Articles by: Jody Fellows
Jody Fellows is the managing editor of the Falls Church News-Press.

Eating In, Out & More in Falls Church on Thanksgiving

November 18, 2015 7:20 PM0 comments

Whether you’re planning a feast at home or letting the professionals do the dirty work, Falls Church has plenty of options when it comes to eating well during Thanksgiving next week. From locally-raised birds and pre-made sides to gluten-free pies and turkey-and-stuffing-filled pop tarts, there’s something for everyone. And for […]

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FOOD NEWS: Beer Festivals, Mustachioed Doughnuts & Dogwood’s Menu Overhaul

November 5, 2015 11:53 AM0 comments

  Beer Festivals Hit Falls Church, Alexandria This Saturday The booze will be flowing in Falls Church and beyond with two beer festivals pouring up the good stuff this Saturday. Here in The Little City, Mad Fox Brewing Company’s fourth annual Cask Ale Festival will be in full effect outside […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Library is Facing Rapid, Expensive Decline

9:40 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 5 – 11, 2015   F.C. Library is Facing Rapid, Expensive Decline Editor, This concerns your very interesting Oct. 15 story, “Shields Adamant: Model Shows Big Net Benefit From Mixed Use in F.C.” You paraphrase City Manager Wyatt Shields and economic development chief Rick Goff as […]

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FOOD NEWS: Orso Gets VPN Certified, Earls Opens in Tysons & Native Foods Closes

October 21, 2015 7:55 PM0 comments

  Little City’s Pizzeria Orso Earns VPN Certification The Little City has just joined a very exclusive club. Falls Church is now home to one of only five pizzerias in all of D.C., Maryland and Virginia that have been certified by the Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana Americas to serve traditional […]

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Spree of Car Break-Ins Hits Falls Church

October 19, 2015 11:46 AM0 comments

At least 16 cars were broken into or tampered with over the weekend in the City of Falls Church causing City police to issue an alert urging residents to take precautionary measure to keep their cars and property safe.

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Happy Tart Opening Tomorrow in Falls Church

October 14, 2015 12:41 PM0 comments

The gluten-free bakery The Happy Tart will open its second location tomorrow in the City of  Falls Church. Owner and baker Emma Cech told the News-Press the bakery will open for limited hours at 410 S. Maple Avenue this Thursday and Friday and then next Tuesday through Friday before its […]

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FOOD NEWS: Taco Bamba to Expand, Another Chipotle to F.C. & Merrifield Restaurant Boom Continues

October 8, 2015 10:25 AM0 comments

  Fair Winds Wins Gold at Great American Beer Festival Falls Church’s own Casey Jones and his brewery, Fair Winds Brewing Company, were big winners at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver last month. Jones’s brewery, based out of Lorton, took home the gold medal for its Siren’s Lure […]

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Crime Report: 5 Cars in Falls Church Broken Into Last Week

October 6, 2015 2:57 PM0 comments

There was a string of thefts from cars in the City of Falls Church last week as five motor vehicles were reported to have been broken into and had items stolen or ransacked. According to the latest crime report, four cars were tampered with on Wednesday, Sept. 30, resulting in two stolen wallets […]

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F.C.’s Fleming, Powell Take Over Local Market, Aren’t Scared of Harris Teeter

September 18, 2015 10:06 AM0 comments

For the past two months, Patrick Fleming and Tamara Powell have been spending their days picking through fruits and vegetables, attending produce auctions at country farms and stocking shelves. It’s quite a change from their previous routines.

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Falls Church Crawfish: Tale of the Tape

September 17, 2015 12:19 PM0 comments

Pinch the tail. Suck the head. Get messy. That’s the way to tackle mudbugs, crayfish, crawdads or however you choose to refer to those mini-lobsters. When Hot N Juicy opened its doors on West Broad Street earlier this April, it marked the third restaurant within a three-mile radius around Falls […]

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