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


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A university in the Pike District? Sign us up!

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The Washington Post article Prince George’s overtakes Montgomery as top job creator in Maryland suburbs discusses the possibility of a new University of Maryland (or other institution) campus in White Flint. This would be an extraordinary addition to the Pike District and we have our fingers … and toes … crossed.…

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Is Northern Virginia leaving Montgomery County (and the Pike District) behind?

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Friends of White Flint Board Member Jonathan Pilley of Push-Pull Decorative Hardware was quoted in this important Washington Post story, Northern Virginia’s economic growth risks leaving Maryland suburbs behind.

The scene is dreary at what’s left of Montgomery County’s White Flint Mall, the site that Maryland hoped would lure Amazon to build its second headquarters.

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Last chance to support Friends of White Flint in 2019

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Ten percent of all charitable giving occurs in the last three days of the year. Can we count on you to make a contribution to Friends of White Flint during the last hours of 2019?

Quite simply, we exist because people like you make generous donations to our organization. No money, no mission.…

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Without you, there is no Friends of White Flint. Can we count on your support?

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We exist because people like you make generous donations to our organization. It’s really that simple. No money, no mission. No money, no advocacy. No money, no blog, e-newsletter, or social media. No money, no new crosswalks or extra time to cross Route 355.

Can we count on you to make a contribution today to support Friends of White Flint and your community?

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2020 Subdivision Staging Policy Kick-off Summary

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About The Subdivision Staging Policy
The Subdivision Staging Policy is the tool by which the County ensures its essential public facilities, particularly schools and transportation systems, keep pace with development. It tests the County’s infrastructure for adequacy based on projected capacity, growth, and future development. The policy is updated every four years to ensure that the tools used for evaluating the impact of development on essential public facilities, such as a delay-based transportation test or student generation rates, reflect the latest growth patterns of the County.…

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Town Hall on Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety December 14

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In 2019 there have been 11 deaths and 579 incidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists on Montgomery County roads. We can and must do better.

Join Councilmember Evan Glass in Rockville on Saturday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. when he hosts a countywide town hall to discuss the county’s efforts to keep our streets safe for pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers –– everyone.

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First Friday event at Artists & Makers Studio on December 6

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First Friday with the Pike District at Artists and Makers Studio December 6

Sign up for the free drawing for a Gift Basket from Pike District with swag from 7 Locks Brewing, Vignola Gourmet & more along with a GIFT CERTIFICATE for $200 to spend in A&M’s Galleries, or in the Artist Studio.…

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Tell the County Executive to include funding for the 2nd Metro Entrance in his CIP

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The County Executive’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is currently being developed and will be published by January 15, 2020. The CIP covers construction of all public buildings, roads, and other facilities planned by County public agencies over a six-year period. The County Council amends and approves the CIP budget by June 15.…

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The Block at Pike & Rose — tentative opening November 22.

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From The MoCoShow

Back in April of 2018 it was announced that The Block (theblockva.com) food hall was crossing the river and coming to Pike & Rose. (They have a location in Annandale, VA, too.)

We’re told The Block currently plans to open its MoCo location on November 22.…

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