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

Dogwood Tavern Honors Hugh Brown with ‘Mr. Brown’s Rusty Nail’

November 9, 2018 4:06 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Dogwood Tavern is honoring Hugh Brown, the longtime owner of Brown’s Hardware who passed away Monday at the age of 92, with a cocktail. “Mr. Brown’s Rusty Nail,” will be available starting Monday as the Little City sports bar’s drink of the week. The twist on the classic […]

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Editorial: Democratic Discourse In Action

October 18, 2018 9:17 AM0 comments

Credit goes to Falls Church’s still new Superintendent of Schools Dr. Peter Noonan for his handling of the contentious issue of the extent to which the auditorium in the new George Mason High School will be as well or better equipped for theater and related programs as the one in […]

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Editorial: Are You a Traffic Boor?

October 10, 2018 7:34 PM0 comments

Long time Falls Church City Councilman David Snyder understated it at the Council meeting Tuesday night when he quipped, “There has been a breakdown in driving behavior” in the entire nation. No kidding, and to those who are frequent travelers to urban centers in this land, it is evident that […]

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Another Area High School Cancels Football

September 17, 2018 11:54 AM0 comments

Another Washington, D.C. area high school has cancelled its varsity football program for the 2018 season. Bladensburg High School, a public school in Maryland’s Prince George’s County school system, announced the cancellation of its season last week prior to its scheduled season opener against Eleanor Roosevelt High. The move follows […]

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Police Investigation $9,800 Check Fraud Case Involving GMHS Account

September 5, 2018 2:38 PM0 comments

Police are currently investigating a case of check fraud involving the bank account of George Mason High School in Falls Church, it was confirmed to the News-Press Wednesday. First reported in the City’s crime report Tuesday, the mobile deposit check fraud case involves two fraudulent checks totaling $9,800, City of […]

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Parking Pains Abound Around New Restaurant at Park Ave. & N. Maple

August 23, 2018 7:15 AM0 comments

Confusion over where to park and encroachment on nearby lots has led to an unprecedented 13,000-percent surge in towing, plus safety concerns arising from new public street parking has dulled the shine on a popular new spot in the City.

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Monkeyboy Brings Kalechup, Mayonot & More to F.C. With Pop-Up Food Incubator

June 28, 2018 12:46 PM0 comments

Monkeyboy Consumables is the City’s first-ever pop-up food incubator as well as the home of Kalechup, Mayonot, Veggie Pop and a host of other locally made, vegetable-based sauces and food products.

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FOOD NEWS: F.C.’s RAMMY Nominees & April Openings

April 6, 2018 8:21 AM0 comments

Liberty, Taco Bamba, Moby Dick Earn RAMMY Nominations The City of Falls Church will once again be well represented at this year’s Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington annual awards ceremony, known as the RAMMYs, taking place this June. Securing a nomination for one of the top awards of the year is […]

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City of Fried Chicken

March 19, 2018 9:15 AM0 comments

Along with the recent Little City Restaurant Revolution, there’s been a bit of a Falls Church fried chicken revolution as well.

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Temporary Signal Installed at Annandale & Hillwood Intersection After Winds Down Pole

March 7, 2018 9:30 PM0 comments

A traffic light pole at the intersection of Hillwood Avenue and Annandale Road that was toppled over in extreme winds last Friday afternoon has been replaced with a temporary signal. From last Friday until Wednesday afternoon, the intersection had been operating with restricted lanes and a stop sign in place […]

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