County Executive Marc Elrich is seeking applicants to fill five vacancies on the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, for two members representing businesses that employ fewer than 25 employees, one representative of commercial property owners in the Sector Plan Area, one resident in the Sector Plan Area, and one resident outside the Sector Plan Area.…Read More
Looking for something interesting to peruse on this snow day? Want to learn more about our White Flint/Pike District neighborhood? You can discover information, graphics, videos, and more at the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) website.
HQ2 Branding Video:
HQ2 Aerial Video:
White Flint Business Location Brochure:
White Flint Business Location Landing Page and One-Sheet:
Think Success: Music Center at Strathmore
White Flint video they created for Amazon:
Pike District Stats and White Flint Development Projects:Read More
The purpose of Montgomery Parks’ Energized Public Spaces (EPS) Design Guidelines is to create energized, inviting, easily accessible, attractive, comfortable, and safe public spaces.
The EPS Design Guidelines will provide overall direction for major features of parks and public spaces design including the recommended size, type of experiences and amenities that each park type should provide.…Read More
From Bethesda Beat
A Montgomery County Council committee wants funding for station improvements at the Forest Glen and White Flint Metrorail stations to remain a priority in the county’s construction-projects budget.
County Executive Marc Elrich last month recommended deferring $14.7 million from the White Flint and Forest Glen stations projects and pursuing funding from the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, which operates the regional subway system.…Read More
Damn, the weather got us again. They predicted snow and rain and cold so I an cancelled. And now it’s OK, of course. ARGH! But the walk is still cancelled. Sorry! …Read More
More than sixty people crammed into the Shriver Aquatic Center this week for our informative Community Meeting. We were grateful that Councilmember Andrew Friedson and MCDOT stopped by, and we heard interesting updates on development and the Western Workaround.
MCDOT, the County Executive’s Office, and MCEDC mentioned many websites full of information important to Pike District/White Flint residents. As requested, here they are:
Western Workaround Updates
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/whiteflint/ Twitter #WhiteFlintWest
New Arrowwood Apartments near Harris Teeter
Grand Park Proposed Development on Old Georgetown Road
Safe Routes to School
White Flint 1 Sector Plan
White Flint 2 Sector Plan
Once again, our monthly Pike District Promenade looks like it will be cancelled due to snow and rain on Saturday. Please put on your calendar March 16 (and cross your fingers for warm, sunny weather) for the next Pike District Promenade.
The developers of the Grand Park/Kiltrock project on Old Georgetown Road (the current location of VOB Nissan and Capital Bank) presented their latest drawings at the January White Flint Implementation Committee meeting. Here are some of the more interesting ones. As you can see, they have emphasized pedestrians and activated spaces and provided land for the start of the long-promised civic green.…Read More
We have an informative and interesting community meeting planned for tomorrow night. Hope to see you at 7 pm, February 12, at the Shriver Aquatic Center.
District One Councilmember Andrew Friedson will start us off. Pete Fosselman, the Master Plan Coordinator, Office of the County Executive, will provide a development update followed by Mickey Papillon of Federal Realty who will speak about the Western Workaround.…Read More
A new ice-skating rink is now open on the roof terrace at the Canopy by Hilton at Pike & Rose. Two hours of skating time and skate rental cost $14 for children and $17 for adults and is open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The rink will support Mel’s Rink Foundation, which provides mentally and physically challenged children and adults with athletic training, development and play space.…Read More