On Tuesday, the board of directors said hello and good-bye to some outstanding folks in our community.
With hearts full of gratitude for their years of devotion to Friends of White Flint, we said good-bye to board members Chad Salganik (resident) and David Freishtat (business member) whose terms expired. We will be forever grateful for the service of these wonderful board members.… Read More
The following letter was provided to the Montgomery Country Delegation, the Honorable Nancy King and the Honorable Shane Robinson, by the the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee on December 5th, 2016.
Dear Senator King and Delegate Robinson,
I am writing to you on behalf of the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee to express the Committee’s strong support for MC 12-17, to alter the approval requirements to create and expand a Business Improvement District (BID) in Montgomery County.
From Bethesda Beat:
The Music Center at Strathmore on Monday released drawings for a $10 million expansion project that will add 5,000 square feet of glass-enclosed dining space to the North Bethesda concert venue.
The addition scheduled for completion in January 2020 will put the finishing touches on the 190,000-square-foot center that opened more than a decade ago.… Read More
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Montgomery County high schools dominated new rankings of the best schools in Maryland and the Washington area. And our high school, Walter Johnson, ranked #2! Yes, that’s right. WJ is the second best high school in Maryland and is ranked fourth best in the DC metro region. The rankings were based on grades, state test results and SAT/ACT scores, as well as survey responses on academics, culture and diversity, and health and safety.… Read More
December 1, 2016 E-newsletter: Lots of Updates and One Request Just for You
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You might want to read this interesting article in The Washington Post about the intersection of suburbs, transit, and affordable housing. The article discusses how to prevent the benefits of transit-oriented living from going primarily to the well-to-do — and pricing out the very people it’s most intended to serve, lower income folks. … Read More
On #GivingTuesday, you can:
Help save Metro service at the White Flint station
Make it safe and convenient for pedestrians in the Pike District
Ensure our neighborhood has a successful, sensible advocate
Support fun-filled activities that give our area a unique sense of place
Help us create a vibrant, exciting, liveable White Flint neighborhood
How can you do all that … and much more?… Read More
Sure, you know the Pike District has dozens of delicious restaurants, but did you also know we’ve got more than 200 stores at which you can easily do your holiday shopping? Of course, there is Pike and Rose and North Bethesda Market, but there are also mom and pop shops and chain stores all over our area.… Read More
Comments Off on Board of Ed Votes for Capital Improvements in the WJ Cluster
According to Bethesda Beat:
The Montgomery County Board of Education approved Monday night capital improvement projects totaling $411.7 million that include expansions of Bethesda’s Ashburton Elementary School and North Bethesda Middle School.
The spending package will be forwarded to County Executive Ike Leggett, who will then present it to the County Council for approval.… Read More