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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.

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.

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.

City Life

“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?

City Life

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.

City Life

See Video of the Crash That Caused Last Month’s Disastrous Orange Line Closure

Including a daring escape from a moving vehicle by a worker.

City Life

“Sorry for the Uncomfortable Commute,” MBTA Says to Passengers Who Almost Fell Out Train Door

Train riders were treated to a very breezy commute thanks to an open door.

City Life

The RMV Officially Recognizes a Non-Binary Gender Option Now

You can select “X” on your Massachusetts drivers license.

City Life

New England Law “Betrayed” Students by Naming Scott Brown Dean, Petition Says

The former senator’s new appointment is not going over well with students.