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


Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Preliminary Plan for White Flint 2 is Revealed

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This may turn out to be one of the longer posts I’ve written, but heck, I am summarizing a two-hour presentation and a 54-page PowerPoint presentation. For those of you who want just the Spark Notes version, you can stop after the first four images. But I hope that you take the time to at least scan this post, and maybe even read it thoroughly, since this could be the guiding document for the next few decades in the White Flint 2 area.…

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White Flint 2 News and Meeting Reminder

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Don’t forget — White Flint 2 Sector Plan public meeting will take place on tonight, Monday, July 11, 7-9 p.m. at Luxmanor Elementary School, 6201 Tilden Lane. The Planning Department will reveal its preliminary plan for White Flint 2.

NIH has signed a renewal to remain at 6100 Executive Blvd. in Rockville, MD for an additional two years.…

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Summer Nights LIVE! at Pike & Rose

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The nights may be hot but the music is cool. Enjoy live music and entertainment this summer at Pike & Rose!

Saturday, July 9: Margot MacDonald musician / Paul Belanger entertainer

Friday, July 15: Herb and Hanson musician / Paul Belanger entertainer

Friday, July 22nd: Paul Belanger entertainer

Saturday, July 23: Margot MacDonald musician

Friday, July 29:   Patrick McAvinue / Ken Caplan entertainer

P.S.  

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Two Upcoming Planning Meetings

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Grosvenor-Strathmore-Logo_FINAL-1024x399Thursday, July 7, 2016 Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Area Minor Master Plan 7 to 9 p.m. at the Strathmore Music Center’s Comcast Lounge (5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD).

The Planning Department is initiating a Minor Master Plan at Grosvenor metro to explore the potential for development that would advance the public policy goal of transit-oriented development at the metro station. …

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Climb a Tree in our own Wall Park Tomorrow

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Climb-A-Tree in Wall Park on Wednesday, July 6 – 9AM to Noon

Reach for the sky with Montgomery Parks arborists! Bring your kids to Climb-A-Tree, a free, fun, and safe event at Wall Park, 4901 Nicholson Lane, Rockville, MD, 20852 from 9 a.m. to noon. Our arborists will strap your child into safety gear and help him/her climb a giant tree!…

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A SafeTrack Surge is Coming to the Pike District Next Month

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WMATA’s SafeTrack Surge August 9-18

Shady Grove to Twinbrook

Metro track work Aug 9-18Red Line trains will continuously single track between Shady Grove and Twinbrook from August 9 through August 18, 2016.

Trains will serve Shady Grove and Rockville stations every 18 minutes (regularly every 6 minutes during rush hour)

All other Red Line stations will have near-normal service

Customers are encouraged to avoid Shady Grove and Rockville if possible; use Twinbrook, White Flint or Grosvenor instead

Get more information on the county’s website.

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A Compliment for Friends of White Flint

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We don’t like to brag, but brag we shall.

NAOIP Development Magazine recently published an article about how developers and others can use social media to communicate and advocate. They said Friends of White Flint was a notable leader in this area and was highly successful in its use of social media, blogs, and websites to communicate and educate.  …

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