What Tom Brady and Kate Middleton Have in Common. Besides the fact that both are considered royalty to some (she, the Duchess of Cambridge; he, the king of the football field), they each hold a place on Vanity Fair‘s 2012 International Best-Dressed list. [Vanity Fair]
South Boston Priest Arrested for Child Pornography. The Rev. Andrew J. Urbaniak, pastor of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in South Boston, was arrested yesterday after pornographic images of children were allegedly discovered on his computer. Though the investigation is ongoing, police stated that no one has contacted them to report a case of personal victimization by Urbaniak. His faculties have been suspended, and he will no longer function as a priest in the Archdiocese, according to a statement released by the Archdiocese of Boston. [Globe]
Cambridge Developer Buys AMC Harvard Square Theater. Real estate firm Carpenter & Company, Inc. purchased the theater, which shut down on July 8, for $6.5 million. President and Chief Operating Officer Richard L. Friedman said the company was attracted to the property’s size and location, and, within two to three months, its team of architects, engineers, and lawyers will decide on a plan for the space. [The Crimson]
PETA Sneaks Subliminal Message Into Fenway Park Brick. The animal rights group purchased a 100th anniversary brick at Fenway, only to demand we stop eating lobster. The message engraved on the brick reads: “Lead Our Bo Sox To Early Runs! Late Inning Blasts! Easy Routs! A Trophy In Our Name!” Don’t be fooled. The acronym is LOBSTER LIBERATION. Smooth move, PETA. [CBS]
It’s Official-ish: A Great White Bit a Man Off Truro. After reviewing eyewitness descriptions of the dorsal fin and considering the presence of seals and the extent of the injury, shark expert Gregory Skomal concluded that the Truro man, identified as Christopher Myers, was bitten by a great white. “However, only with examination of the injury and direct testimony from the victim will we have 100 percent confirmation,” Skomal said. The last injury from a great white attack in Massachusetts occurred in 1936, according to state officials. [Cape Cod Times]
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