Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1210270565Back to normal in Allston: Things are clearing up after a massive accident that shut down Commonwealth Avenue and the B Line this morning. Part of Brighton Avenue is still closed, but Comm. Ave. is open to traffic and the Green Line is creeping along at its usual glacial pace once more. []

Interesting idea, here’s another: The Phoenix’s Adam Reilly suggests that the Herald try to beat the Globe by beefing up its sports coverage. We’d suggest they get a second State House reporter in case up-and-comer Casey Ross calls out sick. Or perhaps someone to cover the perv beat full-time. [Phoenix]

The only thing that could have caused more controversy than the Olympic Torch itself: The general manager of the U.S. Olympic Baseball Team says Roger Clemens won’t be asked to play in Beijing this summer. [WCVB]

Some things never change: Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy still hates the internet. [Universal Hub]

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

Our uncle’s name is Greg, actually: Fort Point home goods company Bob’s Your Uncle is opening a retail store in the same neighborhood.

On your mark, get set, make reservations! The Dish has a handy list of the best Mother’s Day meals in town.