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.


A Massachusetts 2-Year-Old Stole the Show on CNN

She stole the show in an interview with her mom, a Boston pediatric nurse who adopted her.


What Pete Buttigieg Said about Free College at Northeastern

He said it might not be "the right answer politically for this room."


The Great Beer Garden Backlash

Why are restaurants waging war against the city’s outdoor beer gardens?


Martha Coakley’s New Job: Working for Juul

She just took a job with the e-cigarette giant.

Arts & Entertainment

A Revere Movie Theater Is Showing Every Marvel Movie in Order for Two Straight Days

Have the stamina? At the end of the marathon, you get to see Avengers: Endgame early.


Big Trouble for Wynn Resorts?

Investigators say executives "disregarded" the company’s own policies.


Marty Walsh on Joe Biden: "He’s a Very Emotional Person"

The mayor spoke up about the former vice president after Biden was accused of inappropriately touching women.


No, Tom Brady Is Not Retiring, But He Is on Twitter

His first-ever tweet was an April Fools’ Day prank.

A smart phone with the Uber app open

The Uber Driver Accused of Esplanade Assault Has Appeared in Court

Mayanja Daudah, who is from Uganda, was ordered held on $100,000 bail and may face deportation.


About 30 Kids Rode Bikes in O’Neill Tunnel and on Zakim Bridge

Just doing wheelies on the highway, underground.


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.