There is no doubt about the damage Hurricane Sandy has inflicted upon this city - New York City. With Sandy all but done imposing her will on us, the damage across the city is possibly the worst I have seen in my lifetime. Part of this is way the subway system has been rendered paralyzed in usage. It has been noted by many MTA officials that the damage is the worst in the 108 year of the subway system. In a video released by the MTA, it reveals the damage and flooding done by Sandy to one of the stations at the South Seaport station. The video is unbelievable, and for New Yorkers, very eerie to see. Also below are some other videos released revealing the damage to other areas.
The Kansas City Royals' City Connect uniforms were a design that I wholeheartedly looked forward to. The Royals' current uniforms and aesthetics are some of the best in baseball, and for a city like Kansas City, it just feels like there was enough room creatively to do something historically enlightening (more so something many do not already know about the city), or a simple approach that builds off of the current design. To be honest, it may sound simple, but the use of "blue" by the Royals is fantastic. What we got is a concept that continued the awesome blue approach, with a design concept that is just as cool as their everyday threads. However, where I feel disappointed is the safe approach to this. I would have loved to see them lean into the rich history of the Negro Leagues that is Kansas City - a team (and city) able to do so more than others. That could have been really cool, enriching, meaningful, and somewhat different from the norm - maybe even an ode t