Ellen McCarthy
Reporter

Ellen McCarthy grew up in Allegany, NY and began her career at The Post in 2001, covering local technology companies for the Business Section. For several years she wrote The Download, a weekly column about the D.C. tech scene. In 2006 she moved to the Weekend section to cover arts and entertainment. Since 2009 she has anchored the Style section’s OnLove page, writing extensively about weddings, love andrelationships.

Latest by Ellen McCarthy

Susan Coll turns personal pain into comedy in new book

Susan Coll turns personal pain into comedy in new book

The D.C.-based author will read from “The Stager” on Tuesday night at Politics and Prose.

Is the gluten-free craze all baloney?

Is the gluten-free craze all baloney?

As more Americans just say no to gluten, critics dismiss the diet as a scheme by greedy food companies.

A woman whose life fell apart after marrying a Bonaparte

A woman whose life fell apart after marrying a Bonaparte

‘Wondrous Beauty’ recounts the story of a Baltimore woman and her ill fated marriage to the brother of Napoleon

Women of scandal, shock and awe — long before Miley

Women of scandal, shock and awe — long before Miley

In “Flappers,” Judith Mackrell profiles six iconoclastic women who made the 1920s sizzle.