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

Best of Falls Church 2017 Editors’ Picks: BEST Late Night Bites

August 31, 2017 2:23 AM0 comments

BA LE It’s 3 a.m. Last call has come and gone, the drive thru at Taco Bell is dark and there’s nothing in the fridge but a half-eaten PB&J and a jar of mayo. While the City’s dining scene continues moving steadily uphill, the pickings get pretty slim when the […]

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16 Types of Korean Fried Chicken Coming to Falls Church Monday

August 24, 2017 11:23 AM0 comments

The self-proclaimed “most popular fried chicken in Korea” is coming to Falls Church with the opening of BB.Q. Chicken just outside of city limits set for this Monday. Boasting more than 16 kinds of double-marinated, olive-oil fried chicken, the full-service restaurant in the former Open Kitchen space will feature a […]

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Storm Drops Tree in Falls Church

August 4, 2017 9:59 AM0 comments

A tree toppled over and fell onto a house on Lincoln Avenue in the City of Falls Church late night, damaging the home’s roof and more. Fortunately no one was injured in the incident.

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Mosaic’s Cava Grill Wins ‘Favorite Fast Bites’ But F.C. Shut Out at RAMMYS

July 31, 2017 12:56 PM0 comments

While no Falls Church restaurant took home a win at last night’s Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s awards gala known as The RAMMYS, it got pretty close. Cava Grill — with a location in nearby Mosaic District — was named 2017’s Favorite Fast Bites of the Year, beating out F.C.’s lone […]

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FOOD NEWS: New Brewery Coming to Falls Church, F.C. Distillers Now Selling Spirits & Shark Week

July 19, 2017 6:59 PM0 comments

  New Microbrewery Signs Lease for Southgate After Falls Church saw the debut of its first-ever — and only — distillery this month, the News-Press has received word of another big addition to the City’s lineup of beer, wine and spirits scene. Audacious Aleworks, an upcoming new small-batch microbrewery, has […]

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Falls Church is the 2nd Richest ‘County’ in America

July 18, 2017 3:27 PM0 comments

The Little City is the second richest “county” in the country, trailing only Loudoun County, according to new numbers from a 2015 U.S. Census Bureau report.

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Bourbon & Vodka & Gin…Oh My! F.C. Distillers Opens This Month

July 6, 2017 11:00 AM0 comments

It’s been almost a year since the News-Press reported Falls Church Distillers CEO Michael Paluzzi signed a lease for 3,400 square feet in the former Mobu Kids space on S. Washington St. and Falls Church Distillers has quickly become one of the most anticipated Little City openings since Mad Fox Brewing Company debuted in 2010.

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Black Squirrel Brings 26 Taps, Duck-Fat Burgers & Poutine To Dunn Loring Next Week

June 8, 2017 5:41 PM0 comments

The first thing you notice when walking into the new Black Squirrel in Merrifield is the ceiling. It’s impossible to miss.

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FOOD NEWS: Updates on F.C. Distillers, Liberty BBQ & The Black Squirrel

June 1, 2017 12:00 PM0 comments

Updates on F.C. Distillers, Liberty BBQ, Northside Social & More As the summer fast approaches, the Falls Church area is preparing for an influx of restaurant activity over the next few months highlighted by the arrival of its first-ever distillery. Falls Church Distillers, coming to 442-A S. Washington St., announced […]

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Letters to the Editor: Media Has ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

May 25, 2017 12:37 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 25 – 31, 2017   Media Has ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ Editor, For those who watch or read the mainstream media, the newest comedy routine these days is Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS), wonderfully on display in the May 11-17 column by the editor. If laughing is […]

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