It was the worst-kept secret in the world. Still, when Minor League Baseball announced Tuesday that it would cancel the season due to COVID-19, a second burst of sadness and frustration washed over me. As an employee of the league, there was a sense of finality that hit me with the announcement. A realization that [...]

So Long, Northgate

2020 is becoming a true stinker of a year. Goodness, it seems like everyday it’s something new. The latest being an announcement that Northgate Mall in my hometown of Durham, N.C. will permanently close, effective immediately. The mall has been closed due to COVID-19, which was apparently the final blow, according to mall managing company [...]