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.
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.
Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein, the 24-year-old Iranian Northeastern undergrad detained at Logan Airport, has already been sent back.
A judge has thrown out a lawsuit the Somerville mayor filed against the Barstool personality.
The possibilities are endless.