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 2019

More on Woodward

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From Bethesda Beat

At a meeting on Monday, staff members showed updated plans for the roughly $120 million project that will serve about 2,700 students.

The new plans show two phases of construction. The first will include renovating the building for use as a temporary school for Northwood High School students from 2023 to 2025 as Northwood undergoes an extensive renovation.…

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News about Woodward HS

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On Friday, October 25th, MCPS superintendent Jack Smith released his Recommended FY 2021 Capital Budget and the FY 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program. Included in his recommendations: re-opening of Woodward High School by 2025.

Learn more about the plans for the CHARLES W. WOODWARD HIGH SCHOOL REOPENING PROJECT by clicking here.…

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Go Nats!

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Yes, you’re right; this post has little to do with White Flint. But it’s the freaking World Series so I’m taking liberties today. For the two people in Montgomery County who are unaware, the Nats lead the World Series 2 – 0 in a best of 7 series. The next three games will be played at home on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.…

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Would you like to nominate yourself to serve on the board?

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Friends of White Flint is taking nominations for board membership. We have the following positions open (though some board members may be hoping to be re-elected.)

  • Three business member openings
  • Two resident member openings
  • One property owner opening

To apply, please complete the form below and email it to info@whiteflint.org.…

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Pumpkin Spice Up Your Workout

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From the Pike District monthly e-blast called The Scoop, which focuses on North Bethesda’s Urban Core

While everyone is adding pumpkin spice to everything this Fall, you can spice up your fall workout by trying a new gym, a new class or finding a new motivation to get active. 

Z SWEAT DANCE AND FITNESS 4834 Boiling Brook Parkway  

If your workout doesn’t make you happier, less stressed, and feeling like you’ve had a night out on the town with friends, then you haven’t tried Z Sweat Dance and Fitness.…

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Subdivision Staging Policy — a wonky name but an important policy

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is kicking off efforts for the next update to the Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP), which is scheduled to be reviewed and approved by the County Council by November 2020. The current SSP is the reason for the moratorium on new construction in the Walter Johnson cluster.…

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MCDOT seeking input on “project design, procurement, and financing” for BRT

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The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to gather knowledge in best practices, emerging technologies and innovative opportunities for implementing a cost-effective Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service along MD 355 from Bethesda to Clarksburg.

FLASH, the BRT system in development in Montgomery County, will greatly increase high-quality transit service to the County’s most densely developed corridors and areas of planned growth.…

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What you missed at the Implementation Committee meeting when you were watching the first 3 innings of the Nats game.

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Nkosi Yearwood of the Planning Department discussed the Biennial Monitoring Report. Committee members suggested that they ought to have a more thorough discussion for future reports so committee viewpoints can more easily be included.

The re-opening of Woodward High School was discussed. Abbe Millstein of Luxmanor mentioned that there is quite a lot of discussion at MCPS about Woodward.…

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