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

City Parks to Get Spruced Up With Grant Funding

$450K will help open up green space in Roxbury.

Somerville Post Office Could Become Arts Space

It was bought up by a firm with ties to a well-known concert promoter.

Joe Biden Says Being Vice President Is a Bitch

That, and other Biden-isms from his talk at Harvard.

Someone Is Printing MBTA Artwork on Mugs and Posters

A design contest will make one winner feel somewhat respected.

Walsh and Patrick Going to Event Pushing for 2024 Olympics

They'll be joined by 30 famous athletes with local ties.

Time Capsule to Be Cracked Open on October 9

Archivists figured out a way to gain access to the historic treasure chest.

Twitter Gives MIT Media Lab $10 Million for New Project

The lab will be dissecting social media use.

Herald Cartoon Called Out for Racist Stereotype

Apparently, there were two versions of the strip.

Allston Is Getting a New MBTA Stop

Board a train from 'West Station' in 2020.

Hologram of Wikileaks Founder Fails at High-Fiving Real Person

As Jimmy Fallon put it, 'this is how all white people' look when they do it.