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


Council approves 15% MPDUs in most expensive parts of MoCo

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Recently passed MPDU Bills 34-17 and 38-17 make several changes to the county MPDU law to enhance administrative flexibility and clarify provisions of the law. These changes will take effect on October 31, 2018 and include:

Connecting MPDU eligibility expressly to household income as opposed to the MPDU sale price and financing information.…

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Are we building enough homes?

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In a recent post on Greater Greater Washington, Dan Reed for Just Up the Pike shows that White Flint is second in Montgomery County for the number of residential units in the pipeline with 3,827 homes waiting  to be built.

If you add all of the county’s master plan or sector plan areas up, there were about 47,000 homes that have been approved to be built as of May 2018.…

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What do you think? Should Woodward be renamed Josiah Henson?

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County Council President Hans Riemer and Catherine Leggett are teaming up to propose renaming the former Woodward High School after the Rev. Josiah Henson, who was enslaved on a plantation near the North Bethesda school.

Montgomery County Public Schools plans to overhaul and reopen the high school on Old Georgetown Road to relieve crowding in the Walter Johnson High School cluster and in the Downcounty Consortium.…

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Federal Realty requests faster creation of Pike District amenities

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From Bethesda Beat

Earlier this month, Federal Realty’s chief executive officer sent County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council a letter airing grievances related to development in the White Flint area near Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. CEO Donald Wood complained that road upgrade projects have fallen behind schedule, progress is sluggish on creating parks and civic spaces and the county isn’t adequately following through on the goals outlined in the White Flint Sector Plan passed in 2010.…

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A new burger joint for Pike & Rose

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We’re excited to announce that BurgerFi will open at Pike and Rose this winter!

Federal Realty said the gourmet burger chain will open at 11881 Grand Park Ave. The fast-casual restaurant chain features all-natural hamburgers, hand-cut french fries, Vienna beef hot dogs, veggie and vegan burgers and frozen shakes and custards.…

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New places to eat and drink coffee in the Pike District

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Now open at Montrose Crossing: a brand new Five Guys restaurant (relocating from the other side of Rockville Pike) and Slapfish, a California-based chain that’s making its first move into the D.C. area. The two eateries join CAVA and Honeygrow, rounding out the new restaurant row that replaced Timpano at that site.
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Tomorrow is our First Pike District Promenade! Join the Fun!

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We hope to see you tomorrow at our very first Pike District Promenade! What is a Pike District Promenade? It’s a simple stroll along the Trolley Trail for all ages.  Go as far as you’d like and as fast as you’d like. Make some new friends and reconnect with old ones.…

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Living the life at Pike & Rose

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Some of our favorite local bloggers spent some time at Pike & Rose and shared their fun findings and to-do’s around the neighborhood.

BLOGGER’S GUIDE TO PIKE & ROSE

Capital Moms – Celebrating Summer at Pike & Rose

Mom the Magnificent – Date Night at Sur la Table

Bellajenna – Style on The Pike Giveaway

Never Turn Down a Cupcake – Pike Central Farm Market and Owen’s Ordinary Brunch

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