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.
Massachusetts’ most outspoken cannabis regulator says the future is bright for legal marijuana.
It wasn’t even a massacre, and other misconceptions about the 250-year-old killings.
You don’t get an opportunity like this every day. Here’s how Boston could seize the moment.
Professor Nathan Phillips put his stomach on the line to protest a controversial natural gas link. Now, he tells me about taking on the governor and why refusing to eat for two weeks is not a diet he would recommend.
No one state should have all this power. But if anyone’s going to claim first-in-the-nation status, it might as well be us. (We pretty much invented America, so it’s only fair.)
Harvard chemist Charlie Lieber allegedly had a secret seven-figure pact with the Chinese government. He also grew honest-to-God massive pumpkins.
What to expect at the festival this year, including some Boston rock royalty and an all-local comedy showcase.
A home-security app promises to keep its users "safe and informed." Instead, it’s turning us all into bad neighbors.
They were screened "out of an abundance of caution," Massport says.