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.

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Arts & Entertainment

The Rickmobile Is Coming to Boston

It’ll be at Dewey Square on Saturday.

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Police: A Taunton DUI Suspect Had a Bearded Dragon Lizard in Her Bra

She is facing charges. The lizard is not.

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In a Boston Interview, Obama Says History Matters

Kennedy’s handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis inspired him, he says.

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Dennis Lehane Apologizes for Using the N-Word

He was telling a story during Emerson’s commencement.

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Arts & Entertainment

Saturday Is Free Ferry Day

Take a trip to Spectacle or Georges Island, for free.

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An L.L. Bean Store Is Coming to the Seaport

This spring.

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A "Ghost Bike" and Call for Funding After a Fatal Hit-and-Run

Activists want millions more in funding for Vision Zero.

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The First Cape Cod Great White Sighting of the Year?

Someone spotted a fin in Wellfleet.

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Back Bay Bicyclist Hit-and-Run: Solved

A suspect has been arrested, police say.

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Newbury Street Will Go Pedestrian-Only Again

On three Sundays this summer.

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The Double Murder in South Boston Is Still a Mystery

Why did a man allegedly kill two doctors on Friday night? It’s unclear.

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Watch Obama’s Profile in Courage Speech

He had a message for Congress.

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Obama Is Coming to Boston

He’s accepting a Profile in Courage award.

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Charlie Baker Is "Disappointed"

He says he urges Congress to reject the new health bill.

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Your Guide to 2017 Commencement Speakers

It’s that time of year again.