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

Jody’s Jam of the Week: Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 18, 2015 10:44 AM0 comments

In 2013, astronaut extraordinaire Chris Hadfield lit the Internet – and world – on fire with his rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” while floating around the International Space Station. In addition to his in-orbit music video, Hadfield shared many spectacular photos and videos from his time in space. Next […]

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Critter Corner: Bella

April 10, 2015 7:35 AM0 comments

This is Bella, a five-year-old Persian, who lives on Olney Road. According to her owner, Bella said that it’s time to put the snow shovel away.

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Final F.C. Town Hall Meeting on Budget Process This Saturday

April 8, 2015 8:50 PM0 comments

The final town mall meeting on the City of Falls Church’s budget deliberations will be held this Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. in the Falls Church Community Center. City staff will give presentations before the meeting is opened to questions. The F.C. City Council will adopt the FY16 budget […]

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Where to Eat on Easter in Falls Church

April 2, 2015 12:34 PM0 comments

After an exhausting morning hiding and hunting eggs, spending the next few hours in the kitchen preparing an Easter-worthy meal just isn’t very appealing. That’s where the following Falls Church restaurants come in to play. Rather than stressing over roasted lambs and hams, let the professionals do the hard work […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Paddy Barry’s

April 1, 2015 6:47 PM0 comments

It’s almost impossible not to compare Paddy Barry’s to a certain Little City Irish pub. Formerly Finnegan’s Pride, the new restaurant from Falls Church native Brendan Barry opened its doors last September just up Route 7 in Tysons and has the same feel, atmosphere and a very similar menu to […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Virginia Strong Beer Tasting

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Next Wednesday, the ABVs will be through the roof as Mad Fox – fresh off its Best Beer Program Rammy nomination – holds its Virginia Strong Beer Tasting showcasing double digit selections from top Virginia breweries. Hosted by D.C. beer guru Bob Tupper, the tasting will give craft beer lovers […]

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F.C.’s Mad Fox Nominated for Top Beer Program by Rammys

March 31, 2015 1:14 PM1 comment

Falls Church’s Mad Fox Brewing Company has been named a finalist for Beer Program of the Year by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington for the group’s annual “Rammy” awards to be held later this June. This is the third Rammy nomination for the Falls Church restaurant which was also up for best beer program […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Stepping on the Seal & a Staff Profile

March 26, 2015 1:44 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Falls Church Restaurant Week

March 25, 2015 5:53 PM0 comments

If you’ve been doing it right, you should already have three days of Little City wining and dining under your belt. The best part, however, is that there’s still four more days left in Falls Church Restaurant Week so there’s plenty more eating to do. On the menu, there’s tacos, […]

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Donate to The Arc of NoVa, Get Free Pizza in March

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Donors interested in contributing $15 or more to The Arc of Northern Virginia during the month of March, “Intellectual and Development Disabilities Awareness Month,” will receive a certificate for a free large pizza from Vocelli Pizza of Falls Church. The Arc of Northern Virginia supports people and families living with […]

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