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

Be part of North Bethesda Market’s Memorial Stair Climb

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North Bethesda Market invites you to participate in a great fundraising event that they’re holding on September 5th. North Bethesda Markets is doing a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb event to honor the brave first responders who perished in the World Trade Center on 9/11, and they’d love to get active participation from the community.…

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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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A fun-filled Grill Night at Wall Park

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Check out these happy photos from last night’s very fun, very successful, first-ever Grill Night at Wall Park. More than 75 people enjoyed music, food, and s’mores in our own Wall Park.  You won’t want to miss the next two Wall Park Grill Nights July 21 and August 18. (And a huge thank you to Montgomery Parks, Communities for Transit, and White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee for all their hard work organizing Grill Night.)

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A few factoids to enliven the conversation at your fun-filled holiday weekend activities

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With all of us making plans to ride bikes, take walks, and dine outside at a favorite restaurant’s sidewalk seating on this holiday weekend, I thought I’d cite a few healthy living factoids that you can toss around at your Memorial Day BBQ:

  • Twenty-five percent of Americans say that traffic makes it unsafe to walk in their neighborhoods

  • Nearly four in ten people –38 percent — say that their communities lack outdoor places for recreation

  • Fifty-four percent say shopping and entertainment are not within walking distance

  • Forty-eight percent say bike lanes are insufficient to make biking a practical mode of transportation

  • Half of Americans want to live in pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, including sidewalks and crosswalks

  • One-fifth of Americans view walkability as a top priority.

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Have you checked out PikeDistrict.org?

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It’s new, it’s stuffed full of interesting tidbits, and it’s rather pretty, too. Created by the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, the new PikeDistrict.org website can be your other go-to site for the Pike District. (We know you already love and often visit the Friends of White Flint site, whiteflint.org.)  Check out this brand spanking new website today.…

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We attend so you don’t have to …

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Here are the highlights from this week’s White Flint Implementation and Downtown Advisory Committee meetings.

White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting, Monday, May 11

1) Gables Pike District received approval for their preliminary and site plans.

2) Goddard School received approval for a pre-school on Edson Lane that will educate 165 children.…

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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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