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

Check out Bethesda North Marriott Hotel’s Cherry Blossom Package!

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Living in the D.C. metro area, we know that the start of spring means the National Cherry Blossom Festival is just around the corner. And, now that it’s in full bloom until April 13, an affordable and accessible hotel in White Flint is offering special prices to celebrate. Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is having a special Cherry Blossom Package through April 20th.…

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Enter the Visit Montgomery Photo Contest

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The Conference and Visitors Bureau of Montgomery County is hosting a fun photo contest – we’d like to see White Flint represented!   Asking us to “be a tourist in our own town,” the contest is looking to showcase everything our county has to offer for residents and visitors alike!

With prizes awarded for first, second and third place – and the grand prize entry being featured on the cover of the next Spring Visitors Guide – it’s time to dust off those cameras and use the next week wisely!

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Paladar Latin Kitchen Launches New Menu

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While we’re all still daydreaming about warmer weather and dining on a sidewalk patio, Paladar Latin Kitchen is getting ready by launching their Spring/Summer menu. One new feature is their Family Style section, which includes classic favorites like Slow Roasted Mojo Pork and Veracruz Seafood Stew. Check out the whole new menu by clicking here.

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Updates on Washington Gas Fire and Communications Tower

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The latest meeting of the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee was a busy one.  In addition to discussion of road projects, Fire Chief Steven Lohr was present to recap the emergency response to last month’s event at the Washington Gas property on Nebel Street.

As Chief Lohr described, three employees were at the multiple-bay vehicle repair facility in the pre-dawn hours of February 12th.  

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Shopping Malls Through Out the U.S. are Dying Out

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Across the United States, enclosed shopping malls are closing their doors. This is all too apparent for us here in White Flint, with the closing of the White Flint Mall.

There are many reasons behind the closings of shopping malls across the U.S. but one main reason stands out: anchor stores closing.

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La Madeleine Closed, but not for long

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La Madeleine in Mid-Pike Plaza is now closed.  But, don’t fret, this community staple will return soon as part of Pike & Rose’s first phase.  Starting this fall, you’ll find La Madeleine in Block 12 (PerSei) of Pike & Rose.  Chipotle is also moving to Block 13, around the corner from Starbucks and Bank of America.

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Designated Bike Lanes May Help Local Businesses Thrive

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Creating a safe and secure biking infrastructure in White Flint is essential to our mission in promoting a sustainable and walkable community. One of the best ways to ensure residents will feel safe enough to bike is to design and implement protected bike lanes, which are an important part of the White Flint Sector Plan.…

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Celebrate Valentine’s Early at Paladar Latin Kitchen

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From our friends at Paladar Latin Kitchen:

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar

WPFW 89.3 AM’s own Robyn Holden and Carol Tyson will be broadcasting live from Paladar on Friday, February 7th from 7-10pm. Joining them will be special guest, Jim Byers, from the Latin Flavor.

But, wait – that’s not all!
The talented Laura Sosa & Pa’ Gozar Latin jazz band are providing musical entertainment from 7:30 – 8:30 while Ron Abuelo shares complimentary rum samples.
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