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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Sweaty, silent, and lacking peripheral vision: One day as a sports mascot

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Here’s what it’s like to be Slyde the Fox, the mascot of the New England Revolution.

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How a small company in Malden created the Greatest TV Commercial Ever Made

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It did not involve Clydesdales or polar bears or Michael Jordan. It’s an ad for retractable awnings. And it has been seen hundreds of millions of times.

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They claim they found the Red Sox banner. So maybe Louie and Jimmy could crack some real mysteries

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With an open-ended mandate and a little seed money, who knows what they could turn up?

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Her parents died in a murder-suicide. But tragedy and trauma don’t define her

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It was the kind of tragedy that ends two lives and can ruin so many more through grief and pain. But Silvia Santiago’s story is not one about death or violence or despair.