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

Letters to the Editor: Not Time to Spend $ on ‘Bright, Shiny’ Objects

January 29, 2015 12:37 PM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: January 29 – February 4, 2015   Not Time to Spend $ on ‘Bright, Shiny’ Objects Editor, All of us who feel ownership with Falls Church also “mull sorely-needed quick fixes” that would benefit our City. The headline of the Falls Church News-Press January 22-28 issue announced […]

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Falls Church This Sunday

January 28, 2015 8:00 PM0 comments

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend and the big decision you’re going to have to make is where to watch the game.

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Guest Commentary: NOVA Community College Made Me What I Am Today

January 22, 2015 1:50 PM0 comments

By Bob Hull Last Wednesday, the movie actor, director, and producer Tom Hanks wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times, entitled “I Owe It All to Community College,” in which he described his experience as an underachieving high school student in Oakland, California, who attended Chabot Community College […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Quickway Japanese Hibachi

January 21, 2015 6:29 PM0 comments

Quickway, a Japanese hibachi restaurant chain, recently set up shop in the Willston Centre II shopping plaza on Arlington Blvd. in Seven Corners. Despite several locations in Maryland and Northern Virginia, the glossy flyer left at the News-Press offices earlier this month was my first introduction to the local chain. […]

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

January 15, 2015 11:44 AM0 comments

Time to put away those TV dinners and make some reservations – D.C. Winter Restaurant Week is here again. In its 15th year, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s Restaurant Week brings hundreds of D.C.-area eateries together for a week full of special-price dining at lunch ($20.15) and dinner ($35.15). There’s a […]

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Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary

January 8, 2015 2:37 PM0 comments

It’s been exactly 51 weeks since Congressman Jim Moran announced his retirement after 24 years. His announcement launched me, and my wife Megan, on an incredible journey beginning in January and ending Tuesday, when I swore my oath of office as Congressman for the 8th District of Virginia. But the […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: European Beer Tasting Tour of Dupont Circle

January 7, 2015 8:07 PM0 comments

Beer is good. Tasting beer is even better. This Sunday, does the beer tasting thing, Old World-style. The European Beer Tasting Tour takes a trip through Dupont with visits to four different bars featuring beer from four different European countries. Stops include Sauf Haus Bier Hall for some German […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Mad Fox Brewing Company

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New Mad Fox chef Travis Weiss has done a whole lot of work since taking over the kitchen of the Falls Church brew pub last September. In less than four months, the menu has been overhauled with new dishes, daily specials – like Epic Burger Wednesday and Fried Chicken Monday […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Chuy’s Celebrates Elvis’ 80th Birthday

December 31, 2014 2:09 PM0 comments

Chuy’s, the Austin-based Tex-Mex joint that has recently set up shop at two locations in Northern Virginia, is going all out next Thursday, celebrating the birth of the Elvis, with a bash filled with fried chicken, margaritas and Twinkies. Guests dressed up like the King (or Priscilla) who stop by […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: New Year’s Eve in Falls Church

December 29, 2014 1:49 PM0 comments

New Year’s resolutions don’t start until you wake up New Year’s Day so it’s best to go balls to the wall until you finally crash in the wee hours of January 1. There’s plenty of places in Falls Church to party hearty and ring in 2015 including family-friendly Watch Night, […]

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