Janelle Nanos

Janelle is a business reporter at the Boston Globe, covering retail, restaurants, and consumer culture. She thrives on diving deep into the ideas, people, and businesses that drive Boston’s economy. She has previously worked at Boston Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and New York Magazine, and she currently teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. She is a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Latest stories

The stakes are high for Chris Himmel’s new venture in NYC’s Hudson Yards project

By , Globe Staff

Grill 23’s Himmel is about to open a risky venture in New York’s Hudson Yards megaproject. He’s the developer’s son, but he’s trying to make a name for himself.

General manager Charlie Kravetz to leave WBUR 

By , Globe Staff

Charlie Kravetz, the general manager of WBUR-FM, is leaving the station to “pursue new options,” Boston University said in a statement. 

The Gorton’s Fisherman has a new crew

By , Globe Staff

The 170-year-old Gloucester seafood brand is relying on mer-bros and influencers to help drive fish stick sales.

Boston has always been no fun. So a crackdown on beer gardens isn’t a surprise

By , Globe Staff

Really, who was shocked when a couple of lawmakers, backed by surly restaurateurs, proposed curtailing Boston’s new, and very popular, beer gardens? The city, after all, has a proud history of being anti-fun, going back to the Puritans.