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


Tag Archives: Pike and Rose

Topping off Canopy by Hilton

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This week, PM Hotel Group, a national hotel management company, and The Buccini/Pollin Group, a privately-held, full-service real estate acquisition, development and management company hosted a celebratory topping off ceremony for the nation’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel, the 177-room Canopy by Hilton at Pike and Rose. The hotel should be completed early next year.…

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Updates on Fall Fest, Piketoborfest, and Owen’s Ordinary

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Fall Fest:  This inaugural event will be held rain or shine, so don’t give the potential for a little precipitation a second thought. Come out and join the fun of the Nighthawks, food trucks, kids activities, and a ribbon cutting with County Executive Ike Leggett.

Piketoberfest: This annual event will also be held rain or shine, so grab your galoshes then grab a beer at Pike and Rose’s Piketoberfest.…

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Friends of White Flint and the Pike District is in the NY Times

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Check out this terrific article about the Pike District in the New York Times.  Friends of White Flint, Pike and Rose, the Gables, and East Village are all mentioned in the article.  Don’t want to click through to read the piece? We’ve included it below.

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We’re looking forward to shopping at these Pike & Rose Phase 2 Stores!

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According to Store Reporter, Pike & Rose is building an impressive list of tenants for its second phase, now under construction at Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road. In addition to REI and a Pinstripes bocce and bowling center, here’s who else is heading to Pike & Rose:

  • Sur La Table: This high-end kitchen store will fill the void left by Williams-Sonoma’s departure from the doomed White Flint Mall.
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The presentations from last week’s community meeting

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For those of you who had to miss last week’s Friends of White Flint community meeting or for those of you who want to take another look, here are the links to the slide show presentations from Federal Realty Pike & Rose Phase 2 (Jay Corbalis), Saul Centers West (Brian Downie), Gables (Eddie Meder), Conference Center Garage (Tina Benjamin), Western Workaround (Bruce Johnston), and White Flint 2 (Nkosi Yearwood.)  Enjoy!…

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Pike & Rose Slider Smackdown

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What a fun Slider Smackdown it was — and congrats to  the official winner of the 2015 Slider Smackdown, Del Friscos Grill! The esteemed guest judges were Jai Williams, editor of Girl Meets Food, Michael Woestehoff of The Washington Lobbyist and County Councilmember Sidney Katz.

The Pike & Rose Slider Smackdown and Block Party brought together Pike & Rose’s collection of renowned restaurants and retailers for a day, featuring a slider competitions and food tastings, including &pizza, City Perch, Del Frisco’s Grill, Roti, Summer House, Stella Barra and Friends of White Flint members La Madeline and ShopHouse.…

This ‘n’ That

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  • Bethesda Now wrote a lovely piece about the pioneer residents of Pike and Rose the other day. (Read it here.) Eventually, more than 14,000 residential units are planned for the White Flint Sector Plan, 9,800 of which will not have existed prior to 2010.
  • Speaking of Pike and Rose, Stella Barra Pizzeria and La Madeline are now open.
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What to do on a snow day

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On a lovely snow day like today, wouldn’t it be great to live in a community in which you could walk to the grocery store or cure cabin feature with a short stroll to a movie theater or restaurant? Someday, we’ll have exactly that in the Pike District. We partially have it now, with North Bethesda I and Pike and Rose, and over the next decade or two, the White Flint area will become ever more walkable … even on snow days.…

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