Janelle Nanos

Janelle Nanos is a senior editor at Boston magazine, where she writes about ideas, people, and businesses that shape the way our city works. She attended Boston College and earned her master's degree in journalism from New York University, where she was awarded a Knight Foundation fellowship for her outstanding reporting. She started her career at New York Magazine, where she worked as a reporter for three years, then joined the staff of National Geographic Traveler as Special Projects editor, developing multi-platform projects that spanned the print publication, tablet, and web. She now teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College, and her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, Marie Claire, The Village Voice, Forbes, and Mother Jones. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and her dog, Winston.


One Boston? … And Justice for All

How Mayor Menino tackled racial diversity and gay rights in Boston.


Look What’s Going On At Harvard Business School

The seven biggest revelations from the New York Times front-page opus.


BPS Wants To Curb Bullying With Text Messages

So long as the bullying happens before or after school.


Wanderu: Kayak.com for Bus and Train Tickets

The Boston-based startup launched in the Northeast earlier this week.


The Cure

Local firm Third Rock Ventures has an idea that might make it easier to get groundbreaking therapies to patients—and revive the biotech industry here in Boston.


BPS Gets A $2.5 Million Gift

The donation will provide training to principals and expand an achievement program for students.


What’s With These Weather Texts?

A new system sends urgent weather warnings to area phones.


Every Friday Is a March Against Violence

Enough is Enough rallies will be held all summer long.


BPD Commissioner Gives Earful to Panel on Marathon Response

Ed Davis skipped Tsarnaev’s day in court for this.


Joy Stark & Kyle Smith

Draw inspiration from this stylish local celebration.


Base Boston

All too often, victims of sexual assault in the service get sent here, where their military careers come to an end.



A local company is helping job hunters take their “elevator pitch” digital.


Boston Gets Its First Hardware Startup Accelerator

Bolt is now open in Downtown Crossing.


Double Rainbow All the Way

All the way over Boston, that is.

Arts & Entertainment

Summer on the Cape

We asked those who know the Cape best to share their secret haunts.