Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1217600746And yet it doesn’t ask whether residents pronounce it “po-tay-to” or “po-ta-to”: A new 7 News/WHDH poll finds that Ted Kennedy is the most popular politician in Massachusetts. It also reports that 72 percent of Bay Staters believe Manny Ramirez should have been traded. [PolitickerMA]

No, really, it’s G-Rated: In perhaps the strangest marketing campaign ever, the president of Bigelow tea sits down with Wally the Green Monster to discuss how to make a great cup of tea. [Surviving Grady]

Which circle of hell does this fall under? Don’t even go near Mansfield and Foxboro tonight—not only will you be stuck in Patriots pre-season traffic, but the Jonas Brothers (OMG OMG) are playing the Comcast Center. Abandon all hope, all ye who drive on 495. [WBZ]

Not to get all Four Agreements about it, but, dude. Let it go: A Giants fan went all the way to Nicaragua to procure one of the Patriots Super Bowl championship t-shirts. And no, this miserable bastard is not our old friend Gonz. [Deadspin]

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

Bostonista helps you score designer duds on the cheap: Check out the very-exclusive RueLaLa on us.

Waiter, there’s a Bugaboo in my restaurant: Should the South End have Park Slope-style rules against new-money breeders and their offspring?