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

Yippee! We’ve got Bikeshare in the Pike District!

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Friends of White Flint Executive Director Amy Ginsburg was honored to be invited to cut the ribbon last week on our new Bikeshare stations!

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett celebrated the installation of eight, new, Bikeshare stations in the Pike District and Twinbrook, bringing the County’s total Capital Bikeshare network to 82 stations.…

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Congrats on your official opening, Canopy by Hilton and 930 Rose!

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The modern and hip 177-room Canopy by Hilton opened last week.  Also, folks began to move into their gorgeous new condos at 930 Rose last week.

Canopy by Hilton and 930 Rose at Pike and Rose

A condo at 930 Rose

The just right room at Canopy By Hilton

 

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Two New Pike & Rose Restaurants: Kusshi Sushi and Sake Bar and Commonwealth Indian

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From Bethesda Beat

A sushi and sake bar and an Indian restaurant will soon open at Pike & Rose.

Commonwealth Indian will open in place of La Madeleine on Old Georgetown Road, and Kusshi Sushi and Sake Bar in what had been Carluccio’s next to Owen’s Ordinary.

Kusshi Sushi, which takes its name from the kusshi oyster, will open in the fall, offering sushi rarities such as sea urchin and its namesake oyster, according to a Pike & Rose spokeswoman.…

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Amazon tours D.C., Maryland and Virginia in search for new headquarters

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From The Washington Post

Officials from Amazon.com toured sites in Washington, Montgomery County, Md., and Northern Virginia last week — the latest sign that the tech giant is seriously considering adding a second headquarters with as many as 50,000 jobs to the D.C. area, according to officials in all three jurisdictions.…

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Canopy by Hilton opens this month at Pike & Rose

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Travel in town for a fun night out! Canopy is opening soon –explore the hotel’s Central Bar & Café as well as Pike’s Perspective Rooftop Terrace. The 4,200 SF terrace includes lounge seating, fire pits, and of course locally crafted cocktails, beer and wine. Drop the secret phrase #GotchaCovered throughout March and enjoy a complimentary wine tasting!…

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Uniqlo is coming to Pike and Rose!

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Maryland’s very first Uniqlo store opens at Pike and Rose in the fall of 2018!  For those of you who aren’t familiar with what is often called the Gap of Japan, Uniqlo specializes in inexpensive, casual clothes for men, women, and children. It is known for its unending shelves of beautifully folded shirts, sweaters, and athletic wear.…

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Amazon in the Pike District?!?!?

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So many stories about Amazon selecting Montgomery County to be one of their twenty finalists in their search for a site for their second headquarters.  And so many rumors that the Pike District/White Flint area is the area that Montgomery County is pitching! (If those rumors are true, we couldn’t be more thrilled.)

Here are links to some of our favorite news articles on the topic:

Bethesda Beat: Montgomery County on Shortlist for Second Amazon Headquarters

Washington Business Journal: New York.

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It’s Bethesda Restaurant Week! Yum!

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Through January 21st, you can enjoy special deals at your favorite Pike District restaurants during Bethesda Restaurant Week.

City Perch Kitchen + Bar

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Dinner: $35

Del Frisco’s Grille

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Lunch: $25 | Dinner: $36

Owen’s Ordinary

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Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $36

Seasons 52 North Bethesda

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Lunch: $20| Dinner: $35

Stella Barra Pizzeria

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Dinner: $28 | Brunch: $18

Summer House Santa Monica

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Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $33 | Brunch: $22

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North Bethesda Market Sold to CBRE

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From CoStar

CBRE Global Investors started 2018 off with a bang after acquiring the North Bethesda Market in suburban Washington, D.C. from Capri Investment Group of Chicago. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

North Bethesda Market is a Class A retail and multifamily development comprised of 182,926 square feet of retail space, 411 apartments and a 1,205-space parking garage.…

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