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: August 2018

Check out the plans for Executive Blvd. separated bike lanes

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MCDOT presented the plans for the new separated bike lanes on Executive Boulevard during Monday’s White Flint Implementation Committee meeting.  The final design should be completed this year with construction starting late 2018/early 2019.

You can see the entire presentation here — learn about the proposed intersections with Nicholson Lane, Strand Drive, and Woodglen Road; cross-sections showing how cars, bikes, and pedestrians will share the road, and other design details.…

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4 more days to enjoy Restaurant Week!

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Eager to try a new Pike District restaurant? Want a reason to return to an old favorite? It’s Restaurant Week when bargains abound.

Here are the Pike District/White Flint restaurants that are participating:

 

Book Now | Lunch | Dinner
Menus | Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $35

Book Now | Lunch | Dinner
Menus | Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $35

Book Now | Lunch | Dinner
Menus | Lunch: $20 | Dinner: $35

Book Now | Dinner
MenusBrunch: $18 | Dinner: $28

Book Now | Lunch | Dinner
Menus | Brunch: $22 | Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $33

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Join us for the Pike District Promenade August 18

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My weather app promises sunshine this Saturday for our free Pike District Promenade, so grab your sneakers, your friends, and your family and stroll with us!

Pike District Promenades are an easy and fun way to meet your neighbors, enjoy a walk, and get some fresh air. This month, we will promenade at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 18, meeting up at the North Bethesda Market plaza. 

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Urban Parks and Public Spaces Design Guidelines

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The Montgomery Planning Department is working on The Urban Parks and Public Spaces (UPPS) Design Guidelines to create inviting, easily accessible, attractive, comfortable, and safe public spaces. When complete, the Urban Parks and Public Spaces Design Guidelines will be a companion document to the Energized Public Spaces Functional Master Plan (EPS) Plan.…

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Plans for Strathmore Square Revealed

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As reported in Bethesda Beat

Over the next few decades, Strathmore Square at Grosvenor-Strathmore metro will include seven or more buildings, transforming the current asphalt parking lot into a walkable and distinctive community. Fivesquares Development is submitting an application for initial approval from the Planning Board.

Fivesquares’ project application divides the roughly 15-acre site into six sections and describes the development plans for each:

Parcel 1, along Tuckerman Lane near the intersection with Cloister Drive, is slated for a 220-foot-tall building encompassing about 430,400 square feet.…

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Join us for the Pike District Promenade August 18

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We were rained out last month, but I’m in discussions with the weather gods who said we’ve got a good shot of sun in August.

Pike District Promenades are an easy way to meet your neighbors, take a stroll, and get some fresh air. This month, we will promenade at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 18, meeting up at the North Bethesda Market plaza. 

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JINYA opens tomorrow!

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JINYA Ramen Bar opens tomorrow at 11 am!! JINYA located next to Baked Bear on Rose Park at Pike 7 Rose is a full-service, sit-down restaurant featuring authentic Tonkotsu ramen with a modern twist.

The first 100 customers will receive free slurpy-worthy ramen and there will be door prizes and celebratory activities throughout the day, the restaurant said in a press release.…

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Shop local, eat local at the Pike & Rose Farm Market

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THANK A FARMER

The  Pike Central Farm Market is open on Saturdays from 9am-1:30pm through Thanksgiving in the parking lot next to REI at Pike and Rose. This week, pick-up local peaches, nectarines, watermelons, corn and more! As the season changes, so does the selection.

YOUR ONE-STOP SHOP

With 30 vendors, you’re sure to check off your grocery list for the week.…

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White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting August 13

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From Nkosi Yearwood, White Flint Implementation Committee:

Happy Summer to All: This is early notice that the White Flint Implementation Committee will meet on Monday, August 13, 2018, 7 p.m. at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. The primary purpose for this August meeting is to review a new MCDOT bikeway proposal along Executive Boulevard, between Nicholson Lane and Woodglen Drive.…

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