Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine


Seth Moulton Faces Critics of His Anti-Pelosi Plans at a Town Hall

He got an earful in Amesbury.


Video: Masked Men with White Supremacist Ties Chant "Blood and Soil" at BU

They briefly clashed with left-wing activists at an anarchist book fair at BU.


Joe Kennedy III Is on Board with Marijuana Legalization Now

Not a minute too soon.


The First Two Legal Marijuana Customers in Mass. Have Been Picked

Two veterans, including Northampton’s mayor, will make the state’s first purchases.


It’s Finally Happening: Pot Shops Cleared to Open in Massachusetts

The first can open their doors on Tuesday.


The Ultimate Ranking of Bears in Boston

The 13 bears of Boston, in order.


ACLU Wants More Info on How a Boston Police Database Helps ICE

How does a database of gang members in Boston assist in deportations? The ACLU wants to know.

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Is Selling Holiday Pre-Sale Tickets

They’ll be available Cyber Monday.


When to Drive (and When Not to Drive) on Thanksgiving

Google Maps’ annual report on avoiding the worst of the Turkey Day traffic is out.


Kirk Minihane Is Out at WEEI, Will Launch His Own Show

He’ll be hosting a program on Radio.com.


The Citgo Sign Will (Probably) Finally Become a Landmark

It cleared a big hurdle Tuesday night.

A snow-covered mailbox and brick building in Beacon Hill

The First Snow of the Season Is on Its Way to Boston

Forecasters say 1-2 inches will fall on Thursday.


I Tried It: Curling at the Liberty Hotel

It’s a bite-size taste of the real thing, with spiked hot cider and a "curling concierge."


State Rep: The Democratic Party Is "Straight-Up Racist"

On a panel of black women who won elections this year, Nika Elugardo says the party left them behind.

Boston, Massachusetts, USA - May 21, 2017: Daytime view of the University of Massachusetts Boston campus along the Boston Harborwalk

UMass Boston Has a Serious Dorm Problem on Its Hands

Is this Dorchester or Sochi?