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


Monthly Archives: August 2019

Lord & Taylor rumored to be staying at White Flint

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

1 Comment

Bookmark and Share

Lord & Taylor was sold this week to a little-known clothing rental service, Le Tote, a seven-year-old San Francisco company.

Hudson’s Bay, the chain’s parent company, will continue to own Lord & Taylor’s real estate and cover Le Tote’s rent at those properties for three years. Le Tote will pay $100 million in cash for Lord & Taylor’s brand and inventory and take control of 38 stores and the chain’s digital presence.…

Read More

Thrive Montgomery 2050: Planning for the Decades to Come

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

Comments Off on Thrive Montgomery 2050: Planning for the Decades to Come

Bookmark and Share

Did you know the last time we updated Montgomery County’s General Plan we were still trying to step foot on the moon? Technology has come a long way since then. How will technology continue to influence the way we work, commute and live? With this plan, Montgomery Planning is planning for the decades to come. …

Read More

The summer may be waning but the Pike Central Farm Market definitely is not.

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

Comments Off on The summer may be waning but the Pike Central Farm Market definitely is not.

Bookmark and Share

Every Saturday, 9am-1:30pm at Pike & Rose, the Pike Central Farm Market is the place to load up on veggies, fruits, meat, bread, and treats.

There’s table seating, music, local Maryland winery and farm brewery tastings, kids club activities, chef demos and more.

REI Rockville Parking Lot at Pike & Rose
910 Rose Ave. …

Read More

A little history of the Pike District

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

Comments Off on A little history of the Pike District

Bookmark and Share

For those of you who grew up here and/or hung out in the Pike District of 40 years ago, here’s a little bit of history. Do you remember of the Rainbow Inn? Check out this document from the Maryland Historical Trust.

The Rainbow Inn was located at 11520 Rockville Pike, which is now a strip mall with Palm Beach Tan, Mirage Nails, and Stella’s Bakery and will one day be Saul Center West.…

Read More

Update on Marinelli Bike Lanes

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

1 Comment

Bookmark and Share

From MCDOT:

We have made some changes to the Marinelli Road Separated Bike Lanes design after meeting with Park & Planning and WMATA. We are eliminating the metered parking on the south side from Citadel to Nebel to improve the design. This will allow for more space in the bike lane, buffer and travel lane.

Read More

Mark Your Calendar

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

Comments Off on Mark Your Calendar

Bookmark and Share

September will be here before we know it, so mark your calendar for our next Friends of White Flint Community Meeting, September 24, 7:00 pm at AMP by Strathmore at Pike & Rose.

We’ll hear a presentation about the proposed monorail along I-270 and Route 355 as well as catch up on all the news of the Pike District/White Flint area.…

Read More