We assume millennials prefer walkability and urban living for all the right reasons: social cohesion and community, better access to entertainment, services, and jobs. So why do we assume that older Americans and senior citizens, who also value connectivity, community, and healthy living, wouldn’t prefer the same living arrangement?…
From Bethesda Beat
The Montgomery County Council in coming weeks will take up a draft plan for the transformation of vacant land surrounding the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station in North Bethesda.
The proposal prepared by the Montgomery County Planning Board would permit an estimated 1,397 new housing units on the 15-acre property owned by the Metro system.…
Phase Two of Pike and Rose recently opened to the public, and blogger Robert Dyer captured the moment with tons of photos on his @Bethesda Row blog. I’ve re-posted of few of his photos below, but you’ll get to enjoy lots more by clicking through to his blogpost.
Phase Two includes new roads, beautiful Rose Park, and new stores and entertainment options.…Read More
Yesterday, the County Council voted YES on the Supplemental Appropriation and CIP Amendment for $6,582,000 for the Wall Park Garage and Park Improvements!! Friends of White Flint has advocated for more than a year and a half for the County to “un-pave paradise and pull up the parking lot” and yesterday, the Council voted to do just that.…Read More
The County has just released its Vision Zero Two Year Action Plan. According to the Plan, “the status quo on our roads in Montgomery County and across the United States is unacceptable. The United States is an outlier for traffic fatalities compared to other wealthy countries. On average, more than 35 people lost their lives and 400 were severely injured on roads in Montgomery County, Maryland, annually between 2012 and 2016.…Read More
Canopy by Hilton Washington DC I Bethesda North is coming to Pike and Rose in late 2017/early 2018, and it’s going to be gorgeous and oh so hip. With 177 “just right” rooms including 12 suites, a 3,100 square foot ballroom named “The Outlook” as it peers over the neighborhood with floor to ceiling windows, a 3,200 square foot outdoor multifunctional terrace space named “Pike’s Perspective” situated with large glass garage doors to the fresh air as an extension of the huge indoor lobby area they call “Canopy Central”, Canopy is going to be one of the centerpieces of the Pike District.…Read More
From The Washington Post:
11010 Rockville Pike, Rockville. 301-881-8711.
The temperature outside hovers in the mid-70s, but inside Hank Dietle’s, it feels like a sauna. It smells like a latrine, too. A couple of fans move the hot air around, providing not a single cool breeze in the process.…Read More
Floor plan for Dr. Boyd’s Veterinary Resort
A southern California veterinarian is about to introduce Rockville’s residents – human and nonhuman alike – to his brand of pet care.
Dr. Boyd’s Veterinary Resort, a facility that will combine boarding services and medical care, is holding a ribbon-cutting Saturday to celebrate its opening at 11503 Rockville Pike.…Read More
Thank you Montgomery County Department of Transportation for paving this dirt trail by Pike and Rose! Our Pike District Pedestrian Safety Campaign is getting results because advocacy works…and because the White Flint area truly wants walking in our community to be safe and convenient.
Jay Corablis, Friends of White Flint board member, stands by our #PikePeds sign next to the dirt path that’s getting paved.…Read More