Nestor Ramos

Nestor Ramos is a columnist who writes about issues of interest and import in and around Boston. Sometimes he also writes about food.

He joined the Globe as a general assignment reporter and feature writer in 2014. A native of New Haven, Conn. and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Ramos worked as a columnist, reporter and editor in Rochester, N.Y., Sioux Falls, S.D. and Portland, Ore.

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At a McDonald’s of the future, Walsh sees Boston’s present

By , Globe Staff

The city Marty Walsh leads looks a lot more like the Downtown Crossing McDonald’s than it does any fancy fundraiser or swanky soiree.

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Outside Smith & Wesson in Springfield, gun paradoxes are laid bare

By Nestor Ramos , Globe Staff

Outside one of the country’s largest gun manufacturers, some of the people who bear the steepest cost of gun violence asked for an audience.


Good news on the blizzard? Uh ... we still have a few hours before the city gets clobbered

By , Globe staff

We’re already prepared for a big storm, because we just had one. So let’s live our last hours well.

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Why did Mass. tumble in US News rankings? Frankly, we’re still not sure

By , Globe Staff

Lists of the “Best States” are always confounding. So why do we get so worked up about them?