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


White Flint Placemaking Festival

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is collaborating with the Better Block Foundation, a Dallas-based non-profit, to host a community-led placemaking event at the Randolph Hills Shopping Center in Fall 2018.  This Better Block event aims to bring together residents, local business owners, parents, teachers and students of nearby schools, and representatives of civic associations for a community-oriented placemaking event.…

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Free trees for White Flint/North Bethesda/Grosvenor residents

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To increase the urban tree canopy, the Montgomery Planning Department has launched Shades of Green, a program that provides free trees and planting for qualifying property owners in North Bethesda, Grosvenor and White Flint.  (Other parts of the County, too, but that’s not our focus.)

Here are the rules:

Trees cannot be planted in street rights-of-way.…

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Fingers crossed for tomorrow’s Pike District Promenade

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The forecast is promising, and Florence seems to be cooperating, so we hope to see you tomorrow at our Pike District Promenade, an easy, free, all-ages stroll along the Trolley Trail.  We’ll meet at North Bethesda Market on the plaza between Seasons 52 and CVS at 10 am Saturday. Free two-hour parking at NoBe Market in the garage off Marketplace Lane

Make some new friends, hang out with some old ones at the Pike District Promenade.…

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Pike District Promenade Saturday Sept. 15th

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Well, it looks like there’s a chance Florence won’t upset our plans for our next Pike District Promenade.  We’ll cancel if it’s raining, of course, but let’s keep our fingers crossed Florence and all that rain stay way to the south of us.  If you’re unsure if the walk on the Trolley Trail  is happening, check www.whiteflint.org Saturday morning.…

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Images of Guardian’s 62+ Apartment Building

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Guardian will soon be submitting its plans to the Planning Board for an age-restricted apartment building at 6000 Executive Blvd.  The Pike District/White Flint area doesn’t have any of this sort of housing (age 62 and older) so it will be a welcome addition to our community. This apartment building is building A, and the existing office building will remain. …

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Car Free Day — Will you Drop It for a Day?

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WHAT IS CAR FREE DAY?

Car Free Day is a free international event celebrated every September 22 in which people are encouraged to get around without driving alone in cars and instead ride a train, bus, bicycle, carpool, vanpool, subway, or walk. For those that have the ability to work from home, telework also counts.

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Grab your walking shoes — Pike District Promenade is September 15

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What is a Pike District Promenade?

*An easy stroll along the Trolley Trail for all ages — babies in strollers to millenials to seniors

*A chance to make new friends and chat with old ones

*An opportunity to get a bit of exercise and enjoy the beautiful Trolley Trail

*A no cost way to make our community more of a community

We will meet Saturday, September 15 at 10am on the North Bethesda Market Plaza.…

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Brazilian Steakhouse Fogo de Chao Coming to Pike & Rose

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From Bethesda Beat

Fogo de Chao, an internationally renowned Brazilian steakhouse, will open in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose development at the beginning of 2019—making it the chain’s 41st location in the U.S. and the third in the Washington, D.C., area.

The restaurant will take over 8,782 square feet on the corner of Grand Park Avenue and Old Georgetown Road in the space vacated by a Nike pop-up store at 11600 Old Georgetown Road, according to a Federal Realty press release.…

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Tomorrow is meeting day, apparently.

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First, the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee meets at 8 am on September 5 at Snyder Cohn.

Second, Guardian Realty Investors invites people to attend a Preliminary Plan/Site Plan Pre-Application Meeting to review plans for the future development at 6000 Executive Boulevard.  The meeting will be at the Shriver Aquatic Center from 7 to 8 pm on September 5. …

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