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.

City Life

Here’s How Bostonians Celebrated This Weekend’s Record-Breaking Heat

Ice cream, beach visits, and outdoor dining—all the January classics.

City Life

Get Ready for a Potentially Record-Breaking Winter Warm-Up

Boston is set to experience a particularly balmy January weekend.

City Life

I Analyzed Tom Brady’s Instagram Post for Two Hours This Morning

Here’s what I learned.

Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft, and Tom Brady receive the Lombardi trophy and are surrounded by confetti
City Life

Bob Kraft “Hopes and Prays” Brady Chooses the Pats or Retirement

Translation: If I can’t have Brady, no one can.

City Life

Who Will Be Cambridge’s New Mayor?

Marc McGovern knows who he’d like to see take over from him.

City Life

South End Building Collapses, Symbolizing What It Feels Like to Return to Work Post-Holidays

Watch the video to hear the satisfying crunch as it hits the ground.

City Life

The Boston News Stories You’ll Be Reading about in 2020

That we know of, anyway.

City Life

A Glossary of Very 2019 Boston Terms

From “mysterious vaping illness” to “side door,” here are the words we all learned.

City Life

Charlie Baker Still Refuses to Take a Stance on Impeachment

The governor continued to avoid wading into the impeachment conversation during a WGBH interview.

City Life

It’s Official: Dudley Square Is Now Nubian Square

Update your personal lexicon accordingly.

City Life

Lori Trahan’s Campaign Finance Troubles Will Face Further Scrutiny from House Ethics Committee

The committee was quick to note that the review doesn’t mean a violation occurred.

Home & Property

The Cambridge City Council Has Approved “CambridgeSide 2.0”

The beloved but slightly dated Galleria is turning into housing, restaurants, and office space.

Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday Will Officially Be “Little Women Day” in Boston

That means you’re allowed to wear a hoop skirt and bonnet to work, right?

City Life

Here’s How Much Snow Boston Could See Tuesday

A wintry mix is headed your way.

City Life

Here’s Why Brady’s Goodbye to Best Buddies Matters

Prognosticating on the symbolism behind everything Tom Brady does is practically a sport of its own.