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: December 2018

Dee Metz, White Flint Coordinator, Retiring January 24

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You may not have known Dee Metz nor known of her behind-the-scenes work to make the White Flint Sector Plan a reality, but Dee Metz was, quite simply, one of the greatest drivers of the White Flint transformation, and she will be missed. Her email announcing her retirement is below.

It is with mixed feelings that I am announcing my retirement at the end of January. …

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New Year’s Fun at Pike & Rose

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One of these fun New Year’s activities is sure to be the perfect one for you!


Ring in the New Year at Pinstripes, December 31, 7:30 pm

Enjoy a night of dinner, drinks, live music and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. No Cover Charge.


New Year’s Eve at Summer House

Monday, December 31 Brunch 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Happy Hour 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

While holiday–goers love a snowy New Year’s Eve, start the final night of 2018 surrounded by beach decor and summer vibes at Summer House!…

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Montgomery County Expansion of Dockless Bikeshare Program Starts in North Bethesda

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The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) last week expanded its dockless bikeshare program by making “e-bikes” available in North Bethesda. The County established a pilot dockless bikeshare program in Silver Spring and Takoma Park last year.

During the first year of the pilot period, adjustments to the program were made based on public input that greatly reduced the number of reported concerns.…

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Quite a celebration yesterday for improved red line service

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State, local, and national officials celebrated the end of the Grosvenor Turnback yesterday at a ceremony at Rockville metro.  Enjoy these photos from the event.

WMATA CEO
WMATA CEO Paul JWiedefeld and Friends of White Flint Executive Director Amy Ginsburg
Senator Chris Van Hollen speaks
Paul J. Wiedefeld speaks
County Executive Marc Elrich speaks
Al Roshdieh, MCDOT Director, speaks
Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Hans Reimer, and Evan Glass, Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton, and County Executive Marc Elrich.
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No more Grosvenor Turnbacks starting today!

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County Executive Elrich, Senator Van Hollen, Metro General Manager Wiedefeld, Montgomery County Director of the Department of Transportation Al Roshdieh, and Friends of White Flint will celebrate the end of red line turnbacks at Grosvenor Station today at 10:30 am at the est side of entrance to Rockville Metro Station entrance.

Friends of White Flint and its resident, business, and property owner members advocated vigorously to end these turnbacks, and we’re thrilled to celebrate this achievement.…

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The weather isn’t cooperating, but we’re not cancelling yet.

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Tomorrow’s Pike District Promenade has only an 89% chance of being rained out (according to my weather app) so we’re not cancelling … yet.

If the weather predictions turn out to be wrong (fingers crossed!), we’ll meet tomorrow, Saturday December 15, at 10 am at the North Bethesda Market plaza for a wonderful, easy stroll along the Trolley Trail.…

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Oh the weather it may be frightful but the walk will be so delightful.

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Mark you calendar for our next Pike District Promenade, Saturday, December 15, 10 am.  We’ll meet at the North Bethesda Market plaza between Starbucks, Seasons 52, and CVS.  Dress warm and enjoy fresh air, great companionship, and holiday spirit!

There’s free parking at NoBe Market off Marketplace Street or on the surface parking lot across from Quincy’s at the corner of Woodglen and Nicholson.…

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