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

  • Officials investigating two-alarm fire in Baltimore Highlands

    Officials investigating two-alarm fire in Baltimore Highlands

    Seven people escaped a two-alarm fire that destroyed a rowhouse in the Baltimore Highlands early Sunday morning without serious injury, officials said. Four children were in the two-story home in the 3600 block of Roberts Place when the fire broke out just before 7 a.m., Fire Department spokeswoman...

  • John Martin McGough, Columbia resident who did social work, dies

    John Martin McGough, Columbia resident who did social work, dies

    John Martin McGough, an early resident of Columbia and longtime employee of both juvenile and adult criminal justice branches, died June 8 at his home in Columbia of an apparent heart attack. He was 85. Mr. McGough was born John Martin Pierson in Hartford, Conn. He was adopted by John and Elizabeth...

  • Wedded: Manuela Cain and Matthew Curtis were married atop Federal Hill Park

    Wedded: Manuela Cain and Matthew Curtis were married atop Federal Hill Park

    DATE: April 21 HER STORY: Manuela Cain, 26, was born and raised in Parkville. She works as a freelance copywriter. Her parents, Mike and Elsa Cain, live in Forest Hill. HIS STORY: Matthew Curtis, 35, was born and raised in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He is a beverage director in Brooklyn, N.Y. His parents,...

  • Southwest Airlines sale offering tickets for as low as $49

    Southwest Airlines sale offering tickets for as low as $49

    Score one-way tickets on Southwest Airlines for as low as $49. But move fast. The sale ends midnight tonight. The nonrefundable discount flights are valid from Aug. 22 through Dec. 13. Blackout dates may apply. And flights on Fridays and Sundays aren’t included. The sale includes one-way trips...

  • From restaurants to islands, 6 boating hangouts to check out this summer

    From restaurants to islands, 6 boating hangouts to check out this summer

    For Shawn Samad, a perfect summer day revolves around his 24-foot power boat. Boating is “a part of Maryland living,” said the downtown Baltimore resident, who is a cosmetic dentist and owner of Laurel Pines Dental Group in Laurel. “I grew up in Annapolis. I’ve been in boats all my life. It’s about...

  • Celebrate the Pride Parade with free chicken at Nando’s Peri-Peri

    Celebrate the Pride Parade with free chicken at Nando’s Peri-Peri

    Get a free quarter-chicken, chicken sandwich, wrap or pita on June 16 in celebration of the Pride Parade in Baltimore at Nando’s Peri-Peri. They call it a #NandosDash. And it takes place only at the Harbor East and Baltimore Street restaurants between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The promotion is first-come,...

  • Wedded: Kate Hannah Cole and Christopher Chester Stankiewicz met on a dating site

    Wedded: Kate Hannah Cole and Christopher Chester Stankiewicz met on a dating site

    DATE: May 6, 2017 HER STORY: Kate Hannah Cole, 37, was born and raised in Baltimore. She works as an anesthesiologist at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Her father, Hugh Cole Jr., lives in Baltimore. Her mother, Glen Cole, lives in Houston. HIS STORY: Christopher Chester Stankiewicz,...

  • National Aquarium rescues wounded grey seal

    National Aquarium rescues wounded grey seal

    A grey seal that was found injured and stranded in Ocean City has been admitted to the National Aquarium’s rescue facility. The juvenile female seal — which the aquarium has nicknamed Luna, after Luna Lovegood from the “Harry Potter” series — was found with numerous bite wounds and suffering from...