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


Catch up on Route 355 BRT

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Curious about Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Route 355? Then attend one of the upcoming Route 355 BRT Open Houses. The closest one to the White Flint area is in Bethesda on February 1.Details
Date:  February 1
Time:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Date:   Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Cafeteria , 4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda

Learn more about Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) at www.GetOnBoardBRT.com

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What do you want to tell the Planning Board about the Bicycle Master Plan?

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The community is invited to comment on the Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing Draft. You can read the plan here.

The Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing will take place on January 25, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Montgomery County Planning Department Headquarters (8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland).…

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It’s Bethesda Restaurant Week! Yum!

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Through January 21st, you can enjoy special deals at your favorite Pike District restaurants during Bethesda Restaurant Week.

City Perch Kitchen + Bar

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Dinner: $35

Del Frisco’s Grille

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Lunch: $25 | Dinner: $36

Owen’s Ordinary

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Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $36

Seasons 52 North Bethesda

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Lunch: $20| Dinner: $35

Stella Barra Pizzeria

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Dinner: $28 | Brunch: $18

Summer House Santa Monica

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Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $33 | Brunch: $22

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North Bethesda Market Sold to CBRE

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From CoStar

CBRE Global Investors started 2018 off with a bang after acquiring the North Bethesda Market in suburban Washington, D.C. from Capri Investment Group of Chicago. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

North Bethesda Market is a Class A retail and multifamily development comprised of 182,926 square feet of retail space, 411 apartments and a 1,205-space parking garage.…

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Parking Lots: Before and After

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From The Third Place, a Montgomery Planning Department Blog, Posted by 

Plans for central Montgomery County are now being realized through urban-style, mixed-use developments

In central Montgomery County, vibrant parks, walkable streets, centers of activity and new buildings are arriving in areas that were once a sea of asphalt.…

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Old Pike and Rose had a farm. Ee-I-ee-I-oh

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As reported on Robert Dyer’s blog, WTOP and Bethesda Beat

Up Top Acres, the urban farming company that brought a 7,000 square foot farm to above Equinox a Bethesda Row and two rooftop farms near Nationals Park, will bring a 17,000 square foot farm Pike & Rose this April. The farm will be located on top of the Old Georgetown Road Garage next to Pallas and will grow about 20,000 pounds of produce annually, including veggies, herbs, and flowers.…

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What questions do you want to ask the candidates?

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As of now, there are eight candidates working to be the next District 1 Councilmember, thirty candidates hoping to be an at-large Councilmember, and seven candidates vying for County Executive.  That’s a lot of people running for office.

Friends of White Flint wants to know what each of those candidates think about the transformation of the White Flint area, smart growth, transit, walkability, bike lanes, and creating a vibrant Pike District that’s attractive to residents, workers, shoppers, and restaurant-goers.…

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