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


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Congratulations, Federal Realty and Evan Goldman

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In a recent article about “Best Real Estate Deals” in the Washington Business JournalPike & Rose was lauded as a project  that “already offers a lively mix of places to eat, shop, live and work within its initial phase of development.” (We couldn’t agree more.)

The article quoted Friends of White Flint board member and Federal Realty Vice President of Development Evan Goldman who said, “We wanted the first phase to stand alone as a new center for nightlife and entertainment in the county while construction of phase two was underway.…

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How cool would this be in the Pike District?

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Look what happens to these sidewalks when it rains!  Wouldn’t it be fun to stumble upon sidewalks that transform into magical art in the Pike District on a rainy summer day as you walk home from the gym, return to work after lunch, or even back to your car after dinner at your favorite sidewalk cafe?…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Paladar

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It’s Friday, so today, let’s not ponder the nuances of new urbanism, smart growth, and traffic studies. Instead, let’s focus on something fun.

Tuesday is Cinco de Mayo, and  Paladar is your Cinco de Mayo headquarters! They’ll be celebrating all day with 1/2 off mojitos, margaritas and select Latin beer. Victor from Salsa Mondays will be in the house from 7-10:30pm spinning the latest Latin beats – and he’ll even teach you some salsa moves! …

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The power of 10mph to save lives

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Driving speed has a dramatic effect on the driver’s “cone of vision,” according to an interesting article on streets.mn. As you can see in the above drawing, you can see remarkably more detail when you drive at 20 mph rather than 30 mph. At 30 mph, nearly all the people on the sidewalk simply aren’t seen by the driver.  …

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Fill your stomach, fill our coffers

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Five reasons why you should eat dinner tonight between 5pm and 9pm at ShopHouse at Pike & Rose

1) This is the easiest fundraiser ever. You get to raise much-needed funds for Friends of White Flint just by eating dinner and mentioning Friends of White Flint when you order.

2) You’ve wanted to check out ShopHouse for awhile.…

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Should we measure moving people or cars?

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In a letter to Casey Anderson,  Chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board, Councilmember Roger Berliner decried the county’s focus on how quickly vehicles get through an intersection leads only to wider roads and larger intersections, instead of what he described as more progressive options for decreasing commute times and getting people living closer to where they work.…

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Did you know …

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… that you can  easily track development projects in real time? Check out this video to learn more about the County’s Real-Time Tracker .

… that Bethesda has the fourth largest creative class? Read more here.

… La Madeline at Pike & Rose has some terrific new salads?

… you can learn to salsa at Paladar on Monday nights?…

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The latest on The Gables

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The Gables project is a much-anticipated 476-apartment complex with 31,000 square feet of commercial space set to be built on Old Georgetown Road. On April 30, the Planning Board will review The Gables’ preliminary plan and site plan for the project.  As you may recall, this project requires the realignment of Executive Boulevard (the Western Workaround) and will hopefully bring the new parking required for the expansion of Wall Park.…

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Pike Central Farm Market, we’ve missed you!

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No doubt you’ve missed those sweet blueberries, yummy baked treats, and free-range chicken as much as we have. Happily, our wait is over.  Our favorite farmers’ market, the Pike Central Farm Market, returns to the parking lot at 5922 Executive Boulevard (at the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Executive Blvd) this Saturday from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.…

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Do good by eating good!

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Do good by eating good! On Tuesday, April 28th, all you need to do is …

1) Grab your friends and family

2) Go to ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen at Pike and Rose between 5pm and 9pm on Tuesday, April 28th

3) Tell them that you’re part of Friends of White Flint

4) Enjoy a delicious dinner

… and snap … you’ve just raised money for Friends of White Flint.

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