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

Fun-Filled Fall Fest is Just Two-Weeks Away!

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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.
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The Pike District (and our executive director) Featured in Washingtonian Magazine

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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.…

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Bethesda Magazine is right — these are great neighborhoods.

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Look how many terrific Pike District/White Flint neighborhoods there are in Bethesda Magazine’s 30 Great Neighborhoods to Live In

GARRETT PARK

When businessman Henry Copp created Garrett Park in the 1880s, he envisioned a neighborhood of beautiful homes and stately trees. His dream came true in the form of maples intertwining over streets lined with gingerbread Victorians.…

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COG, Area Governments Project More Than 1.5 Million Additional People, 1.1 Million Additional Jobs in D.C. Region by 2045

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I’m often asked how will we fill all the residential units and offices planned for the Pike District. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) just answered that question.

According to the most recent draft of forecasts jointly developed by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) and area governments, the region will add more than 1.5 million people and 1.1 million jobs over the next 30 years.…

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Montgomery County Police to Conduct Pedestrian Enforcement Today

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Pedestrian-Crossing-Sign_original In an effort to place focus on pedestrian safety, MCPD will be conducting a number of traffic enforcement operations at locations with marked crosswalks and areas that have been identified as pedestrian High Incidence Areas (HIAs) – areas with more pedestrian collisions. During this enforcement, police will be issuing citations to both drivers and pedestrians who are in violation of the law.

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Help MoCo be as Age-Friendly as Possible — Survey Deadline Extended to November 13

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Are you 55+ years old? Montgomery County would like to hear your opinion about age friendliness in Montgomery County so that they can make the County an even better place to live as we age. You can take the survey by clicking here.

Several years ago, the County collected information from hundreds of County residents regarding services for seniors. …

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Share why you #PickthePike

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Why did you choose the Pike District/White Flint area? The many restaurants? The gyms to burn off the calories from all those delicious meals? The diverse stores full of unique and useful goods? The ability to walk to metro? The gorgeous apartments, townhouses, and houses? The fun parks and excellent schools?…

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