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


Category Archives: General

White Flint Committee Meetings This Week

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Tonight, the White Flint Implementation Committee will meet at 7:00 pm at the Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center, Old Georgetown Road & Nicholson Lane, North Bethesda)

Tomorrow morning, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee will meet at  the Bethesda North Conference Center. Cabin John Room, at 8:00 am.

Don’t forget to click here to make your $25 donation to Friends of White Flint so you can receive your $10 Del Frico’s Grille gift card!…

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Office tenants prefer mixed-use centers

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According to NAIOP Research Foundation report. office tenants prefer amenity-rich, mixed-use centers (also known as “live, work, play” locations) over single-use office parks by a margin of 83 percent to 17 percent. The report states that “overall, office tenants show no strong preference for either downtown or suburban locations. Yet the study reveals a clear preference for suburban vibrant centers over typical single-use suburban office environments, and demonstrates that office properties in suburban vibrant centers are outperforming those in typical single-use suburban office areas on almost all metrics.” Bodes well for the Pike District, don’t you think?…

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You Won’t Want to Miss Paladar’s 4th Annual Carnival Celebration

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Here’s the scoop Friends of White Flint Member Paladar’s 4th annual Carnival celebration. This 16-day long party promises to be the most excitement you will have this side of The Equator.

  • February 2nd through February 17th – you’ll receive ½ off mojitos, margaritas and sangria, all day long. (Sorry, not valid on February 13th or 14th.) For the Carnival street food lovers, don’t worry, they’ve got you covered too.
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Change is possible

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On Wednesday, Councilmember Roger Berliner said, “As difficult as it is, change is possible; culture can shift; values can be realigned.  But to do so requires perseverance, grassroots organizing, coalition building, outreach, and even an occasional press strategy – basically, something that every elected official here understands – a real campaign.  In Montgomery County, our efforts to remake a part of our community that has been known as White Flint, and recently renamed the Pike District, is a classic study of all that is necessary to overcome community fears and transportation bureaucracy resistance.”

I like that we’re a ‘classic study’, don’t you?…

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Next Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting Will Be December 9th

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What: White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Meeting

When: Tuesday, December 9, 8:00 am- 9:15 am

Where: Bethesda North Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852

 

The agenda will include:

  • A presentation by Streetsense of the recommended name for the district.
  • A discussion of a possible Arts and Entertainment district designation for the area.
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