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: Local Businesses

Hank Dietle’s Owners Targeting Spring for Reopening

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From Bethesda Beat

The new owners of Hank Dietle’s Tavern in North Bethesda are targeting the spring for a possible reopening of the popular dive bar, which closed following a massive fire in February 2018.

The owners say that they don’t have a definite opening date yet, but when the bar reopens, it will feature a greater variety of live music, and bands booked on more days of the week.…

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Pumpkin Spice Up Your Workout

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From the Pike District monthly e-blast called The Scoop, which focuses on North Bethesda’s Urban Core

While everyone is adding pumpkin spice to everything this Fall, you can spice up your fall workout by trying a new gym, a new class or finding a new motivation to get active. 

Z SWEAT DANCE AND FITNESS 4834 Boiling Brook Parkway  

If your workout doesn’t make you happier, less stressed, and feeling like you’ve had a night out on the town with friends, then you haven’t tried Z Sweat Dance and Fitness.…

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Java Nation to Open by the End of the Year

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From Bethesda Beat

Java Nation, a Kensington fast-casual coffee shop serving fresh coffee, breakfast foods and sandwiches, will likely open its second location by the end of this year in North Bethesda, its owner says.

Simona Cabana, the café’s owner, said Friday that she thinks the future North Bethesda location  will be open by the first week of December, following Thanksgiving weekend.…

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West Elm Opens Tomorrow and Taylor Gourmet Opens Today at Pike & Rose!

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West Elm will open Wednesday at Pike and Rose with a grand opening celebration open to the public from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Pike & Rose West Elm will be an 11,600-square-foot store next to Pinstripes.

At the grand opening, enjoy special discounts, specialty cocktails by Johnnie Walker, and bites served up by local vendors, including The Baked Bear’s ice cream sandwiches and Summer House Santa Monica’s assortment of baked goods.…

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Good news about the re-opening of Hank Dietle’s

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From Washingtonian Magazine

In a recent Facebook post, Thomas Bowes, who wrote that he handled booking at Dietle’s for three years prior to the fire, announced that he has signed a 10-year lease on the space and is restarting the renovation effort. “It could take us several months to get the space back to normal, and we will try to make it better in many ways,” he wrote.…

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Busy Fall Season for Pike & Rose

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From Store Reporter

It’s a busy season ahead for Pike & Rose, with three big openings in the next three months. 

West Elm, offering modern furniture and home decor, will arrive the week of Sept. 30th. 

Sunday Morning Bakehouse, the first brick-and-mortar store for the popular farm market vendor, will debut in the next few weeks.…

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Great Pike District/White Flint/North Bethesda events you won’t want to miss

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Friends of White Flint Community Meeting featuring updates on the latest news in our neighborhood as well as a presentation on the proposed I-270 and Route 355 monorail. September 24, 7pm, AMP by Strathmore at Pike & Rose

Randolph Civic Association Community Days including a 5K road race, a kids fun run, and an opportunity to enjoy a nice fall day with your neighbors.…

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DJ Pauly D Plays Private Party In North Bethesda For Bat Mitzvah

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So often we write about zoning regulations and other not-so-fun-but-important issues. Not today. Today we’re writing about a hip, over-the-top private party at Pike& Rose’s Stella Barra and Summer House.

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As reported by Hot 99.5 radio:

In a scene that wouldn’t have been out of place on MTV’s My Super Sweet 16, DJ Pauly D was hired to play a bat mitzvah in North Bethesda, MD Saturday night that took over half a block of the Pike & Rose shopping district and the entirety of restaurants “Summer House” and “Stella Barra”.

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