederate monument sites, as well as why now as a society we are considering what and who we revere.

  • Building a Skate Park for Jake

    27/02/2019 Duração: 25min

    In December 2001, Jake Owen was killed in a distracted-driving car crash when he was just 5 years old. Ever since, his parents Spike and Susan have been championing legislation to toughen the laws against distracted drivers, and now they are raising funds to open a skateboard park in Jake's name. Listen as Spike talks about the progress that's been made in the past few years and how he and his wife have found the strength to continue to honor their son.Host: Jess MayhughGuests: Spike OwenProducers: Michelle Harris and Jess MayhughEngineer: Jon TimianArtwork: Aaron Hope

  • The Tainted Halls of Keough

    27/02/2019 Duração: 50min

    Abbie Schaub, Teresa Lancaster, and Alan Horn from The Keepers documentary reveal new information about the sex abuse at Archbishop Keough High School, the allegations against Father Joseph Maskell, and the murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik.Host: Amy MulvihillGuests: Abbie Schaub, Teresa Lancaster, and Alan HornProducers: Michelle Harris and Jess MayhughEngineer: Jon TimianArtwork: Aaron Hope