Bill Griffin

Temple Hills, MD

Born in Washington, D.C. .....Raised in the once great town of Camp Springs, MD!.....Attended Crossland High School...excelled as a student-athlete. Graduated from Towson University, majored in Mass Communications. Former owner/operator of Pro Look Sports retail sporting goods store in Dunkirk, MD. Work history includes radio broadcasting and producing, sales, marketing and promotions.

Interests:

Basketball: Former player...High School, briefly in College, men's competitive leagues. Shooting Guard. Favorite all-time players Hakeem (the Dream) Olajuwon. Dr. J, James Worthy, Magic Johnson, Dominique Wilkins, Oscar Robertson.

Music: Smooth & Funky Contemporary Jazz, R&B/Funk, Motown, Classic Rock. Live Music (must have a bad-*ss horn section!). Love a good club or lounge on occasion! Sade is my favorite artist.

Cooking: Some of my favorite recipes: Chili, Chicken Soup, Turkey Soup, Jambalaya, Home made Chicken Salad, Sausage Gravy with Biscuits, fresh-picked Crabcakes, Tacos, Cheese Popcorn, Queso Dip (so good you could dunk your tennis shoes in it!). Awsome cheese and cracker plate.

Stand-up comedy / comedians: Eddie Murphy, Richard Prior, David Alan Greer, Jim Gaffigan, Ron White, George Carlin. Favorite comedy shows: Seinfeld, In Living Color, Chapelle's Show.

Other interests include: Fine Dining & Wine, Seafood (Crabs!), Astronomy, Cook-outs, Movies, the Beach, Short Stories, Twilight Zone episodes, Jogging, Nationals, Redskins, U of Maryland, Wizards.

Some of my favorite places / hang-outs: Annapolis: McGarveys (steamed mussels), Metropolitan (atmosphere), Fado (Irish), Heroes (steamed shrimp), Rams Head Tavern (concerts), Cantlers (crabs), Annie's (cream of crab soup), Smokey Bones (wings & sports). DC: Union Station, Rosevelt Island, Iwo Jima Memorial, Jogging on the Mall, Nathans, Blues Alley, DC Coast, Sequoia, J Pauls, the former restaurant/bar Rumors. Ocean City: Seacrets, Fagers Island, B.J.'s, Coconut Mallorie Hotel. Others: Natonal Harbor!, Eastern Shore

  • Work
    • Home Solutions Consultant, AT&T
  • Education
    • Towson University