Spanning the Web

Taking you around the internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1214327041Great. Now our mothers won’t rest until we marry rich: A new report says that there are slightly more than 100,000 millionaires living in Boston. [WBZ]

Numbers don’t lie: An economist takes a look at the data, and finds that the home team wins games 74 percent of the time during this year’s NBA playoffs. []

Yet another famous shirt brings in the big money: Celtics coach Doc Rivers’ Gatorade-soaked shirt sold for $35,000 in a charity auction. That’s chump change compared to the $175,100 the Ortiz jersey fetched. [WBZ]

His medical condition is the only thing stable in this story: A Taunton man had to be Tasered into submission and brought to the hospital after he slit his own throat while filing a complaint at city hall. [WCVB]

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

A local does good at the Daytime Emmys: Boston-based designer Michael De Paulo outfits a winner. And it’s not Rachael Ray.

Samsonite gets stylish: We love their Black Label luggage.

Save us a seat at Bennigan’s: Chain food isn’t all bad. There, we said it.

A new steakhouse, a decadent dessert shop, and a sexy chicken walk into a bar: It’s just some of the news from Boston’s dining scene this week.