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

First Portion of Chapman Avenue Extended is paved!

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As reported in Bethesda Magazine, Chapman Avenue is partially paved and could be completed by spring 2016!

MCDOT this week finished paving phase one Chapman Avenue Extended. Crews are now doing grading and drainage work on phase two.

The $3.2 million, two-lane road will run north and south and connect Randolph Road with Old Georgetown Road through an area of light industrial and residential buildings east of Rockville Pike.…

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New conceptual drawings released for White Flint Mall redevelopment

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Bethesda Magazine reported yesterday that White Flint Mall’s owners released new conceptual drawings for the mall’s redevelopment during their U.S. District Court trial versus Lord & Taylor.  And yes, we very much like what we saw in those drawings.’

The Bethesda Magazine article stated:

The exhibit also shows detailed square footage for retail slots surrounding Lord & Taylor’s store as well as what a Rockville Pike Promenade, retail plaza and the central piazza could look like.

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White Flint Committee Meetings This Week

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White Flint Implementation Committee — Monday, August 10th’s meeting has been cancelled.

White Flint Downtown Advisory CommitteeTuesday, August 11th. 8:00 am. Bethesda North Conference Center, Cabin John Room. The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee was appointed by the County Executive and County Council to advise on public services within the sector, coordinate community activities and create an Urban District.…

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Your Help is Urgently Needed to Ensure a Pedestrian and Bicycle-Friendly Montrose Parkway East

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Friends of White Flint has spent the past few weeks learning and thinking about Montrose Parkway East. Executive Director Amy Ginsburg attended the recent hearing and participated in a helpful meeting with MCDOT. She also gathered opinions from our board, our members, and residents of the White Flint area. After sorting through the advantages and disadvantages of this road, Friends of White Flint has come to the conclusion that the proposed Montrose Parkway East has many virtues, but it also has one large problem — the interchange at Parklawn and Montrose Parkway.

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Help us get to 500 friends on Facebook; Maybe Win Tickets to AMP

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We’re just 13 people away from reaching 500 friends on Facebook. Although we’ve grown our Facebook friends by 25% over the past few months, we want to surpass 500 this week. So if you haven’t already liked us on Facebook, I have an extra reason to do so. We’ll randomly choose a new Facebook friend who likes us by tomorrow at 10am to receive two free tickets to Emily Skinner:  Broadway Her Way, Friday, August 7 at AMP by Strathmore.

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Groovin’ and Grillin’

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Mark you calendar in bright red because there’s no way you will want to miss the last Grill Night of the summer on Tuesday, August 18th. The Crimestoppers will once again rock, the fire pit will melt your marshmallows so you can make s’mores, and hot grills will await your burgers, hot dogs, or portobellos.…

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Win AMP tickets!

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Did you  know that AMP in Pike and Rose is now available for corporate rentals? It’s the perfect site for your next meeting, event, or party.

And in honor of AMP, the first person who emails info@whiteflint.org with the word AMP in the subject line will get a free pair of tickets to see Too Marvelous for Words: The Songs of Johnny Mercer this weekend.

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Friends of White Flint on the TV News

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It’s hot and humid enough to wring water from air, so today we have a very short blog.

On yesterday’s Fox5 news, there was a story about the litigation over White Flint Mall and what the future holds for the White Flint area.  Check it out here.

Also posted yesterday was a video about the White Flint Mall, #PickthePike, and our area on Montgomery Community Media.  …

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