Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

Spencer Buell is a staff writer for Boston, covering news, politics, technology, the T, legal weed, french fries, bears, Brady, and beer. He used to be a news reporter for Metro Boston and the Arlington Advocate.

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City Life

Man vs. Turkey: A Quarantine Drama Witnessed from a Window, in Two Acts

A battle for the ages.

City Life

If Liquor Stores Are "Essential," Why Aren’t Dispensaries?

The state’s uniquely unequal treatment of pot shops is giving the cannabis industry déjà vu.

City Life

Take an Unvarnished Look at the Homes of Your Fave Local Celebs

Our New England stars are giving us all a look at their lives in quarantine.

City Life

Stories to Give Us Hope This Week: Teddy Bear Scavenger Hunts, John Krasinski, and Mask Donations

Not everything is bad right now, so here’s a needed dose of good news.

City Life

What Boston’s Billionaires Are Doing About All of This

Robert Kraft dispatched the Patriots plane to China to get masks. So what are the rest of the uber-fortunate doing?

City Life

Boston Coronavirus News: The Patriots Plane to the Rescue

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.

City Life

My Life in the Age of COVID: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

"I think we’ll all have a new appreciation for the things we hold dear when this is all over."

Arts & Entertainment

Boston Calling 2020 Is Officially Canceled

It’s time to face the music.

City Life

Boston Coronavirus News: Essential Workers Are Fighting Back, Cases by County

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.

City Life

These Are the People in Boston Giving Us Hope This Week

There is so much good out there right now.

City Life

Boston Coronavirus News: Fire and Fury from Charlie Baker, a New Plea to Self-Quarantine

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.

City Life

Are the Red Sox Hanging Fenway Concessions Workers Out to Dry?

On what would have been Opening Day, their union says “Yes.”

City Life

What You Need to Know: A Small Business Crisis Manual

A list of resources that might come in handy.

City Life

Boston Coronavirus News: James Taylor Is Here to Help

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

City Life

Boston Coronavirus News: A Stay-at-Home Advisory Arrives

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.