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: November 2019

Before you go into full Thanksgiving mode, take a minute and tell the County Executive to fund the second White Flint metro entrance

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The County Executive’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is currently being developed and will be published by January 15, 2020. The CIP covers construction of all public buildings, roads, and other facilities planned by County public agencies over a six-year period. The County Council amends and approves the CIP budget by June 15.…

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Get your Thanksgiving goodies at the Pike Central Farm Market at Pike & Rose

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The Pike Central Farm Market annual Thanksgiving Market will take place on Tuesday, November 20 at Pike & Rose from 10am-2pm. Come get everything you need for your Thanksgiving dinners! Pick up pre-ordered items, and fresh food will be available on the spot as well.

The following vendors will be at their Thanksgiving Market:

DMV Empanadas
Liberty Delight Farms
Metro Microgreens
MeatCrafters
Milkhouse Brewery
Number 1 Sons
Old Dominion Barbecue And Bacon Co.…

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North Bethesda — Second Best Place to Live in Maryland

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While it’s no surprise to us, Money Inc. named North Bethesda the second best place to live in Maryland. Our neighbor, Garrett Park is #3.

2. North Bethesda

The large Washington suburb of North Bethesda has the kind of stellar infrastructure, abundant range of recreational and leisure facilities, and excellent job market you’d expect of a place that supports 50,056 very happy residents.…

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Tell the County Executive to include funding for the 2nd Metro Entrance in his CIP

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The County Executive’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is currently being developed and will be published by January 15, 2020. The CIP covers construction of all public buildings, roads, and other facilities planned by County public agencies over a six-year period. The County Council amends and approves the CIP budget by June 15.…

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MCPS Boundary Study

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As you may have heard, MCPS has embarked on a boundary to study “how existing school and cluster boundaries support or impede the effective use of school facilities .” You can read all the MCPS information on this topic here. This document details the regulations they are using for the MCPS boundary study.…

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The Block at Pike & Rose — tentative opening November 22.

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From The MoCoShow

Back in April of 2018 it was announced that The Block (theblockva.com) food hall was crossing the river and coming to Pike & Rose. (They have a location in Annandale, VA, too.)

We’re told The Block currently plans to open its MoCo location on November 22.…

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The Era of Car-Clogged City Streets Is Over

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From GovTech.com:

The federal government spends more than $45 billion on automotive transportation annually. Add in state and local spending, and costs top $175 billion every year. At the same time, the public health costs of deaths connected to automobile-related crashes and emissions amount to an additional $900 billion.…

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Council Develops County Economic Platform

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The new County Economic Development Platform is focused on business development, housing, transportation and workforce development and aims to unify and formalize the Council’s focus on economic development. 

The Economic Development Platform Resolution is a guiding document that identifies a thriving and diversified economy, greater innovation, racial equity and social justice, and environmental sustainability as desired outcomes.…

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