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

Letters to the Editor: Trump Budget Proposal Would Hurt F.C. Library

April 27, 2017 12:09 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 27 – May 3, 2017    Trump Budget Proposal Would Hurt F.C. Library Editor, The federal budget for 2018, which the Trump administration is in the process of rolling out, includes a proposal to eliminate the federally-funded Institute of Museum and Library Services. This will have […]

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FOOD NEWS: Taco Bamba Earns RAMMY Nod, F.C. Distillers Draws Closer & Free Empanadas

April 5, 2017 7:53 PM0 comments

  F.C.’s Taco Bamba Earns ‘Favorite Fast Bite’ RAMMY Nod The finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s annual RAMMY awards were announced Monday and, once again, a Falls Church favorite snagged an honor. The Pimmit Hills taqueria Taco Bamba is the sole F.C. representative in 2017, having been nominated […]

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Falls Church Restaurant Week is Here!

March 27, 2017 8:20 AM0 comments

The fifth annual culinary event, produced by the News-Press, features exclusive, limited-time deals including three-course prix fixe meals, special dishes, deep dining discounts and more.

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The Falls Church Breakfast Guide

March 23, 2017 6:03 PM0 comments

In an effort to up your breakfast game, the News-Press has created a guide to help you kick-off the day on the right foot.

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Letters to the Editor: When Will We Stop Fearing the Unfamiliar?

March 9, 2017 12:05 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: March 9 – 15, 2017   When Will We Stop Fearing the Unfamiliar? Editor, In light of the recently struck down immigration ban enacted by President Trump and a likely replacement I would like to thank the documentary makers of “Somaliland” for the work they are doing […]

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Popular Venezuelan Restaurant La Caraqueña Closes in Falls Church

March 6, 2017 1:23 PM0 comments

La Caraqueña, the popular Falls Church Venezuelan restaurant housed within the Stratford Motor Lodge, has closed. A sign of apparent trouble at the hole-in-the-wall restaurant, which first opened on W. Broad St. in 2007, first arose when a notice was found on the door in early February announcing a temporary closure. The […]

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Guest Commentary: A Message to Dr. Schiller: Please Persist

March 2, 2017 1:06 PM0 comments

By Jeffrey Anderson Many thanks to those responsible for the recent informative three hours on options for the high school campus. Turnout was impressive, as was the detail discussed. Judging from comments in my small breakout group, there were few good reasons for renovation, aside from lower cost, or phased […]

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Falls Church Cherry Blossoms Already in Bloom

February 28, 2017 3:49 PM0 comments

With temperatures hitting near-record highs last week and the spring-like weather continuing through today, cherry blossom trees in the Little City have already begun to bloom.

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Famous Dave’s Shutters Suddenly, Liberty Tavern Group Taking Over Space

February 22, 2017 5:29 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Famous Dave’s has served its last rack of ribs. In a surprise to many around town, the Little City location of the barbecue restaurant shuttered suddenly Monday, with locked doors, signage removed and a terse message on the door. The closing was so surprisingly abrupt, Falls Church’s Andrew […]

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Raccoon Hitches Ride on Garbage Truck in Falls Church

February 17, 2017 3:13 PM0 comments

A raccoon was caught hitching a ride on a garbage truck through The Little City on Friday, according to reports around town.

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