Spanning the Web
Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.
The foreclosure crisis just got uglier: Instead of quietly being evicted, a Dorchester woman whose home had been foreclosed is still there after community activists prevented police from entering. [Boston.com]
If one story this month will make you give up alcohol, this is it: A 21-year-old student was charged with rape after witnesses say he had sex with an unconscious woman in the men’s room at Felt. The suspect’s father says his son was trying to help the woman, not hurt her. [BostonHerald.com]
Davis Square loses some of its coolness. Again: McIntyre & Moore’s Booksellers, a used-and-scholarly bookstore, has been priced out of its current location. The owners hope customers will take the 10-minute walk to its new location in Porter Square that will open in April. [Somerville Journal]
After the whole performance-enhancing drug thing, we can’t be bothered to get worked up about the further desecration of baseball: The Red Sox will wear an EMC patch on their uniforms during their season-opening stint in Japan. MLB rules prohibit logos on uniforms, but the league made an exception for the international trip. [WBZ]
And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.
You might be pastier than a Dickens character, but we aren’t: And we have High Noon by Fresh to thank.
Hey, remember that place where you could get great fried chicken and hear some decent jazz? We do too.