Spanning the Web


Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1205259655Things must be really bad for the Yankees: 59-year-old movie star Billy Crystal has signed a one-day minor league contract with the Yankees. He’ll play an exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. [Yahoo!]


Let’s hope Britney Spears is taking notes: Massachusetts first lady Diane Patrick told an audience at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Network that she’s feeling “incredibly strong” after being treated for depression and exhaustion. [Boston.com]

Speaking of troubled first ladies. . .: Gov. Deval Patrick says the controversy surrounding New York governor Eliot Spitzer is “very sad for him and for his family and for the people of New York,” but he’s not going to worry about it too much since he has his own state to run. [WCVB]

Matt Damon makes another baby. Sadly, not with us: The Cambridge native and his wife Luciana Bozan are expecting their second child. [WBZ]

And here’s what Bostonista and Chowder have for you.

What’s a fashionista to do in these troubled economic times? Target saves the day (and our credit score) with its designer partnerships.

Three words we thought we’d never see together—delicious vegan food: Fiore’s Bakery has the goods.