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

MBTA Green Line Back in Action After Smoke and Sparks at Park Street

Service was suspended Tuesday after the incident.


Boston Was Named One of the 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020

But it’s not because of the Freedom Trail or Quincy Market.

City Life

The MBTA’s Leadership Is “Defeated, Helpless and in Some Cases Hopeless”

So states a damning new report on the state of the T, which paints a picture of an organization in disarray where “safety is not the priority.”

City Life

A Year in Review: The Most Memorable Moments of 2015

Raise your hand if your back still hurts from shoveling.

vaping crisis

Legally Purchased Vaping Products Are Also Linked to Lung Issues

Previously, unregulated vaping products seemed to be the problem.

Arts & Entertainment

Here’s a First Look at the Seaport Skating Rink, Open Now

There’s no booze at the Snowport Winter Village yet, but there is a Waffle Cabin.

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City Life

The New Orange Line Cars Are Making an “Uncommon Noise” Now

They’re being taken out of service again.

City Life

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

Out with baseball, in with soccer.

City Life

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!

City Life

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.

City Life

It’s Time To Talk About Gronk’s Turtleneck

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

City Life

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

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

City Life

What We Learned at Inyoung You’s Arraignment

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