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


Welcome to our new board members!

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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.…

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White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee supports BID legislation

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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.

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Strathmore’s Gorgeous New Addition

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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.…

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Congratulations WJ!

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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.…

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Will there be housing for all income levels near transit?

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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.  …

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Will you support your neighborhood on #GivingTuesday?

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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?
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Board of Ed Votes for Capital Improvements in the WJ Cluster

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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.…

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