Monthly Archives: July 2018
Recently passed MPDU Bills 34-17 and 38-17 make several changes to the county MPDU law to enhance administrative flexibility and clarify provisions of the law. These changes will take effect on October 31, 2018 and include:
Connecting MPDU eligibility expressly to household income as opposed to the MPDU sale price and financing information.… Read More
In a recent post on Greater Greater Washington, Dan Reed for Just Up the Pike shows that White Flint is second in Montgomery County for the number of residential units in the pipeline with 3,827 homes waiting to be built.
If you add all of the county’s master plan or sector plan areas up, there were about 47,000 homes that have been approved to be built as of May 2018.… Read More
County Council President Hans Riemer and Catherine Leggett are teaming up to propose renaming the former Woodward High School after the Rev. Josiah Henson, who was enslaved on a plantation near the North Bethesda school.
Montgomery County Public Schools plans to overhaul and reopen the high school on Old Georgetown Road to relieve crowding in the Walter Johnson High School cluster and in the Downcounty Consortium.… Read More
From Bethesda Beat
Earlier this month, Federal Realty’s chief executive officer sent County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council a letter airing grievances related to development in the White Flint area near Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. CEO Donald Wood complained that road upgrade projects have fallen behind schedule, progress is sluggish on creating parks and civic spaces and the county isn’t adequately following through on the goals outlined in the White Flint Sector Plan passed in 2010.… Read More
We’re excited to announce that BurgerFi will open at Pike and Rose this winter!
Federal Realty said the gourmet burger chain will open at 11881 Grand Park Ave. The fast-casual restaurant chain features all-natural hamburgers, hand-cut french fries, Vienna beef hot dogs, veggie and vegan burgers and frozen shakes and custards.… Read More
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at Montrose Crossing: a brand new Five Guys restaurant
(relocating from the other side of Rockville Pike) and Slapfish
, a California-based chain that’s making its first move into the D.C. area. The two eateries join CAVA and Honeygrow
, rounding out the new restaurant row that replaced Timpano at that site.
Please join us at next month’s Pike District Promenade along the Trolley Trail on August 18th, 10 am.… Read More
We hope to see you tomorrow at our very first Pike District Promenade! What is a Pike District Promenade? It’s a simple stroll along the Trolley Trail for all ages. Go as far as you’d like and as fast as you’d like. Make some new friends and reconnect with old ones.… Read More
Some of our favorite local bloggers spent some time at Pike & Rose and shared their fun findings and to-do’s around the neighborhood.
BLOGGER’S GUIDE TO PIKE & ROSE
Capital Moms – Celebrating Summer at Pike & Rose
Mom the Magnificent – Date Night at Sur la Table
Bellajenna – Style on The Pike Giveaway
Never Turn Down a Cupcake – Pike Central Farm Market and Owen’s Ordinary Brunch
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If you’re not quite sure what the county’s bike lane markings mean, visit MCDOT to learn about bike boxes, pocket lanes, and two-stage turn queue boxes. (We’ll be honest — we had to look them up, too.)
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