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

Breaking News: No More Grosvenor Turnback!

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Yesterday,  Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld announced that the “Grosvenor Turnback” – the current rush-hour service pattern where every other Red Line train begins and ends at Grosvenor, rather than Shady Grove – would be eliminated on December 17, 2018. Under the future service pattern, all Red Line trains will run to/from Shady Grove, doubling rush-hour service (trains every 4 minutes) for customers at White Flint, Twinbrook, Rockville, and Shady Grove.…

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Watch this video and enjoy the happiness shown at the White Flint Placemaking Festival

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Check out this great video that shares the fun and joy of the recent White Flint Placemaking Festival.

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An informative and successful County Executive Forum

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Last night, a packed house at AMP by Strathmore listened as moderator Amy Ginsburg, Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, asked questions about development, schools, green space, budgeting, transit, and other issues important to the Pike District to the three candidates for county executive.  Nancy Floreen, Marc Elrich, and Robin Ficker spent an hour stating why they serve your vote. …

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Pike District Promenade is this Saturday!

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Meet your neighbors and reconnect with old friends while enjoying a lovely walk along the Trolley Trail.  Meet up at 10 am Saturday, October 20 at the North Bethesda Market plaza in between CVS and Seasons 52. AARP will have some terrific AARP swag to give you, too.

This event is for all ages — from those in strollers to seniors — and is dog-friendly.…

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Enjoy these pics from a fun, successful White Flint Placemaking Event

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This past weekend’s White Flint Placemaking Event, led by Montgomery Planning, Randolph Civic Association, and Better Block, was a grand slam home run. We loved seeing so many people of all ages — from little ones in strollers to senior citizens — celebrating community with live music, food, art, games, playing, and giant swings. …

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Pike District Restaurant makes Washington Post Top Ten

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Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly:  Slow-cooked pork belly is the star at this Rockville storefront, but it’s far from the only attraction.

Of the many advancements on the dining scene in recent years, the rise of Filipino restaurants has been among the most exciting, a trend famously jump-started by Bad Saint in the District three years ago and nurtured since by upstarts including Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly in Rockville.

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Two Fun Community Festivals This Weekend

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You can enjoy not one but two fun-filled community festivals this weekend!

First, there’s the unique White Flint Placemaking Festival at Randolph Hills Shopping Center.  Join with your neighbors as a shopping center is transformed into a fabulous public gathering space full of trees, things to do, and goodies to eat and drink.

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Learn what Marc Elrich, Nancy Floreen, and Robin Ficker think about issues important to the Pike District

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Be an educated voter. Learn what the candidates for County Executive think about issues important to the White Flint/Pike District area. Attend our County Executive Candidate Forum on Sunday, October 21 at 7:30 pm at AMP at Pike and Rose. Free tickets are required as attendance is limited. Click here for tickets
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