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.


Pete Buttigieg Is Coming to Northeastern

He’ll be here April 3 to talk "Millennials in Politics."


Report: Celtics Fan Banned for Calling DeMarcus Cousins the N-Word

The team says it could not confirm that the fan used "racially offensive language."


A Brush Fire in the Fens Sent Smoke Pouring over Boston

One man was taken to an area hospital with burns.


Wow, What a Disaster

The company behind those outrageously cheap flights to Europe is no more.


Dunkin’ Will Soon Serve Peeps-Flavored Coffee and Doughnuts

The coffee chain and the titans of the marshmallow industry are joining forces. And yes, there will be a PeepsMobile.

Arts & Entertainment

Chris Evans Might Have to "Cut Ties" if Brady’s Still a Trump Supporter

The Sudbury native made the comments in a new Hollywood Reporter cover story.

Home & Property

A Room Is Open in the West End’s Famed "Last Tenement"

You can live inside a beloved piece of Boston history.


Video: Tow Truck Driver Helped Man in Wheelchair Inside Boston Tunnel

Footage from the Prudential Tunnel shows the driver stopped traffic on the busy highway.


A Wayfair Store Is Coming to the Natick Mall

It’s the first of its kind.


In a Few Short Years, There Was Just So Much Gronk

What will we do without him?


The Strange Case of the Martha’s Vineyard Confederate Plaque

The NAACP wants it removed. What was it doing there in the first place?


Elizabeth Warren: "Release the Mueller Report to the American Public. Now."

She and other Dem candidates pushed for a speedy release.


It’s Official: Two Brave Commuters Set a World Record on the MBTA

Their feat just got the Guinness stamp of approval.


Fairmont Copley Plaza Picked for "Historic Hotel of the Year"

The ritzy 1912 landmark has been recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.


Mike Dukakis Can Still Talk Trash

After the president referenced his tank fiasco, the Duke has some thoughts.