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

County Greenlights Three Stormwater Runoff, including one in Luxmanor

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From Bethesda Beat

Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reactivated three storm water management projects that were previously suspended.

The county will move forward with plans to restore more than 1,800 feet of Old Farm Creek along Neilwood Drive in North Bethesda as well as more than 8,700 feet of the Grosvenor/Luxmanor Tributary in North Bethesda.…

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Summer Movie Nights at Nobe Market

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Join NoBe Market, a vibrant shopping and retail center located in North Bethesda, for Summer Movie Nights, a FREE, family-friendly, outdoor movie series in the plaza every Friday from July 19th through August 16th. The event is open to the public with screenings beginning at 7:30 p.m. 

Spruce up your family night with the beautiful outdoors, a great movie, some tasty snacks, and even better company.…

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Montgomery County Native Pens Dystopian Novel About …Montgomery County/Pike District

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From Montgomery Community Media by BY AMBIKA NARULA

Eight-year-old Amy Ginsburg fell passionately in love with writing after scribbling a story about her favorite stuffed animal in a spiral notebook.

Things have changed drastically since those spiral notebook days. Ginsburg has now independently published her first novel, “The After Days,” through Amazon.…

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Western Workaround Update

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Construction activities anticipated for the next two weeks beginning July 14, 2019.

PEPCO electrical construction located on the MNCPPC Aquatic Center property north of the Marinelli Road entrance has been completed—the contractor will return once PEPCO has installed a new power pole; the County is waiting on PEPCO’s schedule for pole placement.…

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A Huge Chinese Dim Sum Restaurant Rolls Out in Rockville This Weekend

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Dim sum carts laden with dumplings, buns, and steamed rice crepes will start their rounds at China Garden this weekend. The 400-seat Cantonese restaurant opens its doors on Friday in the space formerly occupied by Paladar Latin Kitchen neighboring the Rockville Whole Foods.

Co-owner Chris Zhu and business partner George Cheung moved China Garden from Rosslyn, where it had operated since 1973.…

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The Planning Dept. Staff’s Take on Route 355 BRT

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The Planning Department staff has submitted their thoughts on Bus Rapid Transit on Route 355. Below are the highlights. (If you need to get caught up with what’s going on with BRT on Route 355, read our blog on the topic.)

1. Advance Alternative B, Median Transitway, as the preferred alternative and seek to increase the use of two-lane median transitways, especially south of Shady Grove Metrorail Station.…

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$39 Dinner at Fogo de Chão!

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Make your reservation while it lasts….. for Fogo de Chão‘s new North Bethesda location in Pike & Rose for only $39.

Monday, July 8 – Sunday, August 11

Market Table & Feijoada Bar: Fresh salads, exotic vegetables, Fogo® feijoada (traditional black bean stew with sausage), seasonal soup, and more. Visit as often as you like.

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Pedestrian Crashes Up 14% in First Half of 2019

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From Bethesda Beat

Through the first half of the year, 272 pedestrians and bicyclists have been struck by vehicles on roads in Montgomery County – about 1.5 per day, according to county data.

Pedestrian- and bicyclist-involved crashes increased by about 14% from the same six months in 2018, when 238 crashes occurred.…

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White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Advisory Committee Meeting Monday

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Wall Local Park-Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center

Monday, July 8, 2019

7 p.m.


  1. Introductions
  2. Development and Infrastructure Updates
  3. 2019 Biennial Monitoring Report
  4. White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie)
  5. White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Peter Fosselman)
  6. MD 355 BRT Update (MCDOT staff)
  7. Other topics
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Washington Post reviews: Commonwealth Indian is dressed to thrill in Rockville

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From The Washington Post Magazine: Two Stars (good)

Now along comes Commonwealth Indian, raising the design bar in Rockville with its 100-seat bar and dining room in the Pike & Rose development. I’ve seen no other restaurant that looks like it. Two-dimensional Bengal tigers, cut from metal, cavort on the walls, and the illusion of a peacock in a garden is created from a bunch of colorful faux flowers and plants.…

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