What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1199281286Think of all the beer $300 will buy: Post-season ticket sales for the Patriots are booming on sites like StubHub and Ace Tickets, despite the team’s threats that they will revoke the season tickets of those who don’t resell their coveted seats on Ticketmaster for face value. [Herald]

Yet another thing to worry about when driving through tunnels: The leases of Pike-straddling structures like the Prudential Center stipulate the building owners should maintain and inspect the infrastructure, but there are no protocols in place and the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority doesn’t make sure inspections occur regularly. Happy driving! [Globe]

When you compare it with the cost of buying health insurance, $912 isn’t that bad: Massachusetts residents who haven’t purchased health insurance under the new law will face stiff tax penalties until they get coverage. [Herald]

But does it cure hangovers? The crazies who took a plunge into Dorchester Bay on New Year’s Day enthuse about the benefits of dipping themselves in frigid waters. Thanks, but we’ll just get our chills from waiting in line for brunch. [Globe]