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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To beach or not to beach on a May day

By , Globe Staff

There’s something about going to the beach when you’re supposed to be somewhere else.

Her work has been recognized as very gouda

By , Globe Staff

UVM professor Catherine Donnelly was honored with a James Beard Award for her work as editor of “The Oxford Companion to Cheese.”

Candlepin bowling’s angry star

By , Globe Staff

There are a lot of things that bother Chris Sargent, including the fact that no one seems to care that he is the greatest candlepin bowler of his generation.

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.