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

FOOD NEWS: Hot Dogs, Rare Beer & Italian Wines

January 25, 2017 8:51 PM0 comments

  Hot Dogs Join the Lineup at Lil City Creamery The latest addition to the menu at Lil City Creamery isn’t a new ice cream flavor– it’s a hot dog. Now available alongside the sundaes and cones are Nathan’s Famous all-beef dogs, which owner Jeff Goldberg began selling at his […]

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FOOD NEWS: Smashburger Closes, F.C. Distillers Gets Closer & New Doughnuts at Astro

January 11, 2017 6:40 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Smashburger Is Out of Business Smashburger, the Denver-based burger joint in the “Tulip” building at the corner of S. Washington St. and Annandale Road in Falls Church, has closed. The store, which first opened in January of 2014, closed at the end of the year. The Denver-based chain […]

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Top Falls Church Stories on the News-Press Online in 2016

December 30, 2016 9:55 AM0 comments

As we say farewell to 2016, the News-Press looks back at the five most popular posts on FCNP.com over the last 12 months.

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Latte Art & Swimming to Win

December 21, 2016 6:40 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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FOOD NEWS: Little Viet Garden Now Open, Indian BBQ Coming to Mosaic & Grevey’s Closes After 35 Years

December 15, 2016 10:45 AM0 comments

  Little Viet Garden Now Open in Eden Center The former location of Eden Center banh mi favorite Banh Ta Deli has finally reopened in the form of Little Viet Garden. After shutting down earlier this year, the deli’s owners, Michael Phan and Anh Hong, renovated and reimagined their concept […]

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Police Seeking Info After Dog Bites Woman on Park Avenue Sunday

November 16, 2016 3:46 PM0 comments

A woman may be forced to undergo rabies treatment if the dog who bit her Sunday evening in Falls Church is not located sometime in the next week. City of Falls Church Police report that the victim, who is in her 70s, was walking on Park Avenue in front of […]

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Crime Report: Domestic Assault, Stolen Cars & Stolen Kegs

1:51 PM0 comments

In separate incidents, a 27-year-old and a 45-year-old were each arrested for domestic assault in Falls Church according to the City’s latest  crime report. On Nov. 9 on Gibson St., a Capitol Heights man was arrested for assaulting a family member, grand larceny and credit larceny and then on Nov. […]

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‘Toxic Stress’ Documentary Viewed

November 9, 2016 10:09 PM0 comments

Hundreds of people gathered in the Fairfax County Board Auditorium last Monday – including social workers, health professionals, teachers, parents, therapists and appointed and elected officials – to view and discuss a recently released documentary: “Resilience: Toxic Stress and the Science of Hope.” The documentary describes the dangerous, lifelong impact […]

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Cafe Kindred Officially Debuts New Bar, ‘Townshend,’ Friday

9:45 PM0 comments

Some people spike their coffee. Jennifer Demetrio and Gary O’Hanlon will be literally spiking an entire coffee shop when they officially introduce their new bar-within-a-coffee-shop concept at Falls Church’s Cafe Kindred this Friday.

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Police Arrest 7-Eleven, Exxon Armed Robbery Suspect After Standoff

November 4, 2016 11:26 AM0 comments

A suspect in the armed robberies of a convenience store and a gas station in the City of Falls Church was apprehended after a brief standoff at the Stratford Motor Lodge involving multiple police units including a SWAT team and helicopters last Friday.

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