- Walkable Wednesday, a tour of the Pike District that discusses what makes it easier and more difficult to walk safely and conveniently. June 7, 7:30 pm. Meet at the White Flint metro station.
- White Flint 2 Work Session on staging, schools, and zoning. Thursday, June 8 in the late morning.
For a unique dining experience in a stunning setting, join Pike & Rose for their Summer Solstice Progressive Dinner. Held al fresco in Grand Park Plaza and the Board Walk, the evening will start with seasonal cocktails from Summer House and inspired appetizers from Carluccio’s. Then, guests will check their menu cards for where to retrieve their second, third and fourth courses, taking them on a tour of neighborhood restaurants Owen’s Ordinary, Del Frisco’s Grille, Summer House, City Perch and Stella Barra.…
As reported in Bethesda Beat:
Architectural plans for a building combining Tilden Middle School and Rock Terrace School show a multi-part structure with shared recreation and learning spaces.
“We want to make this building one building, but we also want each school to have its own identity,” architect Paul Falkenbury told members of the Montgomery County school board this week.…Read More
Come join Friends of White Flint and Coalition for Smarter Growth on two special walking tours on Walkable Wednesdays. Learn what makes it pleasant … and what makes it more difficult … to walk safely around the Pike District/White Flint area. This informative and fun tour is part of our Pike District Pedestrian Campaign.…Read More
Thanks to Dean Evangelista for these terrific photos, and thanks to Federal Realty for the fascinating tour.
During a 3 1/2 hour work session (yes, you read that correctly– it was a long but productive session), the planning staff and board as well as property owners and community members discussed the following Executive Boulevard, Parklawn South, and Montrose North District issues:
Everyone was in agreement that the idea of building residences on top of light industrial was a novel one that should be pursued and executed. …Read More
Perhaps there are ways we could build bike lanes with greater ease and fewer costs which would allow us to have more bike lanes in the White Flint area … and have them faster!
People for Bikes suggests that “instead of trying to plan something for perfection from the beginning, like you’d need to do if you were building a freeway, cities advance along a spectrum of decreasingly flexible and increasingly durable materials over the course of a decade or so, gradually tweaking a street toward greater safety and comfort and fixing small issues along the way.” It’s called a quick build, as seen below.…Read More
The 2017 Bike to Work Day North Bethesda Pit Stop was moved to Pike and Rose this year, and there were a record number of registered cyclists. We were excited to be there, and even more excited by all the cyclists who signed our #PikePeds Pedestrian Safety Petition!
Enjoy these photos from a very fun Bike to Work Day.…Read More
Last night, more than eighty residents of Pallas and Persei at Pike and Rose held a community meeting to learn about all the development that’s planned for the White Flint/Pike District area. FoWF executive director Amy Ginsburg made a short presentation then answered dozens of questions about what’s going to be built in our community.…Read More