Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Great News! SHA comes through with pedestrian improvements for the Pike District!!

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Thank you SHA (and MCDOT) for these promised pedestrian safety improvements! We’re very excited to seeing them implemented. (And we’re excited about Friends of White Flint’s advocacy having a positive impact on our community!)

  • The work to install continental crosswalks along Route 355 has been included on a list of prioritized locations that will be handled by our maintenance staff’s pavement marking contractor and will be completed this fall, schedule permitting.
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Great Pike District/White Flint/North Bethesda events you won’t want to miss

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Friends of White Flint Community Meeting featuring updates on the latest news in our neighborhood as well as a presentation on the proposed I-270 and Route 355 monorail. September 24, 7pm, AMP by Strathmore at Pike & Rose

Randolph Civic Association Community Days including a 5K road race, a kids fun run, and an opportunity to enjoy a nice fall day with your neighbors.…

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DJ Pauly D Plays Private Party In North Bethesda For Bat Mitzvah

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So often we write about zoning regulations and other not-so-fun-but-important issues. Not today. Today we’re writing about a hip, over-the-top private party at Pike& Rose’s Stella Barra and Summer House.

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As reported by Hot 99.5 radio:

In a scene that wouldn’t have been out of place on MTV’s My Super Sweet 16, DJ Pauly D was hired to play a bat mitzvah in North Bethesda, MD Saturday night that took over half a block of the Pike & Rose shopping district and the entirety of restaurants “Summer House” and “Stella Barra”.

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Montgomery Planning Launches First Countywide Pedestrian Master Plan

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Montgomery Planning set to begin development of the county’s first Pedestrian Master Plan, an effort to make walking in Montgomery County safer and more comfortable, convenient and direct.

The Scope of Work for the plan, defining the purpose, process and timeline required of this initiative, was approved on Thursday, September 5, 2019.…

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With Focus on Schools, Montgomery Planning Launches Update of Subdivision Staging Policy

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is updating the county’s Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP) to ensure the County’s public facilities, particularly its school and transportation systems, keep pace with development and growth patterns. An overview of the SSP and the 2020 update process was presented to the Planning Board on Thursday, September 5, 2019.…

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Chat with District 1 Councilmember Andrew Friedson this Saturday at the Pike Central Farm Market at Pike & Rose

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Pike Central Farm Markets has invited and is hosting Councilman Andrew Friedson to meet and greet constituents this Saturday at the Pike Central Farm Market which takes place on the REI parking lot every Saturday from 9:00 AM till 1:30 PM at Pike and Rose.

Stop by our favorite farmers market and chat with our councilmember while you pick up some fresh produce and other goodies.…

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It’s back to school and work which means it’s meeting time!

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First, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting will NOT be held tomorrow. It’s cancelled.

Second, Friends of White Flint is hosting a free community meeting on Tuesday, September 24 at 7 pm at AMP by Strathmore at Pike and Rose. We’ll get updates on the news and development of the White Flint/Pike District area and hear a great presentation on the proposed I-270 and Route 355 monorail.…

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Lord & Taylor rumored to be staying at White Flint

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Lord & Taylor was sold this week to a little-known clothing rental service, Le Tote, a seven-year-old San Francisco company.

Hudson’s Bay, the chain’s parent company, will continue to own Lord & Taylor’s real estate and cover Le Tote’s rent at those properties for three years. Le Tote will pay $100 million in cash for Lord & Taylor’s brand and inventory and take control of 38 stores and the chain’s digital presence.…

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