Fit in Falls Church: Pursuing Fitness Adventures

March 5, 2014 10:58 AM1 comment

By Gretchen Powell I am always the first to admit, as some of you may already know, that exercise is certainly not my favorite. I am not the kind of person who looks forward to my workout, who strives for that runner’s high or grooves off of the endorphin release […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Dude Fest at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse

February 27, 2014 1:15 PM0 comments

It’s DUDE FEST time again! The yearly tribute party to “The Big Lebowski” at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse is tonight, so grab your bath robes, your bowling shirts, your rugs or anything else Dude-related and get to the theater posthaste.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Big Buns

February 26, 2014 3:49 PM0 comments

What’s not to love about gourmet burgers? When the All-American burger is reimagined with a foodie focus, the diner wins. The result is an epicurean delight with big flavor at a small price. Many gourmet burger spots take charge, crafting chef-inspired topping combinations and letting customers decide which best suits […]

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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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Press Pass: Creed Bratton

February 19, 2014 6:13 PM0 comments

Creed Bratton: Dunder Mifflin quality assurance director. Possible cult leader. Definite spider solitaire enthusiast. A drug-addled klepto and ex-con with shaky moral footing. This was the beloved creep that millions of TV viewers invited into their living rooms during the nine-season run of the Emmy-winning TV show “The Office.” On […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Saathi Indian Restaurant

3:30 PM0 comments

Falls Church newcomer Saathi Indian Restaurant is serving up curries, tandoori-cooked treats, biryani, and more in the Seven Corners area. The restaurant has set up shop in a space once home to Kabob Express in the shopping plaza between Wilson Boulevard and Route 50 that’s also home to Gold’s Gym. […]

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Strange Bedfellow Unites to Fund Cancer Treatment

3:06 PM0 comments

As partisan political bickering is common, it’s rare that two parties find an issue they can both get behind. It’s even rarer that two parties jointly take action in support of that issue. But City of Falls Church volunteers have found a cause that’s brought not only its Democratic and […]

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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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Restaurant Spotlight: The Italian Store

3:28 PM0 comments

The Italian Store has been around for more than 30 years. It’s really the only evidence you need to know that you’re in for a treat when you grab take-away from this Lyon Village stalwart. Expansion is another sure sign of the restaurant’s strong reputation – another Italian Store will […]

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