Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1212516450Get to work, old people! Applications for Revere’s “Work-Off” program will be available next week. The program gives senior citizens a $500 break on either their property taxes or water bills in exchange for 84 hours of community service. That’s an hourly “wage” of $5.95. [Daily Item]

We’re glad to know Ted Kennedy is probably upset over Clinton’s near-resignation too: Reports from North Carolina say that the Massachusetts senator is up and at ’em a day after an operation on his brain tumor. [WCVB]

We thought there were more armpits in our face recently: Ridership on the MBTA continues to climb, with April’s ridership up 5.5 percent from a year ago. []

Further proof our minds are in the gutter: We didn’t think a story headlined “little swimmers” would be about preschoolers taking swimming lessons. [Daily News Tribune]

And here’s what Chowder has for you.

Cupcakes, Pringles, and Big Baby: They’re what’s happening on the restaurant scene.