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.


Video Shows a Bunch of Bruins Fans Fighting in the Stands Last Night

Things went from zero to brawl in about 10 seconds.


Fundraiser Brings in Thousands for Taxi Driver Shot Dead in Back Bay

More than $25,000 has been raised for the family of Luckinson Oruma.


Was Paul Pierce’s Famous Wheelchair Game a Bathroom Incident?

What is... The Truth???


For the First Time, Boston Saw 10,000 Bluebikes Rides in One Day

The bike-sharing service set a new record on Tuesday.


A Boston Church Is Stamping $20 Bills with Harriet Tubman’s Face

If Trump won’t, Jamaica Plain’s Hope Central Church says they’ll do it on their own.


The Internet Is Mocking a "Straight Pride Parade" Planned in Boston

These guys have officially lost Smash Mouth.

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Person Shot in Broad Daylight near Prudential Center Has Died

A man was pronounced dead after a shooting on Huntington Avenue.


City Hall Plaza Is Gonna Be so Much Better Soon

Mayor Marty Walsh has just unveiled plans for a "People’s Plaza" for Boston’s front yard.


RI Bishop Responds to Outrage Over His Pride Month Tweet

Bishop Thomas Tobin says he regrets his anti-gay tweet has "turned out to be so controversial."


Seven Arrested as Protesters Clash with Anti-Abortion Rally on Boston Common

Tensions were high at Sunday’s March for Life.


Oh Look Basically the Whole Country Hates the Bruins

Only a handful of states outside New England know what’s what.


NHL Is Holding a Hearing on That Brutal Hit on Matt Grzelcyk

Oskar Sundqvist’s conduct will be reviewed Thursday.


Healey: E-Cig Company Used "Memes and Cartoons" to Sell Vapes to Kids

"Mom! It’s a USB drive!!"


All the Ideas for Preventing More Shark Attack Deaths on Cape Cod

Here’s what experts and amateurs alike have suggested.


In a Bruins Hype Video, Tom Brady Says "We Are Made for This"

He joined forces with Zdeno Chara in a one-minute rallying cry.