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

Suspect Arrested in Thursday F.C. Assault & Abduction

April 19, 2013 3:54 PM0 comments

UPDATE: Police issued a correction today, May 1, and have revised Bousbain’s charge to Abduction only. A 32-year old Fairfax County man has been arrested in an assault and abduction incident that occurred Thursday night in the City of Falls Church. Police say on the evening of April 18, Hakim […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Mad Fox Brewing Company’s 1st Annual Spring Bock Festival

April 10, 2013 4:20 PM0 comments

While I’m certainly enthused that warmer weather has finally decided to pay us a visit, I think I may be more excited for what’s going on in Market Square out front of Mad Fox this weekend. The Falls Church brew pub, taking full advantage of the season, is hosting their […]

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Police Arrest 3 in 2 December F.C. Armed Robberies

March 29, 2013 1:46 PM2 comments

Three Virginia men have been arrested in conjunction with two separate armed robberies in the City of Falls Church last December, F.C. Police reported today. Robert Montgomery, 24, of Manassas, Vincent H. Pizarro, 21, of Haymarket, and Miguel M. Garcia, 21, of Warrenton were arrested and each charged with one […]

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Matchbox Opens in Merrifield’s Mosaic April 12

March 27, 2013 11:59 AM0 comments

The newest Matchbox restaurant will open in Merrifield on April 12, the restaurant’s group announced in a release toady. Matchbox, best known for its pizza and burgers, will be the first full-service restaurant in the new Mosaic District development, opening up next to the Angelika Theater. The 220-seat Merrifield location […]

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Sexual Assault in F.C. on March 13; 1st Reported to Press Today

March 26, 2013 12:46 PM2 comments

A sexual assault on East Broad Street was reported to City of Falls Church Police last Thursday but the information wasn’t released to the press until it was spotted by the News-Press in the weekly crime report released today.

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Letters to the Editor: March 14 – 20, 2013

March 14, 2013 12:12 PM1 comment

 To Make Broad Walkable, We Need a New Stop Light Editor, Let me propose a critical next step in the ongoing effort to make Falls Church City’s downtown a genuinely pedestrian-friendly environment: we must demand a traffic light, and two wide, well-marked, pedestrian-friendly crosswalks, at the intersection of Broad St. […]

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Merrifield Quickly Becoming One Of NoVa’s Top Dining Destinations

March 13, 2013 9:07 PM1 comment

Merrifield. Long known as simply the place to go to find bushes and shrubs for your yard or maybe catch a flick in a run-down movie theater, it is now on the verge of becoming a full-blown dining destination. The crossroads of Gallows Road and Lee Highway has erupted in […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Carnivalesque

March 6, 2013 4:24 PM0 comments

Who wouldn’t be excited about an evening filled with “acrobats, freaks, roustabouts, barkers, dandies and women of questionable virtue”?

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Matchbox Opening in Merrifield’s Mosaic District in Late March

February 25, 2013 4:45 PM0 comments

Matchbox, the popular Washington, D.C. restaurant known for its wood-fired pizzas and mini-burgers, announced today the imminent opening of its newest location in Merrifield. Opening in the new Mosaic District development in late March, Matchbox’s first Virginia location marks the sixth Matchbox restaurant overall, joining locations in Maryland, California and three […]

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Curry Mantra 2 Grand Opening Sunday

February 13, 2013 9:08 PM0 comments

Curry Mantra 2 is hosting a grand opening for its new Falls Church restaurant this Sunday, February 17. From noon – 2:30 p.m. and from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., the restaurant will offer up free lunch and dinner. Special guests scheduled to be on hand for the opening include City […]

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