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 Placemaking Festival

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is collaborating with the Better Block Foundation, a Dallas-based non-profit, to host a community-led placemaking event at the Randolph Hills Shopping Center in Fall 2018.  This Better Block event aims to bring together residents, local business owners, parents, teachers and students of nearby schools, and representatives of civic associations for a community-oriented placemaking event.…

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Tomorrow is our First Pike District Promenade! Join the Fun!

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We hope to see you tomorrow at our very first Pike District Promenade! What is a Pike District Promenade? It’s a simple stroll along the Trolley Trail for all ages.  Go as far as you’d like and as fast as you’d like. Make some new friends and reconnect with old ones.…

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Join Us! Pike District Promenade, Sat., July 21, 10 am

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The White Flint/Pike District area is filled with lots of interesting, caring people of all ages from babies to millenials to seniors. We thought it would be great to create an easy, fun way for us to meet one another and build community, so we will be holding a Pike District Promenade the third Saturday of every month at 10 am, starting at the plaza at North Bethesda Market.

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Summer Fun in Walk Park

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Montgomery Parks has some fun activities planned for Wall Park. Join the fun in the Pike District’s favorite park.

July 10 – Climbing wall 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

August 2 – Make and Take 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

August 16 – Pop Up Recess…

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A comprehensive assessment of the White Flint area in Washington Business Journal

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Washington Business Journal reporter Daniel J. Sernovitz recently wrote a lengthy article about the White Flint area that looks in depth into the strengths and weaknesses of our community from a development perspective.  The article, titled The Hunt for HQ2: How a former shopping mall could become Amazon’s second home, centered around Amazon’s search for a second headquarters also looks at the rest of the developing area and is very much worth a read. …

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We’re #1!

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Of course we’re not surprised, but Niche named North Bethesda the best place to live in Maryland and the #66 best suburb to live in America. We were also named the #1 suburb in Maryland for millennials. Garrett Park was named second best.

Other interesting tidbits: 39% of North Bethesda residents have a master’s degree or higher and 16% of the population in North Bethesda are children.…

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Have you had Contact With a Rabid Cat in Pike & Rose Area?

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 A rabid cat scratched one person and bit another near Pike & Rose last week, a county official said. A gray domestic short-haired cat with what appeared to be an injured hind leg found in the area of White Flint Station condominiums, near Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road, has tested positive for rabies.…

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