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

Jody’s Jam of the Week: 4th Annual Mad Fox Barleywine Festival

February 20, 2014 1:42 PM0 comments

Booze, glorious booze. This weekend is Mad Fox’s 4th Annual Barleywine Festival featuring more than 30 sweet, sweet barleywines from the Falls Church brew pub and other breweries across the country. Throughout the festival, beers will rotate on draught and cask and will be served in 4 oz. sample glasses […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Casablanca Valentine’s Day Feast

February 14, 2014 10:18 AM0 comments

Just because there’s a little snow on the ground, doesn’t give you an excuse to forego your Valentine’s Day duties on Friday. If you’ve spent all your time and energy on prepping for the storm, have no fear – I’ve got your February 14 plans covered. As part of their […]

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2nd Annual Falls Church Restaurant Week Announced

February 12, 2014 8:05 PM0 comments

The dates for the News-Press’ 2nd Annual Falls Church Restaurant Week have been announced. The event recognizing the Little City’s fantastic dining scene will run from Monday, March 24 through Sunday, March 30. The culinary celebration will once again highlight the area’s top dining destinations offering up special meals, dishes, […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Cupid Run 5K

February 5, 2014 7:39 PM0 comments

In advance of the influx of chocolate and the lavish Valentine’s Day dinner you’ve got planned for next Friday, the Mosaic District is holding the inaugural Cupid Run 5K this Saturday. Participants can register as Individuals or Couples for the run (or, in my case, brisk walk) through the Merrifield […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Super Bowl Sunday in Falls Church

January 31, 2014 9:50 AM0 comments

It’s Super Bowl weekend and there are plenty of restaurants around The Little City in which to set up shop for the big game Sunday. The perennial “Best Spot to Watch the Game,” Dogwood Tavern, is a great choice with its 15 TVs, drink specials and 1/2 price burger night. […]

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Letters to the Editor: January 30 – February 5, 2014

January 30, 2014 11:57 AM0 comments

 Shocked at F.C. Road Conditions Last Weekend Editor, I was shocked to see how bad the streets in Falls Church were on Saturday compared to those in Arlington where I live (we’re down to pavement on all the side streets and have been for a couple of days because they […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: 10th Anniversary of Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

January 22, 2014 10:05 PM0 comments

This Saturday, the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center with an open house. During the celebration, visitors will get a rare chance to go behind-the-scenes to areas of the museum normally off-limits to the public. At the open house, […]

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Mad Fox Head Chef Leaves for Crystal City

January 10, 2014 4:23 PM0 comments

Mad Fox Brewing Company Head Chef Andrew Dixon has left the Falls Church restaurant and will be the news Food and Beverage Director/Executive Chef at the Embassy Suites in Crystal City. Dixon’s last day was Wednesday, and while he’ll no longer be on the line at the F.C. brew pub, he says he’s excited to transition to being a regular guest.

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

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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