John-John Williams IV

Writer

John-John Williams IV has worked for The Baltimore Sun since 2005. He joined the paper as an education reporter covering everything from cheating scandals to inappropriate teacher behavior.. He then switched gears when he joined the Features desk, where he has covered fashion and pop culture for the past three years. Prior to The Baltimore Sun, he worked as a reporter at The Times-Picayune and The Argus Leader.

Recent Articles

  • Jamie Costello's Facebook post about Baltimore crime attracts attention

    Jamie Costello's Facebook post about Baltimore crime attracts attention

    WMAR-TV mainstay Jamie Costello wrote an impassioned Facebook post Wednesday night as the city dealt with news that a Baltimore police detective was shot. The detective died Thursday from his injuries. “I have never felt this down on my city as I do right now. And yeah I've been in Murphy Homes...

  • Baltimore Dollar (Or Less) Days returns in December

    Baltimore Dollar (Or Less) Days returns in December

    Baltimore Dollar (Or Less) Days are coming back next month. The popular event offers customers deep discounts for admission to local attractions such as the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the Maryland Science Center and Port Discovery Children’s Museum. The discounts will be offered the weekend...

  • Russell E. Gingras, former chief of staff at Applied Physics Laboratory, dies

    Russell E. Gingras, former chief of staff at Applied Physics Laboratory, dies

    Russell E. Gingras, former chief of staff at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, where he worked for 44 years, died Oct. 29, after a lengthy battle with head and neck cancer. The Columbia resident was 71. Mr. Gingras was born in Chicago. His father, Edward Gingras,...

  • Catonsville residents replant destroyed trees

    Catonsville residents replant destroyed trees

    Dozens of people shoveled heaps of soil atop the bases of the freshly planted flowering cherry trees Saturday morning at a median along Edmondson Avenue in Catonsville. The sound of metal shovels clanking against rock pierced the crisp autumn air. A teen carried a mound of mulch in a red wheelbarrel...

  • Gin bar to open in Old Goucher

    Gin bar to open in Old Goucher

    Brendan Dorr and Eric Fooy, the bartenders behind Hotel Monaco’s award-winning B&O American Brasserie, plan to open up a new gin bar in Old Goucher at the end of spring 2018. The bar, Dutch Courage, will occupy a space at 2220 N. Charles St. next to WYPR, Dorr confirmed Friday morning. “It’s a...

  • Wedded: Karen Clark and Bryon Stepp got married at the Maryland Zoo

    Wedded: Karen Clark and Bryon Stepp got married at the Maryland Zoo

    DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 HER STORY: Karen Lynn Clark, 56, was born and raised in Frederick and made her home in Pasadena. She is retired from the Department of Defense at Fort George G. Meade. Her father, Raymond Clark, lives in Sarasota, Fla. HIS STORY: Bryon Francis Stepp, 53, was born in Washington...

  • Grand Cru owners plan to sell Belvedere Square wine bar to former employee

    Grand Cru owners plan to sell Belvedere Square wine bar to former employee

    Restaurateurs Spike Gjerde and Corey Polyoka plan to sell Grand Cru, a wine bar and wine shop in Belvedere Square, to a former employee, Polyoka confirmed Thursday morning. The sale between Gjerde and Polyoka’s Foodshed restaurant group and Jayce Flickinger won’t be finalized until the title transfer...

  • Parts & Labor to relaunch with more casual vibe, cheaper prices

    Parts & Labor to relaunch with more casual vibe, cheaper prices

    Parts & Labor, the butcher-centric restaurant in Remington, is relaunching with a more casual vibe and a new menu, adding more sandwiches, snacks and sides — at cheaper prices. “Parts & Labor has been an evolving type of thing in that time. It felt a little disjointed to us. It wasn’t quite clear...

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