Baltimore Sun: Swimsuit-Clad Mike Revisits Baltimore for Somebody’s Gotta Do It

By Mary Carole McCauley Baltimore’s image — badly tarnished in the past few weeks by the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray after his arrest by Baltimore police and the subsequent outbreak of violence — is about to get a much-needed boost of charm. The Baltimore-born television host Mike Rowe is setting this week’s episode of his show, “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,”  in his hometown. The episode, titled “Highway Boulder Crew,” airs at 9 p.m. Thursday on CNN. According to the show’s promo, “Mike tries his hand at water ballet, learns rock climbing and repelling in a day and raises a super-sized Read More

Off The Wall: Baltimore Riots

Catherine Beck Shoup Today at 9:22am We could use your perspective right now as a hometown hero, Mike. I have shared some pictures with a more positive perspective on my page, and hoping you can comment on this situation for the millions who listening to you. I know you don’t get into politics, but Baltimore could use a little wisdom, Mike Rowe style. Hi Catherine I doubt that I could write anything more wise or positive than what you’ve already shared on your own page. As for heroic, I’ll go with the attached images. Secondly, to the hundreds who have Read More