Mayor Menino Back at City Hall After Weeks-Long Hospitalization

Mayor Menino Back at City Hall After Weeks-Long Hospitalization. “It’s great to be back,” Menino told reporters during a Thursday press conference. “I’m not lying to you. I feel better today than I did nine months ago. I really do.” He avoided directly answering the question of whether he's going to run for reelection, saying this: “I still have the energy. … If I believe I can make a difference and move the city forward, that’s my future. If I believe I’m going to just sit here and get the glories of the last 19 years, that’s not Tom Menino. …”  [Globe]

Elizabeth Warren Mum on Endorsing Anyone in the Special Senate Election. Congressman Edward Markey is the only person to throw his hat in the ring so far for Sen. John Kerry's seat. “Congressman Markey has been a great congressman,” Warren said on Thursday after being sworn in to Senate. “He has been a real leader, particularly on environmental issues, and he would make a great senator, but we'll have to see what unfolds.”  [The Hill]

This Boston/New York Meme Takes the Cake. It's funny because it's true.  [Imgur]

Off-Duty Newton Cops Caught Egging Their Sergent's House. Framingham police responded to “two male teens”—which turned out to be three Newton police officers—lobbying eggs at their superior's house. None of their names were released, no charges were filed, and the Newton police department says its handling the incident internally.  [MetroWest Daily News]

Mullen, Hungry Man Team Up for Hurricane Sandy Relief Boston-based ad agency Mullen worked on the “12 Days of Relief” campaign to raise awareness for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, who are still feeling the impact of the storm. The 12 days started in December and extend through Saturday, so visit the website to donate or spread the word. Watch the video:

[12 Days of Relief]