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


WMATA terminates part of its agreement with LCOR

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WMATA sent a letter to LCOR last month that stated “No conditions or circumstances exist which permit an extension of the Term for Blocks A-D under the Joint Development Agreement (with LCOR). Nor has WMATA granted any extension of the Term for Blocks A-D.”

Friends of White Flint isn’t sure yet what this means for the undeveloped part of the property around the White Flint Metro station, but we’re investigating and will keep you updated.…

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Last weekend for Live after Five at North Bethesda Market

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Have you been meaning all summer to get to North Bethesda Market for their Live After Five weekend concerts?  Well, this weekend is your last chance to be part of this favorite Pike District event. Bring your friends and family, or get to know your neighbors, as you enjoy live music and a relaxing atmosphere on their outdoor plaza.…

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Comings and Goings at Pike & Rose

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Come celebrate the opening of Sur la Table’s new store at Pike & Rose. They’ll have a fun day full of demos, tastings, gifts with purchase, and the chance to win great prizes like a cooking class for two. The first 100 customers will also get a free recipe guide. Sur La Table will open in Pike & Rose on August 30, and will celebrate its grand opening on September 16.

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Full-scale emergency response drill at White Flint Station

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On Sunday, August 27, Metro Transit Police and Montgomery County first responders will conduct a full-scale emergency drill at the White Flint Metrorail Station. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, Montgomery County Police, Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management, Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Maryland Department of Transportation will also participate in the drill.…

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County Planners Get Proposal for North Bethesda Town Center Apartments

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 As reported in Bethesda Beat  BY BETHANY RODGERS    Published: 

 View of the apartment complex proposed for the North Bethesda Town Center.

View of the apartment complex proposed for the North Bethesda Town Center.

Documents recently submitted to the county outline plans for a 294-unit apartment complex to provide a high-end rental option in the North Bethesda Town Center.

The new housing would form part of the roughly 32-acre development north of Marinelli Road near the White Flint Metro station.…

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Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival at Strathmore This Week

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Thu–Sat, Aug 24–26 Activities begin at 7:30pm

Outdoor movies return to Strathmore this summer! Join them on the lawn for 3 nights of free flicks benefiting the National Institutes of Health Children’s Charities. Come early to stake out your spot, enjoy pre-show activities, and grab dinner from Ridgewells’ summer grill. Films begin at dusk.

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New pretty mural at Pike & Rose

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Check out these photos and videos from the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee showing the creation of the new Pike & Rose mural

DAY THREE: Pinstripes Mural Project – Ramiro using 100% acrylic paint on bird #3.

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Drop it for a day and get a BOGO offer from Chipotle

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 September 22nd is Car Free Day, a worldwide effort to encourage everyone to go car free by using public transportation, biking or walking, or to go “car-lite” by carpooling or vanpooling.  Enter to win great prizes from Montgomery County Commuter Services and the regional Commuter Connections program – including a Kindle Fire, SmarTrip® cards, and more!…

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Just released – Planning Board Draft White Flint 2 Plan

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The Planning Board has just released the approved draft of the White Flint 2 Sector Plan.  The next stage of review takes place at the County Council. The Council’s Public Hearing is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 19
 
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Friends of White Flint will be gathering community input and testifying about both the changes we’d like to see in the plan as well as the parts of the plan we particularly like.
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Leggett Announces Free Fares on New MD 355 Ride On extRa Service during October 2017

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Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced today at the Montgomery County Fair that the new, faster Ride On extRa rush hour service beginning October 2 on Route 355 will be free, on an introductory basis, during the month of October.

“Along Route 355, our busiest commuting route, people will have another option for getting to work and home, while using WiFi to stay connected,” said Leggett.…

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