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

NESTOR RAMOS

One man shared his story of a terrifying brush with death. This artist says it saved her life

By , Globe Staff

A Middleton artist whose aneurysm burst is grateful to another survivor for sharing his cautionary tale.

NESTOR RAMOS

Ignoring the benefits of supervised injection facilities isn’t just callous. It’s deadly

By , Globe staff

SIFs are widely supported by doctors on the front lines of addiction treatment who point to mountains of evidence. Opponents lean on pop psychology.

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Hey Boston, let’s try to be a little nicer to one another

By , Globe Staff

It’s as if the way we treat each other online has seeped into our face-to-face lives.

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With Bird scooters about to be pulled off Cambridge streets, I decided to set one free

By , Globe staff

I was going to do my best to preserve one of these endangered creatures by riding it all the way home to Quincy, out of the reach of Birdnappers.