John Kelly

ColumnistWashington, D.C.


That man busking outside Nationals Park? His father is a famous R&B musician.

  • Oct 1, 2014

Ninety-year-old pinups — boys and girls — pose for a new fundraising calendar.

  • Sep 30, 2014

That “Don't Walk” sign? City streets would move more smoothly if pedestrians actually obeyed it.

  • Sep 29, 2014

With Facebook and Twitter always at our fingertips, modern lives require a continuous spoiler alert.

  • Sep 28, 2014

In 1933, a perfect storm churned its way up the Chesapeake, flooding communities and setting records.

  • Sep 27, 2014

A Virginia artist creates moody, intriguing, large-scale works far from the gallery scene.

  • Sep 24, 2014

You know what made “Mad Men’s” Christina Hendricks really mad? Fairfax High School.

  • Sep 23, 2014

Art historian Cynthia Mills explored D.C.’s renowned Adams Memorial and other memorials like it.

  • Sep 22, 2014

That 1960 Gibson Les Paul guitar? It sold for more than $140,000. Meet the rabid collector who bought it.

  • Sep 21, 2014

Who says you can’t go home again? High school reunions attempt to prove otherwise.

  • Sep 17, 2014
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John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at Washington's less-famous side. Born in Washington, John started at The Post in 1989 as deputy editor in the Weekend section. Since then, he's edited Weekend, founded KidsPost and been a general assignment reporter in Metro. John is a graduate of Rockville High School and the University of Maryland and has done journalism fellowships at Harvard and Oxford. He once washed Julia Child's dirty dishes. In his spare time John plays drums in Washington's second-best Monkees cover band.
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