Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1208973297Hey everybody, it’s the New Tina! Red gives us a sneak peek at NESN’s new sideline reporter, Heidi Watney. Hopefully they can do something to make her look less like Kathryn Tappen. [Surviving Grady]

And a rash of stomach flu swept the Commonwealth: A bill that would grant all Massachusetts employees seven days of sick time per year has emerged with a favorable committee recommendation. [Somerville Journal]

Rhode Island celebrates Earth Day with green whipped cream: New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman was attacked by two protesters as he spoke at Brown University yesterday. [Wonkette]

You’re the fool that chose to run 26 miles. Don’t blame your wife: A South Korean man who was in town to run the Boston Marathon is charged with assaulting his wife hours after he finished the race. [WBZ]

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

A green diet—not just for vegans anymore: The Low Carbon Diet Calculator helps you save the planet, one meal at a time.

What does one wear to an outdoor rock fest: Our intrepid Bostonista seeks to soak up the sun at Coachella in appropriate attire.