Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1217954791If we were that bald, we’d opt for a cap: Yankees GM Brian Cashman has traded in his trademark headwarmer and panic-stricken face for a pair of sunglasses and a smug expression. Which is odd for a man whose team is still five and a half games out of first place. [Surviving Grady]

We look forward to seeing your work in Townie Town Hall: Community newspaper shuffle alert! The Somerville Journal’s Steve Bagley moves to the Watertown Tab to take over for Jillian Fennimore, who made the jump to the Cambridge Chronicle. [Somerville Blog, Cantabrigia]

If only the Montauk Monster were so easily explained: ESPN is having a little fun at the Red Sox’s expense out in L.A. [CultureJunkie via Universal Hub]

Dan Grabauskas said the MBTA’s fare increase might be “hefty,” but we didn’t know it we would pay with our limbs: A man’s foot was severed after he was hit by a commuter train in Framingham yesterday. [WCVB]

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

L’Avion makes flying sound like fun again: The New York-Paris business class airline has all the perks for less than it costs to fly from Boston.

Bento boxes, happy hours, and chicken and waffles: It’s all the news that’s fit to eat.

Photo from Surviving Grady