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


Restaurant Week Begins Today! It’s a Great Chance to Enjoy a New or Favorite Pike District Restaurant

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There are lots of yummy Pike District restaurants participating in Bethesda Magazine’s 2017 Restaurant Week.  You can savor a 2-course lunch for $16 and a 3-course dinner for $36 during Restaurant  Week, January 13 to January 22.

City Perch Kitchen + Bar
Dinner Menu | Make a Dinner Reservation

Del Frisco’s
Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu | Brunch Menu Make a Lunch Reservation | Make a Dinner Reservation

Owens Ordinary
Lunch Menu Dinner Menu Make a Reservation

Summer House Santa Monica 
Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu | Make a Lunch Reservation Make a Dinner Reservation

Stella Barra Pizzeria
Dinner Menu | Make a Dinner Reservation 

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White Flint 2 Plan Summary Courtesy of the WFDAC

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Courtesy of Nkosi Yearwood’s discussion at yesterday morning’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, here is a short (relatively short) summary of the White Flint 2 Plan.  If you want to read the full plan, please click here. This PowerPoint presentation to the Planning Board is a more easily-digested version of the plan.…

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Urbanism Themes for 2017 and Beyond

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Forbes Magazine projected what urban areas can expect in the near future, and many apply to the Pike District.  You can read the full article here but here are the highlights that relate most to the White Flint area:

The expectation of urban revitalization.  2016 may be the year we recognize that urban revitalization is no longer the exception, but the rule.…

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Public Hearing on White Flint 2 Plan in Thursday

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The Montgomery County Planning Board will hold a hearing on the draft White Flint 2 Sector Plan next Thursday, January 12, beginning at 6:05 pm. The board is seeking residents’ input on the draft plan. If you want to testify, click here to sign up; you can sign up until 4 pm the day before the hearing.…
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Join Greater Greater Washington for happy hour in White Flint this month!

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It’s time for the next Greater Greater Washington (GGW) happy hour! You probably read their blogs and social media posts regularly. So here’s your chance to join them next month in White Flint for drinks and conversation with contributors and readers.

The happy hour is Tuesday, January 17 from 6-8 pm at Owen’s Ordinary, located at Pike and Rose at 11820 Trade Street. 

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In case you’re interested in hearing the Planning Board present their White Flint 2 recommendations …

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Planners will present their draft recommendations for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan to the City of Rockville Mayor and Council at Rockville City Hall (111 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850). The Council meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. on January 9 and is open to the public.

For more information regarding the Montgomery County Planning Board please visit www.montgomeryplanningboard.org.

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White Flint 2 Plan Highlights

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Yeah, it’s a slog, but the proposed White Flint 2 plan will be the guiding document for that part of the Pike District for the next couple of decades, so you might want to peruse its pages here.  That said, it is the first day back to real life after a couple of weeks of holidays, and your boss likely has a long list of things for you to do, so below are the key recommendations of the White Flint 2 Proposed Plan.…

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Don’t forget — Community Meeting on Thursday

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Please join us for our first Friends of White Flint Community Meeting of 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852

On the agenda:

     Discussion of the Proposed White Flint 2 Sector Plan (Review the plan by clicking here.)

Resident Ambassador Program

Other Community Issues

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