Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1206640694Eat it, New York! College hopefuls and their parents named Harvard as their top dream school, unseating three-time champion New York University. [WCVB]

And those kids should probably keep dreaming: Colleges are wait listing more students than ever due to the poor economy and the huge number of applications they’ve received. [Globe]

The Red Sox players are going to bludgeon him with baseball bats: A 51-year-old man is under arrest after he allegedly stole a jar full of donations for the Jimmy Fund. [WBZ]

It’s the 21st century version of ambulance chasing: Rick Burns finds an interesting ad when he did a Google search for “MBTA.” [Universal Hub]

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

It wasn’t quite what we were looking for: But Pure Blu Jeans does the trick.

Road trip! The Vermont Cheese Book makes us forget all about high gas prices.