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

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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More Restaurants Added to Falls Church Restaurant Week Roster

February 6, 2013 5:56 PM0 comments

Applebee’s, Curry Mantra 2, Flippin’ Pizza, Hoang’s Grill & Sushi Bar, Mad Fox Brewing Company and Pistone’s Italian Inn are the latest restaurants to join Falls Church Restaurant Week taking place March 18-24. The most recent entries join Cafe Italia II, La Caraqueña, Clare & Don’s Beach Shack, La Cote […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Crimes of Passion

3:46 PM0 comments

Sure, you could always do the same old thing this Valentine’s Day and spend the night cuddled up on the couch or wining and dining over candlelight at a fancy restaurant, but why not do something new and different?

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FCNP Announces 1st Batch of F.C. Restaurant Week Participants

January 30, 2013 8:10 PM0 comments

Several area restaurants have already announced their participation in the first-ever Falls Church Restaurant Week presented by the News-Press taking place March 18-24. Cafe Italia II, La Caraqueña, Clare & Don’s Beach Shack, La Cote d’Or, Dogwood Tavern, Idylwood Grill, JV’s Restaurant, Open Kitchen Bistro, Original Pancake House, Pie-tanza, Red […]

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Water Restored, Traffic Open After Main Break at Haycock Road

December 30, 2012 5:33 PM2 comments

UPDATE Monday, Dec 31, 10:45 a.m.: Water service has been restored and traffic is now open in both directions on Haycock Road. UPDATE 10:00 p.m.: The City’s water conservation request has been lifted. Haycock Road continues to be closed while crews work on fixing the break. Haycock Road is closed […]

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UPDATE: Police Now Report 2 Weekend Robberies in the City of F.C.

December 19, 2012 3:39 PM4 comments

After an armed robbery outside the Red, Hot & Blue Restaurant in Falls Church last Sunday night, police are now reporting that an additional robbery occurred on N. Washington St. near Park Ave. in the City just 30 minutes later.

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Les Baguettes Opens in F.C.’s Eden Center

December 18, 2012 6:09 PM0 comments

Les Baguettes, a new Vietnamese bakery, is now open in the Saigon East Mall of Falls Church’s Eden Center.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: 16th Annual Winter Soulstice Benefit Concert & Toy Drive

December 12, 2012 7:28 PM0 comments

The show formerly known as Santa Jam returns to the State Theater next Thursday for a night full of blues tunes and good will. Now known as Winter SOULstice, the 16th annual benefit concert and toy drive will feature music from Mark Wenner of the Nighhawks, Linwood Taylor, Cathy Ponton […]

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Letters to the Editor: December 6 – 12, 2012

December 6, 2012 8:04 AM0 comments

 Air Pollution Threatens During Winter, Too Editor, For me, December in Falls Church means taking walks to check out the Christmas lights in my neighborhood and enjoying Watch Night on New Year’s Eve. It’s hard to imagine a holiday season without these activities. But for people with lung disease, pollution […]

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