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

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What if John McClane had acted like a congressional Republican?

By , Globe staff

Here’s what it might have looked like if history’s great heroes had taken the same approach to danger as today’s GOP.

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Finally, a parade for all Southie to love. But what took so long?

By , Globe Staff

For gay Southie residents, the hiring of Bryan Bishop of OUTVETS is thrilling and overdue.

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Weep not for Starbucks. But in the North End, what comes next?

By , Globe staff

The North End uprising that drove the coffee giant away has some troubling implications.

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A tourist asked for recommendations in Boston. And social media responded — with kindness

By , Globe Staff

What if we all saw our city through the eyes of an earnest tourist?