Steve Annear

Staff Digital Writer

Steve Annear joined Boston as an online reporter after covering city news at the Metro newspaper and later, on the web for He started his career as a journalist with the Wicked Local newspapers and their online affiliates, beginning with a stint as editor/reporter of the Pembroke Mariner, before moving to the Newton and Brookline Tabs. A recipient of the 2011 Transportation Reporting award from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, Annear has spent a majority of his reporting days covering the MBTA. He graduated from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island with a B.A. in Journalism and Communications in 2006.

Steve Annear'S latest stories

A Mayor Remembered

'Bold, big-hearted, and Boston strong, Tom was the embodiment of the city.'

RIP, Tom Menino

The city's longest serving mayor died at the age of 71.

No Costume Is Too Weird for the Boston Halloween Bike Ride

'If you want to be a Velociraptor, be a Velociraptor.'

City Passes Truck Side Guard Ordinance to Keep Cyclists Safe

It's the first of its kind in the country.

With Enough Cash, You Too Can Buy a Missile-Shooting Robot

For a cool $1 million.

Why Do People Keep Attacking Keytar Bear?

The performer claims he was victimized yet again.

What If License Plates Had Pictures Instead of Just Numbers?

That's what a special task force is looking into.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Friend Guilty of Lying to Feds

Robel Phillipos could spend 16 years behind bars.

Dirty Old Boston Is Now a Book

Go back in time by flipping through historic photos of the city.

This K-9 Cop Is Too Cute for the Internet

All together now: 'aww.'