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

Get a Taste of Pokémon Go at Falls Church’s Astro Doughnuts

July 15, 2016 3:06 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has jumped on the Pokémon Go craze, creating special “poké ball” doughnuts in honor of the hot new mobile game. The doughnuts, vanilla with a raspberry glaze and buttercream center, will be available at both Astro’s F.C. location and its food truck now […]

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UPDATE: All Clear Given After Suspicious Note Found

July 11, 2016 10:05 AM0 comments

A building on S. Washington Street in the City of Falls Church has been evacuated after a suspicious note was found there Monday morning.

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FOOD NEWS: Requin Celebrates Shark Week, Astro Does July 4th Picnic Baskets & Taco Bamba’s New Guest Chef

June 29, 2016 5:20 PM0 comments

  Requin Celebrates Shark Week With Red & ‘Bloody’ Dishes It’s the time of the year when people clear off the DVR and set it to record the Discovery Channel for seven straight days. That’s right, everybody, it’s Shark Week. Jumping on the annual feeding frenzy, Mosaic District’s Requin (that’s […]

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Greenhouse Bistro Brings Some Color to Tysons’ Concrete Sprawl

June 23, 2016 11:06 AM0 comments

Amid the perpetual bumper-to-bumper traffic and block-after-block of business parks, an oasis has arisen bringing a heavy dose of flora to the concrete-heavy sprawl commonly known as Tysons Corner. Greenhouse Bistro, a new restaurant from D.C. club owner Masoud Aboughaddareh, has been open just over a month now, located in […]

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FOOD NEWS: Dogwood’s Sausage Fest & Jinya Brings Ramen to Mosaic

June 22, 2016 8:04 PM0 comments

‘Sausage Fest’ Comes to Dogwood Tavern Saturday Dogwood Tavern is welcoming in the summer this weekend with a party, but not just any party – it’s going to be a sausage fest. The Falls Church sports pub’s outdoor celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. Saturday on the patio with a […]

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Northside Social, Coming to F.C., Wins ‘Favorite Gathering Place’ RAMMY

June 13, 2016 12:42 PM0 comments

Northside Social, the Arlington coffee and wine cafe soon coming to The Little City, was named “Favorite Gathering Place” of the year Sunday night at the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s 34th annual RAMMY awards. A second location of the award-winning restaurant is set to open in the American Legion “Blue […]

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FOOD NEWS: More Beer Coming to F.C. Area, Oklahoma Joe’s Now Open in Merrifield

June 8, 2016 4:34 PM0 comments

  Caboose Brewing Announces Plans for Merrifield Location The Falls Church area is truly becoming a beer lover’s paradise. There’s the award-winning Mad Fox Brewing Company in the heart of the Little City. Two miles to the east is Dogfish Head Alehouse and on the opposite side, breweries Gordon Biersch […]

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FOOD NEWS: Beard Papa’s & Lee’s Sandwiches Now Open in F.C., LongHorn Steakhouse Coming Monday

May 12, 2016 11:16 AM0 comments

  Cream Puff Shop Beard Papa’s Now Open in Falls Church The first-ever Virginia location of Beard Papa’s, the popular Japanese pastry company specializing in cream puffs, is now open in Falls Church. Located in a Skyline business park on Leesburg Pike, the new store is the second Washington, D.C.-area […]

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GOP’s Hernick to Challenge Beyer in November

May 11, 2016 6:44 PM0 comments

With better than 78 percent of the vote at the Eighth District Republican convention in Arlington last weekend, Charles Hernick has been nominated to run as the GOP candidate against first term incumbent Democrat Donald S. Beyer, Jr. for the 8th District Congressional seat this November. An economist and environmental […]

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FOOD NEWS: Nando’s Opens Saturday in Mosaic, New Owner at La Cote d’Or & Brunch Pizza Now at Orso

April 14, 2016 11:14 AM0 comments

  Pop-Up Requin Will Become Permanent Addition to Mosaic In a change of plans, Requin, the pop-up collaboration from chefs Jennifer Carroll and Mike Isabella, will be a permanent addition to the Mosaic District after all. Originally slated to become a Kapnos Kouzina after its temporary Mosaic location moves to […]

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