Category Archives: General
Comments Off on Our letter in support of MC 12-17 which alters approval requirements to create a BID
March 6, 2017
Dear Senator King and Delegate Robinson:
The Friends of White Flint is a nonprofit organization composed of nearly 2,000 residents, businesses, and property owners working together to transform the White Flint area into a vibrant, walkable, smart growth community. You can learn more about us at www.whiteflint.org.
We are writing to express our support for MC 12-17 to alter the approval requirements to create and expand a Business Improvement District (BID) in Montgomery County.… Read More
Comments Off on Happy Hour Tonight at Owen’s Ordinary — Come Join the Fun!
Tonight is the Friends of White Flint, Coalition for Smarter Growth, and Greater Greater Washington (GGW) happy hour! You probably read GGW’s blogs and social media posts regularly. So here’s your chance to join them tonight in the Pike District for drinks and conversation with contributors and readers.
The happy hour is Tuesday, January 17 from 6-8 pm at Owen’s Ordinary, located at Pike and Rose at 11820 Trade Street. … Read More
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Comments Off on Congratulations WJ!
Montgomery County high schools dominated new rankings of the best schools in Maryland and the Washington area. And our high school, Walter Johnson, ranked #2! Yes, that’s right. WJ is the second best high school in Maryland and is ranked fourth best in the DC metro region. The rankings were based on grades, state test results and SAT/ACT scores, as well as survey responses on academics, culture and diversity, and health and safety.… Read More
Comments Off on Friends of White Flint and the Pike District is in the NY Times
Check out this terrific article about the Pike District in the New York Times. Friends of White Flint, Pike and Rose, the Gables, and East Village are all mentioned in the article. Don’t want to click through to read the piece? We’ve included it below.
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Comments Off on Happy Rosh Hashonah to the Folks in the Pike District Who Celebrate This Holiday
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Comments Off on North Bethesda? Pike District? White Flint? Rockville?
No matter what you call it, it’s marvelous to live and work here.
From Bethesda Beat: Since You Asked: Where Exactly Is North Bethesda? Despite some debate, the area’s boundaries have long been defined
BY ANDREW METCALF
—A reader in Bethesda
Many Montgomery County residents dispute whether North Bethesda is a defined place.… Read More
Comments Off on Fun-Filled Fall Fest is Just Two-Weeks Away!
Mark your calendar and grab your friends and family. Fall Fest is October 8th from noon to 2:00 pm! We’re closing Marinelli Road in front of the Bethesda North Marriott and featuring not only music by The Nighthawks but also a variety of food trucks and kids activities. County Executive Ike Leggett will be on hand to cut the ribbon that officially opens the Pike District, too.… Read More
Comments Off on The Pike District on NBC4 News!
The Pike District was featured on last night’s NBC4 local news! (Look around the 50 second mark for our own executive director, Amy Ginsburg, being interviewed by Chris Gordon.) You can see the short clip here.… Read More
Comments Off on The Pike District (and our executive director) Featured in Washingtonian Magazine
Why, yes, it is kind of cool to wake up and find executive director Amy Ginsburg and Friends of White Flint quoted in Washingtonian Magazine.
“Stable doesn’t mean stagnant. Just look at what’s happening in some of Montgomery County’s most family-friendly communities. Take Zip code 20852, between Bethesda and Rockville proper, where the median home price was $397,850 last year and, on average, has fluctuated less than 1 percent over the past decade.… Read More