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

Jody’s Jam of the Week: Christmas Day Chinese Feast, Movie & a Club

December 20, 2013 12:43 PM0 comments

For those flying solo on Christmas Day, thingstododc.com has once again put together an evening full of film, food and fun on December 25. In the spirit of “A Christmas Story,” (which, by the way, airs on TBS for 24 straight hours starting 8 p.m. Christmas Eve), the itinerary includes […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Christmas in Black & White

December 12, 2013 1:38 PM0 comments

Music and film combine Thursday for Christmas in Black & White at Angelika Film Center in the Mosaic District. The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra along with singers from the National Broadway Chorus will provide the soundtrack during a screening of four silent holiday movies. The program, devised and led by Pops […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: D.C. Santa Bar Crawl

December 6, 2013 12:42 PM0 comments

The malls are packed, people are slinging trees in grocery store parking lots, lights are blinking away on houses all over town – the Christmas season has officially begun.

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Anthony’s Restaurant Returning to Falls Church

November 29, 2013 1:14 PM4 comments

Anthony’s Restaurant, the Falls Church institution which closed in June of this year after 41 years on West Broad Street, announced that construction will begin in mid-to-late December on a new location in F.C. on Annandale Road.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Merry Mosaic Films in the Park

November 21, 2013 12:30 PM0 comments

It’s never too early to start celebrating the holidays (I’m pretty sure Tysons had their decorations up mid-June). If you needed any further inspiration to get into the spirit, every Friday night through the end of the year, the Mosaic District in Merrifield is showing holiday-themed movies as part of […]

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Editorial: Infectious Optimism Spreading in F.C.

9:50 AM0 comments

The changes we will see arising out of events in Falls Church this Fall — the first November election of the City Council and their swearing in due Dec. 7, and the referendum consummation of the sale of the City’s water system to Fairfax County — has created an unusual optimism in the City’s corridors of power.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers

November 13, 2013 7:48 PM0 comments

You could spend this Sunday evening watching football. Or maybe finding out what happens when Rick tells Daryl he booted Carol from the prison. But, if you really want to have fun, I highly recommend checking out Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers at The State Theatre.

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J.E.B. Stuart Administrator, Poe Middle School Principal Charged With Embezzling, Money Laundering

November 11, 2013 7:00 PM6 comments

Two Fairfax County Public School employees, one an Annandale middle school principal and the other an administrative employee at Falls Chuch’s J.E.B. Stuart High School, were charged with embezzlement and money laundering today.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: “Anchorman: The Exhibit” at the Newseum

November 6, 2013 9:31 PM0 comments

November 14 is kind of a big deal. Next Thursday, the Newseum pulls back the curtain on “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” a display featuring props, costumes and footage from the Will Ferrell classic, “Anchorman: The Legend of Rob Burgundy.”

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!

October 30, 2013 6:42 PM0 comments

Bartholomew Cubbins had a whole lot of hats. Five hundred to be exact. Mr. Cubbins was featured in the second book by Ted Geisel, AKA Dr. Seuss, and the titular character could very well have been modeled after the author himself.

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