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


County Executive’s CIP Budget Released

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The CIP Budget is Montgomery County’s Capital Budget. We’ve been studying the CIP budget and talking with county officials about the CIP budget since it was released a few days ago. You can read the budget details here. Below are some of the parts of the CIP that most affect the White Flint area.…

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White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting Rescheduled for Thursday, January 17, 7 p.m

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The rescheduled White Flint Implementation Committee Meeting (Monday’s meeting was cancelled due to snow) will be held Thursday, January 17, 7 pm, at the Shriver Aquatic Center.

The agenda includes:

  1. Introductions
  2. Development and Infrastructure Updates
  3. White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)
  4. White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)
  5. Sketch Plan Presentation Update: VOB/Nissan/Capital One properties
  6. Other topics: Mary Ward: Public facilities
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Latest Rendering of Arrowwood

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Arrowwood, a 294 unit residential building at the corner of Citadel Avenue and Marinelli Road, will begin construction in January, 2019. Located near Harris Teeter, Wentworth House, and Aurora, Arrowwood will bring more housing to the White Flint/Pike District area in 2021. LCOR is the developer of this exciting new addition to our community that will be part of North Bethesda Center.…

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Bethesda Restaurant Week in the White Flint/Pike District area

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Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week … January 11 to 20 … is the perfect time to try a new Pike District restaurant or return to an old favorite. Deals and good food abounds!

City Perch
Menus | Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $35

Del Frico’s Grill
Menus | Lunch: $25 | Dinner: $36

Owen’s Ordinary
Menus | Lunch: $22 | Dinner: $22 | Brunch: $36

Seasons 52
Menus | Lunch: $20 | Dinner: $35

Stella Barra
Menus | Dinner: $32 | Brunch: $18

Summer House
Menus | Lunch: $27 | Dinner: $37 | Brunch: $23

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Winter Beer Garden Saturday, February 9

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You won’t want to miss The RCA Winter Beer Garden held at the RCA Civic Green at Randolph Hills Shopping Center, Saturday, February 9th, 3pm to 8pm.

During October’s Placemaking Festival, the RCA was approached by True Respite Brewing Company to partner with them on a winter beer garden festival. The RCA board were enthusiastic about making this idea a reality.…

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Pike District Promenade Saturday, January 19

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Unfortunately, the weather is predicted to be rather lousy, so we’re cancelling tomorrow’s Pike District Promenade. 

The weather was uncooperative last month; we’re hoping for better weather ju-ju this month. Please join us on Saturday, January 19 at 10 am for our monthly Pike District Promenade, an easy, pet-friendly, all-ages stroll along the Trolley Trail.…

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Fabulous shows at AMP this month

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Looking for something fun to do in the Pike District/White Flint area? AMP by Strathmore at Pike & Rose has the entertainment you crave.

AMP COMEDY: JOE ZIMMERMAN
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019

Joe Zimmerman got his start as a member of the Southern stand-up group The Beards of Comedy. Although his beard has been kept in check, his career has just kept growing.…

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Why developers are offering ‘experiences’ to attract suburbanites

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Katherine Shaver of The Washington Post just wrote about the Pike District, suburban urbanism, and mixed-use developments in a must-read article. The first part is below.  Visit The Washington Post to read the entire article.

The new Strathmore Square being planned for Montgomery County will have all the markings of an urban-suburban development: upscale apartments in mid- and high-rise buildings and perhaps office space or a hotel — all at a Metro Red Line station.…

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