The long-awaited report on Metro by former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood urges the region’s three jurisdictions and the federal government to provide the agency with permanent, dedicated funding, but it sidesteps the politically charged question of what kind of tax or other mechanism should be adopted for that purpose.
Last week, the County Council Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee (PHED Committee) voted unanimously to approve the Grosvenor/Strathmore Minor Master Plan Amendment. The next step is for the full Council to take up the issue in December.
You can learn more about Strathmore Square’s plans on their website.Read More
The Pike Central Farm Market is hosting their annual special Thanksgiving Market on Tuesday November 21 at Pike & Rose on the parking lot of REI from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
You can pick up all your local holiday needs including turkeys (fresh or fully smoked), baked goods, fresh produce, cider, plus much more!…Read More
On Monday, the Parks Department presented the plan for the interim Wall Park. As you probably know, once the new Wall Park/Shriver Aquatic Center garage is built, the current paved parking lot will be ripped up and replaced with much-needed green space. Here are some of the more essential slides from Monday’s presentation.…Read More
Join Pike and Rose in the neighborhood Friday, November 17 from 6-8 pm as they kick-off the holiday season with their Annual Neighborhood Tree Lighting.
Holiday Music and Entertainment
Tastings & Food Specials
Seasonal Sales & Promotions
Giveaways & Prizes
LIVE! Ice Carving
Shop your favorite stores for the holidays including H&M, Sephora, Sur La Table , REI, L.L.…
Canopy by Hilton, the gorgeous hotel coming to Pike and Rose, opens the end of February. Resident Ambassadors, those people who serve as a conduit of information between their multi-family building or single-family community and Friends of White Flint, enjoyed a special behind-the-scenes tour of this special place.
Thanks to the Pike District for these photos of the Grand Opening Party.Read More
Friends of White Flint holds annual elections for openings on our eighteen-member board of directors. Terms are for three years, and there are six resident board members, six business board members, and six property owner board members.
This year, we have openings for three property owner board members, two resident board members, and two business board members.…Read More
At yesterday’s County Council PHED committee meeting, the many emails Friends of White Flint members sent to committee members were mentioned more than a few times during the discussion about White Flint 2. Thank you to all the many, many people who advocated for a walkable White Flint 2.
While only the Guardian and Willco properties will be considered to be part of White Flint 1’s metro station priority area, it was decided that all traffic mitigating infrastructure projects in the western and northern parts of White Flint 2 will prioritize walkability and bikeability, ensuring a more urban design.…Read More