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

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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Old Pike and Rose had a farm. Ee-I-ee-I-oh

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As reported on Robert Dyer’s blog, WTOP and Bethesda Beat

Up Top Acres, the urban farming company that brought a 7,000 square foot farm to above Equinox a Bethesda Row and two rooftop farms near Nationals Park, will bring a 17,000 square foot farm Pike & Rose this April. The farm will be located on top of the Old Georgetown Road Garage next to Pallas and will grow about 20,000 pounds of produce annually, including veggies, herbs, and flowers.…

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Save the Date — FOWF Community Meeting Wed. January 10th

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Join the folks from our local historical treasure, Josiah Henson Park, on Wednesday, January 10th at 7 pm at Luxmanor Elementary. Friends of White Flint and Montgomery Parks are holding a joint community meeting so you will have a chance to learn more about Josiah Henson, this facility, and their plans for the future.…

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