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


Good riddance, Roy Moore — but don’t call it a reckoning

By , Globe Staff

Only by the thoroughly debased standards of our current political moment does a narrow victory over this ridiculous man qualify as a sort of reckoning.

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Teen activists uncover forgotten TD Garden fund-raiser promise

By , Globe Staff

Once upon a time, TD Garden’s owners promised to host three fund-raisers for the community. Everyone forgot about it until six teens from Hyde Square Task Force started digging.

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Can an honest lover of real food get behind bars?

By , Globe staff

Energy bars are a huge business, but what do we lose in the rush toward “food replacement?”

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Cyber Monday: A fake holiday that’s a real distraction

By , Globe Columnist

Can you believe these productivity leeches who spend all day shoppi— OH MY GOD 15 PERCENT OFF AT TARGET.