Columnist

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.

Latest stories

COMMENTARY

Outed online, a local man is now tied to Charlottesville rally

By , Globe Staff

When his face was recognized in the torch-lit crowd at the Charlottesville rally, a local man was outed as a notorious Nazi apologist.

Nestor Ramos

Stealing back a life that matters

By , Globe Staff

“Daunasia Yancey” had a whole life online that the real Daunasia Yancey knew nothing about. Someone was tormenting her with a fake website that had her name splashed across it.

Nestor Ramos

We spent a day eating convenience store food. What could go wrong?

By , Globe Staff

Finding decent food at Boston-area gas stations and convenience stores isn’t always convenient.

Nestor Ramos

He thought he was dying, but highway chief paved his own road to salvation

By , Globe Columnist

Tom Tinlin needed a lot of things to go his way when a blood vessel in his brain burst in April. Fittingly, one of them was traffic.