Monthly Archives: October 2017
Comments Off on Have you had Contact With a Rabid Cat in Pike & Rose Area?
A rabid cat scratched one person and bit another near Pike & Rose last week, a county official said. A gray domestic short-haired cat with what appeared to be an injured hind leg found in the area of White Flint Station condominiums, near Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road, has tested positive for rabies.… Read More
Comments Off on School Capacity Needs Take Center Stage in White Flint, Rock Spring Plan Review
From Bethesda Beat
The drafted Rock Spring growth plan could bring as many as 423 new students to the crowded schools of the Walter Johnson cluster. Previously approved projects in the area could yield another 135.
The drafted White Flint 2 Sector Plan could add 690 more students, and another 149 could arrive courtesy of the drafted Grosvenor-Strathmore plan, according to county estimates.… Read More
Comments Off on PHED Committee Worksession on Staging, NADMS, and Light Industrial in White Flint 2 on Monday, October 30
The Montgomery Council PHED Committee (Planning, Housing & Economic Development) composed of Nancy Floreen, Chair, George Leventhal, Hans Riemer will discuss White Flint 2 at their worksession on Monday, October 30 at 2:30 pm. There are important discussions about NADMS goals, staging, light industrial space, and other issues in the two staff memos, labeled Packet A and Packet B below.… Read More
Comments Off on Nominate yourself to serve on the board of directors
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
Comments Off on What you missed at yesterday’s PHED WF2 Worksession
While you were at work, we were at yesterday afternoon’s County Council PHED Committee (Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee) worksession on White Flint 2. Here’s what transpired:
The planning board recommended that CR and CRT zoned residential space should have a 15% rate of MPDUs (Moderately Priced Dwelling Units) as opposed to the standard 12.5% rate.… Read More
The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing, and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will meet in the Seventh Floor Council Hearing Room at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 23 to review the White Flint 2 Sector Plan. A public hearing on White Flint 2 was held on September 19, and the PHED Committee reviewed the public school and transportation adequacy of the plan in an October 9 meeting.… Read More
Comments Off on Great Adventures are in Store: L.L.Bean Celebrates Grand Opening of its Newest Store at Pike and Rose
Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its newest retail store at Pike & Rose. The grand opening celebration will begin on Friday, November 10 and go through Sunday, November 12. Everyone is invited to the three-day event featuring giveaways, a variety of family activities, L.L.Bean’s famous Bootmobile and more.… Read More
Combining Ride On routes 5, 26, and 81, the new Executive Connector makes it easy to go from Twinbrook and White Flint metro stations to Executive Boulevard.
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Comments Off on 1,000 People Had a Blast at Fall Fest
Enjoy these pictures as people of all ages came together as a community at the incredible second annual Fall Fest. Friends of White Flint was excited to be a part of this extraordinarily successful street party.… Read More
Comments Off on Walkable neighborhoods provide health, environmental and financial benefits
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(Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)
Home buyers increasingly are asking real estate agents to show them homes in walkable communities. Over the last few years, walkable communities have jumped to the top of many home buyers’ search criteria because they want to live in areas with easy access to public transportation, schools, stores and entertainment.