Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

Arts & Entertainment

"The Coolest Thing I’ve Ever Done"

Meet the local teen who played drums with the Killers at Boston Calling.

Panda Flaherty, 26, from the South Shore, thinks he "Looks like a minion"
Arts & Entertainment

What It’s Like to Be at Boston Calling

We asked. You answered.

Fans walk in front of a ferris wheel at Boston Calling
Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling Live Blog

Our coverage of the city’s biggest music festival.


Tito Jackson’s Next Act: Marijuana CEO

The former city councilor and mayoral candidate will head a pot company.

Arts & Entertainment

How to Fight Sexual Harassment at Boston Calling

"Don’t just walk away and say, ‘That’s not our problem.’"


Was the Green Line Struck by Lightning Last Night?

The MBTA is investigating after sparks flew during a thunderstorm.


A Dizzying Night with Jordan Peterson in Boston

Besieged by bad press, the right’s favorite celebrity psychologist took the stage at the Shubert.

Colorful NECCO Wafers are inspected

Sweet! NECCO Has Sold at Auction for Almost $19 Million

The Revere candy-maker will keep going, for now.


ICE Will Stop Detaining People Trying to Follow the Rules

They will no longer round up immigrants at government buildings in Massachusetts.

Arts & Entertainment

Meet the Artists Repping New England at Boston Calling

What you need to know about the locals taking the stage.

Arts & Entertainment

The ICA Will Open its East Boston Location on July 4

Called "Watershed," the seasonal satellite gallery is about to make its debut.


Woods Hole Researchers Found a Shipwreck Full of Treasure Worth Billions

The San José, loaded with gold and emeralds, has been likened to the "Holy Grail."


Why Is Boston Common So... Common?

Will America’s oldest park ever live up to its full potential?


The Best Jared Kushner Burns from His Harvard Classmates



At a Cost of $68 Million, the Cleanup at Encore Boston Harbor Is Done

Environmental groups cheered the news.