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

Falls Church Ranked #17 on Best Small Towns List

June 1, 2015 12:43 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church is number 17 in a new list ranking the best small towns in the country to live, work and play, according to a press release Monday.

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Goldberg Brings Ice Cream & Passion to The Little City

May 27, 2015 4:41 PM0 comments

It helps to be passionate about what you’re selling and Jeff Goldberg sure is passionate about ice cream. “I don’t do toppings or jimmies,” the owner of the nascent Lil City Creamery says. “I promised the farmer I wouldn’t cover up his ice cream. And I don’t.” Falls Church has […]

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Falls Church Food News: Chef Series Returns, Brine Now Open in Mosaic & Long John Silver’s Closes

May 13, 2015 3:59 PM1 comment

Farmers Market Chef Series Starts Saturday The Farmers Market Chef series returns to the City of Falls Church this weekend, kicking off the season with Bertrand Chemel and Caitlin Dysart from Pizzeria Orso and 2941 Restaurant at 9 a.m. Saturday. The annual program at the Falls Church Farmers market features […]

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New Ice Cream Shop, Lil City Creamery, Opens

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UPDATE: A note on Lil City Creamery’s Facebook page says that due to overwhelming response, the store will be closed until 11 a.m. Wednesday so it can replenish its ice cream supply from Delaware. Lil City Creamery, a new ice cream shop, is now open in the space of a former […]

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Where to Eat Around Falls Church on Mother’s Day

May 6, 2015 7:38 PM0 comments

It’s your duty to treat Mom right this Sunday and that includes making sure she spends absolutely no time in the kitchen. For those lacking the necessary culinary skills to accomplish that feat, here’s a collection of Falls Church-area restaurants which will do their best to please her palate this […]

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FOOD NEWS: Taste of Merrifield Saturday, Plus Mosaic Farm Market is Back

April 29, 2015 7:58 PM0 comments

More than 65 vendors are taking part in the Taste of Merrifield at Mosaic this Saturday featuring food from Capital Teas, Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen, Dickey’s Barbecue, Flippin’ Pizza, Gypsy Soul, Kettle Corn, Matchbox, MOM’s Organic Market, Open Road, Scoops Ice Cream Truck, Sea Pearl Restaurant, Sweet Fix DC, Ted’s […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Derby-Q

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Derby Days are here again and Old Town Square in downtown Fairfax will be celebrating the race with a day full of horses, booze, food and music. The Derby-Q kicks off at 2 p.m. Saturday with a lineup of barbecue vendors, nine area craft brewers, live blues music, a whisky […]

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Tysons’ Harth is Beautiful, Tasty & Pricey

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Harth, on pretty much all accounts, is a really good restaurant. It’s beautiful, the service is top notch and the food is inventive and tasty. Plus, its dishes are made with locally-sourced ingredients, including many that come from its own garden. It doesn’t get much more local than that. The […]

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Plaka Grill Now Looks to Mid-May Opening

April 28, 2015 3:27 PM0 comments

The long-awaited opening of Plaka Grill’s Falls Church location will take just a little longer than originally planned. The greek cafe had originally hoped to open in the former Cosi space on W. Broad St. this April but a rep for the restaurant says a mid-May opening is now most […]

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Hot N Juicy Now Open in Falls Church

April 27, 2015 9:22 AM0 comments

Hot N Juicy Crawfish is now serving up mudbugs in the City of Falls Church. The seafood restaurant chain opened its doors last Friday in the former Pilin Thai space on West Broad Street. Its second area location – there’s a store on Connecticut Avenue in Washington, D.C. – Hot […]

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