John Kelly
John Kelly
Columnist

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.

Latest by John Kelly

Memories of being poor gave this priest a purpose: Helping others

Memories of being poor gave this priest a purpose: Helping others

The Rev. John Adams steered So Others Might Eat into many needy corners in the District.

An actress in ‘The Pajama Game’ at Arena has a connection to the subject matter

An actress in ‘The Pajama Game’ at Arena has a connection to the subject matter

Talk about typecasting: The musical about labor strife features a chip off the old block.

From life on the streets of Washington to a home with N Street Village

From life on the streets of Washington to a home with N Street Village

“Do you have a spot for one more angel?” the counselor asked.

She dropped her new iPhone into a storm drain. Could the firefighters rescue it?

She dropped her new iPhone into a storm drain. Could the firefighters rescue it?

Who are you gonna call when your magical little lifeline is suddenly in the sewer?