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.

@spencerbuell
City Life

RIP: Howard Johnson’s Closes

The last New England restaurant closed its doors Tuesday.

City Life

Why a School in Holyoke Is Banning Homework

Big changes coming for students this year.

City Life

Curtatone on Trump: ‘I Guess Any Idiot Can Run for Office’

Somerville’s mayor lashed out over comments on ‘sanctuary cities’

City Life

This MBTA Excuse Generator Is Everything

‘Major delays due to a wizard’s duel at Maverick.’

City Life

Charlie Baker Weighs in on DCR Party Antics

Officials gave private guests free golf cart rides.

City Life

Another HAWK Crosswalk Just Opened in Cambridge

The new stoplights take some getting used to.

City Life

JP Dog Park Closes to Save Family of Bunnies

The MSPCA hopes to avoid a massacre.

City Life

David Ortiz Immortalized in Lego

The statue debuts today.

City Life

Protesters Lock Themselves to Front of Cambridge City Hall

They called for more affordable housing.

City Life

UMass Amherst’s ‘Glorious’ Dining Halls Are the Best in the Country

Says the Princeton Review.

City Life

On Boston Common, a Not-Quite-Trump Rally

Franklin Graham is in town.

City Life

Paul LePage Apologizes, Might Resign

And shares groundbreaking ‘all lives matter’ opinion.

City Life

Way Too Much Seal Poop at a Cape Cod Beach

Cahoon Hollow Beach is pretty crappy.

City Life

Sample a Pop-Up Plaza in Downtown Crossing

It’ll only be there for three hours on Tuesday.

City Life

Spotted: A Big Papi Statue at Fenway

It appeared at home plate today.