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

Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Burger Not Made From a Cow

August 25, 2016 8:00 AM0 comments

2941 RESTAURANT There’s no beating a burger. Let me rephrase that: There’s no beating a beef burger. No other animal – four-legged, winged or otherwise – can hold a candle to the cow. Not turkey, not chicken and definitely not any kind of bean or fish. I have lived by […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: TASTIEST Way to Bump Up A Weight Class Over Lunch

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TACO BAMBA I never have a more difficult time deciding what to order than when I’m at Taco Bamba. The Falls Church taqueria has been open since 2013 but despite more than three years of working my way through Victor Albisu’s menu, I still have yet to narrow down my […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Combination of Beer, Grilled Cheese & Tater Tots

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SPACEBAR Wine and cheese. Milk and cookies. Soda and popcorn. All fine food-and-drink combinations but I challenge anyone to find a more perfect mix than a glass of cold beer and a plate full of greasy, cheesy carbs. You could get your fix at any number of Falls Church watering […]

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Letters to the Editor: No Justification to Deny Family Right to Develop

August 11, 2016 11:22 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 11 – 17, 2016   No Justification to Deny Family Right to Develop Editor, This was an open reminder to the Falls Church City Council prior to its vote Monday to change the land use designation of the Fellows property at 604 S. Oak Street: My […]

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FOOD NEWS: Pokemon Pizzas, Olympic Doughnuts & D.C. Restaurant Week

August 4, 2016 10:35 AM0 comments

  Astro Creates Team USA Doughnut for Summer Games Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has a couple of new sweet treat specials available this summer at its Falls Church location in Pimmit Hills. Joining its breakfast sandwiches, now there’s French toast available all week long for both breakfast and brunch. […]

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Letters to the Editor: Letter Criticizing Beyer Was Silly & Illogical

July 28, 2016 1:10 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 28 – August 3, 2016   Letter Criticizing Beyer Was Silly & Illogical Editor, I’ve read some silly and ridiculous Letters to the Editor, but the recent letter published in last week’s issue goes beyond the pale. The letter, “Beyer Business Not Necessarily More Virtuous,” criticizing […]

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Falls Church Cooling Centers Open as Temps Near Triple Digits

July 25, 2016 1:18 PM0 comments

With record-breaking heat continuing throughout the area, “cooling centers” in the City of Falls Church provide residents and visitors some relief from the sweltering temperatures.

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FOOD NEWS: Mad Fox & State Theatre’s Beer Collab, La Cote d’Or’s Benefit for Nice & F.C. Restaurant Anniversaries

July 21, 2016 11:03 AM0 comments

    Mad Fox, State Theatre Team Up for Collab Brew Two Falls Church hospitality giants have teamed up to create a new, special collaboration beer for The Little City. State Theatre V.I.P.A., the new brew from Mad Fox Brewing Company and the popular F.C. live music venue, is a […]

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Get a Taste of Pokémon Go at Falls Church’s Astro Doughnuts

July 15, 2016 3:06 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has jumped on the Pokémon Go craze, creating special “poké ball” doughnuts in honor of the hot new mobile game. The doughnuts, vanilla with a raspberry glaze and buttercream center, will be available at both Astro’s F.C. location and its food truck now […]

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UPDATE: All Clear Given After Suspicious Note Found

July 11, 2016 10:05 AM0 comments

A building on S. Washington Street in the City of Falls Church has been evacuated after a suspicious note was found there Monday morning.

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