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

Manchester-by-the-Sea deals with its unique moniker

By Billy Baker , Globe staff

Many locals fear the name makes a town that already had a snobby reputation sound even snobbier.

Nondescript home provided disguise for house of horrors

By Billy Baker , Globe staff

From the outside, the home on St. Paul Street is the very definition of nondescript: two stories, small, gray, aluminum siding, a grill and some chairs on the front porch. a satellite dish around the back.

Fenway program hawkers’ rivalry fuels competition

By Billy Baker , Globe Staff

There is an intense war going on in the streets around Fenway Park involving rival gangs of program vendors.

‘Eddie from Malden’ went blind, then shrugged it off

By Billy Baker , Globe Staff

When blindness came for Eddie Tribble, he did what did not seem possible for him: He simply turned the fun up a notch.