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

Tysons’ Harth is Beautiful, Tasty & Pricey

April 29, 2015 7:34 PM0 comments

Harth, on pretty much all accounts, is a really good restaurant. It’s beautiful, the service is top notch and the food is inventive and tasty. Plus, its dishes are made with locally-sourced ingredients, including many that come from its own garden. It doesn’t get much more local than that. The […]

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Plaka Grill Now Looks to Mid-May Opening

April 28, 2015 3:27 PM0 comments

The long-awaited opening of Plaka Grill’s Falls Church location will take just a little longer than originally planned. The greek cafe had originally hoped to open in the former Cosi space on W. Broad St. this April but a rep for the restaurant says a mid-May opening is now most […]

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Hot N Juicy Now Open in Falls Church

April 27, 2015 9:22 AM0 comments

Hot N Juicy Crawfish is now serving up mudbugs in the City of Falls Church. The seafood restaurant chain opened its doors last Friday in the former Pilin Thai space on West Broad Street. Its second area location – there’s a store on Connecticut Avenue in Washington, D.C. – Hot […]

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Report: Falls Church Leads Nation in Drinking

April 24, 2015 8:12 AM10 comments

Falls Church adults lead the nation in overall alcohol drinking according to a new study from the American Journal of Public Health. A report published Thursday by the journal says that 78.7% of those 21 years and older in Falls Church have at least one drink a month, the highest […]

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Falls Church Food News: Frozen Dairy Bar is Now FDB Eatery, Pita Pouch Opens & More

April 22, 2015 7:11 PM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church restaurant Frozen Dairy Bar & Boardwalk Pizza has undergone a makeover and rebranding. FDB Eatery says goodbye to the fast-casual, counter-service concept and is now a full-service restaurant focusing on fresh, quality ingredients and hand-crafted recipes says owner Kevin Eakin.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 18, 2015 10:44 AM0 comments

In 2013, astronaut extraordinaire Chris Hadfield lit the Internet – and world – on fire with his rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” while floating around the International Space Station. In addition to his in-orbit music video, Hadfield shared many spectacular photos and videos from his time in space. Next […]

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Critter Corner: Bella

April 10, 2015 7:35 AM0 comments

This is Bella, a five-year-old Persian, who lives on Olney Road. According to her owner, Bella said that it’s time to put the snow shovel away.

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Final F.C. Town Hall Meeting on Budget Process This Saturday

April 8, 2015 8:50 PM0 comments

The final town mall meeting on the City of Falls Church’s budget deliberations will be held this Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. in the Falls Church Community Center. City staff will give presentations before the meeting is opened to questions. The F.C. City Council will adopt the FY16 budget […]

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Where to Eat on Easter in Falls Church

April 2, 2015 12:34 PM0 comments

After an exhausting morning hiding and hunting eggs, spending the next few hours in the kitchen preparing an Easter-worthy meal just isn’t very appealing. That’s where the following Falls Church restaurants come in to play. Rather than stressing over roasted lambs and hams, let the professionals do the hard work […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Paddy Barry’s

April 1, 2015 6:47 PM0 comments

It’s almost impossible not to compare Paddy Barry’s to a certain Little City Irish pub. Formerly Finnegan’s Pride, the new restaurant from Falls Church native Brendan Barry opened its doors last September just up Route 7 in Tysons and has the same feel, atmosphere and a very similar menu to […]

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