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


More about second White Flint metro entrance

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WMATA is currently studying how they might design and build a second entrance at the White Flint metro station. Here are some slides from a presentation they made at a North Bethesda Transportation Management District meeting last week.

2010 Study

In 2010, WMATA created a station access plan with the goals of creating: 1) better access at the existing Marinelli Road station entrance, 2) two options for a new north entrance, and 3) possible alignments for a pedestrian connection.…

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Pike District Pothole Patrol

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Have you noticed any potholes in the Pike District? (Amy here — I know I’ve hit a few lately.) Tell us exactly where you’ve seen potholes, and we will compile a list. Then, we will give the list to MCDOT and ask them to make repairs.

Email what you find on your Pothole Patrol to info@whiteflint.org by the end of March.…

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Sweetgreen Opens at Pike & Rose Today

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Sweetgreen, a fast-casual restaurant that serves various types of salads, is opening this Monday, 3/18 in Pike & Rose, according to a sign on the door.

The restaurant chain has seen a fairly rapid expansion since opening their first location just 11 years ago.

They currently have almost 100 stores nationwide and the new Pike & Rose location will be the third in Montgomery County (Bethesda and Silver Spring locations).…

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Western Workaround Work Update

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Construction activities anticipated for the two weeks beginning March 10, 2019. For additional information on the White Flint Project please visit http://www.whiteflintproject.com

The utility infrastructure relocation and construction which began in August 2018 will finish by the end of winter 2019.

Verizon telecommunications infrastructure construction located in the northbound right lanes of Executive Boulevard prior to Old Georgetown Road has been completed with only punch list items remaining-the contractor will return at a later date.…

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WF2 Design Guidelines Open Houses

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Montgomery Planning will hold open houses on March 26 and 28 to present design guidelines for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Plans. Planners will present draft recommendations for the design of buildings, streets and public spaces at two meeting locations for community feedback.

Planners will hold the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Design Guidelines open house on Tuesday, March 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

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Developers Break Ground on White Flint Apartments

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From Bethesda Beat

Work has started on a 294-unit apartment complex on property in White Flint once used as a dog park.

A joint venture with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and developer LCOR, the project at North Bethesda Town Center will join two other 300-unit apartment complexes developed by LCOR and provide a mix of floor plans.…

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YAY! Good weather predicted for Saturday’s Pike District Promenade!

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Grab your friends, family, kids, and pets and join us for the Pike District Promenade Saturday, March 16, 10am. We’ll meet at the plaza at North Bethesda Market (also known as NoBe Market) between Seasons 52 and Starbucks at 10 am then leave for an easy stroll along the Trolley Trail.…

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Maier Warner selected for Pike District Placemaking and Branding contract

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As this week’s White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee meeting, it was announced that Maier Warner was awarded the county contract for placemaking and branding in the Pike District. Kris Warner from Marier Warner Public Relations/Marketing explained their plans, which include social media, a website refresh, placemaking events, placemaking infrastructure, and other marketing will be part of their placemaking and branding campaign.…

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Pike District Promenade Saturday, March 16

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Ok, the weather can’t be bad EVERY third Saturday of the month, right? Hopefully we’ll finally enjoy some good walking weather Saturday, March 16 at 10 am for our Pike District Promenade.

Meet your neighbors and friends at the North Bethesda Market plaza between Seasons 52 and Starbucks at 10 am, then we’ll take an all-ages, pet-friendly stroll along the Trolley Trail.…

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A Dog Park in Wall Park?

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Montgomery Parks is gathering public input about where to put a new dog park and where to hold future dog-friendly pop-up like yappy hours.

The Dog Parks Site Suitability (DPSS) Study will help guide the location design and development of future dog parks in high-density areas of the County; serve as a reference tool for pop-up event planning; and outline several different types of dog facilities that may be suitable for various locations.…

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