Alyssa Vaughn

Staff Writer

Alyssa Vaughn is a staff writer at Boston. A St. Louis native, she moved to the East Coast to study English at Boston College. She currently lives in an apartment perfectly bisected by the Cambridge/Somerville border.

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The New Orange Line Cars Are Making an "Uncommon Noise" Now

They’re being taken out of service again.


Pawtucket Lost Their Sox, But They Might Get a New Team to Root For

Out with baseball, in with soccer.


Thought Last Night’s Snowstorm Was Intense? Just Wait for Tonight

Last night’s 1.2 inches of snow were just a warm-up.

Arts & Entertainment

10 Tips from Local Experts to Make Your Christmas Tree Sparkle

Your tree can look just as nice as the Boston Common tree.

Arts & Entertainment

ArcLight Cinemas Has Officially Opened with Craft Beer, Plush Seating, and "Silent Popcorn"

No commercials before the trailers, either!


Watch: Coast Guard Saves One of Four Fishermen After Boat Capsizes

The man, located in the waters off Martha’s Vineyard, was miraculously rescued via a Coast Guard helicopter.


It’s Time To Talk About Gronk’s Turtleneck

It’s Patriots players’ favorite fashion risk, for some reason.


Escaping a Haunted Submarine? Warren’s Got a Plan for That

The senator teamed up with Desus & Mero in a Trapology Boston escape room.


What We Learned at Inyoung You’s Arraignment

The former Boston College student has pled not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter.

Arts & Entertainment

Attention, Questers: Boda Borg Boston Is about to Get a Whole Lot Bigger

New quests are coming to Malden.

Arts & Entertainment

The Best Holiday Light Displays in Boston and Beyond

From a trolley tour through the nighttime streets of Somerville to a theme park ablaze with 17 million bulbs.


"IF U EVER LOVED ME STOP": Texts Shed Light on BC Couple’s Final Moments, Defense Claims

Inyoung You’s representatives have released what they say is a text message exchange with her boyfriend, Alexander Urtula.

Arts & Entertainment

We Tried It: Boston’s Friends 25th Anniversary Pop-Up

Could we be taking any more photos?


Here’s Why the Owner of a Local Comedy Club Shut It Down Mid-Show

Courtney Pong made the executive decision to end a show early at the Rozzie Square Theater.


Want the Most Bang for Your Buck? This Is the Massachusetts College for You

And no, it’s not Harvard or MIT.