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


Author Archives: Amy Ginsburg

Olive & Loom Opens Second Boutique In North Bethesda

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

No Comments

Bookmark and Share

From Bethesda Patch

Olive & Loom, a Mediterranean-inspired lifestyle and apothecary boutique, has opened its second Maryland location in North Bethesda. Located at 11815 Grand Park Ave., the 765-square-foot store is one of the latest additions to the Pike & Rose development.

Ferzan Jaeger, a Turkish-born mother of two, founded Olive & Loom in 2016.…

Read More

More about second White Flint metro entrance

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

No Comments

Bookmark and Share

WMATA is currently studying how they might design and build a second entrance at the White Flint metro station. Here are some slides from a presentation they made at a North Bethesda Transportation Management District meeting last week.

2010 Study

In 2010, WMATA created a station access plan with the goals of creating: 1) better access at the existing Marinelli Road station entrance, 2) two options for a new north entrance, and 3) possible alignments for a pedestrian connection.…

Read More

Sweetgreen Opens at Pike & Rose Today

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

No Comments

Bookmark and Share

Sweetgreen, a fast-casual restaurant that serves various types of salads, is opening this Monday, 3/18 in Pike & Rose, according to a sign on the door.

The restaurant chain has seen a fairly rapid expansion since opening their first location just 11 years ago.

They currently have almost 100 stores nationwide and the new Pike & Rose location will be the third in Montgomery County (Bethesda and Silver Spring locations).…

Read More

Western Workaround Work Update

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

No Comments

Bookmark and Share

Construction activities anticipated for the two weeks beginning March 10, 2019. For additional information on the White Flint Project please visit http://www.whiteflintproject.com

The utility infrastructure relocation and construction which began in August 2018 will finish by the end of winter 2019.

Verizon telecommunications infrastructure construction located in the northbound right lanes of Executive Boulevard prior to Old Georgetown Road has been completed with only punch list items remaining-the contractor will return at a later date.…

Read More

WF2 Design Guidelines Open Houses

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

No Comments

Bookmark and Share

Montgomery Planning will hold open houses on March 26 and 28 to present design guidelines for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Plans. Planners will present draft recommendations for the design of buildings, streets and public spaces at two meeting locations for community feedback.

Planners will hold the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Design Guidelines open house on Tuesday, March 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

Read More

Developers Break Ground on White Flint Apartments

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

No Comments

Bookmark and Share

From Bethesda Beat

Work has started on a 294-unit apartment complex on property in White Flint once used as a dog park.

A joint venture with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and developer LCOR, the project at North Bethesda Town Center will join two other 300-unit apartment complexes developed by LCOR and provide a mix of floor plans.…

Read More

Maier Warner selected for Pike District Placemaking and Branding contract

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

Comments Off on Maier Warner selected for Pike District Placemaking and Branding contract

Bookmark and Share

As this week’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee meeting, it was announced that Maier Warner was awarded the county contract for placemaking and branding in the Pike District. Kris Warner from Marier Warner Public Relations/Marketing explained their plans, which include social media, a website refresh, placemaking events, placemaking infrastructure, and other marketing will be part of their placemaking and branding campaign.…

Read More

Pike District Promenade Saturday, March 16

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

Comments Off on Pike District Promenade Saturday, March 16

Bookmark and Share

Ok, the weather can’t be bad EVERY third Saturday of the month, right? Hopefully we’ll finally enjoy some good walking weather Saturday, March 16 at 10 am for our Pike District Promenade.

Meet your neighbors and friends at the North Bethesda Market plaza between Seasons 52 and Starbucks at 10 am, then we’ll take an all-ages, pet-friendly stroll along the Trolley Trail.…

Read More