Of course the Kansas City Royals are still very popular…
However life goes on, and after two years of edge-of-your-seat baseball with back-to-back World Series appearances, the Kansas City area is overdue for a return to normalcy. A resumption of day-to-day life, minus the nightly quest to plop down in front of a television screen and burn three hours of prime time couch-potatoing the summer away.
Which is good news for area businesses not centered on package liquor, pizza and hot wings-to-go sales.
Put another way, the current Royals losing streak is a shot in the arm for the local economy and most businesses.
I know, some sports and baseball zealots will consider those words treasonous.
Hey, but it’s true.
Turning the Greater KC metro into a gigantic, empty ghost town night after night during the prime summer season is not a good thing. And human nature being what it is, two years straight of obsessing on a single entertainment option is more than enough.
It’s high time, locals resume other outside interests, because bunkering in front of a giant screen for six months during prime outdoor activity weather is just too one dimensional. Continue reading