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

Jody’s Jam of the Week: Reel Independent Film Extravaganza 2014

October 8, 2014 6:41 PM0 comments

This weekend, D.C.’s very own version of the Oscars is taking place right here in Merrifield.

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Restaurant Spotlight: 29 Diner

October 1, 2014 8:59 PM0 comments

The 29 Diner has been around for over 60 years, but its latest incarnation is not even a month old. The longtime City of Fairfax joint, which first opened in 1947, closed in May of this year before an ownership change and new management reopened the historic spot on Lee […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Sons of Bill at The Hamilton

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This Friday, Charlotteville’s own Sons of Bill are performing at The Hamilton in D.C.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!

September 24, 2014 7:49 PM0 comments

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so the Smithsonian should be blushing hard this weekend. On Saturday, thousands of museums across the country will copy the D.C. institution’s no-cost admission policy and open their doors free of charge as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 10th annual Museum Live Day. Some […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Lotus Garden

September 17, 2014 8:54 PM0 comments

With so much on my plate, literally, it takes a special place to earn its way into the pantheon of restaurants I frequent on a regular basis. Lotus Garden is one of those special places.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Summers Farm Fall Harvest Festival

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Ushering in the season change, Summers Farm opens to the public for six weeks starting this Saturday for its annual Fall Harvest Festival in Frederick, Maryland.

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Cooking Falls Church Restaurant Favorites at Home

September 12, 2014 11:36 AM0 comments

We asked Falls Church restaurants to share one of their top recipes with News-Press readers. Now, you can whip up these three Little City favorites in your very own kitchen. Pizzeria Orso’s Maple Truffle Brussels Sprouts with Applewood Smoked Bacon & Roasted Pumpkin Pizzeria Orso, 400 South Maple Avenue, 703-226-3460 • pizzeriaorso.com […]

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Dogwood Teams Up with Catoctin Creek; Menu Revamp Planned

September 10, 2014 11:31 PM0 comments

On Monday, Dogwood Tavern held a release event for Catoctin Creek’s Roundstone Rye, celebrating the Falls Church sports bar’s collaboration with the Loudoun County distillery.

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Vegan Restaurant Replacing Pie-tanza in Falls Plaza

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Fast casual vegan restaurant Native Food Café is coming to the space vacated by Pie-Tanza in the Falls Plaza Shopping Center. Pie-Tanza shuttered in the Falls Church strip mall two weeks ago.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: DC Shorts Film Festival

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Dubbed the “Coolest Short Film Festival” by Moviemaker Magazine, the DC Shorts Film Festival is going on now at three area theaters, including the Angelika Film Center in Mosaic. Throughout the 11-day festival, 135 films, each between two and 30 minutes long, will be screened, including 17 different 90-minute film […]

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