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: October 2016

WMATA considering reduced service at White Flint metro

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This is something we want to keep an eye on.

WMATA projects that its future operating costs will outpace revenues. (No news there.) To close the gap, WMATA is considering a variety of options, including closing White Flint station during off-peak hours, decreasing how often trains run, and cutting some bus routes.…

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White Flint Implementation Committee Update

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There will be no October meeting for the White Flint Implementation Committee.
Here are some brief notes from Nkosi Yearwood of the Planning Department:
  • No new developments or amendments have been submitted to the Department.
  • The working White Flint 2 draft to the Planning Board is tentative for next month. The Public Hearing will be in December.
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Updates on Fall Fest, Piketoborfest, and Owen’s Ordinary

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Fall Fest:  This inaugural event will be held rain or shine, so don’t give the potential for a little precipitation a second thought. Come out and join the fun of the Nighthawks, food trucks, kids activities, and a ribbon cutting with County Executive Ike Leggett.

Piketoberfest: This annual event will also be held rain or shine, so grab your galoshes then grab a beer at Pike and Rose’s Piketoberfest.…

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Friends of White Flint and the Pike District is in the NY Times

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Check out this terrific article about the Pike District in the New York Times.  Friends of White Flint, Pike and Rose, the Gables, and East Village are all mentioned in the article.  Don’t want to click through to read the piece? We’ve included it below.

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Fall Fest is Only 5 Short Days Away!

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I hope you, your friends, and your family will join us at Fall Fest this Saturday. We’re closing Marinelli Road for Fall Fest, and the fun starts goes from noon to 2 pm. Come enjoy performances by The Nighthawks, free flu shots at the Kaiser Health Truck (while supplies last), a variety of yummy food trucks, activities for the kids, and the official ribbon-cutting for the Pike District with short remarks by County Executive Ike Leggett.  …

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