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.
Here’s where things stand in Massachusetts and on a federal level.
Three students, fending for themselves with a bat in a dorm room, simply bludgeoned it to death.
The debate over D.C. statehood has revived the forgotten supersized version of the Commonwealth of yore.
Whether you’re traveling by car or T, here’s what to expect and how to prepare if the farthest you’ve commuted recently is from your bed to your couch.
Finally ready to hit the town worry-free? We’ve got you covered.
In his second book, Lockdown in Hell World, he reflects on leaving Boston mid-pandemic, and watching it slip away.
Amid a public outcry over armrests on benches at MBTA stops, critics point to all the anti-homeless design hiding in plain sight.
You might have spotted it promoting one of the dueling immersive van Gogh exhibits.
The Brookline landmark got high marks from Time Out.
This bewildering home design trend has reached Boston.
The pandemic put their legacies to the test. But what’s in a name anyway?
How your neighbors are getting spots in line, and how you can do the same.
Trying to secure a dose of the life-saving drug that will protect you from the virus? You do not want to see this guy.
One of the biggest, and strangest, stories of the year is playing out right in our backyard.
Confused? Here’s how it works.