Billy Baker

Billy Baker is a feature writer for the Globe’s metro section. A Southie native, Baker is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, Tulane University and Boston Latin School, and teaches in the graduate journalism program at Harvard University’s extension school. He is at work on a book about jugglers.

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I survived after making tracks to Great Wolf Lodge

By , Globe Staff

In the world of Massachusetts parenting, there are few things as divisive as Great Wolf Lodge, the indoor water park chain that opened its first local branch in Fitchburg in 2014.

My ticket entitles me to recline, and doing so doesn’t make me an entitled person.

By , Globe Staff

Let’s be clear about one thing: Those few inches in front of you are not your space.

Globe Magazine

My two weeks as America’s No. 1 middle-aged loser

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I wrote about lonely men — and then came the e-mails from all around the world.

Friends Issue | Magazine

The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity. It’s loneliness.

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As men grow older, they tend to let their friendships lapse. But there’s still time to do something about it.