Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

Cars in gridlock
News

The RMV Messed Up Big Time

It told thousands of drivers their licenses were in trouble. They weren’t.

Arts & Entertainment

Coming Soon to City Hall Plaza: Beer, Ice Cream, Mini Golf, Puppies

Introducing "The Patios."

News

Black Market in Roxbury Has a Powerful Message after "White Lives Matter" Vandalism

"We will not be shaken," the owners say.

Jill Stein speaks at a lectern
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Someone Named Charlie Baker Started a PAC Called "Blaze It for Jill Stein"

No, not that Charlie Baker.

News

Good News for Fans of Stun Guns

The state’s top court ruled against a ban on them.

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Airbnb Targeted Michelle Wu and Whiffed, Hard

An anti-regulation campaign came up short.

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Starbucks Will Close Boston Locations for "Racial Bias Education"

The company will shut down 8,000 stores for an afternoon after an incident in Philadelphia.

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This Stormy Daniels Suspect Sketch Looks a Lot Like Tom Brady

Is that the GOAT?

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Spencer the Flag-Waving Marathon Dog Is a Good Boy, and a Star

The pup, seen cheering on runners with a pair of flags, has gotten a lot of attention.

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The Renaming of Yawkey Way Has Been Delayed, Again

Red Sox leadership asked to postpone a vote.

News

I Love My Job: Re-enacting Paul Revere’s Famous Ride

Paul "Revere" Tobin talks horses, history, and how his reenactment skills make him a great wingman.

Arts & Entertainment

ICA Takes down Exhibit Early after Allegations against Photographer

Nicholas Nixon’s work was supposed to be on display for 10 more days.

News

A $5 Million Settlement Has Been Reached with Kyzr Willis’ Family

Willis drowned in 2016 at Carson Beach.

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We Tried It: Fenway Park’s New Jim Beam Dugout

Ever wanted to watch the game mere inches from the Fenway dirt while spying on Dustin Pedroia? Now’s your chance.

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Necco Wafer Sales Are Spiking

Following reports of doom and gloom at the Revere factory.