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.

Latest stories

A UFO story lands in a hall of history

By , Globe Staff

The Great Barrington Historical Society & Museum has accepted a local family’s account of encountering aliens in the 1960s.

Humor to help melt the pain of region’s snow

By , Globe Staff

Local stand-up comedians offer some levity on a situation that has become laughably bad.

Space-saver ‘justice’ undercuts ban in South End

By , Globe Staff

The practice is continuing, as is the traditional method of enforcement — street justice.

South End space-saver ban has first victim

By , Globe Staff

A neighborhood plan to bar the practice had its first major setback when a man woke to find his car tires slashed.