Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1194551675Can tumbleweeds blow through towers? Edward Linde, the CEO and Director of Boston Properties, says there is not enough demand for office space to fill the city’s proposed office towers. His company is going to keep constructing the 500,000-square foot Russia Wharf tower, but everybody else should give up now. [Boston Business Journal]

Everybody’s humpin’ around: Local legend Bobby Brown will perform at the Boston Music Awards. We know he single-handedly destroyed Whitney Houston’s career, but we still can’t resist dancing to “My Prerogative.” It’s the way that we wanna live. []

Peace in our time: Everyone on Beacon Hill likes a bill that aims to have the state producing 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources while cutting greenhouse gases by 20 percent. Sal DiMasi likes it, Gov. Deval Patrick’s happy, Attorney General Martha Coakley is on board. . . it’s freaking us out. [Globe]

Our love-hate relationship with rodents continues: Instead of giving in to the temptation to get a late afternoon snack, check out Hank Phillippi Ryan’s report on rats dashing across the floors of restaurants all over the city. It’s all the nastiness of print coverage, but with cringe-worthy video footage! [WHDH]