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


Friends of White Flint and Amy Ginsburg are featured in a podcast!

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Friends of White Flint Executive Director Amy Ginsburg had the privilege of being interviewed by Jordan Cooper for his Public Interest Podcast. Here is the link if you’d like to hear Amy and Jordan talk about the redevelopment of the Pike District and Amy’s career in the nonprofit/public service sector.…

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Amazon in the Pike District?!?!?

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So many stories about Amazon selecting Montgomery County to be one of their twenty finalists in their search for a site for their second headquarters.  And so many rumors that the Pike District/White Flint area is the area that Montgomery County is pitching! (If those rumors are true, we couldn’t be more thrilled.)

Here are links to some of our favorite news articles on the topic:

Bethesda Beat: Montgomery County on Shortlist for Second Amazon Headquarters

Washington Business Journal: New York.

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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 to learn more about BRT and the project, including where and how the system could operate, potential station locations, and service options. 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

Find out why BRT is:

Rapid: Features like limited stops, off-board fare collection, priority signaling, and level-boarding through all doors make for a faster ride.

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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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Parcel G at North Bethesda Center at Planning Board January 11

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The Site Plan for Parcel G at North Bethesda Center (LCOR) is going to the Planning Board on January 11. This project will be a five to seven story apartment building with 294 one and two-bedroom apartments, 12.5% of which are MPDUs. Amenities include a fitness room, common lobby lounge, and a private courtyard.…

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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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