Tom Scocca · 10/23/13 11:35AM

The Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox almost pulled the plug on their fake tradition of playing the fake-fun musical atrocity "Sweet Caroline" at the ballpark, but the song's sentimental use after the marathon bombing ensured Fenway will be stuck with it forever.

Who Will Be Dining At Da Silvano Tonight

Joshua Stein · 10/04/07 04:45PM

Tonight at Da Silvano, there's a dinner for Michael Kirkland, the director of the design firm Groupe Halleon. We were forwarded the invitation to the dinner—and at the bottom, we noticed something curious! Attached was a handy document that provided concise yet colorful sketches of those attending. Let's learn some "Friendly facts on my friends at da salvino [sic] this thursday"!