Daily Feed: 12 Reasons the Red Sox Must Retain David Ortiz

12 Reasons the Red Sox Must Retain David Ortiz. Plus, No. 13: Papi isn’t making his discontent over his contract status a main narrative of the summer, instead sometimes deflecting to humor, a move that’s making a strong statement to the rest of the locker-room. [BleacherReport.com]

Who Stands to Profit from Ecological Mayhem? The New York Times Magazine profiled Jeremy Grantham, the founder and chief strategist of asset-management firm GMO, in this weekend’s edition. “I have no doubt we’re going to have a bad hundred years. We have the resources to gracefully handle the transition, but we won’t. We apparently can’t,” he says. [NYTimes.com]

New Restaurants Popping Up, Thanks to Mini Biotech Boom. Bloomberg contextualizes the opening of several Boston restaurants — including Legal Harborside, Tico, Towne Stove and Spirits — as a response to an upswing in the city’s biotechnology industry. Whatever the reason, we salute. [Bloomberg.com]

Yep, That Was Katie Couric Volunteering at the Boston Pops Concert. The soon-to-be ABCer passed out programs at this weekend’s concert in Nantucket. [BostonHerald.com]

Do Colleges Serve High-Quality Food These Days? Because students want better food in the cafeteria, and it’s not just because of the Freshman 15. Okay, maybe that’s a big part of it. [Examiner.com]