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

FOOD NEWS: Rare Bird Coffee Roasters, LongHorn Steakhouse Coming to Falls Church

December 24, 2015 10:59 AM0 comments

Rare Bird Coffee Roasters Coming to Falls Church Rare Bird Coffee Roasters, a small, specialty roastery in Washington, D.C., is coming to the City of Falls Church next year. Currently operating out of a warehouse in the District, Rare Bird plans to move its operation and open up a retail […]

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City Announces Holiday Schedule, Closures

December 16, 2015 7:15 PM0 comments

Government closures and holiday scheduling for the City of Falls Church begin next Wednesday, Dec. 23, when the courts will be closed and the court clerk’s office will close at noon. On Christmas Eve, the courts, court clerk’s office and sherriff’s office will be closed and all other City government […]

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Requin Pop-Up Opening Friday at Mosaic District

December 10, 2015 12:47 PM0 comments

A pop-up for Requin, the upcoming French Mediterranean restaurant from Top Chef stars Mike Isabella and Jennifer Carroll, will debut at Mosaic District this Friday, Dec. 11. The pop-up will be located in the 5,100 square-foot space of the former Gypsy Soul restaurant in the Merrifield development. Requin’s pop-up will […]

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Takumi Opens Thursday in Falls Church’s ‘Tulip Building’

December 9, 2015 4:07 PM0 comments

The Little City’s sushi scene gets another addition as Takumi, the new restaurant from Kaz Sushi Bistro veteran Jay Yu, is set to open its doors in Falls Church’s “Tulip Building” tomorrow. The 30-seat restaurant will open for lunch Thursday starting at 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from 5 – 10 […]

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FOOD NEWS: Spice 6 Comes to Merrifield; Hanukkah Doughnuts at Astro & Santa Comes to Mad Fox

December 3, 2015 11:35 AM0 comments

  Merrifield Adds Indian Fast-Casual Spice 6 to Its Lineup Merrifield continues to add to its arsenal of tastiness with the opening of a new fast-casual Indian restaurant at The Shops at Avenir Place. Spice 6 debuted its second D.C.-area location last week (the original is in Hyattsville) in the […]

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Eating In, Out & More in Falls Church on Thanksgiving

November 18, 2015 7:20 PM0 comments

Whether you’re planning a feast at home or letting the professionals do the dirty work, Falls Church has plenty of options when it comes to eating well during Thanksgiving next week. From locally-raised birds and pre-made sides to gluten-free pies and turkey-and-stuffing-filled pop tarts, there’s something for everyone. And for […]

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FOOD NEWS: Beer Festivals, Mustachioed Doughnuts & Dogwood’s Menu Overhaul

November 5, 2015 11:53 AM0 comments

  Beer Festivals Hit Falls Church, Alexandria This Saturday The booze will be flowing in Falls Church and beyond with two beer festivals pouring up the good stuff this Saturday. Here in The Little City, Mad Fox Brewing Company’s fourth annual Cask Ale Festival will be in full effect outside […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Library is Facing Rapid, Expensive Decline

9:40 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 5 – 11, 2015   F.C. Library is Facing Rapid, Expensive Decline Editor, This concerns your very interesting Oct. 15 story, “Shields Adamant: Model Shows Big Net Benefit From Mixed Use in F.C.” You paraphrase City Manager Wyatt Shields and economic development chief Rick Goff as […]

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FOOD NEWS: Orso Gets VPN Certified, Earls Opens in Tysons & Native Foods Closes

October 21, 2015 7:55 PM0 comments

  Little City’s Pizzeria Orso Earns VPN Certification The Little City has just joined a very exclusive club. Falls Church is now home to one of only five pizzerias in all of D.C., Maryland and Virginia that have been certified by the Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana Americas to serve traditional […]

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Spree of Car Break-Ins Hits Falls Church

October 19, 2015 11:46 AM0 comments

At least 16 cars were broken into or tampered with over the weekend in the City of Falls Church causing City police to issue an alert urging residents to take precautionary measure to keep their cars and property safe.

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