Comments Off on North Bethesda? Pike District? White Flint? Rockville?
No matter what you call it, it’s marvelous to live and work here.
From Bethesda Beat: Since You Asked: Where Exactly Is North Bethesda? Despite some debate, the area’s boundaries have long been defined
BY ANDREW METCALF
—A reader in Bethesda
Many Montgomery County residents dispute whether North Bethesda is a defined place.… Read More
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We’re cancelling the Pike District Pedestrian Campaign petition signature canvassing scheduled for Thursday due to the biblical rain and flooding Capital Weather Gang is predicting. We’re re-scheduling for Thursday, October 6th. Please volunteer for either a before work, after work, or lunchtime shift by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply for membership to the Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee. … Read More
Comments Off on Next Stage of our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign — Volunteers Needed
As you know, we kicked off our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign last week. It’s getting some traction with coverage in Bethesda Beat and a blog post on Greater Greater Washington. There’s been a few posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and my 22-year-old son even told me our signs are being shared on Snapchat.… Read More
Comments Off on Arlington is Doing This; Should We Do This in the Pike District?
The Arlington County Board is expected to take up a change to the county’s Master Transportation Plan (MTP) that would allow pedestrian-only streets.
The Board is set to consider a request to advertise hearings on the change at a meeting later this month, according to a draft proposal.
Last night, volunteers from Coalition for Smarter Growth and Friends of White Flint (along with your intrepid FoWF executive director) launched the exciting Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign by hanging dozens of signs with safety tips and ways to get involved all around the Pike District.
Walkable may be one of the most over-used adjectives in the new urbanism realm, but that does not diminish its significance. … Read More
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We hope you will join us tonight at our Community Meeting!!
September 19, 2016 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Bethesda North Conference Center, Brookside Room
6:30 Welcome (Amy Ginsburg)
6:35 Approval of minutes from July Board Meeting (Howard Feldman/Amy Ginsburg)
6:40 Treasurer’s Report (Eric Grosse)
6:45 Fall Fest (Francine Waters) and Piketoberfest (Jay Corbalis)
6:50 Presentation by Nkosi Yearwood, Planner at Montgomery Planning Department, on White Flint 2 Preliminary Recommendations
7:05 Questions and comments on the White Flint 2 Preliminary Recommendations
7:20 Presentation by Walter Johnson Cluster Representatives on the Walter Johnson Roundtable Options
7:35 Questions and comments on the Walter Johnson Roundtable Options
7:50 Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign (Amy Ginsburg)
8:00 Brief Property Owner Updates (Property Owners)
8:20 Other Business
8:25 Would your HOA, condo association, or club like someone from Friends of White Flint to speak at one of your meetings about the transformation of our community?… Read More
Comments Off on Mark Your Calendar for Piketoberfest, October 8, Right After Fall Fest
Saturday, October 8th, 1-4pm Pike & Rose Free to Attend
- Craft Beer tent by Owen’s Ordinary
- Come out for lawn games and kids activities, including a hay bale maze, face painter, giveaways and roving entertainment
- Live music sponsored by AMP by Strathmore
- Special Occasions Band & Bobby Thompson and Revelator Hill
- Food for sale and sampling by Carluccio’s, City Perch, Del Frisco’s Grille, Summer House, Stella Barra and Roti
- Sidewalk Sales and special offers from Gap and Gap Kids, Francesca’s, Lucky Brand, Nike, Season’s Taproom and Yogaso Boutique
Meet and mingle with our other neighborhood partners, including iPic Theaters, Nava Health, Sport & Health, PR at Partners, Pallas and PerSei Apartments
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Comments Off on What You Missed at This Week’s White Implementation and Downtown Advisory Committee Meetings
14 hours, two meetings. Yes, FoWF Executive Director Amy Ginsburg attended both Monday night’s White Flint Implementation Meeting and Tuesday morning’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting so she could let you know what happened at each.
First, the White Flint Implementation Meeting.
Nkosi Yearwood of the Montgomery Planning Department reported:
East Village North Bethesda Gateway project was approved by the Planning Board this past Thursday.… Read More