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

Jody’s Jam of the Week: D.C. Restaurant Week

January 10, 2014 10:47 AM0 comments

Come on, it’s been nine days already – resolving to eat better in 2014 is so last week. Starting Monday, over 250 D.C.-area restaurants will be doing their damndest to help you forget your resolutions during Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week. For seven days, participating restaurants will serve up special three-course […]

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Wind Chill Advisory In Effect for Falls Church Tuesday; Schools Closed, City Government Open

January 7, 2014 12:00 AM0 comments

With bitterly cold temperatures expected, the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Falls Church until 6 p.m. Tuesday evening. The lowest wind chills reaching up to 15 below zero are expected to occur after midnight Tuesday and last until the early morning.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: New Year’s Eve Dinner at 2941

December 30, 2013 1:32 PM0 comments

We’ve got you covered on your Watch Night dining options, with plenty of spots all up in the Little City mix. However, if you want to go out all fancy-like with your last meal of 2013, 2941 Restaurant is hooking up special three-course meals on New Year’s Eve for meat […]

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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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