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


Motivated by Recent Events?

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Did you participate in the women’s march, watch the inauguration, or become moved by the events over the past few days? If this past weekend motivated you to be more active in your community, do whatever your heart tells you in terms of supporting causes and politics.

While Friends of White Flint is purposely and resolutely non-political, getting involved in your community is another way to make a difference.…

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County Executive announces capital construction budget for FY 2018

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Ike Leggett announced his proposed capital construction budget for FY 2018 and amendments to the six-year, FY 2017-22 capital improvements program. The County Council will consider the proposal over the next few months. It must vote on a new budget by the end of May, which then goes to the County Executive for final approval.…

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Happy Hour Tonight at Owen’s Ordinary — Come Join the Fun!

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Tonight is the Friends of White Flint, Coalition for Smarter Growth, and Greater Greater Washington (GGW) happy hour! You probably read GGW’s blogs and social media posts regularly. So here’s your chance to join them tonight in the Pike District for drinks and conversation with contributors and readers.

The happy hour is Tuesday, January 17 from 6-8 pm at Owen’s Ordinary, located at Pike and Rose at 11820 Trade Street. 

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Our White Flint 2 Testimony

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Please find below our written testimony to the Planning Board on the proposed White Flint 2 plan, written with the insightful input our supporters provided.  The Planning Board is keeping the comment period open for another week and a half, and I strongly encourage you to let them know your thoughts and share your ideas to improve the plan.

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Restaurant Week Begins Today! It’s a Great Chance to Enjoy a New or Favorite Pike District Restaurant

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There are lots of yummy Pike District restaurants participating in Bethesda Magazine’s 2017 Restaurant Week.  You can savor a 2-course lunch for $16 and a 3-course dinner for $36 during Restaurant  Week, January 13 to January 22.

City Perch Kitchen + Bar
Dinner Menu | Make a Dinner Reservation

Del Frisco’s
Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu | Brunch Menu Make a Lunch Reservation | Make a Dinner Reservation

Owens Ordinary
Lunch Menu Dinner Menu Make a Reservation

Summer House Santa Monica 
Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu | Make a Lunch Reservation Make a Dinner Reservation

Stella Barra Pizzeria
Dinner Menu | Make a Dinner Reservation 

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White Flint 2 Plan Summary Courtesy of the WFDAC

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Courtesy of Nkosi Yearwood’s discussion at yesterday morning’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, here is a short (relatively short) summary of the White Flint 2 Plan.  If you want to read the full plan, please click here. This PowerPoint presentation to the Planning Board is a more easily-digested version of the plan.…

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Urbanism Themes for 2017 and Beyond

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Forbes Magazine projected what urban areas can expect in the near future, and many apply to the Pike District.  You can read the full article here but here are the highlights that relate most to the White Flint area:

The expectation of urban revitalization.  2016 may be the year we recognize that urban revitalization is no longer the exception, but the rule.…

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Public Hearing on White Flint 2 Plan in Thursday

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The Montgomery County Planning Board will hold a hearing on the draft White Flint 2 Sector Plan next Thursday, January 12, beginning at 6:05 pm. The board is seeking residents’ input on the draft plan. If you want to testify, click here to sign up; you can sign up until 4 pm the day before the hearing.…
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Join Greater Greater Washington for happy hour in White Flint this month!

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It’s time for the next Greater Greater Washington (GGW) happy hour! You probably read their blogs and social media posts regularly. So here’s your chance to join them next month in White Flint for drinks and conversation with contributors and readers.

The happy hour is Tuesday, January 17 from 6-8 pm at Owen’s Ordinary, located at Pike and Rose at 11820 Trade Street. 

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