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

Ouija Board Expert Is More Afraid of the Red Line Than Ghosts

Robert Murch is an expert in all-things Ouija.

The Aquarium Closed Down After a Pipe Burst

Don't worry—no cute animals were harmed.

People Should Repurpose the Old Red and Orange Line Trains

Diners? Churches? Resorts? Anything is possible.

An Ode to the MBTA

A new book of poems explores the neighborhoods served by T buses.

New Red and Orange Line Trains Are Coming

And they're going to be built in Massachusetts.

'Arts Matter' Campaign Will Hit Candidates with Artistic Messages

MASSCreative is doing their own canvassing for the election.

Officials Are Set to Break Ground on the Skatepark

Finally, jeez.

Harvard Photographer's Run-In with Giant Spider Leads to Death Threats

If a giant spider doesn't kill him, then the internet probably will.

Learn How to Commute by Bike In the Snow

Slush? What slush?

The Derby Dames Are Losing Their Practice Rink

And the search for a new space is not going so well.