Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1214578795Viva Tappen! Of all the sports anchor-hotties, Kathryn Tappen is the only one to crack the Top 10 local media personalities “approved” by readers of Boston Sports Media Watch. Again, we say to NESN, Please Tap Tappen. [BSMW]

Be careful whose heart you break, gentlemen: A woman in East Boston isn’t afraid to put your face on a poster and tell your neighbors you have herpes. [Fabulously Out There via Universal Hub]

Sell! Sell! Sell! Here’s a graph of the 5-year value of stock in newspapers. It’s not pretty. [Gawker]

Still more trouble for Gary Dodds: The former Congressional hopeful from New Hampshire, who returned to jail after assaulting his wife, was hospitalized after he was found unconscious in his cell. This time, unlike his 2006 car crash, he wasn’t faking it. [WCVB]

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

The North Shore gets mid-century modern: Cabin Fever debuts in Salem.

Taking taste and cocktail week: They’re just a couple of the events happening on the Boston dining scene.