Jacques Kelly

Columnist

Jacques Kelly came to the the old Evening Sun as a summer intern in 1969. For many years, he was on the staff of the old News American, where he was immediately taken by the culture and frenzy of an afternoon paper's city desk. He’s been with The Baltimore Sun since 1986. As a local columnist and reporter, Jacques writes about neighborhoods for readers who like learning more about their city. He also writes local obituaries.

Recent Articles

  • Jacques Kelly: City Seeds sprouts an opportunity in East Baltimore

    Jacques Kelly: City Seeds sprouts an opportunity in East Baltimore

    Railroad passengers passing through East Baltimore might notice the bold colors of the fruits and vegetables painted on a busy little kitchen named City Seeds. Vans filled with lunches depart from this North Wolfe Street industrial outpost. They carry grab-and-go foods prepared in a commissary...

  • Jennie Alexander, attorney and woodworker, dies

    Jennie Alexander, attorney and woodworker, dies

    Jennie D. Alexander, a retired attorney and noted furniture maker who practiced the art of green woodworking — using unseasoned or "green" wood — died of complications of a respiratory condition July 12 at Mercy Medical Center. The Federal Hill resident was 87. Ms. Alexander wrote the 1978 book,...

  • Mary Lewis, former assistant to then-VP George H.W. Bush, dies

    Mary Lewis, former assistant to then-VP George H.W. Bush, dies

    Mary Cherry Lewis, a former special assistant to then-Vice President George H.W. Bush who also wrote political novels, died of cancer July 22 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Millersville resident was 62. Born and raised in Newark, Del., she was the daughter of Charles Reed Esray Lewis Jr., a DuPont...

  • John G. Evans, investment banker, dies

    John G. Evans, investment banker, dies

    John Garrettson Evans, a retired investment banker and tennis player, died of cancer Sunday at the Mercy Ridge Retirement Community. The former Ruxton resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Longwood Road, he was the son of Henry C. Evans, a banker and a U.S. Army general who served in...

  • George W. Reynolds, mechanical engineer, dies

    George W. Reynolds, mechanical engineer, dies

    George Webster Reynolds, a retired mechanical engineer who worked in radar and had been named National Black Engineer of the Year in 1991, died of a heart attack while traveling in Des Moines, Iowa. The Columbia resident was 73. A pilot, he was on his way to an air show in Oshkosh, Wis. Born in...

  • Seven-year-old shooting victim Taylor Hayes is mourned at her funeral

    Seven-year-old shooting victim Taylor Hayes is mourned at her funeral

    The mourners for Taylor Hayes filed by her satin-lined coffin embroidered with a single word, “Princess.” They dressed in white and black funeral attire, though a number wore purple, the color her family said was the seven-year-old’s favorite. Hayes, who would have been a second-grader at Robert...

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