Spanning the Web

Taking you around the Internet for your afternoon enjoyment.

1221588127Next time you’re in town, the baked haddock is on us: Massachusetts Congressman Ed Markey added a last-minute provision to the Democrats’ offshore drilling legislation that will prohibit drilling on Georges Bank if the measure passes. []

Now this is how to steal somebody’s lunch money: A bookkeeper in New Hampshire allegedly skimmed $400,000 from a school lunch program over seven years. [WBZ]

Pass the hat for Hillary: New York senator Hillary Clinton will fundraise in Boston on Friday as she tries to eliminate her campaign debt from the primaries. [PolitickerMA]

Have you guys met Whitney Hayes? We have, and she’s a hottie: Deadspin links to a Herald slideshow of the Red Sox wives’ charity fashion show, and quips “[R]emember when you thought all professional athletes’ wives were smoking hot? The Red Sox dispel that notion.” [Deadspin]

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

Pity the poor driver who has to hear a million “Smaaahhht cah” jokes: The Colonnade Hotel gets a gas-sipping Smart Car.

Hell Night hits close to home for the East Coast Grill, and Foxboro gets ready for sushi: It’s all the news that’s fit to eat.

Photo from Ed Markey’s website