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


Council Develops County Economic Platform

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The new County Economic Development Platform is focused on business development, housing, transportation and workforce development and aims to unify and formalize the Council’s focus on economic development. 

The Economic Development Platform Resolution is a guiding document that identifies a thriving and diversified economy, greater innovation, racial equity and social justice, and environmental sustainability as desired outcomes.…

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Pike District Branding and Marketing Update November 2019

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Pike District Branding/Marketing Update November 2019 from Maier Warner, the contractor handling the Pike District campaign.

  • Website – We anticipate launching a new website soon.
  • Social Media – Since the month of April, Pike District Facebook has increased its followership by 452 fans. Additionally, each week we are reaching around 1700 people with our content, helping to promote the brand.
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Hank Dietle’s Owners Targeting Spring for Reopening

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From Bethesda Beat

The new owners of Hank Dietle’s Tavern in North Bethesda are targeting the spring for a possible reopening of the popular dive bar, which closed following a massive fire in February 2018.

The owners say that they don’t have a definite opening date yet, but when the bar reopens, it will feature a greater variety of live music, and bands booked on more days of the week.…

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Montgomery planners will survey every street to see how safe they are for pedestrians

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From Greater Greater Washington

Earlier this fall, Montgomery County started to develop a Pedestrian Master Plan, which would provide a roadmap to improve safety and comfort for those getting around the county on foot or in wheelchairs, strollers, tricycles, or training bikes—that is, our most vulnerable road users. The next step is for county employees to survey every road and street in the county to take an inventory of pedestrian safety.…

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Slightly higher Metro fares propose and perhaps the return of late-night service

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From Curbed

For the first time in several years, Metro is proposing a fare hike and service improvements that would become effective next July. Standard peak fares on Metrorail would rise 10 cents, while distance-based surcharges would be simplified, resulting in maximum peak fares of $7. Weekend rail fares would be converted to a flat $2, which would be a decline for most people.…

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Escapology Escape Room opens today at Pike & Rose

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From the MoCo Show

Opening in time for holiday parties, corporate events or a get together with family or friends, Escapology is the world’s fastest growing escape-the-room franchise. A high adrenaline escape game, players are locked inside a themed room and must complete their mission within 60-minutes. During the experience players are immersed into a real-life adventure where they must find hidden clues, crack codes, solve challenging puzzles and escape.…

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