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

A week that changed Boston

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In the space of a single week, virtually everything that shapes Boston’s identity — sports, arts, education, politics — has been shuttered, canceled, or scaled back to slow the spread of the virus.

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I tried to go 24 hours without touching my face. I made it 18 minutes

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How hard could it really be to stop wiping your mouth, rubbing your eyes, and scratching your nose?

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‘Just make it free’: Lawrence paid all the fares for three bus routes, and ridership is up

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Making city bus routes free helps the working poor while combating traffic, pollution, and climate change.

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If Peloton is canceled, here are some gifts that won’t get you in trouble on Twitter

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Here’s what to get each of the extremely-hard-to-shop-for types of people on your list.